| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Teacher preparation programs in the nation and Maryland are part of "an industry of mediocrity" that is failing to give young teachers the skills to succeed in the classroom, according to a long-awaited report by a national research advocacy group.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
When Tasha Wilkie helped out in the math department as an undergrad at Coppin State University, she dealt with some students who came in without basic skills. They didn't know their multiplication tables or how to work with fractions.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Peter G. Angelos, the Baltimore Orioles' principal owner, has donated $1 million to his alma mater, the University of Baltimore School of Law, to support an academic partnership with the state's four historically black colleges and universities, the law...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Coppin State University is a mess, and the problems go well beyond its abysmal six-year graduation rate of 15 percent. A report to the University System of Maryland Board of Regents by a committee assigned to study the school in the wake of former...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Hundreds of students and supporters of Maryland's historically black colleges and universities rallied Monday in Annapolis to press for increased state funding to make up for decades of discrimination.
The presidents of Morgan State University, Coppin...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ lockerroom after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there since the last...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The weapon used to kill a University of Maryland Eastern Shore student in February has a "unique orange and black camouflage handle" that investigators hope will "prompt the memory of someone who may have seen the knife before," Maryland State Police said...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The men who play baseball and soccer at Towson University, run track at the University of Delaware and wrestle, swim or golf at any number of other colleges all heard the same reason when their teams were cut: Title IX.
To meet the federal law's goal of...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Lee Richardson is a pioneer of sorts in taking a new look at a very old energy source.
The Wicomico County poultry farmer just finished installing a commercial-sized wood pellet stove to heat one of his chicken houses in Willards, east of Salisbury. When...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:33 PM
A former leader of a national group of public universities has been named the interim president of Coppin State University, the state university system announced Wednesday.
Mortimer H. Neufville, who until June had served as the interim president of...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
A lawsuit alleging that Maryland's historically black colleges and universities continue to suffer from policies that promote racial segregation is now in the hands of a federal judge, six years after it was first filed.
U.S. District Judge Catherine C....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:06 AM
UMES president Juliette B. Bell today announced her acceptance of a task force recommendation that the university not restart its football program, which has been dormant since 1980.
Bell had commissioned a task force to evaluate a study conducted by an...