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  • Harry C. Rhodes

    Harry C. Rhodes
    Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
  • Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame

    Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame
    Since a memorial service at a sweltering, standing-room only Cole Field House was held a few days after Len Bias' death in June 1986, there has been little official connection between the former basketball All-American and the University of Maryland....
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • A trophy worth winning [Commentary]

    A trophy worth winning [Commentary]
    Now that it's part of the Big Ten Conference, the University of Maryland will play Pennsylvania State University this upcoming football season on Nov. 1, giving fans their first real shot at a solid football rivalry in years. For 61 years, the...
  • More new moms turning to placenta for help

    More new moms turning to placenta for help
    Animals have done it since the beginning of time. Women in Asia and Africa have done it for centuries. But lately, more women in Western cultures are turning to an ancient practice.  Following childbirth, they are ingesting their placenta –...
  • Herr named director of athletics at Anne Arundel Community College

    Herr named director of athletics at Anne Arundel Community College
    Anne Arundel Community College has named Duane P. Herr of Glen Burnie as the college's director of athletics. A former scholar-athlete on both Anne Arundel's and Towson University's baseball teams, Herr has been serving as interim coordinator of athletics...
  • Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus

    Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus
    Three years ago, no student at Milford Mill Academy passed the Advanced Placement calculus exam, which made it clear that unprepared students were being pushed into the high-level class. In an attempt to change that, a dozen high school students who...
  • As Team Maryland wrestling grows, so does program's prominence

    As Team Maryland wrestling grows, so does program's prominence
    D.J. Grindle has heard nothing but great things about the chocolate milk. Up in Fargo, N.D., on the campus of North Dakota State University, the chocolate milk is part of wrestling lore. The taste is prime, even if the glasses are small. Wrestlers...
  • Morgan State's governing board violated Open Meetings Act

    Morgan State's governing board violated Open Meetings Act
    Morgan State University's Board of Regents violated the state open meetings law when it did not give proper notice of a hastily convened executive committee meeting, the Open Meetings Compliance Board found this week. The executive committee, which met...
  • For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late

    For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late
    As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities. But one thing separated her from Towson students: All of her classes were taught by...
  • Neil Feather, creator of experimental musical instruments, wins $25,000 Sondheim prize

    Neil Feather, creator of experimental musical instruments, wins $25,000 Sondheim prize
    Artist Neil Feather, who builds mechanized musical instruments from bowling balls, film projectors and cigar boxes, among other objects, received this year's $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday evening. Trained as a ceramicist,...
  • Notre Dame gets $1.5 million gift for nursing program

    Notre Dame gets $1.5 million gift for nursing program
    An alumna of Notre Dame of Maryland University gave the college a $1.5 million gift that will fund an endowed chair in its School of Nursing. Frances Kay Pitts, who graduated from Notre Dame with a bachelor's degree in nursing in 1996, gave the gift...