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Tue, 06/15/2021
Montgomery County Government

In this blog post from the Montgomery County Government, the Universities at Shady Grove is recognized for its "Outstanding Efforts in Waste Reduction and Recycling," which is awarded to businesses that have undertaken exemplary efforts to develop, expand or enhance their waste reduction and recycling programs. The USG campus has  consistently resulted in a recycling rate c above 70 percent.

The full blog post, published on May 26, 2021, can be found on the Montgomery County Government blog website below.

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Wed, 05/12/2021
BioBuzz

In this article by BioBuzz, the Universities at Shady Grove is featured for developing a talent pipeline in the region's booming life sciences ecosystem through programs offered by its university partners, including UMBC, University of Maryland, College Park, and University of Maryland Global Campus.

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UMBC
Thu, 05/06/2021
WorkSource Montgomery

In this blog post from WorkSource Montgomery, Jacob Vogelhut shares how he quickly landed a job with ThermoFisher Scientific in Rockville, MD after losing his job of the last 15 years in the hospitality industry amid the pandemic. Jacob describes how he embraced his circumstances and went forth to complete a four-week Biotech Bootcamp program offered by UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove — a pilot program providing entry-level biotechnology training to county residents displaced due to COVID-19 .

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University of Maryland, Baltimore
Fri, 02/12/2021
University of Maryland, Baltimore - School of Nursing

In this news release from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, it is announced that the school has received the largest gift in its history, a $13.83 million commitment from Bill and Joanne Conway through their Bedford Falls Fund to create an additional 345 Conway Scholarships across all degree programs. The gift also includes $1 million to support a renovation of the nursing building at the Universities at Shady Grove campus.

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Universities at Shady Grove
Fri, 01/08/2021
Maryland Matters

In this commentary by Dr. Anne Khademian and her counterparts, Dr. Eileen Abel and Mark Halsey, the three emphasize the importance of regional centers to higher education as our lives have transformed to a “new normal” with the global pandemic.

The full article, published on January 8, 2021, can be found below in Maryland Matters.

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Universities at Shady Grove
Thu, 12/17/2020
Architecture DC Winter 2020 Edition

In this feature article by Ronald O'Rourke in Architecture DC, the Universities at Shady Grove's Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (BSE) Education Facility is recognized for its innovative environmental design features. The BSE has acheived LEED NC-2009 Platinum Certification – the LEED system's highest level of certification, and boasts a six-story, 228,000-square-foot building with a design that was created to promote a sense of wellbeing among its occupants, and biophilia, a term that refers to a hypothesized innate human desire or tendancy to commune with nature.

The full article can be found below in the Winter 2020 edition of Architecture DC, on pages 34-38.

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University of Maryland, College Park
Thu, 12/10/2020
University of Maryland, College Park

In this news release by the University of Maryland, College Park’s (UMCP) Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJS), it is announced that the institution’s very own, Dr. Wendy Stickle from the Shady Grove campus, participated in the Universitas21 Early Career Researchers Workshop: Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking, and Forced Labor

Researchers from around the world came together at the University of Nottingham and presented a research project in which the winners were awarded funding to conduct further research. Dr. Stickle was awarded funding to conduct research on modern slavery in Northern Africa and Italy.

The full article, published on UMCP’s CCJS website, can be found below.

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Universities at Shady Grove
Tue, 09/15/2020
Bethesda Magazine

In this article by Bethesda Magazine, it is announced that Dr. Anne Khademian, a presidential fellow and processor at Virginia Tech, will take over as the Universities at Shady Grove’s (USG) new executive director. Having been drawn to USG because of its focus on helping first-generation and underrepresented students participate in higher education, she aims to advance the campus and strengthen partnerships with community organizations.

The full article, published on September 15, 2020, can be found below on the Bethesda Magazine website.

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Tue, 04/07/2020
GreenRoofs.com

In this article by Linda Velazquez on Greenroofs.com, the Universities at Shady Grove’s (USG) indoor living wall, located in its newest building, the Biomedical Sciences & Engineering (BSE) education facility is recognized as a feature project. Designed by Cooper Carry and Lake Flato, the installation combines living architecture and art, where viewers ascend the staircase leading them to the exterior Piney Brand Water Garden. Throughout the living wall, there are sculpted aluminum panels that are “abstractions based on natural patterns...found within the BSE building and the regional biotech cluster.”

The full article, published on April 9, 2020, can be found below at Greenroofs.com.

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Universities at Shady Grove
Mon, 11/25/2019
The Washington Post

In this article by Nick Anderson in The Washington Post, the Universities at Shady Grove’s (USG newest academic building, the Biomedical Sciences & Engineering (BSE) facility is featured. The BSE is a $175 million, 220,000 square-foot building that will double the footprint of the USG campus, and offer new degree programs such as clinical dental hygiene, cybersecurity, and translational life science technology. The BSE allows students to work with the latest lab equipment, and serve the community under the supervision of their home institution.

The full article, published November 10, 2019, can be found below.

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