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Johns Hopkins receives $150 million pledge to establish forum for civil discussion

The Johns Hopkins University will establish a forum for the civil discussion of divisive issues with a $150 million gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

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(St. John's College) The most forward-thinking, future-proof college in America teaches every student the exact same stuff

A recent Pew Research Center survey of 1,408 technology and education professionals suggested that the most valuable skills in the future will be those that machines can’t yet easily replicate, like creativity, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, adaptability and collaboration. In short, people need to learn how to learn, because the only hedge against a fast-changing world is the ability to think, adapt and collaborate well.

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MICUA Board of Trustees Elects New Officers

The Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA) Board of Trustees elected Dr. Roger Casey, President of McDaniel College, to serve as Chair of the Board for a second two-year term beginning July 1, 2017.

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Goucher College will move dorms to make room for new buildings

Later this week, a nearly 1,200-ton, stone-and-concrete building should roll 800 feet across the campus of Goucher College in Towson.

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Hopkins, Maryland among top universities granted patents

Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland rank among the top universities in the world at being granted utility patents, according to a list compiled by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.

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Two Mount St. Mary’s University Students Awarded Places on Prestigious Fulbright Summer Institutes

Mount St. Mary’s University students Elizabeth Boyle, C’19, and Sydney Johnson, C’19, have been selected for Fulbright Summer Institute programs, some of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarships in the world.

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Johns Hopkins names 11 Idea Lab challenge winners addressing community needs

Johns Hopkins University will fund 11 community projects focused on diversity and the environment as part of the school’s annual Idea Lab challenge.

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Podcast: MICA president on growth, new degree programs

MICA is growing — literally — to new heights.

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St. John's Tops List for PhDs

St. John’s College was ranked first in the nation for graduating alumni who receive PhDs in the humanities, beating out every other liberal arts college in the United States.

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Stevenson University to Acquire 117-Acre Rosewood Property from the State of Maryland

The sale of the former Rosewood Center property in Owings Mills to Stevenson University was approved by Maryland’s Board of Public Works during its June 7 meeting in Annapolis. Stevenson, per the sales agreement, will use State grants totaling $16 million to complete the environmental abatement and remediation of the Rosewood site before the State transfers final deed to the property.

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Affordable, but Not Free

Recent proposals to make higher education tuition- or debt-free have had huge price tags attached -- hundreds of millions of dollars, in the case of plans put forward by Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders during the 2016 presidential campaign. But a report released today lays out a very different approach to college affordability, with a much smaller -- and arguably more attainable -- sticker price.

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MICA's new bookstore to include art market and children's workshops

The Maryland Institute College of Art plans to move its shop for selling textbooks and art supplies, and remodel it into a space with galleries and areas for how-to workshops.

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Washington College names new president

The Washington College Board of Visitors and Governors has named Kurt M. Landgraf as the next president of the college.

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Timothy Trainor Appointed 26th President of Mount St. Mary’s University

The Board of Trustees of Mount St. Mary’s University today announced the permanent appointment of Timothy Trainor, Ph.D., as president of the university. Trainor, who has been serving in an interim capacity over the past year, was the unanimous selection of both the Board of Trustees and the cross-campus Selection Committee.

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Johns Hopkins to offer more need-based aid in 2017-18

As tuition rises, Johns Hopkins University will offer its largest aid package in the school’s history, increasing total student aid by 9 percent to $99 million.

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