- The University of Maryland announced this week it is opening an 8,000-square-foot hub that will feature meeting rooms and spaces for collaboration, in Arlington, Virginia’s Crystal City neighborhood, home of Amazon’s forthcoming second headquarters (HQ2).
- Called the Discovery Center, it intends to be a space for academics, business leaders, students and locals to meet and use. It will host lectures, symposia and other events on subjects such as cybersecurity, machine learning and cloud computing.
- U of Maryland is the latest university to plan new facilities near HQ2 to strengthen its relationship with the e-commerce giant.
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