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  • Abe Bortz, historian, teacher, book reviewer

    Abe Bortz, historian, teacher, book reviewer
    Abe Bortz, the Social Security Administration's first historian and a voracious book collector and reviewer, died Tuesday of lymphoma at his home in Pikesville. He was 93. Dr. Bortz grew up in Cincinnati, graduating from high school there in 1937 and...
  • Trying to change minds in smart-meter debate

    Trying to change minds in smart-meter debate
    Concerns about utility smart meters are frequently dismissed as tinfoil-hat paranoia. But it's not so easy to dismiss Jonathan Libber. The Baltimore man delivers his arguments against the wireless devices in the calm manner of an attorney. He is, in...
  • Hopkins medical school falls to No. 3 in U.S. News rankings

    Hopkins medical school falls to No. 3 in U.S. News rankings
    Johns Hopkins University's medical school fell one spot to No. 3 in the nation, while its education school rose to No. 2, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings. The medical school ranked behind those of Harvard...
  • Achievement gap hot topic at African American Roundtable panel

    Achievement gap hot topic at African American Roundtable panel
    When it comes to closing the achievement gap between minority students and their white counterparts, the Howard County Public School System is doing some promising things, said State Superintendent Lillian Lowery. "The partnerships with Harvard...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Baysox gift package The Bowie Baysox offer a "Home for the Holidays" ticket package that features eight undated box-seat tickets and a Manny Machado bobblehead. The package is available at baysoxshop.com until Jan. 4 for $88 plus $7.95 for shipping and...
  • Students press Hopkins to drop fossil energy stocks

    Students press Hopkins to drop fossil energy stocks
    Taking a cue from what they're learning in class, some Johns Hopkins public health students are spearheading a climate-conscious drive to get the university to divest itself of fossil fuel holdings. Just before taking off for the holiday break,...
  • Morgan board reverses decision, extends Wilson's contract

    Morgan board reverses decision, extends Wilson's contract
    Morgan State University's Board of Regents voted to extend the contract of the university's president for an additional year during a lengthy meeting Friday — reversing a contentious decision to seek a new president at the close of the academic...
  • Long Reach senior pioneering environmental efforts

    Long Reach senior pioneering environmental efforts
    As a sophomore at Long Reach High School in Columbia, Rhea Malik did a science project on the composition rate of Styrofoam trays used in the school's cafeteria. She learned that when composted, the trays, well, didn't compost. "They practically don't...
  • Hopkins scientist finds link between neurobiology of music, language

    Hopkins scientist finds link between neurobiology of music, language
    A Johns Hopkins brain scientist is finding a neurological basis for a notion that many people believe intuitively — that music is as much a form of language as Spanish or French. Charles Limb is one of just a handful of researchers worldwide...
  • Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor

    Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor
    Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
  • Rabinowitz named new vice president at Upper Chesapeake Health

    Aaron Rabinowitz has joined the two hospital health system in Harford County as Vice President, General Counsel, Upper Chesapeake Health announced. Prior to joining UCH, Rabinowitz practiced as a health attorney at the Baltimore law firm of Ober Kaler,...
  • Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes

    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes
    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...