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Washington College
Education

Washington College and Kent County have teamed up to create “Innovation Internships” for college students. The program offers interns the opportunity to expand their professional experience while giving businesses owners the chance to engage and develop the future workforce. With 1,500 undergraduates each year, there is an entire group of

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Northrop Grumman Scholars Program
Education

Northrop Grumman honored 24 Maryland high school seniors earlier this month in an awards reception at the Marriott Renaissance Baltimore Harbor Hotel. This is the 14th year that Northrop Grumman provided more than $240,000 through the annual Engineering Scholars Program. The scholarships are awarded exclusively to students from Maryland who

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Johns Hopkins University KUKA Aaward
EducationManufacturing

Chris Paxton is a PhD Candidate and a member of Team CoSTAR at Johns Hopkins University. Follow JHU on Facebook and Twitter. My team from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore had the honor of receiving KUKA’s annual Innovation Award for our project CoSTAR, the Collaborative System for Task Automation and

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Apprenticeship Maryland
Education

Guest feature: Amanda Haddaway represents Frederick County Public Schools and Maureen O’Connor is the Director of Communications for the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.  Frederick County has been selected as one of two counties in Maryland to pilot the first youth apprenticeship program in the state. Apprenticeship Maryland provides high school

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2u Expands in Maryland
Breaking NewsEducationJob Creation

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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equal medium inc
EducationProfiles

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
Breaking NewsEducationWorkforce

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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EducationIT and Cybersecurity

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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EducationInnovation & TechMaryland Economy

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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Education

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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