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MICUA’s 15 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve 64,000 students annually and award 27% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.

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Baltimore Ravens Salute Washington College's Shoremen Aquatics Volunteer Club
A longstanding but largely unsung collaboration between a local youth swimming group, Special Olympics athletes and Washington College’s swimming program is getting its moment in the spotlight this month in a most unlikely arena — at M&T Bank Stadium during the Baltimore Ravens game Dec. 12.

Capitol Tech. and Johns Hopkins Make Intelligent.com's List of Best Master's in Computer Science Degree Programs for 2020
Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning, has announced the Top 39 Best Master's in Computer Science Degree Programs for 2020.

Johns Hopkins University's Idea Lab Funds 11 projects that Support Diversity, Sustainability, and Ten by Twenty Goals
As a volunteer at Health Care for the Homeless, Serena Wang, a Johns Hopkins junior majoring in public health studies, met people who wanted to improve their lives by getting jobs but didn't know how to go about it.

Hood College to Help National Park Service Fight Harmful Algae in Washington, D.C.
Hood College's Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies has been awarded a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service to research methods of mitigating cyanobacteria blooms in the constructed lake at Constitution Gardens, a large catchment in Washington, D.C.

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Van Hollen Presidents' Award 2019

Retiring MICUA President, Tina Bjarekull, was awarded the 2020 MICUA Presidents' Award on November 8, 2019 by senior leaders of Maryland’s independent colleges and universities for her unparalleled leadership and remarkable public service in support of higher education.

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