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2u Expands in Maryland
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2U Inc., a leader in technology-enabled education headquartered in Prince George’s County, is moving its headquarters to Lanham to accommodate its growing workforce. The company is targeting the creation of more than 900 jobs in the county in the next five years and is leasing space at 7900 Harkins Road,

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When Monique Dove saw a need for a youth mentorship program in her Baltimore City neighborhood, she went ahead and filled it. As a Human Services student at the Community College of Baltimore County, Dove felt the need to pay forward her successes in life, so in 2014 she founded

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Teaching Strategies
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Teaching Strategies, a leading developer of early childhood education curriculum and assessment resources, is relocating from Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda and expanding its headquarters to a new location on East-West Highway, also in Bethesda. The growing company plans to create nearly 50 jobs, with hiring already under way. Teaching Strategies

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University of Maryland University College’s “Cyber Padawans” team has added another cybersecurity victory to its list of accomplishments. The Padawans claimed first place in the first-ever Cyber Diplohack, a policy-based competition hosted by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington, DC and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. UMUC’s cyber

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The Digital Harbor Foundation (DHF) is training the next generation of technology professionals one student at a time. It began in January 2013, when DHF took an about-to-be-closed South Baltimore recreation center and put an innovative twist on it. What they created was a tech center—a maker space for Baltimore

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Students across Maryland will find expanded access to new technology and resources thanks to $4.9 million in grants. The grants are aimed at fostering long-term economic growth in the State, Governor Martin O’Malley announced Thursday. Nine Maryland school systems have been awarded $3.5 million toward their second round of Digital Learning Innovation Fund grants. The

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As Maryland students return to school, a growing number of professionals are also finding themselves back in the classroom. The Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT), a nonprofit coalition of employers, is continuing its award-winning Maryland Scholars Speakers Bureau and STEM Specialists in the Classroom programs, and is recruiting new volunteers for the 2014-15 school

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The next time you’re filtering through airport security, consider that the equipment scanning you and your luggage was likely produced right here in Maryland. Smiths Detection, with its U.S. headquarters in Edgewood, is the world’s leading supplier of an array of tools used to detect weapons, explosives and chemical threats.

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November 14, 2013 (Baltimore, MD) – Governor Martin O’Malley announced today that EnerTech Capital Partners and Foundation Medical Partners (FMP) have been selected to receive funds through the State’s $84 million InvestMaryland program. The venture capital firms will invest $10 and $7 million each in young, innovative Maryland companies. As

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November 13, 2013 (Baltimore, MD) – As the deadline draws near for applications for the second annual InvestMaryland Challenge, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced today that the national business competition has already secured more than $600,000 in awards for its winners. Companies will compete in

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