The Army would shrink to its lowest troop levels since just before World War II under a budget proposed Monday by the Obama administration that seeks to downsize the Pentagon in ways that could have a significant impact on service members and contractors in Maryland.
By By David S. Cloud and John Fritze and The Baltimore Sun
Thirty years ago, U.S. colleges and universities awarded 37 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees to women. Today, when that number should be approaching 50 percent, it has actually been cut in half. Women in the United States now receive just 18 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees, and less than a quarter of professionals in computing are women.
All U.S. speedskaters will resume competition Saturday in an older racing suit from Baltimore-based Under Armour, after some skaters questioned whether the company's high-tech Mach 39 suit — introduced specifically for the Winter Olympics in Sochi — was hurting their performance.
By By Kevin Rector and Jared S. Hopkins and Tribune Newspapers
Aerospace firm Sigma Space Corp. has joined fellow Maryland companies Under Armour and Lockheed Martin in developing technology to help the U.S. Speedskating team at the Olympics, which was holding opening ceremonies Friday.
We know that we can no longer do business as usual if Maryland is to be competitive in our global economy. The world is an open market, and those regions that can attract talented people and foster a successful business climate will be sustainable for the long haul. It does not matter what we did or had in the past, as legacy is not a part of the current economic formula for success. The 2014 Joint Legislative Business and Economic Development Agenda is the first step toward a vision for a
In a quest to create the world's fastest suit for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, two iconic Maryland companies, Under Armour and Lockheed Martin, created a unique collaboration to fashion the most aerodynamic suit possible, using computer modeling based on filming the athletes and hundreds of hours of wind tunnel testing.
Announcing their first-ever joint agenda, the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly said Friday they will work together to pass legislation aimed at improving Maryland's business climate and boosting the state's economy.
Transgender students at the University of Maryland, College Park seeking to undergo sex change surgery could have the cost covered in their health insurance plan next year, joining a recent wave of colleges and employers nationwide offering the benefit.
Bishop Lee Robinson, the city's first African-American police commissioner who began his 50-year career in law enforcement with the Baltimore Park Police, died Monday of dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 86 and lived in Homeland.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
When the winter Olympics gets underway next month in Sochi, Russia, Under Armour's logo will be seen by millions of viewers around the globe as the Baltimore-based brand sponsors two U.S. teams and another from Canada
Our students feel connected to a large, vibrant Baltimore region with strong cultural institutions, exciting career opportunities, thriving night life and residents passionate about solving social problems. They are also excited about increasingly strong connections across the Baltimore-Washington corridor.
Lockheed Martin formally opened a health care center in Baltimore County Wednesday, part of a bid to expand its role in the health care field. The company's health and life sciences division currently occupies six buildings and employs about 500 people in the Baltimore area.
St. John Properties, Inc. has selected Charm City Concierge to support the approximately 45 companies situated within The Government and Technology Enterprise (The GATE) project, with a full complement of business and personal concierge services.
As Congress considers legislation to provide back pay to furloughed federal workers, far less attention has been paid to contract employees — many of whom work side by side with their agency counterparts.
Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin said Friday that it will furlough 3,000 employees across the company beginning Monday and warned that more workers would likely be sent home in later weeks if the federal government's partial shutdown continues.
A fighter jet that crashed off the coast of Chincoteague Island this month was recovered in pieces from more than 100 feet below the ocean's surface by Navy sailors and divers during a 15-day operation that ended Tuesday, according to the Navy.