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  • Lessons from the summit push business leaders to new heights

    Lessons from the summit push business leaders to new heights
    For more than two decades, Chris Warner's business has taken him into a death zone 26,240 feet above sea level, where oxygen is thin, the weather is cruel and a single stumble can be fatal. A certified alpine guide, Warner has led nearly 200 international...
  • East Baltimore memories

    I remember the faded photograph my aunt kept in a place of honor in her home. My grandfather was 5, sitting atop a pony at the corner of North Patterson Park and Ashland avenues. He wore a petticoat and cap. It was about 1925. I remember the stories...
  • 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...
  • Fewer Americans suppressing HIV virus, study finds

    Fewer Americans suppressing HIV virus, study finds
    Fewer Americans than previously thought are controlling their HIV infections and potentially putting the public at higher risk, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University and University of Pennsylvania. The researchers found that there are...
  • Charles R. "Chuck" Callanan, Park School leader

    Charles R. "Chuck" Callanan, Park School leader
    Charles R. "Chuck" Callanan, a retired educator, volunteer and author who had headed Park School for nearly a decade, died July 6 of pulmonary disease at Sedgewood Commons, an assisted-living facility in Falmouth, Maine. He was 86. "I was right out of...
  • Teen athletes suffer long-term effects of concussions

    Teen athletes suffer long-term effects of concussions
    When Beth Kennedy's head hit the ice hard, she was stunned. The teen got up slowly, skated to her hockey team's bench and asked her rec league coach if she could sit out for a bit. But she returned to the heat of the tournament game a few minutes later....
  • Allan Chaney gets another chance to play the game he loves

    Allan Chaney gets another chance to play the game he loves
    Standing in the living room of his mother's Belair-Edison home late one summer evening, Allan Chaney raised his plain white T-shirt below his collarbone. He had just been asked to show his chest, to reveal the remnants of a more than two-year ordeal...
  • College Lines: Harford residents earn honors

    OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY: Elise Jordan of Churchville and Katie Steelman of Aberdeen were named to the Olivet Nazarene University dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. To qualify for inclusion on the dean's list, a student must have been enrolled as...
  • Don't save the planet

    Don't save the planet
    To the age-old question of how many conservatives does it take to screw in a light bulb, we now have a definitive answer: Just one, but it will take him weeks to chase down a vintage incandescent bulb because he won't touch an energy-efficient one. At...
  • Author Lisa Scottoline talks grief, crabs, podiatry

    Author Lisa Scottoline talks grief, crabs, podiatry
    On paper, Lisa Scottoline is a little intimidating. She's got more than 30 million copies in print of her books, including 20 best-selling novels. She writes a weekly column, with her daughter, for The Philadelphia Inquirer. She's a graduate of...
  • 5 questions … for Leslie Mancuso, president and CEO of Jhpiego

    5 questions … for Leslie Mancuso, president and CEO of Jhpiego
    Leslie Mancuso has been at the helm of Jhpiego, an international health affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, for more than a decade. Under her leadership, the Fells Point-based organization has expanded significantly. The nonprofit's budget has...
  • Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator

    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator
    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, a veteran educator who had served as acting superintendent for Baltimore public schools in the early 1970s and later held positions with the New York State Department of Education, died Nov. 8 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist...