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  • 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...
  • UMUC will not leave the University System of Maryland [Letter]

    As reported in your article of July 10 ("UMUC considering plan to become independent non-profit with ties to university system"), I have initiated a global community dialogue on a report from a volunteer team of outside business leaders that recommended...
  • Washington College names interim president

    Washington College names interim president
    Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday. Griswold — an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of...
  • Counselor becomes executive director of Catonsville nonprofit

    Counselor becomes executive director of Catonsville nonprofit
    When licensed counselor Rita Platt, 53, first became a therapist 10 years ago, she aspired to make a difference in the lives of families dealing with issues such as divorce, substance abuse, anxiety and depression. "It hurt my heart to see all those...
  • Dr. James McCauley appointed to Harford CC Board of Trustees

    Dr. James McCauley appointed to Harford CC Board of Trustees
    Dr. James W. McCauley was sworn in July 1 at the Harford County courthouse as a new member of the Harford Community College Board of Trustees, serving as representative for county council District F. The HCC board also announced the re-election of Dr....
  • 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...
  • Towson misrepresented plans for softball stadium [Letter]

    One would hope that our state universities and their leaders would possess high integrity. The Rodgers Forge community has found that not to be the case in its recent dealings with President Maravene S. Loeschke and Towson University ("Rodgers Forge...
  • Bee conscious of what you plant

    Bee conscious of what you plant
    As Nathan Reid wandered around his Canton neighborhood, he saw threats everywhere. Empty tree wells, weedy window boxes and flowers that bloomed and died before the end of summer — unkind conditions for the fuzzy, buzzing set. "I want homeowners...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • At camp for middle-schoolers, dance with a dose of self-esteem

    At camp for middle-schoolers, dance with a dose of self-esteem
    Sprawled out on their stomachs or hunched over pieces of paper, two dozen preteens gathered in the cool darkness of the theater stage and mulled over what kind of legacy they would leave behind. Tracie Jiggetts, responsible for helping to shape their...