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University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank.
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank. « Show less

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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.
  • It's Farm Fair time in Harford!

    It's Farm Fair time in Harford!
    Are you ready for the fair? The 27th annual Harford County Farm Fair begins Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Harford County Equestrian Center on North Tollgate Road in Bel Air. Fair organizers say this year's fair will be a hit with visitors of...

    Pediatric 'Nurse Stephanie' has cared for generations of patients in Towson

    Pediatric 'Nurse Stephanie' has cared for generations of patients in Towson
    After 40 years, pediatric nurse Stephanie Dieter knows her job. At the practice of Drs. Gouel and Blotny, P.A., on the campus of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, the Anneslie residentĀ greets patients, escorts them to an...

    U.S. labor numbers don't tell the labor story [Commentary]

    U.S. labor numbers don't tell the labor story [Commentary]
    The Labor Department is expected to report this week that the economy added 235,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate remained steady at 6.1 percent. But that hardly tells the story. The jobless rate may be down from its recession peak of 10...

    University of Maryland wins grant to study STDs

    University of Maryland wins grant to study STDs
    The University of Maryland schools of dentistry and medicine have won a five-year $10.7 million federal grant to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases. The schools had just finished a $12 million five-year grant...