| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Robert J. Lyden Jr., a retired Baltimore water technician and volunteer, died Friday at Stella Maris Hospice of pancreatic cancer. He was 64.
The son of Dr. Robert J. Lyden Sr., a physician, and Anita Lyden, a homemaker, Robert James Lyden Jr. was born...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Pastor Elbert Street noticed a small crack in the wall behind the pulpit at Grace Christian Baptist Church.
It widened. Then a branch appeared. A cluster of leaves unfurled.
That was when Street realized that something was growing between the walls of...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:30 PM
John Hopkins University will bring four authors to campus this season who combine critical acclaim and popular appeal.
The second annual President's Reading Series kicks off Sept. 23 with Canadian author Lawrence Hill, who recently completed writing a...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:26 PM
As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. They have since recovered.
But colleagues of a doctor in Sierra...
| Aug 30, 2014
The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University opens its school year this week with about 600 students, 150 faculty members and a new dean.
Fred Bronstein, who started on the job in June after six years as president of the St. Louis Symphony,...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:24 PM
While the Obama administration presses colleges and universities to respond more aggressively to sexual assaults, students who are attacked at Baltimore-area schools are unable to get rape kit exams on their campuses.
Instead, they must go to a hospital...
| Sep 9, 2014
There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday.
The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Dr. Michael Beer, former chairman of the department of biophysics at the Johns Hopkins University who was an environmentalist who worked diligently to clean up and protect Stony Run and the Jones Falls, died Aug. 22. He was 88.
Dr. Beer was dining...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Karen A. Stuart, a Library of Congress archivist who had been head librarian at the Maryland Historical Society, where she was also associate editor of Maryland Historical Magazine, died of cancer Aug. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 59.
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Last year, 858 Maryland residents died due to alcohol or drug intoxication; that's enough to replace the entire University of Maryland football team more than eight times. This year is on track to be even more deadly, with a 33 percent increase in...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:26 PM
City Councilman William H. Cole IV appeared as the new president of the Baltimore Development Corp. at its board meeting Thursday, on a day when the mayor announced six new board members and the board approved three new projects for the city's west side....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Ingeborg F. Harrington, a homemaker and gourmet cook who was known for her memorable dinner parties, died of heart failure Friday at Manor Care Ruxton. She was 91.
The daughter of Wilhelm Leuschner, a mechanical engineer, and Angela Schwarzer Leuschner,...