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University of Maryland, Baltimore Invests $100,000 in Harpoon Medical

Notre Dame of Maryland University

University of Maryland, Baltimore reported Wednesday that it has put $100,000 in Harpoon Medical. The main value speculation University of Maryland Ventures – a joint activity of UMB and University of Maryland, College Park to market advances and develop industry coordinated effort – has made in an organization, the subsidizing finishes Harpoon Medical’s $3.6 million Series A financing. The speculation ... Read More »

University of Maryland get $31 Million Donation from Oculus CEO for a VR Lab

Brendan Iribe's

Brendan Iribe’s gift is the biggest the school has ever gotten, and will go towards development on the “Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation.” Virtual reality headset Oculus Rift designer Oculus VR’s $2 billion deal to Facebook developed the pockets of a large portion of the organization’s top officials. One of those individuals, CEO Brendan Iribe, is currently ... Read More »

University System of Maryland expects enrollment dip

University of Maryland

University System of Maryland officials expect an enrollment dip at the system’s 11 schools this fall for the first time since the 1990s. The Daily Record reports that the forecasts outlined at a Board of Regents committee meeting Thursday are attributed to a drop in high school graduates and other trends. About 153,300 students were enrolled system-wide in fall 2013. ... Read More »

University of Maryland tests new free textbook program

University of Maryland

One of the priciest parts of going to college is buying textbooks, but a pilot program in Maryland’s schools might cut costs for books to virtually nothing. A student on average can spend $1,200 a year on books — in fact, hitting the book store the first week of school can give a student serious sticker shock. The University of ... Read More »

Growing list of Indian origin scholars lead global universities of great repute


It was a wave of sorts and SP Kothari was part of it. The year was 1982, and Kothari, armed with a degree in chemical engineering from BITS Pilani and a management degree from IIM-Ahmedabad, felt the west calling. He did what many other bright and brilliant Indians were doing at the time for such a passage. “In the 70s, ... Read More »

IU in top 25 public colleges on Forbes list

Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University Bloomington is among the nation’s top 25 best public colleges and universities, according to new rankings from Forbes. A Friday news release from IU announced that IU’s Bloomington campus ranks 22nd among public colleges and universities in Forbes’ Top Colleges rankings. Overall, the university ranked 97th out of 650 schools, joining the top 100 for the first time ... Read More »

University of Maryland, University of Jordan ink pact during delegation visit

University of Jordan

The University of Maryland has signed an agreement for a student-exchange program with the University of Jordan that will boost research and the flow of students between College Park and the Middle East country’s largest and oldest university. The announcement of the pact by University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh comes as a delegation led by Gov. Martin O’Malley ... Read More »

Corcoran, University of Maryland agree to explore partnership

Corcoran Gallery of Art

In the remarkably drawn-out sweepstakes to see what savior might be tapped to help save the financially struggling Corcoran Gallery of Art, the winner is: the University of Maryland. The Corcoran’s board of trustees voted, 13 to 0, to sign a preliminary agreement to explore a long-term partnership with Maryland that could include shared faculty; joint student degrees; cooperation on ... Read More »

Hopkins medical school falls to No. 3 in U.S. News rankings

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Johns Hopkins University‘s medical school fell one spot to No. 3 in the nation, while its education school rose to No. 2, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings. The medical school ranked behind those of Harvard University and Stanford University among the top institutions for medical research. University of Maryland, Baltimore’s medical school ranked ... Read More »

University of Maryland research relates to study of alternate universes

University of Maryland

Next time you fail one of your exams, sleep through an important job interview or spill coffee on your brand-new laptop, take comfort in the idea that somewhere far away in an alternate reality, everything may be going your way. It’s a nice thought, that there could be a perfect version of yourself in an alternate universe. For one, it ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes