| Feb 4, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Benjamin Glass, of Laurel, class of 2013, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Tufts University, in Medford, Mass.
Amanda Morgan, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, N.Y....
| May 17, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Michelle Obama encouraged the graduates of Bowie State University on Friday to live up to the legacy of their university's founders and the leaders of the civil rights movement by promoting the importance of education in the black community.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:38 AM
The whispers reached Carroll Washington III like a game of telephone. Some said the Edmondson grad had gone to trade school. Another rumor placed him at a Division II university in Pennsylvania.
Speculation on the whereabouts of the quarterback who,...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Maryland's in-state undergraduates will pay a few hundred dollars more per semester this fall under a new tuition-and-fee plan approved Wednesday by the university system's Board of Regents.
Out-of-state students will be hit a little harder, paying as...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Expectations are high for this year's commencement speakers at Maryland universities — an august crew that includes the Obamas and their team of writers as well as funnyman Bill Cosby and Hollywood director Jason Winer.
But to stand out — or...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Laverne Debnam considers herself a "great giver," taking care of others in her personal and professional life. When it comes to receiving, however, it's more of a challenge. She simply asks, "OK, God, work with me."
That's why Debnam said she was...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Our nation has laid to rest another hero. Officer Sean Collier, police officer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was tragically killed in the events that led to the capture of the Boston Marathon bombers ("Slain MIT police officer remembered,"...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama will speak at Bowie State University's commencement on May 17, the White House said Thursday.
The school, Maryland's oldest historically black college and one of the oldest in the nation, is celebrating its...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:12 AM
The U.S. Department of Education awarded more than $12.2 million in grants to Maryland's four historically black colleges and universities last week, with much of the money earmarked for programs aimed at boosting the proportion of entering freshmen who...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 4:06 PM
The Baltimore branch of the NAACP will hold a downtown rally Monday in memory of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
The rally is part of a flurry of action from Maryland churches and civil rights groups seeking to memorialize Martin, the 17-year-...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Today marks one month since Trayvon Martin's death, and thousands of people are expected to descend on the small Florida city where the youth was slain by a neighborhood watch volunteer, including an NFL star and a prominent church leader from Baltimore....
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:48 PM
A divided Board of Public Works gave wrecking crews the green light Wednesday to demolish the 55-year-old home of the president of the University of Maryland, College Park to make way for a $7.2 million building that will serve as a residence and a...