| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
As the nation moves toward President Obama's goal of college degrees for 60 percent of Americans by 2020, the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) becomes even more important — particularly in Maryland, where 48 percent of...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:05 AM
June, 1965: Awards and more
"Forty-Two Graduated From Tubman
"On Tuesday, June 8, Harriet Tubman graduated 42 students in the last commencement exercise before the building is to be vacated as a school. Six of these 42 students graduated with honors....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Ollie M.J. Ray, whose career teaching in city public schools spanned nearly four decades, died Tuesday of heart failure at Northwest Hospital. She was 82.
"They say teachers are born, and Ollie had not only the native ability to be a teacher but also the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:44 PM
Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win
The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:40 PM
As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities.
But one thing separated her from Towson students: All of her classes were taught by...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
An attorney once called the "political pope of Baltimore" will chair a search committee to find the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland, officials announced Tuesday.
Rick O. Berndt, a managing partner of Gallagher Evelius and Jones LLP,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will sign a pact with several leading universities and hospitals Wednesday to work together on some of the city's most vexing challenges, officials said.
The Baltimore City Anchor Plan calls on city agencies...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Del. Jon S. Cardin and state Sen. Brian E. Frosh briefly shook hands Monday night. But that's where the niceties ended.
In front of a packed audience at the University of Baltimore School of Law, the leading candidates for the Democratic party's...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:38 PM
State and federal transportation officials studying the replacement of an aged rail tunnel beneath Baltimore are opening the discussion to local residents and Amtrak and MARC commuters.
The 1.4-mile Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, considered a key bottleneck...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:38 AM
If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:33 AM
By the time D. Watkins was in his early 20s, he had filled a shoe box with obituaries.
Kids he had grown up with in East Baltimore. Classmates, neighbors, guys from the corners. His uncle.
And, eventually, his older brother.
The brief paragraphs and...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:27 AM
The four shots, which came in the early hours of Memorial Day, sounded as if they had been fired from some distance by a small-caliber gun. Bernice Latou's dogs scampered in from the backyard of her Southwest Baltimore home, and she wondered whether...