Posted inHealth

Maryland Delegation announces nearly $7M for health, disease

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) announced $6,938,832 in federal funding to promote public health and support infectious disease and medical research efforts in Maryland. This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funding will […]

Posted inAnne Arundel County

SIXGEN acquires Fourcast Management & Analysis

SixGen, an Annapolis-based cybersecurity services and products company, has acquired Fourcast Management & Analysis, of Hanover, a technology management consulting company. Fourcast provides advisory services and skills in executive strategic program management, systems engineering, cost estimation and budgeting execution to deliver substantial engineering and information system development efforts. “SIXGEN is pleased to welcome Fourcast to […]

Posted inAnne Arundel County

Feds fund $4M to mitigate noise for homes near BWI Marshall 

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman John Sarbanes announced $4,000,000 in federal funding to support noise mitigation efforts for residents living near the BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. This funding will support the installation of noise mitigation measures for more than 220 residences in Glen Burnie. Following the transition to NextGen flight […]

Posted inEducation

HCC launches surgical technician apprenticeship program 

Howard Community College has launched a new surgical technician apprenticeship program designed to give aspiring health care professionals the foundational knowledge and skills needed to work in a hospital operating room environment. At the same time, the new apprenticeship creates a pipeline for the recruitment and retention of new talent for local hospitals. Surgical technician […]

Posted inBusiness News

UMD’s Merrill College launches local news initiative, hires director

The University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism will launch a local news initiative thanks to an anchor commitment from the Andrew and Julie Klingenstein Family Fund. Merrill College will create a new local news collaborative and a related internship program to strengthen local newsrooms and increase collaboration among news organizations in Maryland, while […]