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MD SBDC training programs are designed for all stages of small business development.  Themed topics for core workshops range from transforming ideas into business plans to developing a strategic growth model.  Affordable seminars are taught by skilled professionals in Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Howard Counties, and in Baltimore City.  Log onto our website for more details and to review a calendar of core and  upcoming special topic workshops.  
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to offer online courses
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This course is for art lovers who wish to learn more about art from the African Continent. 

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Calculating the Geography of  Crime
Can mathematics be used to help solve serial crimes?

Towson researcher Mike O'Leary and the Applied Mathematics Laboratory have received two grants from the National Incalculating the geography of crimestitute of Justice to develop a mathematical algorithm that can estimate the location of the home base of a serial criminal based on the locations of the offender's crime sites. This new technique uses geographic information about the distribution of potential targets and potential home base locations; it also accounts for the different distances criminals are willing to travel to offend. Software that implements this method is under development and will be released to law enforcement agencies when complete.

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TU Receives National Recognitions
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TU's AIT program to help keep BRAC on track in Harford County
$90,000 grant enables TU to offer M.S. in Applied Information Technology at HEAT Center

military menMaryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown designated five BRAC zones and awarded $2 million in grants to 16 colleges and universities. TU received $150,990, including $90,990 to enable it to offer the Master of Science in Applied Information Technology at Harford County's HEAT Center. Pending regulatory approvals, the first class will begin in fall 2009.
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GreenPrint maps Maryland

Governor says TU-developed program will become 'centerpiece of state's conservation efforts'

Maryland - Smart, green & growingMaryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the state's plans to buy five large tracts of forest, farmland and waterfront-more than 9,200 acres in Cecil, Charles, St. Mary's and Worcester counties.  O'Malley also unveiled GreenPrint, an Internet-based mapping system developed by TU's Center for GIS that identifies Maryland's environmentally valuable lands.
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Arriving at kindergarten ready to learn

TU's RESI and partners to use three-year federal grant to create early childhood experience database

child readingTU's RESI research and consulting group, in partnership with the Maryland State Department of Education and Washington-based research organization Child Trends, has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration for Children and Families.
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