| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Setting aside almost 60 years of athletic tradition in a quest for greater financial stability, the University of Maryland will join the Big Ten Conference, school and league officials announced Monday after a weekend of whirlwind negotiations.
| Nov 11, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Dr. Bertram Wyatt-Brown, an acclaimed and influential professor of American history who wrote widely on Southern history and culture and whose book on honor in the antebellum South was a 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist, died Monday of pulmonary fibrosis at...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Roland Park resident was 85.
"Moreland was highly...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Let's start with something I, as a university administrator, am not supposed to say or even think. The humanities and social sciences, the heart of the liberal arts — its students, its graduates, its practitioners — are doomed. They are doomed...
| Mar 22, 2010
| 1:04 PM
On March 8th, 2010, John Black sold his 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bath residence at 6 Seaberry Court in Lutherville- Timonium, Maryland, to Vincent Talbert. Mr. Talbert and his wife Deborah purchased the home for $759,900.
Vincent Talbert is the Vice President of...
| Apr 22, 2010
| 8:16 AM
On March 31st, 2010, Patricia A. Bass sold her home at 3702 Thomas Point Road in Annapolis, Maryland to Ed and Donna Offterdinger. The Offterdingers purchased the home for $1,220,000.
Ed Offterdinger is the East Region Managing Partner for Baker Tilly...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 7:49 PM
A procession of former University of Virginia lacrosse players and students, police officers and medical experts on Monday gave the most detailed account to date of the May 3 incident that left Yeardley Love dead at her off-campus apartment.
| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:23 AM
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...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:16 AM
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....
| Sep 1, 2011
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 —...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:57 PM
With the board that oversees Maryland's university system just two months from deciding whether to back a merger of its largest research campuses, Baltimore civic leaders are lining up against any move that would place the city's campus under out-of-...