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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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  • Names, Social Security numbers of 9,700 Marylanders with disabilities exposed in hacking

    Names, Social Security numbers of 9,700 Marylanders with disabilities exposed in hacking
    Names and Social Security numbers of about 9,700 Marylanders with disabilities were exposed when a hacker breached a state contractor's computer systems in October, state health officials said Monday. The breach of Service Coordination Inc. involved a...
  • Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics

    Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics
    It's an Olympics of sorts for financial analysts in training, and five business students from the University of Baltimore will compete. They are traveling to Denver for the regional round of a global challenge to create the best equity research report...
  • Dulaney junior balances fencing, academics and activities

    Dulaney junior balances fencing, academics and activities
    For Dulaney High junior Morgan LaRocca, there don't appear to be enough hours in the day to balance academics, extracurricular activities and fencing. She takes four Advanced Placement classes and is a member of her school's National Art Honor Society,...
  • New partnership houses gay center's archives at University of Baltimore

    New partnership houses gay center's archives at University of Baltimore
    Ben Blake envisions a future where academics from New York and Boston will catch Amtrak trains to Baltimore's Penn Station with the singular purpose of becoming immersed in one of the country's most compelling archives on the gay rights movement. Blake,...
  • The 3 percent solution [Editorial]

    The 3 percent solution  [Editorial]
    There's no greater test for any individual's faith in higher education than to sit down and write a tuition check. You may love your son or daughter absolutely, and you may have an unshakable faith in the college or university of their choice, but when...
  • Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize

    Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize
    Afaa Michael Weaver, a Baltimore native who spent 15 years as a factory worker, has won one the country's most lucrative poetry prizes. Weaver, a professor at Simmons College in Boston, received the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his most...
  • Terp running back told police he drove car involved in drive-by shooting

    Terp running back told police he drove car involved in drive-by shooting
    When University of Maryland football player Wes Brown was suspended last year, officials released few details to explain the action other than to tie it to an alleged confrontation with a police officer who wanted to question him in a shooting...
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon ends pledging process, citing hazing deaths

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon ends pledging process, citing hazing deaths
    Sigma Alpha Epsilon, among the nation's largest and most storied college fraternities, eliminated the controversial "pledging" process Sunday, saying new members once referred to as "pledges" immediately would be treated as fairly and equally as more...
  • John Gilchrist has a new perspective 10 years after starring in ACC tournament

    John Gilchrist has a new perspective 10 years after starring in ACC tournament
    Within months after leaving Maryland as a junior in the spring of 2005, John Gilchrist realized he had made a mistake. Sitting in his apartment in Rishon LeZion, a coastal town in Israel where he had begun what would become a nomadic professional...
  • Westminster minister helped raise awareness of civil rights in 1940s

    In 1945, institutional racism in Maryland was a hot topic. In part, the discussion was driven by pragmatism in that, according to research by historian Kenneth D. Durr, more than 20 percent of the population in Baltimore was said to be black. But...
  • Zach Lederer continues to provide inspiration even as hope fades [Bits & Pieces]

    Zach Lederer continues to provide inspiration even as hope fades [Bits & Pieces]
    It has been more than 30 years since I wrote an article about the importance of laughter in one's life. In 1993, then-Howard County Executive Chuck Ecker asked me to come to one of his press conferences and presented me with a plaque bearing the article I...
  • Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]

    Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]
    The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland gave us an excellent window into the concerns that world leaders have about the global economy — particularly China's shadow banking system. But while the concerns may be legitimate, the expressed...