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April 9, 2004

In the News

Tim Brennan, Public Policy, in the Baltimore Sun
On April 3, Tim Brennan, professor of public policy, was quoted in an article by Lorraine Mirabella on the impact that expiring price caps will have on electricity prices.

Tom Schaller, Political Science, in the Washington Post
Assistant professor of political science Tom Schaller wrote an article, "This Time, Bush Could Get the Gore Treatment," that appeared in the April 4 Washington Post. The article discusses the possibility that this year's presidential election could see George W. Bush win the popular vote, but lose the general election through the electoral college process.

Donald Norris, Public Policy and MIPAR, in the Baltimore Sun
Donald Norris, professor of public policy and director of MIPAR, was quoted on April 4 in an article, The Fee State," written by Sun reporter Michael Hill.

techcenter@UMBC in Baltimore Business Journal
The Baltimore Business Journal featured a story about techcenter@UMBC's newest tenant, MetriGenix US, Inc., on April 5.

Alumnus Gib Mason in Baltimore Sun
Alumnus Gib Mason, economics '95 and chief operating officer of Baltimore company 180s, was quoted in a Sun article featuring 180s on April 6. 180s was recently named to the top spot on a list of 100 fastest-growing private companies in U.S. inner cities by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, a nonprofit business research organization based in Boston, and Inc. magazine.

UMBC Featured in Daily Record's March 2004 Growth Report
UMBC figures prominently in the Daily Record's March 2004 Growth Report, "Baltimore County: Leverages Strengths, Targets Growth."

*Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith, Jr. mentions the opening of the second building at bwtech@UMBC as a highlight of the coming year in Baltimore County economic growth in "Advantage: Baltimore County" on page 2.
*bwtech@UMBC is featured on page 6 with the story, "Building a Unique Tech Park."
*Also on page 6, UMBC is mentioned in, "Resilient Tech," an article by Penny Lewandowski, Greater Baltimore Technology Council (GBTC) Executive Director.
*In "Land for Opportunity," on page 10, UMBC is mentioned as one of the central locations of biosciences innovation along the I-95 corridor; bwtech@UMBC is mentioned as one of major sites within the Southwest Enterprise Zone for Baltimore County.
*In "Future Focus," beginning on page 4, UMBC is mentioned along with Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College Park as one of three local institutions whose scientific discoveries have made significant impact; In Vitro Technologies' president Paul Silber is quoted about the benefits techcenter@UMBC has offered his company.

Posted by dwinds1 at April 9, 2004 12:00 AM