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What the Port Covington announcement means for Maryland startups (access required)

The announcement Thursday that AllegisCyber and DataTribe would not only be moving to Port Covington but bringing a $400 million cybersecurity investment fund with them sent a jolt of excitement through Maryland’s startup community. The move will bring the type ...

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Baltimore universities hope dual enrollment courses grow pipeline to careers (access required)

Maryland’s public university system has put more effort into developing dual enrollment classes with Baltimore City Public Schools as it tries to become more involved in improving education outcomes in the city. The University System of Maryland’s B-Power initiative wants ...

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McNair medical report offers recommendations to USM board (access required)

TOWSON — A medical investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair provided the university with a list of recommendations to implement to prevent future heat stroke deaths but did not make any determinations as to who ...

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How USM Chancellor Caret wants his leaders to handle campus crises

With two investigations into the athletic department underway at the University of Maryland, College Park and a lawsuit alleging the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has mishandled sexual assault investigations, University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret has an important ...

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USM to continue race-conscious policies despite Trump administration move (access required)

Maryland’s public universities should continue to be able to use existing race-conscious factors in their admissions process despite the Trump administration’s announcement it was rescinding previous guidance designed to encourage schools to consider race in admissions decisions. The administration’s actions could disincentivize universities ...

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Md. public universities to see 2% tuition hike under Hogan budget (access required)

Tuition at Maryland’s public colleges and universities would increase 2 percent next year under Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposed budget, maintaining the state’s track record of keeping tuition low. While other states have placed more financial burden on their higher education ...

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USM looks to commercialization to supplement federal research money (access required)

When the University System of Maryland set its strategic plan for the next 10 years in 2010, it hoped to double the system’s externally sponsored research and development funding from $1.2 billion to $2.4 billion. Instead, as federal dollars have ...

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