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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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  • Long Reach students write graduation anthem

    Long Reach students write graduation anthem
    For Long Reach High School students, Pomp and Circumstance wasn't the only graduation anthem on their minds last week. Thanks to a group of five seniors, Long Reach's Class of 2014 had a graduation theme written by their classmates. "It was a coming-...
  • Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]

    Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]
    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...
  • 10 Baltimore shows and stories to look for on TV this summer

    10 Baltimore shows and stories to look for on TV this summer
    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...
  • Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'

    Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'
    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,...
  • More Maryland gardeners are turning to their native roots

    More Maryland gardeners are turning to their native roots
    When Kay McConnell's daughter moved with the rest of her classmates into Friends School's new middle-school building, the kids seemed out of sorts in the unfamiliar space. It was as if they missed the coziness of the cramped quarters that had been their...
  • Four locals win Minds in Motion Scholarships

    Four locals win Minds in Motion Scholarships
    Connor Joyce stood inside the Ravens' team locker room on Thursday morning, smiling and taking pictures in front of a locker with his name on it. A wrestling singlet and baseball and soccer jerseys hung on display in that locker, representing the sports...
  • Spring concerts spotlight musicianship at two schools [Clarksville]

    Music is a big part of life at Clarksville Middle School, as well it should be in all our schools. Spring concerts reveal growth and accomplishments of the year. The orchestra concert was held on May 22. The CMS Chorus Spring Concert is set for May 29...
  • Maya Angelou's death brings forth memories, tributes from Md. friends

    Maya Angelou's death brings forth memories, tributes from Md. friends
    When he went to bed Tuesday night, Levi B. Watkins was looking forward to flying to North Carolina this week to visit a "close friend and soul mate," just as he'd done so often for years. His stay at the home of poet Maya Angelou, he was sure, would...
  • Cockeysville native launches to International Space Station

    Cockeysville native launches to International Space Station
    A few minutes after 4 p.m. Wednesday, Cockeysville native Reid Wiseman officially left the Earth to cheers at his high school alma mater. The distinction of "going to space" isn't technically earned until one is 50 miles above the Earth's surface,...
  • Gifted programs ensure better futures [Commentary]

    Gifted programs ensure better futures [Commentary]
    I am a proud Baltimore City College and Roland Park Middle School alumna who now attends the University of Maryland. I want to thank the City College and Polytechnic Institute students, alumni, friends and teachers whose lobbying efforts helped secure...
  • First seniors graduating from N. Harford agricultural magnet program

    First seniors graduating from N. Harford agricultural magnet program
    Harford County's high school graduation season begins Wednesday, and among the 278 seniors who will receive their diplomas during North Harford High School's commencement ceremony at APGFCU Area will be 35 boys and girls who are the first to complete...
  • City school board votes to fully fund gifted programs

    City school board votes to fully fund gifted programs
    The Baltimore school board voted Tuesday to fully fund programs for gifted students, which were originally slated for cuts next year, and to tap its rainy-day fund to avoid layoffs and cuts to central office operations. The board voted 7-2 to adopt...