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  • Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work

    Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work
    While the main campus of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is open and inviting, there is another division of the school that discourages visitors. The Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is tucked miles away in Laurel, with building access...
  • Md. regents must wake up to the dangers of intercollegiate football

    Md. regents must wake up to the dangers of intercollegiate football
    When the regents of the University System of Maryland meet on Friday, they need to add to their agenda a discussion of Derek Sheely, the Frostburg State University student who died two years ago of head trauma sustained in football practice. Last month,...
  • UMD and UMB top Maryland university system fundraising efforts

    UMD and UMB top Maryland university system fundraising efforts
    The University System of Maryland and its 12 member institutions raised nearly $300 million during fiscal year 2013 — more than $65 million above their collective goal and $57 million more than the previous fiscal year, according to a report...
  • Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey to team for drone tests

    Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey to team for drone tests
    Maryland has agreed to work with Virginia and New Jersey on research into unmanned aircraft, a move that could strengthen Maryland's bid to land one of the six drone test sites to be awarded this year by the Federal Aviation Administration. The three...
  • Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules

    Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules
    A federal judge ruled Monday that Maryland hasn't done enough to help the state's four historically black colleges and universities overcome segregation-era policies that required separate programs for white and black students. In the ruling, U.S....
  • University of Baltimore president announces retirement

    University of Baltimore president announces retirement
    Robert L. Bogomolny, who led efforts to revive the University of Baltimore's four-year undergraduate program and to transform the campus and surrounding neighborhood, announced Tuesday that he will step down as president after this academic year....
  • A transformative leader for UB

    A transformative leader for UB
    Robert L. Bogomolny, who announced his retirement this week as president of the University of Baltimore, has not always had the smoothest tenure, having stoked tensions at times both in the city and the academic community. But history will judge him...
  • Md. program funds 17 tech commercialization projects

    Md. program funds 17 tech commercialization projects
    The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute said Tuesday that it has awarded $3.8 million to 17 teams trying to bring technology products to market, seven of them involving companies in the Baltimore region. The institute's Maryland Industrial...
  • Towson gets $4.75 million from SECU for arena naming rights

    Towson gets $4.75 million from SECU for arena naming rights
    SECU, the Linthicum-based credit union, will pay $4.75 million over the next 10 years to have Towson University's new basketball facility called SECU Arena. The financial institution will hold a news conference at the university today to announce the...
  • Woman says she chewed through ropes to escape

    Woman says she chewed through ropes to escape
    A man accused of killing his estranged wife had tied up another woman in his Highlandtown home before the killing, according to court records, and the captive told police she chewed through the ropes and escaped after the man showed her his wife’s...
  • Regents' plan just kicks Coppin State's problems further down the road

    Regents' plan just kicks Coppin State's problems further down the road
    The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has unanimously accepted the report and recommendations of the special review committee on the revitalization of Coppin State University ("UM regents approve plan to revitalize Coppin State," June 22)....