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MICUA Matters Newsletter

Winter 2019 MICUA Matters newsletter

Sen. Van Hollen Receives MICUA Presidents’ Award

MICUA Matters Newsletter

Winter 2019

 

On February 5, 2019, senior leaders 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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MICUA Capital Projects: Academic Initiatives to Progress the State

MICUA Matters Newsletter

Winter 2019

 

During the 2019 Legislative Session, MICUA is requesting $13.6 million in State matching capital grants to support campus construction and renovation projects totaling $119.9 million at Hood College, Johns Hopkins University, Mount St. Mary’s University, and Stevenson University. These four capital projects directly support the mission of each institution, innovative academic programs, and strategic campus initiatives. The facilities will be designed and constructed to maximize opportunities for student and faculty collaboration and to promote and facilitate interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research. The State’s $13.6 million investment in fiscal 2020 will leverage over $106 million in private resources and support approximately 850 new construction jobs.

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Goucher College’s Secret ‘Code Girls’ Helped End World War II

MICUA Matters Newsletter Winter 2019  

In 1942, in a locked room at the top of a building in downtown Baltimore, 10 young women learned cryptology under the supervision of a Pulitzer Prize winner and a Navy officer. The building was Goucher Hall, in the days when the college was still located in the downtown part of the city, and the Pulitzer winner was Professor Ola Winslow, who was recognized in 1941 for her biography of 18th-century theologian Jonathan Edwards.

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