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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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  • Tales based on fiction - and facts, too

    Usually a ghost story is just that - a story. It is intended to raise a few eyebrows and elicit some shivers. But organizers of Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City tour have been working to bring new life to stories of the afterlife, searching for...
  • Washington stayed here, as does loyal dog's ghost

    PORT TOBACCO - Rose Hill, a mansion overlooking the Port Tobacco River in Charles County, is one of the finest examples of Georgian architecture in Southern Maryland. One of its most illustrious owners was Dr. Gustavus R. Brown, son of the man who...
  • Local researchers get in on Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money, awareness for ALS

    Local researchers get in on Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money, awareness for ALS
    The hottest Facebook trend right now is ice. The "Ice Bucket Challenge" became a fundraising bonanza in recent weeks for the ALS Association, which has garnered about 107,000 new donors — about 31/2 times the number of people who have...
  • Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin G. Amoss

    Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin G. Amoss
    Theresa Michelle McCourt, daughter of Patrick and Shari McCourt, of Finksburg, and Benjamin George Amoss, son of William and Mary Amoss, of Fallston, were married at Westminster United Methodist Church in Westminster on April 26, 2014. The Rev. Shari...
  • Troop 403 is 100 Eagles strong

    Alumni of Troop 403 came together for the first time since 1992 to celebrate 100 young men attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. This was a rarity for the strong Scouting movement in Bowie. Planning began in 2012 when the Boy Scouts of America was...
  • From Sun Magazine: Oprah -- Built in Baltimore

    From Sun Magazine: Oprah -- Built in Baltimore
    Oprah Winfrey is one great storyteller. So let her set the stage for the story of her years in Baltimore — seven and a half years starting in 1976 that would profoundly shape not only the life of the young anchorwoman, but also give birth to the...
  • Extension service can help with all those tomatoes [Clarksville]

    Tomatoes are the most commonly grown home garden crop. Late in summer you may be seeing tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes. What to do with them all can be your big question of the season. The University of Maryland Extension — Howard County is coming...
  • Omar Delen of Marriotts Ridge attends leadership summit [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation offers an annual Student Leaders Program to a select group of high school upperclassmen who qualify based on their passionate commitment to improving their communities. Those selected receive an eight-week paid...
  • Groundbreaking for 4-star College Park hotel set for next spring

    Groundbreaking for 4-star College Park hotel set for next spring
    The University of Maryland, College Park announced Wednesday that developers will break ground next spring on a four-star, $115 million hotel near the college's main entrance, considered a key part of the institution's goal of enhancing its surroundings....
  • Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator

    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator
    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a longtime Baltimore County educator who helped in the integration of county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Harwood resident was 82. The son...
  • Why young people like Federal Hill [Letter]

    Why young people like Federal Hill [Letter]
    Regarding commentator Gary K. Katz's recent piece on Baltimore Beach, as a college student and future engineer I have just begun to consider what I plan on doing after I graduate from the University of Maryland ("Don't pave paradise," July 29)....
  • South Carroll Lioness-Lions Club gives scholarships

    South Carroll Lioness-Lions Club gives scholarships
    The South Carroll Lioness-Lions Club has announced the awarding of $2,000 college scholarships to two deserving Carroll County students. Liberty High School graduate Emily Davis and Century High School graduate Sam Giannakoulias received their...