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The university project that led to the discovery of a long-lost Albanian alphabet (MICA)

Design Week: How did the idea for your thesis project come about?

Edon Muhaxheri: I came to the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, US to study illustration practice, which is a programme for already developed illustrators. The course allows them to experiment within their existing field so I ended up focusing on mechanical toys, which before electricity was invented were known as automatons.

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DACA letter to Congressional members

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New health and fitness accelerator names first five members (Johns Hopkins)

Five startups have been selected to participate in the inaugural M-1 Ventures health and fitness-focused accelerator program based at Johns Hopkins University.

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Check out these games by MICA’s new game designer-in-residence

Earlier this week in Business Buzz, we told you that The Maryland Institute College of Art named Silver Spring native Lishan AZ its first ever Game Designer-in-Residence, and that she plans to work on an interactive experience on Baltimore’s public transportation, using smartphones and low-tech materials like notebooks and playing cards.

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State budget cuts target aid for Md. private college students

Grants to Maryland’s private colleges and universities will be cut by $2.1 million as part of $67.2 million in budget cuts announced by the state Thursday, forcing the schools to find money to replace grants promised to students.

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Hopkins incubator pairs startups with lawyers pro bono

When Nan Zhang decided to grow her company out of her alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, she knew to handle the science but not the business side.

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MICA names a Game Designer-in-Residence

The Maryland Institute College of Art named Lishan AZ its first ever Game Designer-in-Residence, another step forward for the school’s developing game design program.

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McDaniel College students feel excitement, nerves during new move-in

Carah Pennington, of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, sat on her bed in a McDaniel College dorm room, petting her service dog, Daisy.

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Hood College celebrates beginning of 125th year

A new set of freshmen filed into Hood College’s Hodson Outdoor Theater donning their red beanies and ready to start their college journey.

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Message from Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., Loyola’s president: Responding to the weekend’s events in Charlottesville

As we work together to advance diversity, inclusion, and equity within our campus community, we cannot fail to witness this weekend’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., with concern. As members of a university community with its values firmly rooted in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition, we are called to speak out against bigotry, prejudice, and hatred.

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Washington Adventist University Gains Approvals To Offer New Bachelor of Music Therapy Degree First institution in Maryland to offer the degree

Washington Adventist University (WAU) has been approved to implement a new Bachelor of Music Therapy degree program. WAU is the first institution in the State of Maryland and currently the only Seventh-day Adventist institution in North America to offer this degree.

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Washington College’s innovative new Eastern Shore Food Lab will be based in the heart of Chestertown in a renovated restaurant space.

In an effort to integrate Washington College’s innovative new Eastern Shore Food Lab directly with the local Chestertown community, the College announced today that the Food Lab will be based downtown in the building which presently houses the Blue Heron Café.

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Capitol senior Ryan Brown prepares for career in research

What sets Capitol Technology University from other higher education choices in the region? Ask Ryan Brown and he’ll mention two attributes in particular: the focus on engineering and technology fields, and the close-knit, friendly environment.

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McDaniel College honored for 'Models of Excellence'

McDaniel College is one of six colleges and universities nationwide being honored by University Business magazine in its 2017 Models of Excellence program, drawing recognition for its partnership with a Maryland school system to train and employ a more diverse workforce.

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Hood College's Master's Degree in Cybersecurity Approved

The Maryland Higher Education Commission has approved Hood College to begin its Master of Science in Cybersecurity.

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