University of Maryland Cuts Energy Costs: Innovative Solutions to Make Residence Halls Green

Rife International, LLC was selected as an energy efficiency solutions contractor to the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) and saved the university several thousand dollars in lighting costs annually. The project included the removal and recycling of existing T-8 2×4 florescent light fixtures and installing new energy efficient T-5 2×2 florescent fixtures. The project […]

Trade Ambassador Kapneck Surfing the Wave of Goodwill

During the past years when the recession was starting to take hold and change the American way of life and the American dream, there were those who worked harder and longer each day to help their fellow citizens, keep their heads above water. One of these individuals was Maryland Trade Ambassador Philip Kapneck who was […]

Serial Biotech Entrepreneur Continues To Build Biotech Hub

Maryland is lucky to have Dr. Ken Carter, the Presidentand CEO of Noble Life Sciences. The serial biotech entrepreneur has helped Montgomery County become one of the nation’s leading biotech hubs with around 330 biotech companies. For several years, Dr. Carter ran the gene mapping initiative at Human Genome Sciences, then he co-founded Avalon Pharmaceuticals, […]

Hon Philip Kapneck Attracts Business and Industry to Maryland

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” Thomas Jefferson Hardworking people that are working for the people try to cut cost anyway that they can to help decrease America`s budget deficit and create jobs for […]

MedImmune Makes Agreement for Inflammatory Disease Treatment

Gaitthersburg-based MedImmune has made an in-licensing agreement with Amgen for a novel monoclonal antibody targeting the IL-1 pathway.

Man Suspected of Conducting Dog Fighting Operations

A possible dog fighting operation has been uncovered by Montgomery County Police after raiding a home near Laytonsville.

Man Stalking Uma Thurman Extradited to NYC

A Gaithersburg man was formally escorted out of his home to New York City on charges of stalking and harassing actress Uma Thurman.

Sodexo Finds Most Vegan Friendly College

With thousands of votes cast for the country’s Most Vegan-Friendly College in America, Sodexo helped client Northwestern University emerge as the top pick for 2010 in the small college category by PETA2, the world’s largest youth animal rights organization.

Traveler’s Diarrhea Vaccine Halted

Intercell AG announced today preliminary clinical results on its investigational Travelers’ Diarrhea (TD) Vaccine Patch program and the decision not to pursue further the development of this vaccine candidate.

Sodexo Lauds Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act

Sodexo applauds the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, which Congress passed paving the way for more children to get healthy, nutritious school meals and to fight childhood obesity.