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University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank.
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank. « Show less

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  • DSS TEST STORY 1 BAL

       Laurence E. Block, a retired Broad Neck High School teacher, responds in this post to the Advanced Placement story that raised questions about an educational system that puts pressure on top students to overload on AP.   By Laurence E. Block...
  • Donald E. McBrien, school pupil services director

    Donald E. McBrien, school pupil services director
    Donald E. McBrien, former director of pupil services for Howard County public schools who earlier held the same position in Baltimore County public schools, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. The longtime Ellicott City...
  • Harford's legislative pages helping out in Annapolis

    Harford's legislative pages helping out in Annapolis
    Six Harford County high school are serving as student pages during the 2014 Maryland General Assembly session in Annapolis. This year's local page class includes Karly Horn of The John Carroll School, Natalie Hutcheson of C. Milton Wright High School,...
  • Raymond E. Callegary, attorney

    Raymond E. Callegary, attorney
    Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ernest Callegary, a barber...
  • River Hill's Daniel runs wrestling winning streak to 72

    River Hill's Daniel runs wrestling winning streak to 72
    With his team trailing by 14 points at Glenelg last week, River Hill coach Brandon Lauer looked at his three remaining wrestlers — seniors Logan Kirby (195) and Cory Daniel (220), and junior Tyler Smith (285) — and did the math. "I rallied...
  • Lawmakers target grain alcohol

    Lawmakers target grain alcohol
    Grain alcohol, the cheap, potent booze that has been a staple at college parties for generations, could be outlawed in Maryland as university presidents press lawmakers to ban it. Maryland senators voted Wednesday to forbid the sale of grain alcohol...
  • Horizon 4-H's Green Machine rocks robotics contest [Ellicott City]

    Homeschoolers Joshua Driesman,  Aidan Merryman, John Yalov, Jeremy School and  Morin French have been racking up awards in a series of robotic competitions.  Through the Howard County Horizon 4-H Club, the 12th grade students formed the robotic team...
  • St. Joseph cancer patients get more access to treatment

    St. Joseph cancer patients get more access to treatment
    Cancer patients at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center will now be able to access clinical trials and specialists offered in downtown Baltimore at the hospital system’s flagship research center. St. Joseph, bought by the...
  • We were all connected on some level to the tragic events at the Columbia mall [Column]

    We were all connected on some level to the tragic events at the Columbia mall [Column]
    You get a call from someplace else, and the caller asks what on earth is happening in your town? And you answer, what? Don't you know that somebody at your mall is shooting up the place? the caller asks. And you say, what are you talking about, while...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Flu shots The Department of Health is...
  • Ralph R. Baney, sculptor

    Ralph R. Baney, sculptor
    Ralph R. Baney, a sculptor and ceramic artist who taught at Dundalk Community College, died of an aortic aneurysm Jan. 21 at his Ellicott City home. He was 84. Born in Trinidad, he was the son of Baney Seecharan and Bhagia Seecharan. After study at...
  • University of Maryland reports spate of thefts from dorm rooms

    University of Maryland reports spate of thefts from dorm rooms
    A dozen dorm rooms on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park had items stolen from them in two separate incidents over the last two weeks, campus police said Friday. On Thursday, January 30, a suspect entered four different unlocked dorm...