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Maryland universities propose new programs

Maryland universities are creating new academic programs they say could help the state adapt to a changing innovation economy and help meet needs for tomorrow’s educators. The Education Policy and Student Life committee of the University System of Maryland’s Board ...

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Md. colleges seeking to balance federal, state laws on sexual assault

Universities in Maryland could be forced to adopt more courtroom-style proceedings to adjudicate sexual assault complaints on campus as last week’s proposed federal Title IX guidelines intersect with a recent Maryland law. The U.S. Department of Education last week proposed ...

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USM leaders scolded by lawmakers over football saga

ANNAPOLIS — The University System of Maryland Board of Regents made mistakes in its recommendation to keep DJ Durkin as the University of Maryland football coach following an investigation into the program’s culture, the board’s chair told state lawmakers Thursday. ...

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What the Port Covington announcement means for Maryland startups

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

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

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

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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