| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:04 PM
COLUMBIA – Computer science students at Hammond High School aren't just reading textbooks and taking notes these days, but are designing actual software, like interactive fossil fuel maps, for their fellow students to use in other classes.
| May 9, 2012
| 3:59 AM
The molten metal pouring from the foundry at Danko Arlington Inc. in Baltimore harks back to the early industrial era. But across the street in one of the company's other buildings, workers operate an X-ray machine, a laser probe and a 3D printer that...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:54 PM
The University of Maryland, College Park will use a $1.1 million grant from defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. to establish a new honors concentration in cybersecurity, school officials announced Monday.
With the program, which will accept its...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Maryland shed 7,500 jobs in May, as the state posted one of the largest losses in the country for the second month in a row, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
Only North Carolina and Pennsylvania saw bigger cuts in May, according to the new...
| Jun 27, 2012
The following students have earned accolades, degrees and honors at colleges and universities:
Alex Vanko, of Towson, graduated magnum cum laude from the College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts in biology and a minor in philosophy....
| Jul 6, 2012
| 5:50 AM
Things are changing at Hiss United Methodist Church in Parkville.
Pastor Mark Smiley, who has been senior pastor at Hiss for the last eight years, has been appointed by Bishop John Schol of the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist...
| Feb 27, 2011
When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its sleep apnea diagnostic kits, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn.
NovaSom chose Zentech Manufacturing...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 12:50 PM
Ronald J. Schaefer, a retired Northrop Grumman Corp. contracts manager and avid bicyclist, died Oct. 6 of prostate cancer at his Timonium home. He was 78.
The son of a Glenn L. Martin Co. quality-control manager and a homemaker, Mr. Schaefer was born...
| Jun 5, 2011
A year ago, Washington marketing associate Tara Miller felt lucky just to have a job in her field.
So while she wanted to work in Baltimore — where she could be closer to her boyfriend — Miller stayed put at her job in D.C.
But by March of...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Federal spending in Maryland dropped by nearly $1.4 billion last year — a setback for a state economy built largely on Washington dollars and a likely omen, analysts say, of further austerity to come.
The pullback, which was revealed in census...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 5:19 PM
An engineer suspected of removing more than 70 pro-slots signs before last year's slots referendum in Anne Arundel County was fined $5,000 Thursday by a judge and granted probation before judgment on a single conviction of theft.
David Scott Corrigan,...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp.'s plan to eliminate as many as 800 jobs — the second steep reduction for the Linthicum-based Electronic Systems division this year — could presage cutbacks by other federal contractors and further blows to the state's...