| Jul 28, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Erica Kempler, of Columbia, has two ceramics pieces on juried exhibit at the First Street Gallery in New York City, and two other ceramics pieces on juried exhibit at the Bedford Gallery, in Walnut Creek, Calif. She is a 2005 graduate of Wilde Lake High...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Maryland public schools are rightfully acclaimed as some of the best in the nation. And yet these outstanding schools are at risk of leaving their top students behind.
The problem is not limited to our state; it's a growing national concern. A recent...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Sarah Bart, a senior at Goucher College, won again Thursday night on the "Jeopardy! College Championship" competition.
It wasn't even close.
Bart more than doubled the combined total of both of her competitors, Greer Mackabee, of Duke, and Jaime Alayon,...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Dr. Constance A. "Connie" Griffin, an internationally known pancreatic cancer researcher who led the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Cytogenetics Core and was director of the Pathology Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, died Jan. 8 of pancreatic...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Jonathan and Kelly Caplan
Paules and Kathleen Gibson, of Lewisburg, Pa., announce the marriage of their daughter, Kelly Lynn Gibson, to Jonathan Lee Caplan, son of Howard and Diane Caplan, of Columbia, on May 22, 2011.
The bride is a 1987 graduate...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:45 AM
President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday that he was done "evolving" and now supports same-sex marriage was, in retrospect, inevitable. Vice President Joe Biden made it so Sunday, when he remarked almost casually that he had grown "comfortable"...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 12:43 PM
Tom Backof, a Baltimove native and biology grad student at Indiana University-Purdue University, hasn’t been in school for a while. He’s been too busy battling cancer and, most recently, biking 4,000 miles across the country with 4K for...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The Gryphon Trio will be thinking a lot about Beethoven when this Canadian ensemble performs locally for the Candlelight Concert Society Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
"We love Beethoven," cellist Roman Borys...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Columbia Pro Cantare is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of two composers who were born in 1862, Debussy and Delius, as well as the 100th anniversary of the death of Massenet in 1912, at its concert Sunday, March 18 at 3 p.m. at First...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Towson sophomore Marcus Damas brought a crowd of students and alumni to their feet after dunking over three cheerleaders who playfully cowered under the basket at the Tigers' recent Black & Gold Jam.
The inaugural, fan-friendly event officially...
| Jul 8, 2009
For several days leading up to the U.S. nationals, Katie Hoff swore she felt better. Sure, a respiratory illness earlier this month had wiped her out, forcing her to nearly drop out of a meet in California, and she was coughing nonstop. But with rest, she...
| Aug 8, 2008
A day after the Justice Department released hundreds of documents purporting to link Bruce E. Ivins to the 2001 anthrax killings, scientists and legal experts criticized the strength of the case and cast doubt on whether it could have succeeded....