| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:33 PM
On her first official day of work, Julia Marciari-Alexander heads down to the basement of the Walters Art Museum to say hello to a room full of squirmy 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds attending summer camp.
A girl with curly, brown hair looks up from the strand...
| May 11, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, former professor and chairman of the Johns Hopkins University mathematics department whose escape from Nazi-occupied France became the subject of a children's book, died April 24 of heart failure at his Guilford residence. He was 83....
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:45 AM
How many of you studied a foreign language in high school? How well did you do?
Learning the intricacies of a foreign tongue is hard enough, but how about trying to write poetry in it?
And, on top of that, win a competition!
Well, these Reservoir...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:24 PM
In naming Julia Marciari-Alexander as executive director on Wednesday, the Walters Art Museum board of directors entrusted one of Baltimore's most important arts institutions to a rising star — and signaled an emphasis on community engagement even...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:13 PM
To wrap up its subscription season, the Baltimore Symphony is performing one of those surefire works beloved by orchestra box offices everywhere, Carl Orff's earthy cantata "Carmina Burana."
In a nice move, music director Marin Alsop has balanced this...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
This letter is in response to Anne Neal's recent commentary, "Cautionary campus tale," (May 30). As a 2008 St. Mary's alumna, I, like many of my fellow alumni, took great umbrage to the broad strokes Ms. Neal attempts to use in painting our alma mater...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Barbara P. Canavan, a 40-year veteran of Harford County Public Schools, has been named interim superintendent to replace for one year Dr. Robert Tomback, who is leaving after his term is up June 30.
Canavan spent more than half her time with the school...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:44 AM
I must have a bit of math-nerd in me, because of all the poems I ever was taught in school, one of the few that stayed with me was a humorous French ditty about pi. The number of letters in each word conformed to the results for pi, which is the ratio...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column on French economic policy is unfairly critical of a great nation that perhaps has contributed more to the world's culture — in literature, music, philosophy and art — than any other country on earth...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:58 AM
When author Margaret Meacham was a little girl, she let her imagination soar while perched high in the branches of a buckeye tree in her family's Pittsburgh backyard.
Now, half a century after those leafy daydreams, the 60-year-old Meacham is a popular...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Elinora Bowdoin Bolton, a former French teacher who had been a celebrated 1940s women's tennis player, died of heart failure in her sleep Tuesday at the Keswick Multicare Center. The former Howard County resident was 93.
Family members said she was...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Drew Wall, a junior at Atholton High School, says a curious thing happened after he visited Spain in a student exchange program last summer: He found himself automatically translating a popular song that got stuck in his head into Spanish.