| May 3, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Edward L. "Mac" McDill, former chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's sociology department who was also the founding director of the Hopkins Center for Social Organization of Schools, died April 25 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Courtney Upshaw once lived in a house with no electricity or running water. He slept some nights on a worn couch that barely contained his growing frame. He arrived at the University of Alabama with little more than the clothes he was wearing.
| Aug 16, 2012
Now that two of Gilman's top offensive weapons are playing in college, quarterback Shane Cockerille will be the focal point of rival defensive game plans, and the senior from Stoneleigh is up for the challenge.
After all, he spent the offseason attending...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 11:33 AM
In her capacity as youth ambassador and spokesperson for the Towson Area Citizens on Patrol, Amy Williams drew on her own experience in connecting with younger children.
"I really got to become a role model for a lot of the younger kids, and teach them...
| Feb 9, 2013
Adam Lankford thinks there's an oft-repeated misconception about suicide attackers that isn't merely wrong. It's potentially deadly.
Lankford is the Baltimore-born terrorism expert who has just published a book titled "The Myth of Martyrdom: What Really...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:14 AM
When William A. Martin arrived at the Peabody Institute to work on a master's degree in 2001, he was of two minds, thinking about a performance career and a teaching one. You could say he was also of two voices.
"He was a 'bari-tenor' when he started...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Savannah Bass, 21, who grew up in Ruxton and graduated from Roland Park Country School in 2008, is working to curb binge drinking on college campuses and along the beach during spring break.
As one of 13 University of Alabama students in charge of...
| Nov 26, 2008
Each Wednesday we'll bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest in this series is linebacker Jarret Johnson, who recorded six tackles (four solo), 11⁄2 sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble...
| Apr 24, 2014
has joined MassMutual Easter Pennsylvania in Center Valley, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., as a financial services professional.
Duenke will work as a specialist in life insurance programs.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
When Lewis Yablonsky was growing up in New Jersey in the 1930s, he was beaten by poor whites for being Jewish and by black gangs for being white. He committed petty thefts, ran crooked card games and carried a switchblade for protection. Some of his...
| Jan 9, 2014
In 1975, Nebraska Sen. Roman Hruska warned a congressional hearing that college football was in mortal danger. The threat came from Title IX, the 1972 measure that outlawed sex discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal financial...