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Each student at UMBC graduation has 'a wonderful story'

After a year that marked the 50th anniversary of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1,300 members of the class of 2017 received their degrees Thursday at commencement exercises at the Royal Farms Arena. "Each student here has a wonderful story," university president Freeman Hrabowski...

  • Hiring outlook brightens for college graduates

    Hiring outlook brightens for college graduates

    Michaela Jones graduated from Loyola University Maryland on Saturday. Even before she picked up her degree, the 22-year-old business administration major already had a job. Jones becomes a production associate for the Baltimore event production firm Feats Inc. next month — and says fellow seniors...

  • Male Romper Watch is in full force at Preakness

    Male Romper Watch is in full force at Preakness

    This week, the internet was graced with the fashion phenomenon of the male romper — just in time for Preakness. A Kickstarter for something called the RompHim touched off quite a reaction this week, with some praising the look and others equating it to the downfall of our civilization. But everyone...

  • Hopkins announces 3.5 percent tuition hike for fifth straight year

    Hopkins announces 3.5 percent tuition hike for fifth straight year

    Tuition for full-time liberal arts and engineering students at the Johns Hopkins University will increase $1,760, or 3.5 percent, next school year, the university announced this week. The increase will bring tuition to $52,170 for more than 5,400 undergraduates in the Hopkins schools of the arts...

  • Hopkins, Community College of Baltimore County to partner on humanities

    Hopkins, Community College of Baltimore County to partner on humanities

    Johns Hopkins University and the Community College of Baltimore County have been awarded a combined $1.725 million to partner on humanities education, the community college announced Thursday. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in New York awarded $980,000 to CCBC and $745,000 to Hopkins. The money...

  • Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden tells MICA graduates to use creativity to help others

    Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden tells MICA graduates to use creativity to help others

    Carla Hayden, the 14th librarian of Congress and former CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, urged graduate students at the Maryland Institute College of Art's commencement to continue to tap their creativity and use it to serve others. Hayden, who was awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree...

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