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  • Cozy Towson Green townhouse offers a bright new beginning

    Cozy Towson Green townhouse offers a bright new beginning
    For many people, midlife is a time for fresh beginnings, and often those beginnings bring the exhilaration of reinvention. Deb Moriarty, vice president of student affairs at Towson University, acknowledges both. After 13 years in Catonsville, her...
  • Reforming university athletics [Commentary]

    Reforming university athletics [Commentary]
    The advent of cable television gave universities vast opportunities to profit from football and basketball, and the large and most lucrative programs dominate the national championship tournaments and earn huge sums. Northwestern's football program...
  • Judges announced for Kevin Plank's Cupid's Cup business competition

    Judges announced for Kevin Plank's Cupid's Cup business competition
    Under Armour CEO and founder Kevin Plank and celebrity judges will pick from six finalists Friday in the annual Cupid's Cup national entrepreneurship competition. The annual competition, designed to foster interest in student entrepreneurship, is...
  • U.S. agencies face battle to draw millennials into workforce

    U.S. agencies face battle to draw millennials into workforce
    As a government and politics major at the University of Maryland, Joe Chapman knew he might end up working for the federal government. "It was not always at the top of my list for a career, but it was among the places that I knew I was going to shoot...
  • Terps deserve more coverage [Letter]

    Terps deserve more coverage [Letter]
    Thank you for your editorial comments about Maryland women's basketball and their incomparable star, Alyssa Thomas ("Remember her name," April 1). I know her and have seen nearly all of her home games. You ask the question about why Ms. Thomas is not...
  • Terps fans travel, die hard

    Terps fans travel, die hard
    Former Terps women's basketball players Marissa Coleman and Kim Rodgers sat quietly at a table in Looney's Bar and Pub on Route 1 in College Park as Sunday's Final Four game came to an end. Maryland lost, 87-61, to undefeated Notre Dame at Bridgestone...
  • Nation of Islam leader may speak at Morgan State University in the fall

    Nation of Islam leader may speak at Morgan State University in the fall
    Morgan State University is working with a group that intends to bring Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to speak on campus this fall, a university spokesman said Saturday. Spokesman Clint Coleman said a local Nation of Islam chapter, the Student...
  • Robotic fish feels the flow

    Robotic fish feels the flow
    The robotic fish kept alone in a tank at the University of Maryland, College Park doesn't dazzle with its agility or speed, but it does promise bigger things to come. At the flick of a switch, water flows through the tank. The faceless gray plastic...
  • School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen

    School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen
    Amid reports of an "active shooter" on campus Monday, Stevenson University students threw their desks against the classroom door, then prayed with near-strangers under computer carts. Just three days later, elementary and middle school students at...
  • Sharfstein tells Congress contractors are to blame

    Sharfstein tells Congress contractors are to blame
    Maryland's top health official told a congressional panel in Washington on Thursday that IT contractors were to blame for the state's troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act and suggested that the state may reimburse the federal government if it can...
  • UMUC president's letter about staff layoffs

    UMUC president's letter about staff layoffs
    Dear Colleagues, I am writing today to update you on the stateside measures the university is taking to address the financial pressures caused by continued enrollment declines. In addition to cutting departmental operating budgets, some personnel...
  • UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments

    UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments
    The University of Maryland University College announced Friday that it would lay off 70 employees — the latest problem to hit the school that caters to nontraditional students, including members of the military, the federal government and working...