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Evelyn to run Arundel’s Police Accountability Board

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced the appointment of Janssen Evelyn as the first Executive Director of the state-mandated Police Accountability Board. Evelyn is an experienced government administration professional and licensed Maryland attorney with a decade of experience in local and state government roles. Most recently, Evelyn worked as Of Counsel at Baker Donelson. […]

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TEDCO, MCEDC collaborate on leading women’s program

Columbia-based TEDCO has announced the launch of the Leading Women’s Program in collaboration with the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. Located at the Universities at Shady Grove, TEDCO and the MCEDC are creating a community of entrepreneurs to support each other and provide a best-in-class entrepreneur leadership development program. The 10-month pilot program will be […]

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APL recognized with Handshake talent award

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, has received a 2022 Handshake Early Talent Award, an honor that recognizes the laboratory for best-in-class talent engagement. Handshake, an online job search platform for college students, connects up-and-coming talent with more than 650,000 employers, from Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Nike and Target, to […]

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Nearly $630k secured for underrepresented student support 

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny Hoyer and Kweisi Mfume (all D-Md.) announced $629,718 in federal funding through the Department of Education’s highly competitive Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement program for the University of Maryland and UMBC. This investment will help low-income, first-generation, and disadvantaged students prepare for doctoral and […]

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More than 2.7M square feet of industrial leases in metro Baltimore 

More than 2.7 million square feet of industrial/warehouse space was leased in the greater Baltimore metropolitan region, nearly replicating the nearly 2.6 million square feet of space leased in first quarter 2022, according to a report recently released by Lee & Associates | Maryland. These figures add to the approximately 15 million square feet of […]

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NSF: $10M to UMBC to support underrepresented postdocs in STEM

UMBC will expand its work boosting diversity in academia from Maryland to the national level through a new NSF INCLUDES Alliance: Re-Imagining STEM Equity Utilizing Postdoc Pathways. The Alliance, anticipated to launch this fall, is modeled after the AGEP PROMISE Academy, an initiative co-led by UMBC that supports faculty diversification in the biomedical sciences across […]

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Sportsbooks contribute $298,177 to state during July

Maryland’s six sports wagering facilities combined to contribute $298,177 during July 2022 to the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Fund, which supports public education programs. Each sports wagering licensee contributes 15 percent of its taxable win to the state. Here are the statewide sports wagering totals for July 2022:Handle (Amount players wagered, including promotional wagers provided […]

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HCPSS seeks members for policy advisory committees

The Howard County Public School System has invited residents to participate in developing and revising school system policies as members of Policy Advisory Committees. HCPSS is currently seeking candidates for membership on the following school year 22-23 committees: ● Policy 1060 Bullying, Cyberbullying, Harassment, and Intimidation● Policy 7070 Appointments to Administrative and Supervisory Certificated Positions*● Policy 7080 Transfer […]