| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Maravene Loeschke, a former student, faculty member, and administrator at Towson University, was formally inaugurated Friday afternoon as the university's 13th president before an audience of visiting dignitaries, colleagues and students.
"I know of no...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:40 AM
100 Years Ago
Candidates in Baltimore
From the Times political news: "Wednesday last at Sea Girt, N.J., Hon. Woodrow Wilson, the present governor of New Jersey, was notified of his nomination by the recent Democratic National Convention held in...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Johns Hopkins Hospital lost its coveted spot as the nation's top-ranked hospital for the first time in 22 years, edged out by Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital in the latest analysis by U.S. News & World Report to be released Tuesday.
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Last night, America got the chance to see Towson's favorite son,Michael Phelps, win his Olympic-record 19th medal in impressive fashion.
Phelps became the most decorated Olympian of all time as he cruised to gold in the 200-meter freestyle relay at the...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Former vice president Al Gore will anchor convention coverage on his Current TV channel, it was announced Wednesday.
This is what happens if you own the candy store, I guess. But when was the last time a former Nobel Prize winner sat in the anchor...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:59 AM
It's entirely possibly that I'm fudging the online trends this morning to give more weight to news of a monkey in fancy coat wandering around an Ikea. It is just that depressing today and who knows if even Ikea monkey can counteract this clinical case...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Ann Bartlinski placed the Eucharist and a pearl-beaded rosary blessed by the hands of the late Pope John Paul II on the chest of her 6-year-old daughter, Teresa, who lay Tuesday in a hospital bed, her tiny body rejecting a donor's heart.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Since President Richard Nixon's visit to China in February 1972, American presidents have hoped that building personal rapport with Chinese leaders would strengthen bilateral ties and win political points at home.
While Nixon's trip was a diplomatic...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:24 PM
When Ignat Solzhenitsyn's career began a couple decades ago, the piano was his primary focus. In short order, the podium attracted his attention, and he has enjoyed significant success as a conductor.
Over the weekend, this son of the Nobel Prize-...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:51 PM
It's not often that we find Nobel Prize winners hanging around our neck of the woods. But on Thursday, May 16, at 7 p.m., the community is invited to the Mulitz Theatre on the campus of Glenelg Country School, where Nobel Prize recipient and American...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer.
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Scientists at the nation's leading research institutions are warning that continued uncertainty over federal funding could lead to a brain drain that will undermine the country's global status in medicine.
With funding at the National Institutes of...