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  • 2011: A re-wind

    2011: A re-wind
    Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
  • Redesigned UMBC courses are part of a statewide effort

    The Sun's high praise for the course design innovations at the University of Maryland Baltimore County is well deserved ("A Model Institution," Dec. 27). UMBC's success in transforming courses in fundamental chemistry, mathematics and physics has led to...
  • Dems' dismal track record of flawed appointees

    The fact that Nathan Chapman and Richard Stewart were both subjects of articles in a recent issue of The Sun underscores the exquisite judgment of our recent Democratic governors ("Pension scandal figure Chapman set for release" and "O'Malley says he'll...
  • Maryland's HBCUs have outlived their usefulness

    Whether Maryland's historically black colleges and universities can compete in producing graduates commensurate in ability with those of other institutions in the state should be the sole factor in determining their funding ("Md. fails to keep its promise...
  • HBCU lawsuit: A troubled legacy

    HBCU lawsuit: A troubled legacy
    Has Maryland reneged on its promise to desegregate the state's public institutions of higher learning? Has the state, in defiance of the law, continued to operate a dual system of separate and unequal schools based on race? The answer to such questions...
  • What campuses can do to fight high-risk drinking

    Recent Baltimore Sun coverage of the trial of a young man accused of killing a fellow student at the University of Virginia while under the influence of alcohol brings necessary attention to a cultural problem that most college and university leaders feel...
  • The non-merger

    The non-merger
    Some of the hottest fields for research (and those with some of the greatest potential to drive Maryland's 21st century economy) are in the intersection between engineering and medicine. The University of Maryland's engineering program, which is on the...
  • UM Eastern Shore appoints new president

    A career biochemist will take the reins of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on July 1, the university announced Wednesday. Juliette B. Bell, the current provost and vice president for academic affairs at Central State University in Ohio, was...
  • Don't leave the lecture behind

    Don't leave the lecture behind
    As a recent graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, I was dismayed by recent news reports detailing the efforts of several major universities, including Johns Hopkins and the University System of Maryland, to revise or even eradicate the lecture model...
  • Aldridge resigns as president of UMUC

    Aldridge resigns as president of UMUC
    Susan C. Aldridge will resign as president of University of Maryland, University College, the state's leading online educational institution, at the end of March. Aldridge had been on unexplained administrative leave since the end of February, and...
  • U.S. senator asks for UMUC records

    The chairman of the U.S. Senate education committee asked the chancellor of Maryland's state university system Monday to hand over records on enrollment and workplace practices at the University of Maryland University College, where president Susan...
  • Thomas E. Florestano, longtime Anne Arundel Community College president

    Thomas E. Florestano, longtime Anne Arundel Community College president
    Thomas E. Florestano, a long-serving president of Anne Arundel Community College, died March 31 of Parkinson's disease complications at Ginger Cove Health Center. He was 79 and had lived in Annapolis. "Tom did a great deal to bring our community...