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Hood College Launches Online Programs in Cybersecurity and Information Technology

Hood College has launched online programs in cybersecurity and information technology to make these programs more accessible for working professionals.

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President Devereaux Touts Goucher College's Potential as a National Brand

With its focus on study abroad and social justice along with a reputation as an innovative school, Goucher College should be a national brand, said Kent Devereaux, who took over as the college’s president last month.

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Loyola University Maryland and University of Baltimore to host Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers Conference in 2021

Loyola University Maryland and the University of Baltimore (UB) have been selected to host the prestigious Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Conference in Baltimore on Oct. 13-16, 2021.

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Mount St. Mary's University and Hood College Recognized for Cybersecurity Degree Pathway

The 2019 National CyberWatch Center “Innovations in Cyber Security Education” award has been awarded to Frederick Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University, and Hood College for their cyber degree pathway partnership.

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Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program Celebrates 25 Years

This summer, the university and health system hired a record-breaking 480 students from Baltimore for jobs at more than 200 sites.

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MICA Alumna, Akea Brionne Brown ’18 wins 2019 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize

It was when Akea Brionne Brown ’18 (BFA Photography + Humanistic Studies, Sustainability and Social Practice) was a freshman at MICA, that the Baltimore Uprising occurred. It was spring, during her finals week.

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Loyola Named One of the Nation’s Best Colleges for 2020 by The Princeton Review

Loyola University Maryland has been named one of that nation’s top institutions for higher education by The Princeton Review in its latest annual college guide, The Best 385 Colleges.

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Johns Hopkins APL Included in Fast Company’s Top Workplaces List for Innovators

Fast Company magazine has added Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory to its list of 50 best workplaces for innovators. Johns Hopkins APL said Monday it received the award in recognition of the laboratory’s support of high-risk experimentation and interdisciplinary engagement efforts.

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Hood College Cyber Partnership Wins National Award - Innovations in Cyber Security Education

Hood College's cyber pipeline has won the 2019 National CyberWatch Center's "Innovations in Cyber Security Education" award in the program development category.

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Message from Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., Loyola’s president: We are Baltimore

Dear Members of the Loyola Community:

In recent days, the national conversation has focused on Baltimore, as many of us have seen disheartening comments from President Donald Trump. Those words do not reflect the city I know and love.

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Van Hollen, Cardin announce $600K+ to launch Chesapeake Regional Digital Health Exchange (Johns Hopkins University)

U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Representatives Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) today announced that Johns Hopkins University Technology Ventures (JHTV) division has been awarded more than $633,500 through the competitive i6 Challenge of the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA).

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Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures and the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center Receive Federal Grant Money

Two Maryland organizations received federal grants for their programs to increase growth and economic development by supporting entrepreneurship.

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Mellon Foundation Grants $800K to Washington College’s New Community History Initiative, Chesapeake Heartland

Washington College’s new community history initiative, Chesapeake Heartland: An African American Humanities Project, is gaining momentum with the announcement of an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, an $89,000 grant from the State of Maryland and a $100,000 gift from a private foundation.

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MICA Alumna and Baltimore-based photographer Akea Brionne Brown earns 14th Sondheim Artscape Prize

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts (BOPA) announced local photographer Akea Brionne Brown as the winner of this year’s Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The non-profit organization, which operates public arts festivals like this weekend’s Artscape, awarded Brown during a special ceremony and reception at the Walters Art Museum on July 13.

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The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health To House National Health Policy Research Scholars Center To Train Next Generation of Leaders

One of the country’s leading programs for health policy scholars will make the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health its home starting this summer. The Health Policy Research Scholars program is a four-year national leadership development program to train full-time doctoral students from non-clinical, academic disciplines with a policy focus who will build a culture of health in their disciplines and communities. The program’s center will be led by Keshia M. Pollack Porter, PhD, a professor in the School’s Department of Health Policy and Management.

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President Roger N. Casey Named Chair of Centennial Athletic Conference

McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey is the new chair of the Centennial Athletic Conference Presidents Council. He has also been appointed to the NCAA Division III Chancellors/Presidents Advisory Group.

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McDaniel College Graduate Students Assist Elementary-schoolers with Reading in Summer Clinic

One hot afternoon in July, a group of students were still working away studiously in the classrooms of Robert Moton Elementary School. Though they were young — second to fourth grade — they were plugging away at writing their memoirs.

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Hanna Pickard, an Expert in Moral Psychology, Joins Johns Hopkins as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Hanna Pickard remembers participating in lively dinner-table discussions as a kid. She'd listen closely as her parents, both law professors, debated abstract ideas of equality and justice as well as current issues like the finer points of nuclear disarmament, the ethics of trade embargoes with South Africa, and the viability of civil disobedience as a legitimate form of protest.

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At the Lux Art Institute, Carolyn Case, MICA Alumna & Faculty Member, Seeing What Sticks

When artist Carolyn Case starts a painting, she’s never sure how it will end up.

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Seven Finalist Named for $50K George Washington Prize (Washington College)

Seven books published in 2018 by historians have been named finalists for the 2019 George Washington Prize.

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Common Ground Students Set to Complete Remake of Henry David Thoreau’s Single-story 'Walden' Cabin (McDaniel College)

In Henry David Thoreau’s masterwork, “Walden,” he describes the simple, self-sustaining life he led when he stayed in a single-story cabin on Walden Pond in Massachusetts for two years.

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TEDCO Used $4.2 Million to Help Commercialize University Research Last Year (Johns Hopkins University)

A TEDCO program designed to help universities turn research into commercial activity funded seven startups and 26 technology assessments during the last fiscal year, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation announced.

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Hopkins Taps University of Maryland Dean to Head Business School

Johns Hopkins University didn't turn far to find the next dean of its Carey Business School.

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Liberal Arts Colleges Can Regain Enrollment With These Four Strategies (St. John's College & Goucher College)

Despite a spate of negative headlines, it's not all doom and gloom for liberal arts colleges. To be sure, financial pressures and sagging enrollments are major threats to the viability of small colleges, and an increasing number have not been able to survive. But several colleges are also proving that smart pricing and well-designed academic initiatives can stem enrollment slides and sometimes increase student headcount even in the current, challenging environment.

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NASA Announces New Dragonfly Drone Mission to Explore Titan (Johns Hopkins University)

NASA announced Thursday that it is sending a drone-style quadcopter to Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.

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Washington College Men's and Women's Swim Teams Garner Scholar All-America Status for Outstanding Grades

The Washington College men's and women's swim teams have once again been award Team Scholar All-America status by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA).

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Eight Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty to Become FAANs

Eight faculty from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) have been selected for induction as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The recognition sets aside nursing leaders as the most highly distinguished within the profession and honors outstanding accomplishments that have significantly impacted health care.

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Capitol Technology University Signs New MOU with Istanbul Aydin University, Strengthens International Cybersecurity Presence

On May 31, 2019, at the historic Middleton Tavern in Annapolis, Maryland, Dr. Bradford Sims, President of Capitol Technology University, signed an MOU with Dr. Mustafa Aydin, President of Istanbul Aydin University. The official signing was held following a meeting with the university presidents, along with Mr. Gunay Evinch, Co-chairman of the Board of the Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC), and Maryland’s Secretary of State, Mr. John Wobensmith.

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MICA Graduates Design Light Installation to Convey Łódź Ghetto Population Decimation for U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

At the end of the month, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will feature a powerful visual installation, "Liquidation," designed by two recent Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) graduates that uses LED lighting to tell the story of the Nazis' annihilation of Jewish and Roma people living in the Łódź Ghetto during the Holocaust. The installation is part of an exploration of how museum visitors interact with information visualization.

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How Racial, Geographic Disparities Affect Cancer Treatment (Hood College)

Leaders in the field of cancer research gathered at Hood College for the imaging science and cancer biology symposium, and kicking off the event was the keynote speaker, Otis Brawley, M.D.

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