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  • The Maryland model

    The Maryland model
    The messy situation at the University of Virginia, which recently saw its president forced to resign by the school's governing board, only to be reinstated two weeks later after faculty and student protests, highlighted problems of institutional reform...
  • Tracey Ford to become first lay leader of Maryvale

    Maryvale Preparatory School, an all-girls Catholic school in Brooklandville, named Tracey Ford its president on Thursday. She will become the first lay leader in the school's 66-year history on July 1. Ford, 56, currently director of development at...
  • Frances Mason, co-founder of Glenelg Country School, dies at 91

    Frances Wellford Mason, of Ellicott City, dedicated her life to causes she was passionate about — animals and education. So it was perhaps not surprising that, with no prior experience, she raised a flock of sheep on a farm and helped found the...
  • How to fight the nitrogen threat

    How to fight the nitrogen threat
    As a scientist, it's the questions that keep me up at night. When chemical nitrogen fertilizer is applied to crops, what happens to the nitrogen that isn't absorbed? When nitrogen is emitted to the atmosphere from fossil fuel combustion, where does it...
  • George Huguely's father convicted of DWI

    George Huguely IV, whose namesake son was convicted of second-degree murder this winter for beating University of Virginia student Yeardley Love to death while in a drunken rage, pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving while impaired by alcohol, according to...
  • Shortening the food chain

    Shortening the food chain
    The United Nations predicts that by October, the number of humans on the planet will exceed 7 billion. The organization simultaneously reports that nearly 1 billion people on the planet are hungry. The knee-jerk response is that farmers can't keep up....
  • Murder trial of UVA lacrosse player set to begin

    Murder trial of UVA lacrosse player set to begin
    Nearly two years after Cockeysville native Yeardley Love was found dead, bruised and lying in a pool of blood in an off-campus apartment near the University of Virginia, her former boyfriend and fellow lacrosse player is scheduled to stand trial for her...
  • City to name new director of finance

    A former District of Columbia and Richmond, Va., finance official will be named Baltimore's new director of finance on Monday, city officials said. Harry E. Black, a Baltimore native who wrote a guide to economic development for cities, will replace...
  • Rep Stage's 'Or' looks at barrier-breaking Sixties — 1660s, that is

    Rep Stage's 'Or' looks at barrier-breaking Sixties — 1660s, that is
    When the reign of Oliver Cromwell and his fellow killjoys ended, one of the first things the new English king did was order the theaters to reopen. Charles II didn't stop there. He allowed those theaters to do something previously unthinkable —...
  • Aberdeen High graduate Baker receives second star

    Aberdeen High graduate Baker receives second star
    In a ceremony at the Pentagon, hosted by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Jan. 6, Brig. Gen. Ralph O. Baker, an Aberdeen High School graduate, was promoted to major general in the U.S. Army. The ceremony was attended by...
  • Bill would limit public information requests of professors

    In Virginia, the attorney general, skeptical of global warming, tried to use his subpoena powers to build a fraud case against a climatology professor. In Wisconsin, Republican Party officials sought the emails of a history professor, trying to...
  • Jury selection continues in trial of U.Va. lacrosse player accused of killing Yeardley Love

    Jury selection continues in trial of U.Va. lacrosse player accused of killing Yeardley Love
    One by one, potential jurors in the murder case against George W. Huguely V, who's accused of beating his former girlfriend to death when they were both University of Virginia students, took the witness stand Monday and revealed just how difficult it...