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  • Doctors at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have begun testing an app on the Apple Watch to help people with epilepsy monitor seizures.

  • A partnership between three Maryland universities and Carroll County's community college are making it easier for nurses to keep up with industry standards. Carroll Community College signed a memorandum of understanding this summer with Towson, Stevenson and Frostburg universities that will allow students working toward an associate degree in nursing to accelerate their studies to obtain their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

  • Loyola University Maryland has chosen Johns Hopkins Health System President Ronald Peterson as the 2016 Business Leader of the Year for his lifelong dedication to the growth and innovation of Hopkins. Loyola will honor Peterson at its annual Business Leader of the Year dinner on Nov. 7 at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore.

  • On July 1, I celebrated my first anniversary as Hood College’s 11th president. One of the many rewards of this position has been the warm welcome I have received from the Frederick community. I am deeply grateful for the hospitality and support that have been shown to me and Hood over the past year.

    During this time, I have come to recognize and appreciate the long history of positive and mutually beneficial relations between the college and the community.

  • Sheila C. Bair is familiar with the hardships that debt can bring. For five years, including during the subprime-mortgage crisis, she served as chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. A year ago she became president of Washington College, a 234-year-old private nonprofit institution in Maryland, and she has turned more of her attention to student-loan debt. How can students, especially those from poorer families, get a good liberal-arts education and not pay too high a price for it? She shares her strategies here.

     

  • Loyola University Maryland's business school is revising its MBA program in an effort to better prepare students for the workplace.

    These revisions, effective this fall semester, will include new graduation requirements, introduce more hybrid, online and evening courses and will place an emphasis on developing the communication skills of the school's students.

  • Goucher College President Jose Antonio Bowen says he wants to reinvent higher education at the Towson liberal arts school.

     

  • Johns Hopkins University will give dozens of its employees $36,000 grants toward buying a house in the East Baltimore Development Inc. development during a one-day sale on September 10.

  • Parents whose children struggle with math may have new reason to be hopeful: A recent study at the Johns Hopkins University suggests that young people can improve their performance by carrying out a few simple computer exercises unrelated to numbers or math symbols.

  • An off-white piano sits in the living room of Mikita Brottman's apartment in the Belvedere Hotel. On a shelf is a glass jar containing a piglet pickled in formaldehyde. There's an antique metal bird cage, an old dress form and a collection of preserved beetles with jewel-colored shells.

  • Goucher College in Towson faces concern and opposition from neighbors over its proposal to rezone more than 8 acres near the campus entrance for commercial use.

  • Rooms were decorated with maps and flags, Olympic rings hanging. No, the Olympics didn't come early this year to Carroll County.

    It was the final week of the McDaniel College Reading Clinic, themed this year after the summer event set to start in August. The classes were held at Robert Moton Elementary School in Westminster.

  • For many, teaching is more than just a job. Countless hours go into the profession — not only in preparing lessons, but also the time spent in continuing education to become a better instructor.

  • Half of the The Daily Record's 20 in their twenties list are graduates of MICUA member institutions.

  • Entrepreneurs-in-residence are teaching MICA community members how to build, program, and repair their own 3D printers.

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