| May 17, 2012
| 3:42 PM
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...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:38 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:24 AM
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,...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:25 AM
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."
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:25 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 12:33 PM
[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...
| Jun 7, 2009
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...
| Jul 17, 2009
| 8:17 PM
Former CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite, who was named the "most trusted man in America" in a 1972 poll and came to personify the golden age of network TV news, died Friday. He was 92.
Mr. Cronkite's longtime chief of staff, Marlene Adler, said Mr. Cronkite...
| Jul 5, 2009
| 5:20 PM
The death of former Ravens and Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair this weekend was clearly a homicide, but it could be days before they will be able to classify the death of the woman found in the same condominium with a pistol underneath her body,...
| Aug 9, 2008
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@...