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Life Sciences

With more than 500 biotechnology companies and 2,300 life science firms in Maryland, our state has one of the largest bio clusters throughout the country. In order to stay at the top of our game, it is critical that we prepare our future generations for the workplace. This is where

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Events

This month we celebrated Baltimore City’s newest adventure, complete with pirate swords, bagpipes, and a blast from the USS Constellation’s cannon. Twelve solar powered pirate ships are officially open for business at the Inner Harbor. The fleet, owned and managed by the Living Classrooms Foundation, will employ and inspire 50

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IBM Ptech Carver
EducationInformation & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

A new way of teaching high school students may be the answer to filling future STEM positions around the state. The P-TECH program – or Pathways in Technology Early College High School – helps train high school students for the growing science, technology, engineering, and math industries where the demand

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UMBC Bio
EducationLife Sciences

Guest feature: Sarah Hansen is the STEM Communications Manager at UMBC. Follow along with UMBC on Facebook and Twitter. A new degree program developed jointly by UMBC and Montgomery College (MC), and soon to be offered at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), will create opportunities for students of all backgrounds to pursue

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STEM coding
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Last week, Governor Larry Hogan announced a new plan called the ACCESS Initiative – or Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide – to boost education and workforce development in the field throughout Maryland. The ACCESS Initiative fulfills the governor’s commitment to strengthening computer science education throughout Maryland, which

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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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Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
Profiles

Aviation industry experts warn that a “perfect storm” is coming: a growing industry and an aging workforce is expected to create a shortage of aircraft maintenance technicians – as many as 35,000 of them per year, by some reckonings. Where will the industry find these new technicians? In Maryland, at

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TranZed Apprenticeship
Workforce

TranZed Apprenticeship Services in Baltimore County is not only redefining the word “apprentice,” but also the options high school and college grads have to get into Maryland’s workforce. As the state’s first registered apprenticeship program, TranZed has combined on-the-job training with relevant classroom time in hot fields such as IT,

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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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