| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The University of Maryland University College, which has been struggling with declining enrollment, is considering severing some ties with the state university system to avoid burdensome regulations and work more closely with the private sector.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:09 AM
In 1864 the Civil War fighting came within three miles of Laurel.
In July 1864 Ulysses Grant and others were concerned that plans for a new invasion were underway. Confederate Gen. Jubal Early defeated Gen. Lew Wallace at the Battle of Monocacy and...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Robert L. Karwacki, a retired Maryland Court of Appeals judge who was president of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners during the troubled early 1970s, died of kidney failure Monday at his Chester home. The former Mount Vernon resident was...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:15 AM
John Travisano's rise to high school lacrosse stardom was different from many of his future Division I counterparts.
Described by coaches and teammates as modest, yet bearing a quiet confidence that transcended his age, the future member of the Notre...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Jeanne G. Clapp, a retired educator who was a founding faculty member of the Odyssey School, died June 5 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 70.
"Jeanne was just a lovely lady and...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:29 PM
When 12-year-old Leilani Hines wanted to fly away to Neverland, she just had to close her eyes, point her toes, curve one arm above her head, and picture herself springing above the ground in the ballet move known as a grand jete.
In her imagination,...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:10 AM
From Rep. Elijah E. Cummings playing a leading role in televised hearings on American deaths in Benghazi, to the Game Show Network visiting a Baltimore church to play matchmaker for a member of the congregation, there is going to be a distinct local...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
As the nation moves toward President Obama's goal of college degrees for 60 percent of Americans by 2020, the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) becomes even more important — particularly in Maryland, where 48 percent of...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Next week, the Senate Appropriations Committee will decide whether to allow special interests — rather than science — to determine which foods can be provided through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Less than a month after being named Maryland's director of basketball operations, Cliff Warren was promoted Tuesday to an assistant coach position.
Warren, 46, replaces Scott Spinelli, who left last month for a similar position at Boston College.
| May 21, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Krisana Goel is in 8th grade at Clarksville Middle School. She, along with Anjali Mahadevia and Anjali Shroff, both in 11th grade at Atholton High School, Sashi Rai in ninth grade at River Hill High School, and Leena Rai, in fifth grade at Pointers Run,...