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Textbooks sit on shelves at the Chegg Inc. warehouse in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, U.S., on Thursday, April 29, 2010. No more $120 chemistry books. That's the message from textbook-rental service Chegg Inc., which is urging college students to stop paying top dollar to buy their tomes. Photographer: John Sommers II/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Maryland University To Eliminate Textbooks

The University of Maryland University College plans to eliminate textbooks this fall to save students money by using resources online.

08/27/2015

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UMd. Women’s Basketball Coach Resigns Over Sex Abuse Allegations

Scandal rocks the University of Maryland’s esteemed Lady Terps. Late Friday, their assistant coach resigns amid allegations he sexually abused a player at his former job.

08/14/2015

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Frostburg State Gets $2.5M To Develop Nursing Program

The path to a bachelor’s degree in nursing may be getting smoother — and faster.

08/04/2015

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Obama To Extend College Aid Grants To Some Prison Inmates

More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars.

07/31/2015

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5 Tips On How To Beat Senioritis

Nearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.

07/15/2015

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Md. Aiding Colleges In Improving Response To Sexual Assaults

The state of Maryland is helping colleges meet the requirements of a new law aimed at improving their response to sexual assaults on campus.

06/25/2015

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Mount St. Mary’s Files Lawsuit Against School With Same Name

Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Los Angeles-based Mount Saint Mary’s University.

06/22/2015

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Hood College Proposes Its First Doctoral Program

Hood College in Frederick plans to offer its first doctoral program, leading to a Ph.D. in organizational leadership.

06/19/2015

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Cardiac Cavaliers Rally Again, Beat Maryland 5-4 In 9th

Ernie Clement lined a two-run single to left to cap a three-run ninth inning for Virginia and the Cavaliers beat Maryland 5-4 on Saturday to earn a return trip to the College World Series.

06/06/2015

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‘The 6 Million Dollar Dog’: St. John’s Unofficial Mascot

Arcadia is known in the St. John’s College community as the “Six Million Dollar Dog” — a donor promised the college a $6 million donation, provided a dog would be on campus at all times.

05/23/2015

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Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.

04/10/2015

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Mount St. Mary’s Teaching Plan Features Real-Life Situations

Every prospective teacher in the state must undergo a stint of student teaching, in the hopes that firsthand experience in schools will cement their career choice.

04/05/2015

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