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OP ED: Wise up, make websites more accessible - Link to PDF of article

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UMB Invests in Harpoon Medical in the First Equity Investment by UM Ventures; Maryland startup's innovative beating heart mitral value repair technology gains U.S. patent

University of Maryland UM Ventures and Harpoon Medical, Inc., announced Nov. 19 that the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has invested $100,000 in Harpoon Medical. This is the first equity investment UM Ventures has made in a company and completes Harpoon Medical’s $3.6 million Series A financing. The investment also...
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New Report Highlights Legal Challenges Facing Maryland's Agricultural Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2014   MPowering the State’s Agriculture Law Education Initiative reaches out to industry leaders BALTIMORE, Md. – The Maryland agricultural community is facing a diverse and complex set of legal challenges, but experts with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) now have a better understanding...
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UMB to Announce Program to Lead Baltimore's Children into Cancer Research and Health Care Careers

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is creating a pipeline to lead Baltimore’s children into well-paying, rewarding careers in cancer-related health care and research, now with a new grant from the National Cancer Institute. WHEN:  10 a.m. Tuesday, October 28, 2014 WHERE: University of Maryland BioPark Auditorium, BioPark Building One,...
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SunTrust Foundation Endows Annual Scholarship at UM SSW; Takes Steps to Support Financial Social Work Initiative

The University of Maryland School of Social Work (SSW) is pleased to announce a gift from the SunTrust Foundation to establish scholarships in financial social work and to support programs that will strengthen social workers’ expertise in the field. The SunTrust Foundation Scholarship Endowment in Financial Social Work will provide...
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Dean Barth Gives a Social Workers’ Perspective in Public Radio Commentaries

Richard P. Barth, PhD, MSW, dean of the University of Maryland School of Social Work (SSW), has begun broadcasting a monthly commentary on WYPR-FM about families and children. In his next commentary, scheduled Dec. 9 at 6:35 a.m., he plans to discuss adoption. Barth is scheduled to deliver seven additional...
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New Masters of Science in Law Degree to Train Professionals for Specialized Workforce Needs

CONTACT: Jill Yesko (410) 706-3803 jryesko@umaryland.edu   University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Announces Masters of Science in Law Degree New degree focuses on training professionals to meet specialized workforce needs in health care law, environmental law, and crisis management The University of Maryland Francis King Carey...
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University of Maryland, Baltimore Seeks Developer for Historic Westside Property

The next big step in the redevelopment of Baltimore’s Westside neighborhood is on its way. The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is looking for a new vision for two historic buildings across the street from the campus.  The former Drovers and Mechanics Bank building and the former Sons of Italy...
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Interim Dean Reynolds Named Dean of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry

University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) President Jay A. Perman, MD, has appointed Mark A. Reynolds, DDS, PhD, MA, as the dean of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.  The selection was made after a national search and became effective June 2, 2014. Reynolds, a 1986 graduate of the School...
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