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  • At only 18, a master of the classical piano

    Youthful playing comes naturally for George Li, because the pianist is only 18 years old. This precocious talent performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, March 22, at 8 p.m., at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. His program...
  • City warns of a Stephanie Rawlings-Blake impostor on Instagram

    City warns of a Stephanie Rawlings-Blake impostor on Instagram
    Baltimore officials Friday warned residents that someone was posing as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on the social network Instagram. Using the Instagram handle 'mayorsrb,' the account promised college scholarships in exchange for email addresses, the...
  • 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,...
  • Towson University students win national debate championship

    Towson University students win national debate championship
    Two Towson University students edged out 170 other teams to win a national debate championship held in Indiana this week, the second time in recent years a Towson team has netted national debate honors. Ameena Ruffin and Korey Johnson, both from...
  • Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla

    Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla
    When Kavita Shukla was 8, she designed a cage cleaner for her pet rabbit, Monet. Removing the cage’s tray to empty bunny pellets and food scraps was difficult and messy, and the third-grader was determined to improve on its design. “I came...
  • Robert Dwight

    Robert Dwight
    Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods of Annapolis. He was 91 and had lived on Gibson Island....
  • William A. Hubbard, chemical engineer

    William A. Hubbard, chemical engineer
    William A. Hubbard, a retired chemical engineer who headed a Baltimore business that created the orange-colored coatings for Howard Johnson restaurant roofs, died of heart failure Monday at his Towson home. He was 92. Born in Rolla, Mo., he was the son...
  • Revenge porn: A pernicious form of cyber gender harassment [Commentary]

    Revenge porn: A pernicious form of cyber gender harassment [Commentary]
    Being a woman, especially a woman of color, raises one's risk of cyber harassment — the intentional infliction of severe emotional distress through persistent online speech. The University of Maryland studied online attacks occurring on an...
  • Maryland Opera Studio to give reading of 'Scalia/Ginsburg' opera by Baltimore native

    Maryland Opera Studio to give reading of 'Scalia/Ginsburg' opera by Baltimore native
     You've read about their clashing views in all of those 5-4 Supreme Court decisions. Now hear them sing their arguments. "Scalia/Ginsburg," a comic opera by Baltimore native and recent law school grad Derrick Wang, imagines Justice Antonin Scalia having...
  • Dr. William A. Edelstein, MRI pioneer

    Dr. William A. Edelstein, MRI pioneer
    William A. Edelstein, a pioneer in the field of MRI who was also a professor in the radiology department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Feb. 10 of lung cancer at his home in Original Northwood. He was 69. The son of Arthur...
  • Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters

    Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters
    A new exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum is an homage to unsteady hands and uncertain tempers, to chips and nicks, to the inconsistent and unfinished. In "Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics," many of the 60 vases on...
  • Maryland has far to go in testing and teaching special education students [Commentary]

    Maryland has far to go in testing and teaching special education students [Commentary]
    The Baltimore Sun gets high marks for uncovering the shameful fact that Maryland ranks first nationally in improperly excluding students with disabilities from taking the leading national test of reading ability ("Md. excluded large number of special-...