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Student Spotlight: Kielce Gussie to Study Church Communication in Rome (Mount St. Mary's University)

After completing her Mount undergraduate degree in theology in May, Kielce Gussie, C'19, will head to the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome to study Church communication in the university's licentiate program. Affectionately known as Santa Croce ("Holy Cross" in Italian), the university is not just a school for seminarians and priests. Approximately 25 percent of students are from the laity and 21 percent are women.

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Kiel Mutschelknaus’ Space Type Generators let you make hypnotic animations right from your browser (MICA)

I recently found myself entranced by a series of type generators — websites that allow you to create experimental animated type, then transform them into personal pieces of moving art. It’s easy to lose track of time playing with all the settings. And if you get frustrated (and I honestly don’t believe you can because they’re so fun) there are presets you can toggle to help.

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Marie Nolan Earns Career Achievement Award in Palliative Care

Marie Nolan, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, professor and executive vice dean for the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON), received the Distinguished Career Achievement Award from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. The award celebrates Nolan’s major contributions to research, theory, and education in nursing and interdisciplinary palliative care.

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Stevenson University Raises Alcohol Awareness

Alcohol awareness at Stevenson University educates students about the harmful effects and consequences of alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse is a national campus epidemic, and education about it is crucial for students.

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Two events to celebrate a century of ROTC, military science at McDaniel College

Two events in early April will highlight the longstanding relationship between McDaniel College and the U.S. Army, the April 2 SmartTALK conversation with Maj. Gen. Duane Gamble, who began his army career in McDaniel’s ROTC program, and the April 6 Green Terror Battalion 100th Anniversary Gala, which celebrates a century of ROTC at McDaniel.

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To survive, small colleges are rethinking the liberal arts (Goucher College & St. John's College)

Hiram College, located in a historic northeast Ohio village whose 1,200 residents are in equal numbers with the student body, has long had a progressive tilt.

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McDaniel College Hosts Program Helping Immigrant Students Transition To Life In The U.S. (VIDEO)

At McDaniel College, a program is helping immigrant students transition to life in the United States.

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Loyola’s study abroad programs ranked No. 3 in nation among master’s institutions

Loyola University Maryland is ranked No. 3 in the nation among master’s institutions that had the most students who studied abroad in mid-length programs for the 2016-17 academic year.

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Students become the experts during crime scene investigation challenge (Mount St. Mary's University)

On the campus of Mount St. Mary’s University, about 100 students were the experts on a crime scene.

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Hood Students Helping Women in Need

When seven students from Hood College learned that feminine hygiene products are one of the most highly requested items in homeless shelters and are also one of the least donated, they decided to launch Project Astraea. Due to the stigma surrounding menstruation, we have been trained not to think about tampons or pads. However, Project Astraea aims to end unequal access to feminine hygiene products by bringing light to an underrepresented problem and connecting donors, non-profits, organizations, and those in need.

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MICA receives $30K grant to support printmaking programs

The Maryland Institute College of Art has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support its programming around a historic Baltimore printing collection.

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Mount St. Mary's hosts opioid lecture

David Brooks gets the hardest substance use disorder cases. Brooks runs Brooks Behavioral Services LLC, which has offices in Frederick and Thurmont. At his offices, he works to help those with substance use disorder find the root cause of their addiction rather than treat the symptoms, he said in a March 13 lecture about opioids at Mount St. Mary’s University’s Frederick campus.

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Carroll Community College, McDaniel College sign transfer agreement

Officials from Carroll Community College and McDaniel College announced a new articulation agreement Monday making it easier for Carroll students to transfer and complete course work for bachelor’s degrees in elementary education or the secondary education/PreK-12 education minor at McDaniel.

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Evergreen Museum and Library names new director and curator (Johns Hopkins and Stevenson)

Lori Beth Finkelstein, a museum educator who most recently worked at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, has been appointed the new director and curator of Evergreen Museum and Library. She assumed the role today.

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Medical students in Maryland celebrate residency placements on Match Day (Johns Hopkins University)

For the past decade, the Vasiljevic sisters have been inseparable. Katarina, 27, and Marija, 26, both attended Johns Hopkins University, graduating with bachelor’s degrees in neurology.

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Loyola announces winners of 12th annual Loyola Literacy Leadership Awards

Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education announced this year’s winners of the Literacy Leader Award and Educator of the Year Award.

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President Andrea E. Chapdelaine Named to Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 2019

The Daily Record named Andrea E. Chapdelaine, Ph.D., president of Hood College, to its 2019 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women.

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Arts management programs train future arts administrators (Goucher College)

After years of working in the arts, Karen C. Garrett knew a master’s degree in arts administration would help advance her career. But she wound up seeing the impact of her graduate degree before she’d even finished it.

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Shocked by the college admissions scandal? Here's how to stop it (Washington College)

Three years ago a young woman from San Diego as one of the first scholars in a new program that provides full tuition, room and board for high-ability, high-need students. Her parents were hardly celebrities. In fact, they had taken on heavy debt to pay for two years of college for their first-born child before realizing that they couldn’t afford more student loans for their second, Alicia, a bright and motivated student who aspired to a career as a physical therapist.

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Capitol Technology Invites High School Students to STEM Outreach Program

Capitol is excited to partner with the Science and Engineering Partnership, SEP, for our latest STEM outreach program! Our Learn, Build, Launch Days invite high schoolers to apply to learn and build in our Space Flight Operations and Training Center for free.

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Eric Nichols to Serve as Loyola's Vice President for Enrollment Management

After a national search, Loyola announced today that Eric Nichols will be Loyola’s vice president for enrollment beginning July 15, 2019. Nichols is currently vice president for enrollment and dean of admission at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., where he has served in leadership positions on the admission team since 2012.

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NDMU Student Travels to Paris to Study Medieval Latin Manuscripts

Whether it is in the classroom, in the community or studying abroad, Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) students get numerous opportunities for hands on learning.

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Bill Nye to speak at Goucher commencement ceremony

Famed science educator and television personality Bill Nye will deliver Goucher College’s spring commencement address, the school announced Friday.

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New Cybersecurity Program at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland

A new cybersecurity program is available at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.

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Hopkins professors receive grants to commercialize research

Four Johns Hopkins professors received grants through a fund created to help faculty put their research on a path to commercialization.

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Loyola sophomore named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow

Campus Compact named Gabriella Romo, ’21, a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow, an award for inspiring student leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges faced by their communities.

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Johns Hopkins University commits $1.5M to programs that support PhD students

Johns Hopkins University today announced it will expand support for its PhD students and programs, committing $1.5 million to a series of initiatives that include investments in mentoring, professional development, and data that can help students identify career paths and networking opportunities.

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Federal opioid task force visits Johns Hopkins to learn about stemming epidemic

Those with a substance use disorder have a hard time getting treatment without insurance, which they can’t get without ID that often requires a lost birth certificate.

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Loyola’s MBA program to offer classes in downtown Baltimore

Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business will offer courses for its new Professional’s MBA hybrid cohort at the Center Club in the Transamerica Building in downtown Baltimore.

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School Notes: Hood senior wins honors award in Maryland

Maisha Khan, a senior at Hood College, won the Maryland Portz Award for the top honors student at a four-year college in the state.

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