| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The Johns Hopkins University regained a five-year, $70 million federal grant designed to change how researchers pursue drug development and other medical treatments, but the University of Maryland, Baltimore lost its first bid for a similar grant, the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:52 PM
First came the decorations for the bags: a few words of inspiration, a drawing, and a heart with a pound sign scrawled inside. Next came the lunch: a turkey sandwich, an apple, an Oreo cookie and a water bottle — with most of the food paid for,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:02 PM
J. George Kropp, an educator whose career at Calvert Hall College High School teaching social studies and history spanned more than 50 years, died Sunday of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.
The longtime Loch...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities said Tuesday that a federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education could result in new opportunities and resources for their...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:11 PM
A federal judge ruled Monday that Maryland hasn't done enough to help the state's four historically black colleges and universities overcome segregation-era policies that required separate programs for white and black students.
In the ruling, U.S....
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Blake issued a long awaited, 60-page ruling this month in the case Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence v. Maryland Higher Education Commission. The litigation was brought by supporters of Maryland's...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Clifton Johnson wipes down his used Lexus once a day with a carefully folded white towel. A mango-scented air freshener hangs from the rearview mirror. The car's polished wood paneling gleams from the rays shining through the sun roof.
The car has...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:25 AM
The USA Today Coaches Top 25 has been out since last week, but 25 is such a small number.
Dan Hanner of ESPN Insider has ranked all 351 Division I men's basketball teams. As he explains, he "ran 10,000 simulations of every D-I player and each team's...
| Sep 15, 2013
Baltimore Hockey Classic
Almost half of tickets still left for Caps-Bruins
Nearly half of the tickets available remain for Tuesday's 7 p.m. National Hockey League preseason game, dubbed the second Baltimore Hockey Classic, between the Washington...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Students at Dunbar will share the high school's basketball court with a few Washington Wizards next week when the team hosts a clinic in advance of its Oct. 17 return to Baltimore.
The session at Dunbar, scheduled for Sept. 19 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.,...
| Sep 6, 2013
Sykesville's Zimet wins national handball titles
Sykesville resident Dan Zimet won the 40-plus singles and doubles titles at the 63rd United States Handball Association's National Three-Wall Championships in Maumee, Ohio. The tournament was...