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  • Maya Angelou's death brings forth memories, tributes from Md. friends

    Maya Angelou's death brings forth memories, tributes from Md. friends
    When he went to bed Tuesday night, Levi B. Watkins was looking forward to flying to North Carolina this week to visit a "close friend and soul mate," just as he'd done so often for years. His stay at the home of poet Maya Angelou, he was sure, would...
  • Ehrlich wrong about college — again [Letter]

    Ehrlich wrong about college — again [Letter]
    This is rich, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. complaining about college tuition ("College: where kids become leftists," May 25). I had two sons attending St. Mary's College of Maryland while Mr. Ehrlich was governor. He raised tuition more than any governor in...
  • Questions raised over possible joint Morgan-Towson academic programs

    Questions raised over possible joint Morgan-Towson academic programs
    A proposal for Morgan State University to offer joint academic programs with Towson University is drawing objections from some Morgan officials who believe such a setup would benefit Towson far more than the Baltimore institution. The plan, which is in...
  • Ehrlich no expert on college affordability or politics [Letter]

    Ehrlich no expert on college affordability or politics [Letter]
    What a revelation. Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. cares deeply about higher education. And, all of a sudden, he's an expert on the subject ("College: where kids become leftists," May 25). For anyone who doesn't remember, tuition at Maryland's...
  • UMBC's Zerrlaut retires after 41 years

    UMBC's Zerrlaut retires after 41 years
    Kathy Zerrlaut, who has been on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County campus for 41 years in several roles, will retire at the end of June  2014. UMBC opened in the fall of 1966 and Zerrlaut arrived in 1973 after graduating from Frostburg State....
  • Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2014 class

    Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2014 class
    NAME, PREP SCHOOL AND/OR HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE Jaylen Adams, Mount St. Joseph, ST. BONAVENTURE Chancellor Barnard, Glenelg Country School, LOYOLA Timmy Bond, City, EASTERN MICHIGAN Phil Booth, Mount St. Joseph, VILLANOVA Iba Camara, St. Paul's,...
  • Zerrlaut retiring after 41 years as UMBC coach, administrator

     Zerrlaut retiring after 41 years as UMBC coach, administrator
    Longtime UMBC coach and athletic administrator Kathy Zerrlaut announced her retirement Thursday after 41 years of working at the university, which has existed for only 48 years. "It's been 41 years, and I'm not getting any younger," Zerrlaut said,...
  • Morgan has good reason to be wary of partnering with Towson [Letter]

    Morgan has good reason to be wary of partnering with Towson [Letter]
    So Morgan State University should trust the folks who have been duplicating its programs ("If not now, when?" May 27)? Is Morgan the only school that is looking out for its own interests? As Ronald Reagan famously said: "Trust, but verify." It seems...
  • Carroll Community College's new president eager to face challenges

    Carroll Community College's new president eager to face challenges
    Over the past 15 years, Carroll Community College has seen the campus expand, enrollment grow and program offerings increase under the leadership of Dr. Faye Pappalardo. This summer, Pappalardo will retire and a familiar face on campus will become the...
  • Rita R. Martin, counseled homeless women

    Rita R. Martin, counseled homeless women
    Rita R. Martin, a counselor of homeless women at a Better Waverly residence, died of complications from multiple myeloma and infection Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Lochearn resident was 69. Born Rita Reynolds in San Diego, she...
  • Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'

    Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'
    When 12-year-old Leilani Hines wanted to fly away to Neverland, she just had to close her eyes, point her toes, curve one arm above her head, and picture herself springing above the ground in the ballet move known as a grand jete. In her imagination,...
  • Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]

    Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]
    As the nation moves toward President Obama's goal of college degrees for 60 percent of Americans by 2020, the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) becomes even more important — particularly in Maryland, where 48 percent of...