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  • 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...
  • Morgan State University professor convicted of fraud scheme

    Morgan State University professor convicted of fraud scheme
    A Morgan State University professor was convicted Tuesday in connection with a scheme to defraud the National Science Foundation and his students. Manoj Kumar Jha, 46, of Severn faces 20 years in prison for each of four counts of wire fraud, and for...
  • New state higher-education plan addresses changing demographics of students

    New state higher-education plan addresses changing demographics of students
    The body overseeing higher education in Maryland unveiled a new four-year plan Wednesday intended to help serve the low-income, first-generation and nontraditional students that make up a growing segment of the academic population. The Maryland Higher...
  • Sojourner-Douglass College will overcome its present difficulties [Letter]

    Your recent story on Sojourner Douglass College revealed these students' distress and uncertainty about their futures ("With Sojourner-Douglass' accreditation in jeopardy, students in limbo," March 30). As an African-American who once experienced a...
  • Towson University president diagnosed with cancer, expects full recovery

    Towson University president diagnosed with cancer, expects full recovery
    Towson University President Maravene Loeschke told faculty and staff Friday that she was recently diagnosed with cancer but expects to make a full recovery. Loeschke said the cancer, which is in her adrenal gland, was discovered at an early stage during...
  • Lessons learned from an unplanned lockdown [Commentary]

    Lessons learned from an unplanned lockdown [Commentary]
    The afternoon of Monday, March 31st was a typical day at Stevenson University until 2:24 p.m., when cell phones across campus suddenly displayed a text alert that we have never had to send before: "Active shooter on the Owings Mills campus." The same...
  • Harford County will purchase University Center land for $1

    Harford County will be purchasing the nearly 10 acres occupied by the University Center of Northeastern Maryland near Aberdeen, as well as leasing the adjacent parking area, but it won't exactly be breaking the bank to do so. The members of the county'...
  • Tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland to drop by 8.6 percent

    Tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland to drop by 8.6 percent
    Tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland will be slashed by more than 8 percent in the coming academic year after the Maryland General Assembly approved a special grant in the state's final budget. The southern Maryland liberal arts college has the...
  • Advice for students and families on staying safe in college

    Advice for students and families on staying safe in college
    Handling stress, peer pressure, drinking and other issues that face college students were the topics for a group of panelists at the Arbutus Library on Thursday, April 10. The evening seminar designed for college-bound students and their families, was...
  • Jeffrey F. Bayliss, chemical engineer

    Jeffrey F. Bayliss, chemical engineer
    Jeffrey F. Bayliss, a chemical engineer who was the president and owner of Spray Drying Systems Inc., died April 2 of complications from cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 52. The son of Ronald W. Bayliss, a chemical engineer,...
  • Why not establish a Towson University Press? [Letter]

    When the economy "returns" in 2034, it's my hope as an alumnus of Towson University Class of 1972 that it will establish a Towson University Press book publishing arm that will give the university a larger presence across the United States, as well as a...
  • Search for the next Anne Arundel superintendent down to final three

    Search for the next Anne Arundel superintendent down to final three
    The search for the next superintendent of Anne Arundel County's public schools has been an exercise filled with numbers. It's been nine months since Kevin Maxwell left the job for a similar post in Prince George's County, and one month since interim...