| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Leaving the Parks & People Foundation is not something that President and Chief Executive Officer Jackie Carrera ever saw herself doing. For her, the job — leading an organization that helps to improve the quality of life in Baltimore's...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:39 PM
While the main campus of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is open and inviting, there is another division of the school that discourages visitors.
The Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is tucked miles away in Laurel, with building access...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:00 AM
How many attacks on the First Amendment is President Obama going to be allowed before he’s universally denounced as a worse enemy of the press than Richard Nixon?
I have been comparing Obama to Nixon in his disdain for the First...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Henrietta Lacks had no control when doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital used her cells 62 years ago in research that led to groundbreaking medical advances. But now her descendants will.
The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that it had reached...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:15 AM
When Ben Cohen was in the third grade at Atholton Elementary School in Columbia, he acted as a disc jockey for a spring fling dance, plugging two Walkman into a speaker system and playing Top 40 hits.
It was "rudimentary, cave-man" DJ-ing, he said,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:06 AM
The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday.
The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:14 AM
Women in large swaths of America are dying younger than they were a generation ago, reversing nearly a century of progress in public health and underscoring the rising toll of smoking and record obesity.
Nationwide, life expectancy for American men and...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:30 AM
From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 11:23 AM
The list of contenders for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award has been narrowed to 10 quarterbacks: Andy Dalton (TCU), Pat Devlin (Delaware), Nathan Enderle (Idaho), Colin Kaepernick (Nevada), Jake Locker (Washington), Greg McElroy (Alabama), Christian...
| Nov 23, 2010
The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation announced today that it has narrowed the list of candidates for its annual award to five. The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is presented annually to a college senior quarterback.
The top five...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:26 AM
When she was 12 years old, Cathy Hobbs would hop in the passenger seat of her mother's brown Cadillac Coupe de Ville and deliver the Columbia Flier.
Last week, Hobbs returned to Columbia with a different job: to teach a home staging certification course....
| May 30, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...