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  • Feasibility study for Harford research park presented

    Feasibility study for Harford research park presented
    About 60 people from Baltimore, Cecil and Harford counties gathered Wednesday to participate in the next step of turning Harford's former HEAT Center into a university park that's a regional hub for technology. "We've got to create a . . . sense of...
  • 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...
  • UMBC response to Israel boycott is inadequate [Commentary]

    Over 200 years ago, political theorist and philosopher Edmund Burke memorably remarked: "The only thing necessary for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing." This truism comes to mind when assessing the reaction of the University of Maryland,...
  • Md. salary database reveals top paid state employees

    Much has been made recently about proposed pay increases for some Maryland's politicians, but even the highest-earning elected officials don't come close to the top of the state-employee income scale. Gov. Martin O'Malley's 2012 income of $150,000 was...
  • UMCP may be latest school to cover sex-change surgery

    UMCP may be latest school to cover sex-change surgery
    Students at the University of Maryland, College Park could have the cost of sex-change surgery covered by their health insurance next school year, joining a nationwide trend of private- and public-sector employers offering the benefit. Insurance firms...
  • Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out

    Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out
    The Johns Hopkins University regained a five-year, $70 million federal grant designed to change how researchers pursue drug development and other medical treatments, but the University of Maryland, Baltimore lost its first bid for a similar grant, the...
  • Community colleges cut adjunct hours to avoid Obamacare

    Community colleges cut adjunct hours to avoid Obamacare
    As the federal health reform known as Obamacare takes hold, many community colleges in Maryland and across the country are capping the hours of adjunct faculty — who make up the bulk of their teaching force — to avoid paying for the...
  • Study finds about 20% of Md. college students show signs of alcohol abuse or dependency

    Study finds about 20% of Md. college students show signs of alcohol abuse or dependency
    A new report has found that about 19 percent of underage and 22 percent of college students ages 21 to 24 in Maryland show signs of alcohol abuse or dependency. The report was done by a collaborative of Maryland's higher education institutions that have...
  • 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...
  • Maryland gets grant to help teach climate change

    Maryland gets grant to help teach climate change
    Teachers in Maryland are about to get new help and encouragement to talk about the touchy topic of global warming in their classrooms. The National Science Foundation announced Wednesday that it is awarding $5.8 million for improving climate-change...
  • Coppin has made the tough decisions that will ensure its future

    Regarding your recent editorial about our school, for nearly the last five years, I have had the distinct privilege of serving as president and CEO of Coppin State University ("Which way Coppin?" July 25). Our faculty, staff, and administration have...
  • Coppin's problem is that Maryland has failed to fund the school adequately

    The Sun suggests that the buck stops at Coppin State University President Reginald Avery's door regarding efforts to improve student retention and graduation rates and point the school in a new direction ("Which way for Coppin?" July 25). But whatever...