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Pittman statement on AACPS school bus announcement

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman issued the following statement regarding the announcement made by Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Bedell: “Today’s announcements from Dr. Bedell show significant progress in providing our children with the transportation they need to get to school every day. When I met with Dr. Bedell last week, we […]

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Teaching tool earns Hopkins collaborators honors

A team comprising science, technology, engineering and math specialists and researchers from The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, in Laurel, and The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine received the best full paper award at the 2022 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Integrated STEM Education Conference. The paper, “An Interdisciplinary Approach to High School Curriculum […]

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UMD Smith, Deloitte expand AI study, outreach

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland has joined Deloitte to launch the Deloitte Initiative for AI and Learning, an artificial intelligence research initiative to help expand learning and development opportunities for faculty and students across the university’s various colleges. This new initiative leverages Deloitte’s experience as a leader in […]

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$823K for AmeriCorps VISTA programs in Howard, two other counties

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Kweisi Mfume, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $822,780 in federal funding for AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America programs in Maryland which aim to alleviate poverty through partnerships with local organizations. AmeriCorps VISTA members work with local nonprofits and groups to hone […]

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Milestone: Maryland reaches 12,000 registered apprentices

The state of Maryland has reached more than 12,000 registered apprentices currently earning and learning in the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program — the highest number of apprentices ever in state history. As of today, there are over 12,000 apprentices registered across Maryland’s 182 active apprenticeship programs partnering with 3,879 employers.During the past nearly eight […]

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UMBC’s Hilltop Institute receives NSF grant

Two researchers from The Hilltop Institute at UMBC have received a National Science Foundation grant to investigate hospital price transparency. With the nearly $300,000 award funded by the Build and Broaden initiative, Morgan Henderson, principal data scientist and affiliate professor of economics; and Morgane Mouslim, policy analyst, will collect and synthesize prices for common health […]