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McDaniel College Graduate Students Assist Elementary-schoolers with Reading in Summer Clinic

One hot afternoon in July, a group of students were still working away studiously in the classrooms of Robert Moton Elementary School. Though they were young — second to fourth grade — they were plugging away at writing their memoirs.

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Hanna Pickard, an Expert in Moral Psychology, Joins Johns Hopkins as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Hanna Pickard remembers participating in lively dinner-table discussions as a kid. She'd listen closely as her parents, both law professors, debated abstract ideas of equality and justice as well as current issues like the finer points of nuclear disarmament, the ethics of trade embargoes with South Africa, and the viability of civil disobedience as a legitimate form of protest.

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At the Lux Art Institute, Carolyn Case, MICA Alumna & Faculty Member, Seeing What Sticks

When artist Carolyn Case starts a painting, she’s never sure how it will end up.

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Seven Finalist Named for $50K George Washington Prize (Washington College)

Seven books published in 2018 by historians have been named finalists for the 2019 George Washington Prize.

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Common Ground Students Set to Complete Remake of Henry David Thoreau’s Single-story 'Walden' Cabin (McDaniel College)

In Henry David Thoreau’s masterwork, “Walden,” he describes the simple, self-sustaining life he led when he stayed in a single-story cabin on Walden Pond in Massachusetts for two years.

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TEDCO Used $4.2 Million to Help Commercialize University Research Last Year (Johns Hopkins University)

A TEDCO program designed to help universities turn research into commercial activity funded seven startups and 26 technology assessments during the last fiscal year, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation announced.

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Hopkins Taps University of Maryland Dean to Head Business School

Johns Hopkins University didn't turn far to find the next dean of its Carey Business School.

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Liberal Arts Colleges Can Regain Enrollment With These Four Strategies (St. John's College & Goucher College)

Despite a spate of negative headlines, it's not all doom and gloom for liberal arts colleges. To be sure, financial pressures and sagging enrollments are major threats to the viability of small colleges, and an increasing number have not been able to survive. But several colleges are also proving that smart pricing and well-designed academic initiatives can stem enrollment slides and sometimes increase student headcount even in the current, challenging environment.

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NASA Announces New Dragonfly Drone Mission to Explore Titan (Johns Hopkins University)

NASA announced Thursday that it is sending a drone-style quadcopter to Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.

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Washington College Men's and Women's Swim Teams Garner Scholar All-America Status for Outstanding Grades

The Washington College men's and women's swim teams have once again been award Team Scholar All-America status by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA).

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Eight Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty to Become FAANs

Eight faculty from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) have been selected for induction as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The recognition sets aside nursing leaders as the most highly distinguished within the profession and honors outstanding accomplishments that have significantly impacted health care.

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Capitol Technology University Signs New MOU with Istanbul Aydin University, Strengthens International Cybersecurity Presence

On May 31, 2019, at the historic Middleton Tavern in Annapolis, Maryland, Dr. Bradford Sims, President of Capitol Technology University, signed an MOU with Dr. Mustafa Aydin, President of Istanbul Aydin University. The official signing was held following a meeting with the university presidents, along with Mr. Gunay Evinch, Co-chairman of the Board of the Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC), and Maryland’s Secretary of State, Mr. John Wobensmith.

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MICA Graduates Design Light Installation to Convey Łódź Ghetto Population Decimation for U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

At the end of the month, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will feature a powerful visual installation, "Liquidation," designed by two recent Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) graduates that uses LED lighting to tell the story of the Nazis' annihilation of Jewish and Roma people living in the Łódź Ghetto during the Holocaust. The installation is part of an exploration of how museum visitors interact with information visualization.

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How Racial, Geographic Disparities Affect Cancer Treatment (Hood College)

Leaders in the field of cancer research gathered at Hood College for the imaging science and cancer biology symposium, and kicking off the event was the keynote speaker, Otis Brawley, M.D.

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Washington Adventist University's Enactus Team Places Third at National Exposition

The Washington Adventist University (WAU) Enactus Team received a 3rd place award in the Opening Round of the 2019 Enactus National Exposition held in Kansas City, Missouri held May 5-7, 2019. The competition featured 86 universities who for three days presented their entrepreneurial-based projects aimed at empowering their communities.

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