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MICA receives $30K grant to support printmaking programs

The Maryland Institute College of Art has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support its programming around a historic Baltimore printing collection.

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Mount St. Mary's hosts opioid lecture

David Brooks gets the hardest substance use disorder cases. Brooks runs Brooks Behavioral Services LLC, which has offices in Frederick and Thurmont. At his offices, he works to help those with substance use disorder find the root cause of their addiction rather than treat the symptoms, he said in a March 13 lecture about opioids at Mount St. Mary’s University’s Frederick campus.

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Carroll Community College, McDaniel College sign transfer agreement

Officials from Carroll Community College and McDaniel College announced a new articulation agreement Monday making it easier for Carroll students to transfer and complete course work for bachelor’s degrees in elementary education or the secondary education/PreK-12 education minor at McDaniel.

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Evergreen Museum and Library names new director and curator (Johns Hopkins and Stevenson)

Lori Beth Finkelstein, a museum educator who most recently worked at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, has been appointed the new director and curator of Evergreen Museum and Library. She assumed the role today.

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Medical students in Maryland celebrate residency placements on Match Day (Johns Hopkins University)

For the past decade, the Vasiljevic sisters have been inseparable. Katarina, 27, and Marija, 26, both attended Johns Hopkins University, graduating with bachelor’s degrees in neurology.

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Loyola announces winners of 12th annual Loyola Literacy Leadership Awards

Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education announced this year’s winners of the Literacy Leader Award and Educator of the Year Award.

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President Andrea E. Chapdelaine Named to Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 2019

The Daily Record named Andrea E. Chapdelaine, Ph.D., president of Hood College, to its 2019 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women.

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Arts management programs train future arts administrators (Goucher College)

After years of working in the arts, Karen C. Garrett knew a master’s degree in arts administration would help advance her career. But she wound up seeing the impact of her graduate degree before she’d even finished it.

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Shocked by the college admissions scandal? Here's how to stop it (Washington College)

Three years ago a young woman from San Diego as one of the first scholars in a new program that provides full tuition, room and board for high-ability, high-need students. Her parents were hardly celebrities. In fact, they had taken on heavy debt to pay for two years of college for their first-born child before realizing that they couldn’t afford more student loans for their second, Alicia, a bright and motivated student who aspired to a career as a physical therapist.

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Capitol Technology Invites High School Students to STEM Outreach Program

Capitol is excited to partner with the Science and Engineering Partnership, SEP, for our latest STEM outreach program! Our Learn, Build, Launch Days invite high schoolers to apply to learn and build in our Space Flight Operations and Training Center for free.

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Eric Nichols to Serve as Loyola's Vice President for Enrollment Management

After a national search, Loyola announced today that Eric Nichols will be Loyola’s vice president for enrollment beginning July 15, 2019. Nichols is currently vice president for enrollment and dean of admission at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., where he has served in leadership positions on the admission team since 2012.

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NDMU Student Travels to Paris to Study Medieval Latin Manuscripts

Whether it is in the classroom, in the community or studying abroad, Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) students get numerous opportunities for hands on learning.

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Bill Nye to speak at Goucher commencement ceremony

Famed science educator and television personality Bill Nye will deliver Goucher College’s spring commencement address, the school announced Friday.

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New Cybersecurity Program at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland

A new cybersecurity program is available at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.

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Hopkins professors receive grants to commercialize research

Four Johns Hopkins professors received grants through a fund created to help faculty put their research on a path to commercialization.

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Loyola sophomore named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow

Campus Compact named Gabriella Romo, ’21, a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow, an award for inspiring student leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges faced by their communities.

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Johns Hopkins University commits $1.5M to programs that support PhD students

Johns Hopkins University today announced it will expand support for its PhD students and programs, committing $1.5 million to a series of initiatives that include investments in mentoring, professional development, and data that can help students identify career paths and networking opportunities.

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Federal opioid task force visits Johns Hopkins to learn about stemming epidemic

Those with a substance use disorder have a hard time getting treatment without insurance, which they can’t get without ID that often requires a lost birth certificate.

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Loyola’s MBA program to offer classes in downtown Baltimore

Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business will offer courses for its new Professional’s MBA hybrid cohort at the Center Club in the Transamerica Building in downtown Baltimore.

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School Notes: Hood senior wins honors award in Maryland

Maisha Khan, a senior at Hood College, won the Maryland Portz Award for the top honors student at a four-year college in the state.

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St. John's College will host two legends for Great Conversations series

St. John's College will host Baltimore Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. and veteran journalist Chris Wallace March 5 as part of the annual Great Conversations series.

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Hood College and Fort Detrick sign agreement to continue education for on-base military

Hood College and Fort Detrick signed an agreement on Monday to provide graduate degree scholarships for active duty military stationed at the army base.

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Q&A: McDaniel College president talks higher education after being appointed to national organizations

McDaniel College President Roger Casey was recently appointed to two national higher education boards, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and the American Council on Education.

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Governor Hogan Proclaims February 13, 2019 is Independent Higher Education Day

Earlier today, Governor Larry Hogan proclaimed February 13, 2019 “Independent Higher Education Day in the State of Maryland” in recognition of the successful partnership between the State of Maryland and its independent colleges and universities.

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McDaniel College students at “Maryland Independent Higher Education Day” Feb. 13

Students from McDaniel College have been chosen to participate in “Maryland Independent Higher Education Day” in Annapolis, Md., on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

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Senator Van Hollen Receives MICUA Presidents’ Award

On February 5, 2019, the presidents of Maryland’s independent colleges and universities bestowed the prestigious Presidents’ Award to Maryland’s U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen for his unparalleled leadership and remarkable public service in support of higher education. The presentation took place on Capitol Hill in the Hart Senate Office building.

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Md. university leaders see few positives in new federal Title IX guidance

Some of Maryland’s top higher education leaders told a state Senate panel Thursday that they do not see a lot of positives in the federal Department of Education’s proposed regulations on handling sexual assault and misconduct allegations under Title IX.

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Hood College’s award-winning Frederick Food Security Network expands

Though it launched only a few months ago, Hood College’s Frederick Food Security Network is already winning awards and expanding.

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Community for Life program aims to help seniors age at home

Experts in aging from five sites in Maryland are joining together to launch a new state program to promote quality of life for people aging at home, with McDaniel College providing the expertise to guide and train leaders.

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Maryland Institute College of Art announces 2019 Spring Mixed Media Series

The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is pleased to announce its spring 2019 speaker line-up for the Mixed Media Series, which brings artists, designers, scholars, curators and educators who are working at the forefront of their fields to MICA’s campus.

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