| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Michael Hersch composes music of sobering complexity -- lots of jagged melodic lines, thorny harmonies, quick-shifting rhythms. But even at its densest, his intense work communicates in a way that can make a listener feel privy to Hersch's innermost...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Gordon Gund is the CEO of a venture capitalist fund, the former principal owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and a member of the Kellogg Co.'s board of directors.
He has also been blind for more than 40 years.
On Saturday, Gund announced that his family...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Rita Sloan Berndt, a neurology professor at the University of Maryland Medical School for 25 years who studied people who suffered from aphasia, the loss of the power to use or understand words, died June 17 of lymphoma at her home in Roland Park. She was...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Charles A. Powell, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. electrical engineer, died of a stroke Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 89.
Born in Beaverdam, Va., he moved to Baltimore in 1937 and was a 1941...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will sign a pact with several leading universities and hospitals Wednesday to work together on some of the city's most vexing challenges, officials said.
The Baltimore City Anchor Plan calls on city agencies...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:58 PM
More than 6 million children die annually around the globe from largely preventable problems such as diarrhea and pneumonia, but a $500 million, five-year effort led by the Baltimore-based nonprofit Jhpiego aims to put a big dent in those statistics.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Edwin Cohen, a retired public school, university and religious school educator and administrator who was also executive director of Camps Airy and Louise in Western Maryland for nearly three decades, died June 21 of complications after surgery at...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:19 PM
John W. Trageser Jr., a retired mechanical engineer who headed a contracting firm, died of cancer Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John W. Trageser Sr., who owned Trageser's Cozy Inn, and the former...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Allen Grossman,a prize-winning poet who spent 15 years teaching his craft to students at the Johns Hopkins University, died June 27 at his home in Chelsea, Mass. He was 82 and had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
"Allen was an inimitable...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Tuesday, the University of Maryland officially joins the Big Ten athletic conference. This is a winning moment for both athletics and academics at Maryland.
In stadiums, arenas and on the Big Ten Network, new and challenging match-ups will excite...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Johns Hopkins University scientists are building a telescope meant to look at space in a way no one has before, hoping to probe the blackness between planets, stars and galaxies, into deep time and the mystery of how it all began.