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  • High bid at auction to win Tanzanian safari

    High bid at auction to win Tanzanian safari
    There is nothing unusual about a nonprofit group finding unique items to auction as a fundraiser. But Linda Wilson, founder of Caring for Kids of Kenya, which helps Kenya's orphans, has truly come up with a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a bidder. She...
  • Community colleges provide affordable opportunities [Letter]

    Many postsecondary students do not follow a traditional path from college entry to degree at a single institution ("More students transferring into Maryland universities," Sept. 8). Approximately half of all students attend more than one institution,...
  • Laurel's new Uplift Church has millennials in mind

    Laurel's new Uplift Church has millennials in mind
    The Rev. Marquez Ball moved to Laurel more than two years ago and quickly was able to gauge some patterns around him. "I noticed a tremendous trend of millennials moving to Laurel but they are not connected to a church or any faith tradition," said...
  • Hebrew Orphan Asylum moves closer to redevelopment

    Hebrew Orphan Asylum moves closer to redevelopment
    The University System of Maryland Board of Regents voted Thursday to sell the vacant and deteriorated former Hebrew Orphan Asylum in West Baltimore to the Coppin Heights Community Development Corp. for redevelopment as a community health center, according...
  • Maryland gets its first taste of Big Ten with in-conference soccer games Friday

    Maryland gets its first taste of Big Ten with in-conference soccer games Friday
    COLLEGE PARK — The players on Maryland's men's and women's soccer teams can't look at their respective opponents Friday any different than they have others they have faced this season. But the Terps understand the significance that these games hold....
  • Auditor praises HCC financial picture, but notes recurring structural deficit

    Auditor praises HCC financial picture, but notes recurring structural deficit
    Although Harford Community College received a clean audit for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, its auditor touched on the financial issues that college officials and board members have been wresting with in recent years as the college continues to rely on...
  • Howard County native gives $31 million to UM for computer science center

    Howard County native gives $31 million to UM for computer science center
    He didn't even finish his degree at the University of Maryland, College Park, but entrepreneur Brendan Iribe found other creative geniuses and best friends as he tinkered in the computer science department there. So on Friday, he will give the...
  • Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist

    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist
    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80. "He was a beacon of light in the...
  • Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor

    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor
    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, a counselor who was an outreach and volunteer coordinator for a Baltimore men's shelter, died of a heart attack Sept. 2 at his West Ostend Street home. He was 52. The son of Jesse James Phillips, a Secret Service agent and...
  • Philip Filner, molecular biologist

    Philip Filner, molecular biologist
    Philip Filner, a retired molecular biologist and community activist who helped preserve a wooded and wetland tract in Owings Mills, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 6 at his Lutherville home. He was 75. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Samuel...
  • Under Armour, Maryland in tight contractual embrace

    Under Armour, Maryland in tight contractual embrace
    Football players sometimes get creative with their ankle tape. Instead of wrapping their feet before a game, they ask a trainer to loop white or brightly colored tape around the outside of the shoe in a way that obscures the shoe company's logo. Known...
  • UM has received other large donations in recent years

    UM has received other large donations in recent years
    The $31 million donation to the University of Maryland, College Park on Friday from a computer tech millionaire was the largest donation in the history of the university, but there have been others nearly as big. The university has received three $30...