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Connecting Maryland's Innovation Highways

The following letter was jointly authored by Wallace D. Loh, PhD, president of the University of Maryland, College Park, and Jay A. Perman, MD, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Maryland’s road to a stronger high-tech economy lies at the intersection of its I-95 and I-270 corridors.  Better integration...
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Legislature Hears of MPower Achievements

The presidents of UMB and UMCP testify on the success of University of Maryland: MPowering the State.
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Science Talent Competition Highlights Innovation

School of Pharmacy competition allows students to think creatively and offer innovative ideas on regulatory matters.
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OP ED: Wise up, make websites more accessible - Link to PDF of article

SF Daily Journal Article  - Click to view a PDF of the article
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Attorney Sarah Everhart Joins Agriculture Law Education Initiative

Sarah Everhart, JD, a Maryland attorney whose expertise includes land use law and environmental policy, has joined the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), a collaboration between the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland, College Park,...
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UMB Invests in Harpoon Medical in the First Equity Investment by UM Ventures

University of Maryland UM Ventures  and Harpoon Medical, Inc. , announced on 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 coincides with the...
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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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New Report Highlights Legal Challenges Facing Maryland’s Agricultural Community

The Maryland agricultural community is facing a diverse and complex set of legal challenges, but experts with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (link is external) (ALEI) now have a better understanding of priority problems and can begin to address them head-on. The ALEI recently published the results of a legal...
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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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