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  • Eastern Shore professors to get bulletproof whiteboards

    Eastern Shore professors to get bulletproof whiteboards
    Calling "campus violence a reality" to prepare for, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans Thursday to spend $60,000 on the Clark Kent of teacher supplies: an innocuous-looking white board that can stop bullets. The high-tech tablet...
  • Black colleges to lose students after federal loan changes

    Black colleges to lose students after federal loan changes
    Morgan State University is trying to raise $300,000 in donations by the end of the month to give 300 undergraduates emergency scholarships — the result of tighter lending standards that have hit historically black colleges and universities...
  • Coppin delays president search

    Coppin delays president search
    The state Board of Regents will delay searching for a new president of Coppin State University until 2015 and instead announced Tuesday a two-year contract for the interim leader, who was brought out of retirement to overhaul the ailing Baltimore...
  • Report criticizes colleges' teacher preparation programs

    Report criticizes colleges' teacher preparation programs
    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. The...
  • Coppin State again targeted for transformation

    Coppin State again targeted for transformation
    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. "We have...
  • Angelos donates $1 million to UB Law

    Angelos donates $1 million to UB Law
    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...
  • Tough love for Coppin

    Tough love for Coppin
    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...
  • State police hope unique knife used in UMES killing will bring tips

    State police hope unique knife used in UMES killing will bring tips
    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...
  • Title IX law scrutinized as universities cut teams

    Title IX law scrutinized as universities cut teams
    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...
  • Justice for Maryland's HBCUs

    Justice for Maryland's HBCUs
    For many Marylanders, Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget includes plenty to celebrate. The governor's "balanced approach" to budgeting translates into increased employment, health care benefits for additional families and...
  • College students from Laurel make dean's list

    Alexander Pendleton, of Laurel, was named to the honor roll for the fall semester at the University of Kansas, in Lawrence. A senior in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, he is the son of Michael and Vibeke Pendleton, of Laurel. Christine...
  • UMES will not restart football program, university president says

    UMES will not restart football program, university president says
    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...