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Four Loyola Students Named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford University

Four Loyola students have been selected University Innovation Fellows (UIF) by Stanford University.

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Johns Hopkins Student Team Wins $5K at Collegiate Inventors Competition

Relavo, a startup founded and staffed by a team of Johns Hopkins students, was named the undergraduate runner-up at the Collegiate Inventors Competition in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. Their device, PeritoneX, protects patients with kidney failure from developing infections during at-home peritoneal dialysis treatments.

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Dan Rodricks: With the help of MICA mentors, these Baltimore squeegee boys are moving into a new business

I walk in on the weekly board meeting of Korner Boyz Enterprises, and it’s pretty much what you’d expect —12 people seated around a long conference table, projection equipment set up for a video presentation and everyone with a bottle of water.

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St. John's College: A New Model for a New Reality

St. John's College administrators insisted they were going against the grain last year when they announced that tuition was being reduced from $52,000 to $35,000.

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USNA and St. John’s College forge work-study partnership

The U.S. Naval Academy and St. John’s College (SJC) have recently developed and formalized a unique, mutually beneficial program to use students of SJC to fill Naval Academy job vacancies available through the Naval Academy Business Services Division.

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MICA Hopes New Entrepreneurship Center will be a National Model

Maryland Institute College of Art plans to open a center for entrepreneurship next year, expanding the university’s moves create a national model for incorporating business education with an art and design core.

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Chester River Runs through New College Environmental Center

Environmental students are often attracted to Chestertown’s Washington College for its proximity to the Chester River and the Chesapeake Bay. But the college’s new, $11.5 million environmental center brings the Chester literally into the classroom.

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McDaniel Students Get Practice, Feedback at Annual Interviewing Day

For most, interviewing for a potential job or internship is a nerve-wracking experience. But this week, McDaniel College students got the opportunity to practice their interview skills in low-pressure situations, while receiving immediate feedback and all the while still making connections for possible future employment.

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Goucher Project to Tackle History of Slaves on Campus Land

Goucher College Wednesday launched an effort to recognize and study the history of slavery on lands where the college now sits, including the removal of racist language from the university’s original deed for the land.

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U.S. News Names Stevenson Best Value School

Stevenson University has won U.S. News’ Best Value award in the Regional North category for the second year in a row.

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NDMU Rises in U.S. News and World Report Rankings and Tops in Maryland

U.S. News and World Report ranked Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) as tied for No. 59 in its Regional Universities North classification. NDMU was also ranked as tied for No. 22 in its Top Performers on Social Mobility classification, the highest of any Maryland institution in this regional category.

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Maryland School for the Blind Paraprofessional and Stevenson Alumna Honored with National Award

Lori Adamo, a Paraeducator at The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB), has been named the Council of Schools for the Blind (COSB) 2019 Outstanding Paraprofessional for Students with Visual Impairments.

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Mount St. Mary’s Literary Magazine Receives Medal from Columbia Scholastic Press Association for 10th Time in 12 Year

Mount St. Mary’s Literary Magazine Receives Medal from Columbia Scholastic Press Association for 10th Time in 12 Years

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Professor Wins Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

A professor at Johns Hopkins Medicine won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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St. John's College's Mitchell Gallery Celebrates 30 Years of Transcending Time, Culture and History Through Art

Since 1989, the Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College has welcomed more than 285,000 visitors — from Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, nearly all 50 states and close to 100 countries.

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Five Johns Hopkins PhD Students Named Siebel Scholars

Five Johns Hopkins PhD students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering have been named Siebel Scholars for 2020. The annual award recognizes the world's top graduate students in the fields of business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science. They are among 93 winners from 16 leading universities.

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Cyber Expert Melissa Hathaway to Speak at Hood College

Cyber security expert Melissa Hathaway is scheduled to speak at Hood College this Thursday to discuss the risks, policies and best practices when it comes to keeping technology safe.

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’Best of Enemies’ at McDaniel College Aims to Tell a Story of Transformative Change amid Civil Rights Struggles

For the first time in recent memory, the Theatre Arts program at McDaniel College has co-produced a show with another college, Coppin State University in Baltimore. Together they aim to tell a story about the power of people to change in “Best of Enemies” by Mark St. Germain.

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Washington College's National Rankings Continue To Rise

Washington College recently rose in the 2020 national rankings for multiple collegiate ranking systems.

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New Johns Hopkins program places students in university administration fellowships

Johns Hopkins University is launching a new program to turn its bright, high-achieving students into dedicated staff members whose talents will support the university mission and who will make their homes and launch their careers in Baltimore.

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Loyola hopes to use community to sell continuing education program

Loyola University Maryland this week launched Aspire, an online education platform for people who want to add to their skills throughout their career.

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MICA Game Lab and Shock Trauma are developing VR games for spinal injury patients

The Maryland Institute College of Art’s Game Lab partnered with the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland in order to develop virtual reality applications that will aid patients with high spinal cord injuries during their hospital recovery.

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Loyola is launching an online learning platform with courses in cybersecurity, data science

A new online learning platform from Loyola University Maryland is launching with the aim of expanding educational opportunities in areas such as tech and business.

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Johns Hopkins No. 12 in annual World University Rankings

Johns Hopkins University is No. 12 in the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2020, which were published online today and include 1,396 colleges and universities from 92 countries.

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Hood Receives Accolades from US News, Several Other Publications

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Hood College in the top 50 of four major lists in the north region: no. 17 for Best Value Schools, no. 21 for Best Undergraduate Teaching, no. 47 for Campus Ethnic Diversity, and no. 48 for Best Regional Universities.

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Washington Adventist University Offers Free Semester Scholarships to Bahamian Students Impacted by Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahama Islands last week, members of the Washington Adventist University (WAU) community prayed for family and friends on the island. Brendon Albury, Nursing Admissions and Progressions Coordinator for WAU waited to hear from his loved ones as the hurricane spent days raking his home.

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Washington Adventist University Offers Free Semester Scholarships to Bahamian Students Impacted by Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahama Islands last week, members of the Washington Adventist University (WAU) community prayed for family and friends on the island. Brendon Albury, Nursing Admissions and Progressions Coordinator for WAU waited to hear from his loved ones as the hurricane spent days raking his home.

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McDaniel Ranks #1 ‘Best Value’ Regional University in the North By U.S. News

McDaniel College is #1 among “Best Value Schools” and ranks as one of the best universities in the North region in the U.S. News & World Report “2020 Best Colleges” rankings released Sept. 9.

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Goucher College rises in Rankings and Gains new Accolades from US News & World Report

Once again, Goucher College has been recognized as one of the leading liberal arts colleges in the nation, as well as one of the most innovative schools. This year, the college jumped five spots to be ranked as the #111 National Liberal Arts College and moved up one to #11 Most Innovative – National Liberal Arts College. In addition to these accolades, Goucher was also ranked #72 as a 2020 Top Performers on Social Mobility and #5 Study Abroad – 2020 Academic Programs to Look For by the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges report.

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There’s No Place like Brussels for a McDaniel College Political Science Major Studying French

Brussels is a long way from Slidell, Louisiana — in more than miles. In fact, the Belgian city known as the capital of Europe and headquarters of NATO and the European Union has little in common with the rural town in St. Tammany Parish across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans.

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