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Washington College receives $1 million gift

A couple who visited Chestertown regularly for over 30 years has bequeathed over $1 million to Washington College as an endowment for the study of the classical world.

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MICA Launches New Citywide Initiative to Support Baltimore's Creatives and Entrepreneurs

The Baltimore Creatives Acceleration Network (B/CAN) is a new citywide initiative spearheaded by MICA but operating under its own identity that will foster a vibrant and inclusive creative economy in the city. Longtime Baltimore arts and culture producer Maggie Villegas, who co-founded the renowned EMP Collective and previously oversaw community-driven arts initiatives for the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts (BOPA), will officially begin as executive director August 1.

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Cheng (MICA professor) is named winner of 2017 Sondheim Artscape Prize

Baltimore artist Cindy Cheng has been named the winner of the 2017 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.

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Maryland, Hungary strike deal that leaves Budapest campus of McDaniel College open

Members of Gov. Larry Hogan's Cabinet struck a deal Friday with Hungarian diplomats to ensure classes continue at McDaniel College's Budapest campus after the Central European country tightened its regulation of foreign universities.

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St. John’s College: How the nation’s third-oldest school became a pioneer of modern liberal arts

Established in 1696, St John’s College is the third-oldest college in the United States. It’s liberal arts curriculum and teaching strategies are famous worldwide, placing the school among the most highly-respected places of study in the US. Over the years, the school has developed and innovated a unique educational experience for all attendees; one which immerses students in a world of active involvement and thought-provoking insight.

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New business accelerator to target health and fitness technology companies (Johns Hopkins University)

A new startup accelerator program based at the Johns Hopkins University’s FastForward East will target companies developing health and fitness technologies.

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Abbi Jacobson’s New Podcast Will Make You Feel Less Stupid About Modern Art (MICA)

The “Broad City” star’s first podcast “A Piece of Work” demystifies the most iconic artwork in New York City’s Museum of Modern Art.

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The extraordinary story of the man who's getting the most advanced robotic arm in the world (Johns Hopkins University)

Johnny describes himself as a person constantly in motion, whether he’s talking about his childhood in West Virginia or his job working 18-hour days delivering bread.

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Capitol Students Make the Cut for Career-Launching Scholarships

Students chosen for the program receive scholarship funds, paid internships and the possibility of future employment with participating companies and organizations. The program has been described as a “career-launcher” that positions awardees for full-time employment in the security field upon graduation.

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Print is not dead at the Maryland Institute College of Art

Allison Fisher is fingering through old wooden boxes filled with hand carved words—“LIVE!,” “NEW!,” “DANCE!,” and a handful of “Plus.” As head of the Globe Collection and Press at the Maryland Institute College of Art, she’s been charged with maintaining thousands upon thousands of these pieces of type from the massive collection of the iconic Globe print shop.

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Hogan visits Stevenson University to tout transfer of former Rosewood Center property

Gov. Larry Hogan visited Stevenson University in Owings Mills Thursday to mark the planned transfer of the state-owned Rosewood Center property to the growing school.

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Hood College receives $1.45 million grant

Hood College will establish a new STEM program in partnership with Frederick County Public Schools and Frederick Community College thanks to a grant it is set to receive.

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Singing, storytelling a chance to find common ground (McDaniel College)

The group stood in a horseshoe broken into three sections, each carrying a different harmony.

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Checklist for Frederick County schools now includes doses of overdose reversal medication

When summer break ends, Frederick County campuses will be stocked with a new type of school supply: naloxone, the overdose reversal medication.

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Hopkins initiative aims to solve entrenched problems in Baltimore, other cities

A sociologist studying whether involving immigrants in neighborhood groups can ease crime, an education professor using housing data to predict school enrollment and an astronomer applying his expertise in big data to the city's vacant problems are all part of a new program at the Johns Hopkins University designed to help Baltimore confront its intractable problems.

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