| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Howard Homer Walters, a retired civil engineer and former president of Bell Atlantic Properties, died of kidney failure April 1 at the BayWoods of Annapolis. The longtime Cape St. Claire resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in West Baltimore on...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:22 PM
University of Maryland police are asking for information after three Peeping Tom incidents were reported on the College Park campus since Wednesday.
A woman in LaPlata Hall and another in Centreville Hall report seeing an electronic device peering...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:02 AM
Tricia Lige remembers the first thought she had in 2005 when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis: "I'm going to end up in a wheelchair for the rest of my life."
Now, nine years later, the Knettishall resident will be walking with her entire family...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:13 PM
COLLEGE PARK — A year ago, coaches representing the University of Maryland's 19 athletic teams lined up across the back wall of a meeting room in the student union, all dressed in red.
The plan, according to an internal email, was to present a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Until recently, the markets largely ignored the political jockeying over whether to raise the federal debt ceiling, figuring there's no way Congress would purposely default on the nation's obligations and potentially throw the U.S. economy into another...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If you Googled something today, you experienced university research in action. In the mid-1990s, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, then doctoral students at Stanford, developed the algorithms that developed into their ubiquitous search engine. Likewise,...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
UMBC is home to students from more than 100 countries and to thousands of students who are first- and second-generation Americans. I continually think about the experiences and perspectives these students bring to our campus and to Maryland.
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When my family and I moved to this region in the late 1970s, we were struck by how many people made a sharp distinction between "the City" and surrounding counties.
In today's global society, the boundaries blur. I hear UMBC students from Moscow to...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Normal wounds heal within weeks, but for people with health problems, the injuries may fester for much longer. In the worst cases, persistent wounds that aren't treated can infect the bone and even lead to amputation. Dr. Kapil Gopal, vascular surgeon and...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:03 AM
The advent of cable television gave universities vast opportunities to profit from football and basketball, and the large and most lucrative programs dominate the national championship tournaments and earn huge sums.
Northwestern's football program...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Even Wal-Mart is too expensive for recession battered America.
Everyday low prices are no longer enough — middle-class consumers are fleeing to dollar stores to stretch shrinking paychecks. Yet, Democratic politicians and economists who...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:55 AM
A Georgetown University student has been charged with possessing the powerful toxin ricin after it was discovered in his dorm room this week, according to court documents.
Daniel Harry Milzman, 19, of Bethesda is facing federal charges for possession of...