Green infrastructure projects receive $3.7 million in grants

View a PDF of the article. By Jenny Hottle, Daily Record Business Writer June 19, 2014 Originally published on thedailyrecord.com. Three years ago, Baltimore resident Warren Street was walking to a local supermarket when he noticed a barren landscape: There were no trees in his neighborhood. The city had been cutting down trees but not replacing …

UM’s wood stove creators honored for innovation

By Jenny Hottle, Daily Record Business Writer June 19, 2014 Originally published on thedailyrecord.com. It was 91 degrees in College Park earlier this week, but it felt even hotter in Taylor Myers’ lab. Myers, a University of Maryland fire science doctoral candidate, and alumnus Ryan Fisher are developing a prototype of a wood burning stove. They’ve …

Zipcar, expanding Baltimore operations, opens Harbor East location

By Jenny Hottle, Daily Record Business Writer June 16, 2014 Originally published on thedailyrecord.com About 200 Zipcars are helping to reduce carbon emissions in Baltimore and cut spending on parking. The car-sharing service on Monday celebrated the grand opening of its Baltimore office in Harbor East and announced the addition of five vehicles to the …

Educators work to shrink STEM job skills gap

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Maryland ranked first for its high STEM job concentration, academic research and development activity.   By Jenny Hottle, Daily Record Business Writer June 13,  2014 Originally published on thedailyrecord.com. Maryland continues to lead the country in technology and entrepreneurship, ranking first for the third year in a row in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s annual …