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  • Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor

    Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor
    Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
  • Bookish a new resource for book news and info

    Bookish a new resource for book news and info
    Book lovers have a new source for finding good reads: Bookish, a new website created by Hachette, Penguin and Simon & Schuster. The site, which kicked off today, offers articles, reading recommendations and options to buy books through Amazon, Barnes &...
  • McDaniel prof's latest book probes the big questions of fourth grade

    McDaniel prof's latest book probes the big questions of fourth grade
    Lisa Graff, an author who teaches children's literature at McDaniel College, can't read a map to save her life. She's terrible at crossword puzzles, has trouble telling her left hand from her right and uses far too many exclamation points. While she was...
  • Peace Corps Week a time of reflection for former volunteers

    Peace Corps Week a time of reflection for former volunteers
    Sally Foster worked in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a health educator in the early 1960s. Mike McQuestion was stationed in the Philippines in the mid-1970s, trying to teach basic preventive medicine to mountain villagers. Chris Carneal...
  • Saying farewell to Steven Muller, one of Baltimore's best

    Saying farewell to Steven Muller, one of Baltimore's best
    Steven Muller, the president of Johns Hopkins University from 1972-1990, died on Jan. 19.  He was one of the giants of his era.  I knew him well.  I write to share three remarkable stories which reveal the character of this great man. 1. Steve was...
  • Abingdon mother will see son play in Super Bowl

    Abingdon mother will see son play in Super Bowl
    When Abingdon resident Rose Ihedigbo enrolled her sons in Pop Warner youth football as children, she had no idea it would put her youngest son James on a path to an appearance in the Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens. "I never though he would go this...
  • Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances

    Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances
    Baltimore has witnessed love and loss. From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
  • UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel

    UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel
    In one way or another, Manil Suri has spent his entire life charting what happens when polar opposites are brought together in unexpected and at times startling juxtapositions. Suri, 53, is an acclaimed novelist, and a career mathematician who teaches...
  • Columbia girl, 11, a 'role model' as story is published

    Columbia girl, 11, a 'role model' as story is published
    It may be every writer's dream to publish a book, and for one Columbia girl, that dream has come true at a very young age. Carolyn Neuman, 11, wrote "Adventures With the Winglets" over the course of one year, and in November 2012, after it had been...
  • Look Mickey, it's a Roy Lichtenstein retrospective at National Gallery

    Look Mickey, it's a Roy Lichtenstein retrospective at National Gallery
    Among the things produced by post-World War II consumer-driven culture was artist Roy Lichtenstein, who loved to chronicle its commercial products and other pop cultural attributes. The National Gallery of Art's big and cheerful Lichtenstein retrospective...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 6 Classical concert Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series presents violinist and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Jonathan Carney, accompanied by pianist Jeffrey Sharkey of the Peabody Institute, in a performance of sonatas by...
  • Congressional candidate charged with illegal voting

    Congressional candidate charged with illegal voting
    Former Maryland congressional candidate Wendy W. Rosen was charged Thursday with illegally voting in two elections and faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Maryland State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt charged Rosen, 58, with casting ballots in...