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  • UB to continue admitting underclassmen

    UB to continue admitting underclassmen
    The University of Baltimore said Wednesday it will continue admitting underclassmen, rejecting a recent proposal to scrap the freshman and sophomore classes altogether and opting instead to strengthen its first-year program. Last month, the university'...
  • Holder visits Baltimore to announce school safety funding

    Holder visits Baltimore to announce school safety funding
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will visit Baltimore Wednesday night to announce $63 million in federal grants awarded to study school safety to reduce gun violence across the nation. Baltimore County Public Schools and the University of Maryland,...
  • Mt. Hebron's marching unit wows Atlantic City [Ellicott City]

    Raymond Chow, Mt. Hebron High School Marching Unit Boosters publicity chairman, has great news to share. Last month, the MHHS Marching Unit participated in the Miss America Parade in Atlantic City. "Despite the constant and sometimes heavy rain, our...
  • Howard Community College part of state consortium receiving $14 million

    Howard Community College part of state consortium receiving $14 million
    Howard Community College is one of 14 Maryland community colleges that have partnered together to receive nearly $15 million in federal grant funding to create cyber technology training programs, according to a release from the college. The funding...
  • UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]

    UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]
    Much has been written recently about the path forward for University of Maryland University College ("UMUC should focus on education, not business," Sept. 18). Like many Marylanders, I have a vested interest in UMUC. My father attended the university...
  • Binnie Ritchie Holum, dancer and actress, dies at 64

    Binnie Ritchie Holum, dancer and actress, dies at 64
    Binnie Ritchie Holum, a dancer, choreographer, playwright and actress who had been a co-founder of the Baltimore Women's Theatre Project, died Sept. 21 at her parents' home near Saranac Lake, N.Y., of a gioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor. She was...
  • A political divide over the environment

    A political divide over the environment
    To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River....
  • Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]

    Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]
    George Mason University research, released jointly with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, shows that roughly three quarters of Marylanders understand that climate change is a threat to our health, homes, businesses and natural resources, and...
  • History lover presents perspective of past

    History lover presents perspective of past
    When Catonsville librarian Monty Phair was 8, his uncle took him to a Civil War battlefield. The rest is history. His passion for history, particularly that of Baltimore, has driven his participation in historical reenactments and is something he...
  • With letters in decline, Loyola rips out mailboxes

    With letters in decline, Loyola rips out mailboxes
    When school started at Loyola University Maryland last fall, the administration sent a welcome flier to the mailbox of every student living on campus. By the end of the year, a third of those fliers were still unread. No one ever checked the boxes....
  • Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'

    Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'
    Every day companies mine online data to track consumer habits, but two University of Maryland law professors say Facebook and dating service OkCupid went too far by manipulating their users' experience to study their behavior. At the professors' urging,...
  • Perdue's ruffled feathers [Editorial]

    Perdue's ruffled feathers [Editorial]
    Last week, Jim Perdue spoke at a Maryland Chamber of Commerce event to complain about the regulatory environment in the state where his company roosts. "The problem is, we have no seat at the table in Maryland," the Perdue Farms chairman said, according...