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Rachel Brown will explore communication's role in increasing, reducing violence at Common Ground Week 3 keynote

Rachel Brown will be the Common Ground on the Hill keynote speaker for week three, and will tackle conversations about communication’s role in increasing and reducing the risk for violence. Brown said via email she runs an organization called Over Zero.

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Students excited about summer learning in Loyola literacy program

Experts say students out on summer break tend to forget some of what they learned during the school year. The so-called "summer slide" is exactly what one local university is trying to reverse.

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McDaniel Reading Clinic helps students become 'thoughtful, deep' readers

The walls of Friendship Valley Elementary School were covered in camp-themed decorations — tents, trees, clouds and more.

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Frederick County Public Schools STEM Scholars Visit Hood College Campus

Hood College hosted 15 STEM scholars from the Frederick County Public Schools Young Scholars Program on June 27 for a workshop. They heard from the Hood admission team, took a campus tour and participated in mini course sessions in biology and mathematics.

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Hood College Students Awarded NSSP Scholarships

Hood College students Eli Nicholson ’19 and Afton Woodring ’19 have been awarded scholarships from the National Security Scholars Program (NSSP), which provides a paid internship for the summer and unique opportunities in the national security field.

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32 Students Selected for Prestigious I-Fund Program

On June 21, 2018, the Independent College Fund of Maryland (I-Fund) celebrated thirty-two students chosen by the 2018 National Security Scholars Program (NSSP) to be 2018 NSSP Scholars.

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Mount St. Mary’s University Professor Patrice Flynn Selected as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Russia

Patrice Flynn, Ph.D., professor of business and economics and Morrison Professor of International Studies at Mount St. Mary’s University, has been selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board of the U.S. Department of State to be a Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Russia.

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USDA Grants Hood College $100,000 for Biofuels Project

The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded Hood College Professor of Biology Craig Laufer $100,000 over an 18-month period to fund research and development of cost-effective biofuels. Successful completion of this project would qualify Laufer’s lab for larger grants for commercialization.

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Washington College marketing campaign with Buzzfeed wins international awards

The college relations and marketing team at Washington College has won two Awards of Distinction in the 24th annual Communicator Awards for its collaborative campaign with BuzzFeed to increase awareness among college-bound teens.

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FCC, Mount St. Mary's and Hood College Sign Cybersecurity Agreement

In an effort to support the growing need for trained professionals in the cybersecurity field, both regionally and nationally, Frederick Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University and Hood College will collaborate to provide a single, unified degree pathway into this field

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Liberal arts prepare students for a changing world

Every spring, I shake 1,200 hands as our students take their final steps as Loyola University Maryland students. By the time they graduate, most of them know what immediately awaits them in the next chapter of their lives.

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Johns Hopkins, UMd. among 100 universities granted most U.S. patents in 2017

Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland, College Park were among the schools to earn the most patents for university-born inventions and technologies last year.

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Six Alumni Recognized as Top Maryland Teachers

Six of Maryland’s top teachers have ties to McDaniel College. Four graduated from one of McDaniel’s graduate programs, one earned a bachelor’s degree from the College, and another holds both bachelor's and master's degrees from McDaniel.

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Top Colleges Are Cheaper Than You Think (Unless You’re Rich)

The cost of college is a notoriously complex subject. The list price at many private colleges, including tuition, fees, room and board, has reached the bewildering sum of $70,000 a year. But the real price, taking into account financial aid, is often vastly lower.

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A Medical Clinic Grows in Gambia (St. John's College)

For nearly a decade, a clinic in the tiny west Gambia village of Kunkujang has provided much-needed medical care to thousands of people.

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