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  • To improve schools, Obama administration focuses on training teachers

    To improve schools, Obama administration focuses on training teachers
    The Obama administration announced Friday that it is developing new rules aimed at improving schools by focusing on the training that teachers receive before they enter the classroom — an idea that met with a mix of cautious support and questions...
  • Season of music and dance opens at Anne Arundel Community College

    Season of music and dance opens at Anne Arundel Community College
    At Anne Arundel Community College, spring is a major entertainment season at the Robert E. Kauffman Theater stage at the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts. The AACC Symphony Orchestra scheduled its "Made in America" concert for Saturday, April 26,...
  • Towson University gets patent for technology to help blind Internet users

    Towson University gets patent for technology to help blind Internet users
    While blind people can browse the Internet through a variety of means, there is often one thing that stops them cold — a security feature known as a CAPTCHA that's designed to distinguish human users from robots. CAPTCHAs, in which a user must...
  • Digital fabrication company brings advanced manufacturing to UMBC

    Digital fabrication company brings advanced manufacturing to UMBC
    It's Tuesday morning and the whir of machinery fills the room at the newest company to join the south campus of BWTech Research and Technology Park at UMBC. Technician Steven Turrentine, 50, of Catonsville, has just programmed an infrared laser...
  • After upgrading studios, optimistic WTMD enters new era

    After upgrading studios, optimistic WTMD enters new era
    On a rainy night in late March, the studio of WTMD (89.7 FM) looked more like the buzzing set of a classic variety show than home to Towson University's public radio station. Members of the Baltimore indie-rock group Celebration checked the sounds of...
  • Running for council in Havre de Grace [Letter]

    I am Dave Glenn and I am really excited for the opportunity to run for re-election for the Havre de Grace City Council. For those that don't know me, I have been a resident of Havre de Grace since 1967. I have been happily married to the former Terri...
  • Perry Hall High School 50th committee is searching for alumni

    Perry Hall High School 50th committee is searching for alumni
    Perry Hall High School is celebrating its 50th graduation year, and is planning a unique graduation ceremony. One person from each graduation year will have the honor of walking in a processional while carrying their graduation year banner. The...
  • Downtown comes alive during Towsontown Spring Festival

    Downtown comes alive during Towsontown Spring Festival
    As a teenager attending the Towsontown Spring Festival Charlie Barton never would have imagined that he would return as a vendor some dozen years later to display his silk screen art. "It's a good feeling," said Barton, 28, formerly of Stoneleigh, who...
  • BGE rewards Towson U. for energy efficiencies

    BGE rewards Towson U. for energy efficiencies
    Baltimore Gas & Electric CEO Calvin Butler Jr. and U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Kathleen Hogan joined Towson University officials Thursday afternoon to mark the school's participation in the Department of...
  • Hopkins under fire over not disclosing alleged rape

    Hopkins under fire over not disclosing alleged rape
    The Johns Hopkins University has come under fire for not disclosing to the campus an alleged rape at a fraternity house, leading a group of students to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education and others to stage a protest Friday. Amid the...
  • New guidelines to battle sexual assault at colleges

    New guidelines to battle sexual assault at colleges
    Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual assaults on their campuses, the White House announced a series of measures Tuesday intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts. The Obama administration...
  • Md. campuses reported 71 sex offenses in 2012

    Md. campuses reported 71 sex offenses in 2012
    Every year on Maryland's college campuses, dozens of sexual assaults are reported to the authorities, duly logged, and reported to the public in an annual roundup. That such statistics are publicly accessible — they can be found at http://www.ope....