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AFCEA Central Maryland intern tech competition
Education & Research

Engineering Solutions, Inc. (ESI) saw something special in the pool of interns working at a variety of companies in Central Maryland this summer, and decided it was a great opportunity to showcase and reward some of the state’s best and brightest young minds. The Hanover-based company brought the idea to

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Poolesville High School's Cyber Team
Education & ResearchIT and Cybersecurity

Home to the nation’s top federal agencies engaged in cybersecurity – and a vibrant cyber sector that includes entrepreneurs as well as established entities – Maryland is a cybersecurity powerhouse. Today’s cyber warriors find a variety of opportunities in our state, and throughout Maryland’s educational system, students are primed to

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Ice Cream University TIC Gums
Education & ResearchLife Sciences

To high schoolers choosing a college, Ice Cream University sounds like a fun place to get an education. For juniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, who are attending schools in Baltimore or Harford counties, Ice Cream University is indeed a possibility. This unique program – born from a

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UMBC Research Services
Education & Research

Guest feature: Sarah Hansen is the STEM Communications Manager at UMBC. Follow along with UMBC on Facebook and Twitter. Dean Bill LaCourse, of the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (CNMS), has been working for 20 years to build up a set of core analysis and imaging facilities at UMBC,

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EdTechMaryland_Lessoncast
Education & ResearchInnovation & TechInnovation & Tech

Towson-based Lessoncast, one of several companies in Baltimore’s ed tech hub, is setting out to improve teacher professional development. Lessoncast offers an online platform that simplifies and enhances teacher-to-teacher professional development. The platform provides teachers with multimedia tools that make it easy to create and share lessons, or Lessoncasts, with

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UMBC Tel Aviv University MOU
Education & Research

Governor Larry Hogan today joined officials from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that promotes academic cooperation between the two universities. The agreement, which is the first one between the two universities, establishes

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Morgan State University and Washington College
Breaking NewsEducation & Research

The Maryland Department of Commerce, Morgan State University and Washington College have endowed $4 million in two new research professorships. The endowments were made through the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative (MEI), a program created in 2014 to spur basic and applied research in scientific and technical fields at the state’s colleges

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Video by Emily Kimball Pope In one corner, students pounded a vortex machine, sending rings of air catapulting to the ceiling. Across the room, teenagers struck poses in front of an advanced camera to create blueprints for tiny 3-D prints of themselves. The Digital Harbor Foundation opened the doors of

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Education & Research

Tom Vander Ark is an authority on education technology, also known as edtech, a field including startup companies developing apps and other new technologies to serve teachers, administrators, parents and students. Ark is the author of “Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World,” and a partner in an

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The second annual InvestMaryland Challenge is in full swing. If your business is in need of a jump start, check out this site for more information about the national business competition. The Challenge offers applicants free admission to networking events, social media promotion, scoring and feedback from judges, exposure to venture capital firms and angel investors

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