North Carolina State University

Universities key to regional cooperation among Md., D.C. and Va.

Universities key to regional cooperation among Md., D.C. and Va.

Despite the jurisdictional posturing in Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. over a possible Amazon headquarters, a new FBI building or a national football stadium, the recent joint trade mission to Canada by their respective leaders — along with efforts such as the Greater Washington Board of Trade holding its summit at the Pendry Hotel in Baltimore — all augur well for better regional cooperation.

But there’s much more that we could be doing, and good reason to do it.

It isn’t always recognized how many technology assets are in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. The distance between Duke University and NC State in the internationally famous North Carolina Research Triangle...

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