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2012 a mixed bag for area universities and tech transfer efforts

Despite spending $5.2 million more on research in 2012 than in 2011, George Mason University experienced a year-over-year decline in executed licenses and options, startups, invention disclosures, patents issued, new patent applications and license revenue.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 02:54pm EDT

Tags: George Mason University, Georgetown University, University of Maryland

Gansler pushes for Md. proceedings in ACC lawsuit

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is asking the state's highest court to order that a lawsuit over the University of Maryland's withdrawal from the Atlantic Coast Conference proceed.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 08:18pm EDT

Tags: Doug Gansler, ACC, University of Maryland, big ten, courts

Unlike adult use, teen pot smoking causes long-term damage

Adolescents who smoke pot regularly may suffer long-term problems, including permanent brain damage. However, according to a study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the same isn't true for adult smokers.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 06:11am EDT

Tags: pot, marijuana, University of Maryland, Asaf Keller, Kathy Stewart, teen marijuana use

University of Maryland announces Lacy-Smith Award

The University of Maryland has announced the creation of an annual award that will be given to a sports journalist or broadcaster who has made "significant contributions to racial and gender equality in sports."

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:27pm EDT

Tags: University of Maryland, Jackie Robinson, mlb, Sam Lacy, Wendell Smith, sports journalism

Top colleges list is more than just ranking

It's a hot topic for parents and high school seniors every year: The Forbes' ranking of America's Top Colleges. But just what does "top" mean?

Friday - 07/26/2013, 06:01am EDT

Tags: Forbes, top colleges, University of Maryland, University of Virginia, Hank Silverberg

Fungicides contribute to declining honeybee populations

A surprising study shows fungicides may contribute to what's killing honeybees.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 01:40pm EDT

Tags: honeybee, University of Maryland, fungicide

Invasive kudzu bug causes problems in Va., Md.

A new crop-destroying bug has turned up in five Maryland counties and has infested soybeans in 21 Virginia counties.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 06:13am EDT

Tags: kudzu bug, University of Maryland, Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, Colleen Kelleher

Pennsylvania beats Maryland 58-27 in Big 33

Tyler Boyd returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown and had a hand on five scoring plays to lead Pennsylvania over Maryland 58-27 in the Big 33 Football Classic on Saturday night.

Sunday - 06/16/2013, 07:44am EDT

Tags: University of Maryland, football, big ten, Big Ten football

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