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Baltimore universities hope dual enrollment courses grow pipeline to careers

The University System of Maryland’s B-Power initiative was started two years ago to provide a pipeline between city school students and future opportunities. (Submitted photo)

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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How USM Chancellor Caret wants his leaders to handle campus crises

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret. (File Photo)

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

12-19-14 BALTIMORE, MD- Photos from the press conference introducing Dr. Robert L. Caret as the Chancellor- Designate for the University System of Maryland. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

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

McKeldin Mall on the University of Maryland College Park Campus. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

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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Universities move forward as drivers of Md. startup economy

Ellen Hemmerly, MBA, Executive Director of bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park.  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

After years of groundwork, Maryland universities saw more tangible results this year from their efforts to support new startups formed from university technology. State and university officials hope this year’s results show a state gaining traction as it looks to ...

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