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  • Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian

    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian
    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...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    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...
  • The liberal arts: Not just for the unemployable anymore

    The liberal arts: Not just for the unemployable anymore
    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...
  • Montpelier/South Laurel: Take flight with colorful kites at Montpelier Arts Center

    Don't miss the latest exhibit at the Montpelier Arts Center's Resident Artists Gallery. When first entering the gallery, you may be puzzled by what appear at first to be mostly blank walls. Lift your gaze up to the ceiling and you will feel yourself...
  • Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., statistician

    Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., a retired statistician and teacher, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure Oct. 15 at the Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 92 and had lived in Columbia and Edgewater. Born in...
  • Five questions with … Guy E. Flynn

    Five questions with … Guy E. Flynn
    Last month, global law firm DLA Piper announced that partner Guy E. Flynn would become the chair of the firm's Maryland real estate practice. Beginning next year he'll also be named partner-in-charge of the firm's downtown office (DLA Piper also has a...
  • Notre Dame Preparatory School to dedicate Yeardley Love Field on Sept. 9

    Notre Dame Preparatory School to dedicate Yeardley Love Field on Sept. 9
    Notre Dame Preparatory School announced Thursday that the school will dedicate a turf field named in honor of alumna Yeardley Love on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m. School officials said the ceremony will include prayers and remarks from representatives of...
  • Richard Paul Sullivan, chairman and CEO of Easco Corp.

    Richard Paul Sullivan, chairman and CEO of Easco Corp.
    Richard Paul Sullivan, a former chairman and CEO of Easco Corp. who had been active in Republican state politics and civic affairs, died Sunday of cancer at his Owings Mills home. The longtime Guilford resident was 79. Mr. Sullivan, whose father was...
  • Yeardley Love's mother files $30 million lawsuit

    Yeardley Love's mother files $30 million lawsuit
    The mother of Yeardley Love, a University of Virginia student murdered in 2010, filed a $30 million civil suit Thursday against the onetime boyfriend and fellow U.Va. lacrosse player convicted of killing her, George Huguely V. Sharon D. Love's suit,...
  • 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...
  • WHAT JUST HAPPENED

    Maryland authorities have stopped collecting DNA samples from suspects arrested on violent crime and burglary charges after the state's highest court ruled the crime fighting tool that has helped solve dozens of cold cases unconstitutional. On Friday,...
  • Loyola lacrosse wins it all

    Loyola lacrosse wins it all
    The national lacrosse championship title returned to the state Monday, but it wasn't powerhouse Johns Hopkins or the much larger University of Maryland that took top honors. Baltimore's relatively small Loyola University Maryland won its first national...