Carrie Wells

Writer

Carrie Wells covers higher education for The Baltimore Sun. She joined The Sun in January 2013 after spending two years at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida. She is a native of Prince George’s County and graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Recent Articles

  • More Marylanders catch swine flu at county fairs

    More Marylanders catch swine flu at county fairs

    Five Marylanders were sickened with the flu after coming into contact with pigs at the Anne Arundel County Fair and The Great Frederick Fair, the Maryland Department of Health said Wednesday. Another seven Maryland residents caught the flu after coming into contact with pigs at the Charles County...

  • Salisbury University president to resign

    Salisbury University president to resign

    Salisbury University president Janet Dudley-Eshbach announced Wednesday she would step down at the end of the academic year after 18 years with the Eastern Shore institution. Dudley-Eshbach said in a statement she would spend a year assisting her successor in the transition, then return to teaching...

  • Inner Harbor ice rink to reopen in November

    Inner Harbor ice rink to reopen in November

    The Pandora Ice Rink in the Inner Harbor will open Nov. 10, the Waterfront Partnership announced on Wednesday. The rink, which is above the Inner Harbor Amphitheatre, will remain open daily through Jan. 15, 2018. “We’re finalizing the details for this year’s programming and look forward to announcing...

  • Baltimore Archbishop Lori forms task force on racism

    Baltimore Archbishop Lori forms task force on racism

    Archbishop of Baltimore William E. Lori announced Wednesday a statewide task force that will help determine ways to combat racism. The task force will be chaired by Bishop Denis J. Madden, auxiliary bishop emeritus and urban vicar of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, and Bishop Roy E. Campbell, Jr.,...

  • Multiple people shot in Poppleton neighborhood

    Multiple people shot in Poppleton neighborhood

    At least two people were shot in the Poppleton neighborhood of West Baltimore on Tuesday evening, police said. The shooting happened just before 7 p.m. in the 1100 block of Sarah Ann Street, an alley street off Mulberry Street. A 22-year-old man and a 24-year-old man were both shot and were taken...

  • Laurel man convicted in murder of parents

    Laurel man convicted in murder of parents

    A 31-year-old Laurel man was convicted of first-degree murder Tuesday in the deaths of his parents, the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office said. Craig Dennis White will be back in court on Wednesday while a jury determines whether he is criminally responsible for the double homicide. Police...

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