| Mar 25, 2012
| 7:04 PM
About eight years ago, Reiter Boldt made a current events presentation to his Hillcrest Elementary School classmates.
When he came home, he was more shocked that his peers knew nothing about the topic than pleased with his talk, which was likely about an...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 5:32 PM
Johns Hopkins researchers, in the largest study to date, will map the genetic code for asthma in people of African descent in hopes of better understanding why the disease and other allergy-related ailments disproportionately afflict that population....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Dr. Constance A. "Connie" Griffin, an internationally known pancreatic cancer researcher who led the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Cytogenetics Core and was director of the Pathology Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, died Jan. 8 of pancreatic...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:50 AM
In 2008, Paul Tough’s first book, “Whatever It Takes,” told the story of the Harlem Children’s Zone, a massive effort to leverage a pre-birth-through-high-school system of education services to change the trajectory of 10,000...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:07 PM
Adriana Vitagliano of Atholton High School and River Hill's Eric Qui have been declared the winners of the 2012 Robert Davidson Scholar/Athlete Awards. Hammond's Nicole Dawson and Mt. Hebron's Andrew Risinger were the runners-up. Once again the...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:01 PM
The program at Goucher College's 121st commencement ceremony Friday listed speaker Ira Glass' main connection to the Towson college: His grandmother was a member of its Class of 1931. In the public radio host's remarks, he added that college President...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The University of Chicago's efforts to revitalize the neighborhood surrounding its campus suggests a similar opportunity is available for the Baltimore City neighborhood of Charles Village.
As recently reported elsewhere, the University of Chicago has...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:00 AM
It's becoming increasingly clear that President Barack Obamais not burdened with too heavy a commitment to honesty.
This is hardly a shock about any politician, but revelations of dishonesty hurt some more than others. Announce that Bill Clinton has been...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:20 AM
At Erin Brenner's invitation, I will be preparing an audio conference presentation for Copyediting on zombie rules (the term is Arnold Zwicky's), the shibboleths and superstitions of grammar and usage that no reputable authority upholds but which continue...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:53 AM
As a copy editor, I don't get out much: paragraph factory, home, church, and grocery pretty much make up the round. But there are three opportunities coming up for you to hear me or even see me, if you are sufficiently desperate for amusement.
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The article, "Free speech clash grips U.N." (Sept. 25) could also apply to the recent lecture at the Baltimore Council for Foreign Affairs (BCFA), where its president, Frank Burd, caved into pressure from pro-Israel groups and would not allow questions...