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  • 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...
  • Westminster High's Doolan named Carroll County Teacher of the Year

    Westminster High's Doolan named Carroll County Teacher of the Year
    Laura Doolan, an English teacher at Westminster High School, was named Carroll County 2013 Teacher of the Year during the Board of Education's employee recognition ceremony on Thursday. "Ms. Doolan is a champion of students, working tirelessly beyond...
  • St. Paul's girls school names new head

    A New Orleans educator has been named the new head of the St. Paul's School for Girls in Brooklandville. Penny Bach Evins, who currently heads the lower division of Isidore Newman School, will take on her new post in July, SPSG's board of trustees...
  • Orlando Ridout V, architectural historian

    Orlando Ridout V, architectural historian
    Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
  • Analyzing Maryland's loss to Virginia

    Analyzing Maryland's loss to Virginia
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ locker room after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there since the last...
  • Headers for Hope soccer tournament all about giving back

    Headers for Hope soccer tournament all about giving back
    Cancer is always personal. It’s a disease that touches everyone. Sooner or later, it’s guaranteed that you will either know someone who has cancer, has fought it or has lost to it. At this year’s Headers for Hope, a women’s...
  • Huguely petitions to appeal conviction in Yeardley Love death

    Huguely petitions to appeal conviction in Yeardley Love death
    George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted last year of drunkenly beating to death his girlfriend Yeardley Love, has asked the Virginia Court of Appeals to review his case. Huguely's attorneys argued in a petition filed...
  • Six Harford County students head to Annapolis

    Six high school seniors are serving as student pages for the 2013 Maryland General Assembly. Emma Zyriek of C. Milton Wright High School, Alexander McArtor of Fallston High School, Emily Clarke and Bryan Doherty of The John Carroll School, Andrew...
  • Robert A. Makofski, scientist

    Robert A. Makofski, scientist
    Robert A. Makofski, a retired Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory scientist and administrator who headed Howard County General Hospital's board, died of cancer Dec. 25 at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, Maine. The former Columbia resident was 81....
  • Sharon Love to speak about staying safe in college

    Sharon Love to speak about staying safe in college
    Soroptimist International of Arbutus is teaming up with the Wilkens Police and Community Relations Organization to give high school seniors in the area a lesson in preparing for college. But the topic is not a traditional or academic one. The groups...