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  • New space, quirky ideas could turn around the Contemporary Museum

    New space, quirky ideas could turn around the Contemporary Museum
    A 12-foot-long white banner with black letters has been suction-cupped to the first-floor windows of the former Craig Flinner art gallery at Charles and Centre streets. It reads: "Future home of the Contemporary Museum. Opening January, 2012." At least,...
  • South River student awarded $20,000 scholarship

    South River High School senior Caitlin Byrnes says her parents have been stressing the importance of college since she was young, and though she listened to the message, she didn't think it applied to her. The Crofton resident would consider the family...
  • University of Maryland, College Park names new provost

    Mary Ann Rankin, a former longtime administrator at the University of Texas at Austin known for creating the innovative UTeach program to produce math and science teachers, was named provost at the University of Maryland, College Park. Rankin, who will...
  • StormCenter takes crisis managers to the eye of the action

    Dave Jones is trying to shrink the world, one crisis at a time. The former TV weatherman wants emergency managers and decision-makers to have simultaneous access to real-time information so they can keep people out of harm's way. And he wants them to...
  • Towson will receive $2 million to launch program designed to produce math, science teachers

    Towson will receive $2 million to launch program designed to produce math, science teachers
    Towson University will receive $2 million in state and private grant funds to start a new program designed to increase production of math and science teachers. The initiative will be based on the 15-year-old UTeach program, which more than doubled the...
  • Ricky Williams has found peace with the Ravens

    Ricky Williams has found peace with the Ravens
    On the eve of the NFL playoffs, Ricky Williams was standing in front of his locker with a book in his hand when a reporter approached him and started to ask a few questions. The reporter wanted to talk about what an interesting and strange trip his career...
  • Dunbar legacy continues with football players signing letters of intent

    Dunbar legacy continues with football players signing letters of intent
    [Editor's note: This blog post initially included Joshua Davis as one of six Dunbar football players signing national letters of intent to play football on scholarship. Davis, who will play at Morgan State, is not receiving an athletic scholarship. He...
  • Head of the Class: Monkton, Parkton students earn honors

    Caroline Vonasek, of Monkton, was named to the spring 2012 dean's list The University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I. Jessica Kuhn, of Baldwin graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in media arts and design, from James Madison University,...
  • Rookie kicker Justin Tucker doing everything he can to earn spot with the Ravens

    Rookie kicker Justin Tucker doing everything he can to earn spot with the Ravens
    The more you can do. It has become an unofficial motto of Ravens training camp this year. The simple five-word phrase is meant to foster a sense of unity, to remind players that great team members are willing to go beyond their defined roles for the...
  • Volleyball: Player, Coach of the Year

    Player of the Year Bailey Webster St. Paul's, hitter Webster's presence on the court was often enough to intimidate other teams before the ball was even struck. Perhaps the best volleyball player ever in the metro area, Webster simply took over...
  • Maryland medalists

    They range from a shooting specialist to one of the great sprinters of his generation. The former Maryland Summer Olympians who have won medals are listed below. Despite exhaustive research, it's possible we left someone out, so let us know at sports@...
  • Loyola joins SAT-optional colleges

    Loyola joins SAT-optional colleges
    Loyola College's Jesuit tradition calls for it to serve students who did not start with every economic, social or geographic advantage. Widespread research, meanwhile, shows that standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT favor those from privileged...