| 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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:27 PM
George Huguely V received a 23-year sentence Thursday for the murder of Yeardley Love, the Cockeysville native and University of Virginia lacrosse player whose death in May 2010 put drinking and domestic violence in college towns, even one as genteel...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Janelle Stewart said she was alarmed as she listened to the words about human sacrifice tumbling from the mouth of fellow Morgan State student Alexander Kinyua at a widely attended campus forum about hazing.
But the January outburst wouldn't be the...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:23 AM
Opening statements in the high-profile trial of George W. Huguely V, charged with murder in the death of his former University of Virginia girlfriend, are expected Wednesday in Charlottesville Circuit Court.
Attorneys plan to complete the jury...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Within days of the E.coli outbreak in Germany that officially ended this week, scientists at the University of Maryland Institute for Genome Sciences began cracking the genomic code of the bacteria responsible for infecting thousands and killing dozens....
| May 22, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Tens of thousands of lives have been saved over the years because Americans more routinely wear seat belts and don't drive drunk.
But there are other public health threats from those who text while driving or overdose on prescription drugs.
That's why a...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:31 PM
There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol.
He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 7:29 PM
Former National Security Agency employee Thomas Drake accepted a plea deal Thursday that cleared him of espionage charges stemming from an alleged leak of classified information to a Baltimore Sun reporter who wrote about waste and mismanagement at the...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Wade P. Thomas Jr., a retired Annapolis lawyer who earlier had owned a bakery chain, died July 2 of kidney failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
The longtime Crofton resident was 83.
He was born in Baltimore and raised on Wardman Road in Stoneleigh....
| Jul 9, 2011
BOSTON —Luke Scott got positive news on the state of his right shoulder, as an MRA — an MRI with dye injected into the shoulder — showed no additional damage to his partially-torn labrum.
"It's obviously great news," said Scott who...