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  • President's proposal on tuition, student aid raises hopes and concerns

    Higher-education leaders in Maryland praised an effort unveiled by President Barack Obama on Friday to make college more affordable but expressed unease about still-emerging details that could have an impact on federal funding and student aid. Calling...
  • Timonium: Calvert Hall choir poised to perform at Ground Zero and Carnagie Hall

    Calvert Hall's Vocal Program will travel to New York City, April 11-15, to perform an afternoon concert at St. Paul's Chapel at Ground Zero and in a festival chorus at Carnegie Hall. The choir will have a performance and clinic with Dr. David DeVenney,...
  • Debate intensifies over proposed UMB-College Park merger

    With the board that oversees Maryland's university system just two months from deciding whether to back a merger of its largest research campuses, Baltimore civic leaders are lining up against any move that would place the city's campus under out-of-...
  • Flawed thinking in push for UM merger

    Flawed thinking in push for UM merger
    State Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller supports merging the University of Maryland, College Park campus and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools in order to raise their national rankings based on total research funding. Compilers of the most...
  • Johns Hopkins joins group of elite universities offering free courses online

    Johns Hopkins joins group of elite universities offering free courses online
    The Johns Hopkins University is joining a group of elite universities that will offer free online courses through a company called Coursera, a collective leap that could open higher education to a broader audience. Though Johns Hopkins already offers...
  • Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor

    Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor
    Cynthia Earl Kerman, a retired Villa Julie College faculty member who wrote biographies of a Quaker economist and a Harlem Renaissance writer, died of pneumonia July 22 at the Glen Meadows retirement community. She was 89 and had lived in Lauraville....
  • Olde Catonsville: Leaving Catonsville to see the world

    Kurt Delker found a unique way to spend time with his family and see a part of America this summer. He went bicycling across Iowa with his 82-year-old father and 15-year-old son as part of the RAGBRAI (the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across...
  • New Hopkins hospital takes an artful approach to health care

    New Hopkins hospital takes an artful approach to health care
    When Johns Hopkins Hospital officially opens its new, $1.1 billion building Tuesday, sick children will find a cobalt cow with legs the color of grass and a butter-colored head floating above their heads, poised to jump over a fanciful "moon." The new...
  • Opposites attract

    Opposites attract
    It does not matter where Bob Bowman lays his head to rest at night - and it could be anywhere, from Baltimore to Barcelona, Ann Arbor to Beijing - he does not hear his alarm clock in the morning. He is always awake long before it wails, usually on the...
  • Bowman coming back - so is Phelps

    Michael Phelps has always said he'd be willing to follow his coach, Bob Bowman, just about anywhere. After the Beijing Olympics, it looks as if Phelps will be following him right back to Baltimore. Bowman -- Phelps' personal coach since he was 11 years...
  • No excuses as Phelps prepares for Beijing

    No excuses as Phelps prepares for Beijing
    In one corner of the Donald B. Canham Natatorium, a massive brick building on the University of Michigan campus that houses a 50-meter pool, there is a tiny clock with glowing red numbers. It's a countdown, a reminder of how many days, hours, even tenths...
  • Phelps returns to attend NBAC fundraiser

    Michael Phelps showed up at the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center last night and climbed into the pool. But instead of a Speedo, he wore a tuxedo. The club's outdoor pool, which had been drained and covered by a tent, was the site of the North Baltimore...