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  • Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings

    Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings
    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...
  • Joshua Sullivan found his calling as a coach [Fulton/Highland]

    It's interesting to ask a teacher or a coach how they came to be where they are today. This week's person on "the hot seat" is Joshua Sullivan, a special education assistant at Reservoir High School. Josh is a New Yorker, born on Long Island, but at age...
  • NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women

    NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women
    The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw in female fans: holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include not only clothing for women and girls,...
  • Catonsville glassware designer sees clear benefits to presence at festival

    Catonsville glassware designer sees clear benefits to presence at festival
    Lexie Bianco, 28, views an arts festival as an opportunity to build her budding business. Bianco, a Catonsville native, will be one of 156 vendors at the 41st annual Catonsville Arts and Crafts Festival where she will sell hand-painted glassware, part...
  • Towson University student dies at off-campus residence

    Towson University student dies at off-campus residence
    A female student at Towson University died Saturday night at an off-campus residence, a university spokeswoman said. The university did not immediately identify the student or the circumstances of her death. University spokeswoman Gay Pinder said the...
  • Barbara Dreyer, founder of online education firm

    Barbara Dreyer, founder of online education firm
    Barbara Dreyer, the chief executive officer and co-founder of an online educational business that served students who were not in traditional classrooms, died of breast cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The White Hall resident was 59....
  • Albert A. Logan Jr., Boys' Latin teacher

    Albert A. Logan Jr., Boys' Latin teacher
    Albert Asbury "Ab" Logan Jr., a retired Boys' Latin School teacher who worked in Baltimore neighborhood organizing in the 1970s, died of cancer Aug. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 70. Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of...
  • University system could expand tuition remission program

    University system could expand tuition remission program
    The University System of Maryland could expand its tuition remission program for the dependent children and spouses of employees. Under the current program, spouses and dependent children can attend the employee's college without paying any tuition. The...
  • Md. colleges show mixed results in improving minority graduation rates

    Md. colleges show mixed results in improving minority graduation rates
    University System of Maryland schools have had mixed success in improving the graduation rates of minority and low-income students, according to an annual progress report released this week. Some colleges, including the University of Maryland, College...
  • Racing at Laurel resumes Friday; Drunken Love heavy favorite

    Et cetera Racing at Laurel resumes Friday; 'Love' heavy favorite Live racing returns to the major Maryland tracks for the first-time since early June as the 65-day Laurel Park fall meeting begins Friday. Admission and programs are free on opening day....
  • Teaching technology sustains creative outlet

    Teaching technology sustains creative outlet
    To his students, Relay native Brad Sweet, 32, is a technology teacher at Lindale Middle School in Anne Arundel County. But many in the Catonsville and Arbutus area know him for his talent sculpting replicas of homes and other objects into intricate...
  • Back to school nights start off school sessions [West Laurel]

    Our summer weather has been unusually cool and pleasant. I love watching and saying hello to all the many neighbors taking strolls, walking their dogs or jogging along our quiet streets in the evening. They are certainly taking advantage of the lovely...