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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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  • New Baltimore County libraries chief named

    New Baltimore County libraries chief named
    A Colorado library administrator has been named director of the Baltimore County Public Library system, making her the first woman to serve in that role. Paula Miller, head of the Pikes Peak Library District in El Paso County, Colo., is set to begin the...
  • Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute

    Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute
    Richard Harryman was wearing a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, and his hospital bed was in the living room. There were punch and cookies on a table in the hall, and family and friends were waiting when a car arrived carrying four midshipmen....
  • After successful run as lacrosse player, former Century High star considers her next step

    After successful run as lacrosse player, former Century High star considers her next step
    For the last eight years, the month of May for Katie Schwarzmann meant gearing up for postseason play — the high school state playoffs, the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, the Final Four in the NCAA Tournament. Like all good things, though,...
  • Md. campuses reported 71 sex offenses in 2012

    Md. campuses reported 71 sex offenses in 2012
    Every year on Maryland's college campuses, dozens of sexual assaults are reported to the authorities, duly logged, and reported to the public in an annual roundup. That such statistics are publicly accessible — they can be found at http://www.ope....
  • Math & Science grad returns to AHS to give girls a map for success

    Math & Science grad returns to AHS to give girls a map for success
    She was part of the first graduating class of the Science and Math Academy at Aberdeen High School. When it opened, some thought it was hard to get students to compete for admission. Now, it's clear the challenge is getting past the waiting list. For...
  • Keeping Baltimore afloat

    Keeping Baltimore afloat
    When my daughter was a freshman in high school, she shared a particularly uplifting experience from history class one day. In the middle of a lesson, a senior barged into the classroom with tears in his eyes and handed the teacher a letter. A smile spread...
  • Evelyn W. Pasquier, lawyer

    Evelyn W. Pasquier, lawyer
    Evelyn W. Pasquier, who as a senior associate with the old Baltimore law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway and Goldman played a pivotal role in the resolution of the Maryland savings and loan crisis of the mid-1980s, died April 24 in her sleep of...
  • O'Malley signs Maryland minimum-wage increase into law

    O'Malley signs Maryland minimum-wage increase into law
    Vowing to strengthen Maryland's middle class, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Monday that will gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour — his No. 1 legislative priority for the last of his eight years in office. The...
  • Catonsville artist awarded $10,000 grant

    Catonsville artist awarded $10,000 grant
    As an interdisciplinary artist, Carla Brown often uses printmaking and photography to explore themes of gender, race and family in her artwork. That personal exploration grew to encompass her family and make a documentary about her grandparents'...
  • Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life

    Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life
    When the runners at this year's Maryland Half Marathon make their way across the finish line after 13.1 miles, Amy Babst plans to be there handing out medals with a smile. "It means so much to me to support those who are raising money to fight cancer,"...
  • Finding college segregation remedies likely to be complicated, expensive

    Finding college segregation remedies likely to be complicated, expensive
    After a federal judge found that Maryland's historically black colleges face unfair and unconstitutional competition from the state's predominantly white universities, the parties headed into negotiations this month to work it out. But even with the...
  • Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery

    Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery
    You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery. Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what...