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MPower Sparks Innovation

We are writing to inform you of the latest positive development in the University of Maryland: MPowering the State initiative between the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). Today we are pleased to announce that James L. Hughes, MBA, chief enterprise and economic development officer and vice president at UMB, has been named director of UM Ventures, the ambitious joint research commercialization effort of the two universities and a central part of Powering the State. 

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State of the Campus 2012

Today, I officially begin my third year as President of the University of Maryland.

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MPower Open Forum

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Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee, for the past several years, universities across our country have had to cope with massive cuts in their budgets. This has forced them to raise tuition, reduce courses, and resort to other cost cutting measures.

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I am pleased to provide testimony to the General Assembly for our FY 2013 capital budget request.

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