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  • Transforming UMUC [Editorial]

    Transforming UMUC  [Editorial]
    The University of Maryland University College has long been at the forefront of online continuing education and job training for its mostly adult student body, so a recent proposal by UMUC President Javier Miyares to tie the school's future more closely to the private sector and adopt a learning model that lets students progress at their own pace seems like a natural evolution of the institution's history of innovation. The plan is still in the preliminary stages, with many details left to be worked out. But overall it could represent a way forward for an institution with a worldwide student body that has experienced declining enrollments, staff cuts and increased competition from for-profit schools in recent years.
  • AMC Networks in Talks to Buy Stake BBC America

    AMC Networks is in talks to acquire nearly a 50% stake in cabler BBC America. The negotiations have been ongoing for some time and stemmed from co-production partnerships that AMC has had with the BBC for programs including the SundanceTV miniseries "Top...

    CME Group earnings drop on weak trading volumes

    CME Group earnings drop on weak trading volumes
    CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, on Thursday reported lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings due to weak trading volumes. CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, reported lower-than-expected second-...

    Skokie-based SkinnyPop partners with private equity firm

    Skokie-based SkinnyPop partners with private equity firm
    Skokie-based SkinnyPop Popcorn LLC has partnered with private equity firm TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm to further expand the brand, Boston-based TA announced Tuesday. Financial terms of TA’s investment in SkinnyPop...

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....