Md. univer­sity sys­tem to open job train­ing cen­ter

Baltimore Sun - - NATION & WORLD -

The Univer­si­ties at Shady Grove, part of the Univer­sity Sys­tem of Mary­land, has started build­ing a bio­med­i­cal sciences and en­gi­neer­ing ed­u­ca­tion fa­cil­ity to train univer­sity stu­dents from around the state for in-de­mand science, tech­nol­ogy, en­gi­neer­ing and math-re­lated jobs in health care, bio­sciences, en­gi­neer­ing and com­pu­ta­tional sciences. The $36.7 mil­lion, state­funded fa­cil­ity will open in 2019 on the Rockville cam­pus, al­low­ing re­search univer­si­ties such as the Univer­sity of Mary­land, Bal­ti­more, Univer­sity of Mary­land, Col­lege Park and UMBC to of­fer un­der­grad­u­ate and grad­u­ate de­gree cour­ses. The new build­ing will in­clude teach­ing lab­o­ra­to­ries, col­lab­o­ra­tive learn­ing spa­ces, clin­i­cal train­ing fa­cil­ity and aca­demic of­fices. Through­out Mary­land the growth of highly skilled jobs has out­paced avail­able can­di­dates, and nearly tens of thou­sands of new work­ers will be needed in com­ing years for

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