Featured, Food & Drink, Schools

UMD, Flying Dog Brewery Join Forces on a Hops-Growing Research Project

1 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 9:40am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The craft beer and “buy local” movements sort of go hand in hand, right? A new partnership between the University of Maryland and Flying Dog Brewery aims to bridge those two crazes, right down to the very hops used to make some of our favorite beers.

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Culture, Schools

Morgan State, Towson to Revive Their Old Football Rivalry

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 2:19pm

Still via Towson Athletics/YouTube

After a six-year truce, Morgan State University and Towson University are ready to resume their gridiron battle.

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Lifeline, Schools

Update: Hopkins Student Found Dead Near Campus Fell from High-Rise, Police Say

1 Written by: | Monday, Jul 17, 2017 1:45pm

Johns Hopkins University

UPDATE (Monday, July 17): The shocking death of a 19-year-old student athlete near Johns Hopkins University last Thursday was likely an accident, police said today.

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Featured, Money & Power, Schools

One Year In, DeRay McKesson Says He’s Leaving his Job with Baltimore City Schools

2 Written by: | Monday, Jul 17, 2017 10:55am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Baltimore City Public Schools’ highest-profile employee is leaving his North Avenue office behind.

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Culture, Featured, Schools

Friends School Senior Earns State Dept. Scholarship to Study Russian

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 9:00am

Friends School senior Benjamin Sherbakov poses with Russian children’s TV character Cheburashka. Photo via Benjamin Sherbakov.

Even as U.S.-Russia relations remain tense and politically fraught, one Friends School of Baltimore senior will immerse himself in the latter country’s language during a trip to the other side of the world.

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Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Surprise: A Large Share of ‘Molly’ Brought to Music Festivals Doesn’t Actually Contain MDMA, Hopkins Researchers Say

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 10, 2017 9:58am

The Electric Daisy Carnival in Los Angeles in 2010. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Johns Hopkins researchers have some bad news for today’s many pill-popping music festivalgoers: a large share of purported “Molly” tested at five years’ worth of concerts actually contained none of the drug.

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The University of Md. Center for Environmental Science is Getting a New President

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 06, 2017 4:51pm

UMCES’ Horn Point Laboratory.

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will soon have a new president for the first time in 27 years.

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Former Legg Mason Chairman to Head Board of Gilman School

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 05, 2017 3:30pm

Former Legg Mason Chairman & CEO Mark Fetting becomes the head of the Board of Trustees of Gilman School on July 1, 2018.

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Featured, Lifeline, Schools

NASA Proceeding with Hopkins Lab’s Plan to Attack an Oncoming Asteroid

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 05, 2017 11:26am

Still via NASA/YouTube

The feds have approved a plan crafted by Johns Hopkins astrophysicists to send a tiny spaceship crashing into an asteroid in 2022.

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Giving, Schools

Morgan State University receives $352,000 grant from the Abell Foundation for plant science research

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 30, 2017 11:00am

Morgan State University announced today that it has received $352,000 from the Abell Foundation to help fund its state-of-the-art greenhouse facility and enhance training and research in plant science technology. Read More →

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