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  • Growing interest in STEM [Commentary]

    Growing interest in STEM [Commentary]
    The dearth of women and certain minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields represents a huge problem within this country and is a crisis often repeated in the news today. These stories often provide the same problem and, more often than not, suggest the same solution: that the education system must improve to better provide STEM skills to minorities before college.
  • Dr. Kathy A. McGovern, cell researcher

    Dr. Kathy A. McGovern, cell researcher
    Kathy A. McGovern, who had conducted cell research and was also an educator, died Dec. 1 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 55. The daughter of John McGovern, a civil engineer, and Gloria "Saunders"...

    Certificates from JHU, UMCP are latest in online-only learning experiment

    Certificates from JHU, UMCP are latest in online-only learning experiment
    The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College Park announced partnerships this week with a Silicon Valley-based startup to offer new online-only certificates in the fields of data science and cybersecurity. Though universities in...

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013
    Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame. "We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...

    McCay Vernon, a pioneer in deaf education, dies

    McCay Vernon, a pioneer in deaf education, dies
    It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries. Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...