| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:26 PM
One is fighting to gain his piece of the spotlight, to imprint his name in the minds of college coaches. The other is looking for a resume builder, attempting to boost his profile as one of the best high school lacrosse players in the country.
| Jan 24, 2011
| 8:50 AM
This summer, MacArthur Award-winning choreographer Liz Lerman will leave the Takoma Park, Maryland troupe she founded in 1976 to pursue solo projects in dancing and writing.
The company, now called the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, will revert to its...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Harvard University has a research forest. So does Duke. Yale has multiple forests. The University of Maryland has “the wooded hillock." a 24-acre patch of trees at the northern tip of the state's flagship public campus.
Though tiny, largely...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Despite financing more than $140 million city contracts in the past 12 years, donating tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates and being a member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inner circle, J.P. Grant III has largely avoided the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:39 PM
It was with a profound sense of personal validation that I opened Volume V of the Dictionary of American Regional English to discover an entry for the term my family back in Kentucky used for the chamber pot: thunder mug.
There are also entries for...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Remember junior high schools? The debate over what grade configurations are right for school systems has been alive for decades, but a research paper released yesterday provides more evidence that students in K-8 schools do better academically and are...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Dr. Mark E. Molliver, a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professor emeritus of neuroscience and neurology, died of complications after cardiac arrest May 10 at Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 75.
Colleagues said his discoveries had...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Baltimore Deputy Mayor Christopher Thomaskutty is leaving city government after nine years to become an executive at Mercy Medical Center, city officials said Friday.
Thomaskutty, who has served as a deputy mayor since 2007, oversees public safety and...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Increasing communication, collaboration, trust and technology are all high on Renee Foose's list of priorities for Howard County schools.
Above all, she said, the school system must provide a world-class education for every student.
Foose, whose first...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:02 PM
With the Republican presidential nomination contest in high gear, Marylanders might be forgiven for smiling. The word "snob" has returned with full force to presidential politics after a four-decade hiatus. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (Penn State University...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Officials at the Hampton National Historic Site in Towson this week officially changed the name of a black history program planned for next month after controversy erupted over its original title — "Slave for a Day."
The July 8 event, which park...
| Nov 19, 2011
Move over, Louvre. Show some respect, Basel's Bibliothek.
A new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art makes the case that two iconic Baltimore buildings can take their place in the first rank of the world's architectural gems. And that's not just the...