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  • University of Baltimore to offer free final semester

    University of Baltimore to offer free final semester
    The University of Baltimore will offer free tuition to college students in their final semester if they can finish their degrees in four years, the school announced Tuesday. The unusual break could boost the college's flagging graduation rates and...
  • NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says

    NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says
    COLLEGE PARK — The NCAA may need to mandate new "dead periods" to rein in the time demands on college athletes that increasingly pull them away from the classroom, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday. "One of the things that's being very...
  • Sojourner-Douglass College in danger of losing accreditation

    Sojourner-Douglass College in danger of losing accreditation
    Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore is in danger of losing its accreditation and faces serious financial challenges, leaving the small private college's future uncertain. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the accrediting body for...
  • Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope

    Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope
    Stephanie Harshman whips the white-wire jump rope around as fast as she can, creating the blurry outline of a full revolution and generating the high-pitched howl of a large gust of wind. It's the double-under, a move that explains itself: two revolutions...
  • Remembering Zach Lederer's incredible journey

    Remembering Zach Lederer's incredible journey
    We knew his condition was grave, particularly when he was placed in hospice care at his home, and we also knew that once off life support, his time would be short. Nevertheless, we continued to hope, because hope and prayer were all that we had to cling...
  • Finalists for student school board member to take part in 'candidates' night'

    Finalists for student school board member to take part in 'candidates' night'
    Three high school students have been named as finalists to become the next student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education. They are Ayesha Chaudhry of South River High School in Edgewater, Camilla Shanley of North County High in Ferndale...
  • Towson U. students help Cedar Cafe owner market her business

    Towson U. students help Cedar Cafe owner market her business
    They held a free food sampling on campus. They distributed flyers with discount coupons in the dormitories and nearby apartment buildings. They revamped the website, adding colorful pictures and a menu. A group of Towson University business students are...
  • Mount 'Mayhem' ready to put its stamp on March Madness

    Mount 'Mayhem' ready to put its stamp on March Madness
    EMMITSBURG — If you like your March Madness stories improbable, this is the team for you. The Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers are a rag-tag group of transfers and unsung recruits who, two years ago, watched their previous coach resign midway through...
  • Names, Social Security numbers of 9,700 Marylanders with disabilities exposed in hacking

    Names, Social Security numbers of 9,700 Marylanders with disabilities exposed in hacking
    Names and Social Security numbers of about 9,700 Marylanders with disabilities were exposed when a hacker breached a state contractor's computer systems in October, state health officials said Monday. The breach of Service Coordination Inc. involved a...
  • City school board considers tuition increase for nonresident students

    City school board considers tuition increase for nonresident students
    The Baltimore school board is considering a more than 20 percent tuition increase next year for students who are not residents, which would make the city's rates higher than Baltimore County's and competitive with some Catholic programs. Officials have...
  • Hopkins investing heavily in child care on Homewood campus

    The Johns Hopkins University plans to build a $2 million temporary child care center near the Homewood campus in 2015 for staff and graduate students who are parents of young children. A permanent facility of at least $8 million is planned for 2020,...
  • Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics

    Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics
    It's an Olympics of sorts for financial analysts in training, and five business students from the University of Baltimore will compete. They are traveling to Denver for the regional round of a global challenge to create the best equity research report...