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  • The Interview: Barry Bogage

    The Interview: Barry Bogage
    The Maryland/Israel Development Center sees itself as a matchmaker — not of a romantic kind but an economic one. For the past 19 years, the nonprofit group in Baltimore has been connecting Maryland companies with Israeli partners to promote trade...
  • AscendOne Corp. founder honored by The Daily Record

    The Daily Record has named AscendOne Corp. founder and Ellicott City resident Bernie Dancel one of its 2011 Innovators, an award created to recognize businesses and individuals who have had a positive effect and tremendous impact in Maryland. The Daily...
  • County launches Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

    The county has pulled together its various economic development resources to create the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Wednesday, Nov. 14. "Howard County has earned the reputation of being an important,...
  • School board picks qualities it wants in new superintendent

    A strong communicator. A people person. Someone who can inspire trust and self-confidence. Someone strongly committed to a "student-first" philosophy. Howard County needs all of those things in its next superintendent, the Board of Education determined...
  • The interview: Sean Lane's tactical strike on defense contracting

    The interview: Sean Lane's tactical strike on defense contracting
    As an Air Force intelligence officer, Sean Lane saw firsthand the communications challenges facing soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Civilians in the United States had better, faster access to data on their smartphones and 3G networks than soldiers did in...
  • Vale family gets pre-Halloween treat at 'Munster Mansion'

    Christopher and Sharon Vale recently returned from Texas where they visited with their son, Kevin, and his family. According to Chris, they attended the Texas State Fair, in Dalllas, during their visit and enjoy touring the home of Sandra and Charles...
  • American science losing ground

    American science losing ground
    You win some, you lose some. That appears to be the current state of affairs with federal funding for research. Congress recently passed legislation providing a modest increase in funding to the National Institutes of Health, which funds research at the...
  • William Magruder Waters, engineer

    William Magruder Waters, engineer
    William Magruder Waters, a retired Johns Hopkins and Navy electrical engineer and inventor who built his own car and held patents related to radar imaging, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 17 at Renaissance Gardens at Oak Crest Village. He was 86....
  • Eagle Archive: Saluting Carroll County's love of that dangerous 'foreign invention' ... the bicycle

    More than 100 years ago, "bicycle riders and racers, were filled with excitement over an event to take place at the Pleasure Park, a newly built horseracing track with grandstand one mile north of Westminster on the road to Littlestown." That property is...
  • Students conduct international science fair at HCC

    Students conduct international science fair at HCC
    Grace Gibbons of Mount Airy has worked with horses most of her life, so the rising high school sophomore was fascinated by a Chinese language class at Howard Community College that focused on the development of horse harnesses. "When harnesses started...
  • What college tuition buys

    What college tuition buys
    Along with many of the nation's million and a half professors, I saw the recent apparent discovery of the Higgs boson particle as a great moment not only for science but for American education as well. Somehow, lost in the discussion of the discovery...
  • BaltTech Intelligence: Here's what you need to know before you leave for the weekend

    There's so much happening in Baltimore these days that my little ol' tech blog can't keep up with it. Here's what happened this week, and what's coming up that you should know about: 1. Tech Parents can party: We held the second bi-monthly Baltimore Tech...