BBJ: UM Global Campus president: Online education could be key to making college affordable

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"As I look into the future of higher , I don't think this will be an online versus onsite dichotomy, I think this will be an affordability issue," Javier Miyares said during a webinar hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Md. university leaders say twin crises are taking a toll on campuses

At a panel discussion sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee on June 8, college leaders said they are promoting more mental health options and providing forums for participating in the national conversations about racism. Continue reading
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BBJ: USM Chancellor Perman: ‘We will not have Covid-free campuses.’

Additional safety measures come with major costs, Dr. Jay Perman explained to a group of Baltimore business leaders during a webinar panel hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee June 8. Continue reading
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‘Use an abundance of caution,’ Dr. Leana Wen urges business leaders during GBC webinar on COVID-19

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Dr. Wen discussed considerations related to the relaxing of restrictions and returning to work and what businesses should be doing to prepare for returning to work. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Wen warns Baltimore business leaders COVID lockdown lifting too soon

Dr. Leana Wen
Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen said she believes orders to reopen businesses throughout the nation are coming too soon and could negate gains made in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Continue reading
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Baltimore City Public-Private Partnership: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Johns Hopkins Medicine & University of Maryland Medical System

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The Greater Baltimore Committee hosted Baltimore City Public-Private Partnership: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Johns Hopkins Medicine & University of Maryland Medical System. Continue reading
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Johns Hopkins Medicine to host Facts That Matter series on COVID-19

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Johns Hopkins Medicine hosts an ongoing webinar series called Facts That Matter, featuring hour-long discussions with Johns Hopkins experts on COVID-19. Continue reading
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Baltimore Sun: Maryland sees spike of 1,100 new coronavirus cases, but most hospitals aren’t yet at capacity

An additional 104 hospitalizations because of the coronavirus were announced April 8, an uptick of nearly 10%. While 1,210 Marylanders in all have been hospitalized, 365 have been released from isolation. Continue reading
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BBJ: Johns Hopkins Medicine chief shares how his system is preparing for COVID-19 surge at webinar hosted by GBC and its Health Care Committee

Johns Hopkins Health System is relying on partnerships with public officials, local manufacturers and industry competitors to prepare for a COVID-19 surge in Maryland, said system President Kevin Sowers. Continue reading
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