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  • St. Agnes Hospital's 1978 ban on smoking a 'bold step'

    On July 1, the Community College of Baltimore County will ban the use of tobacco products on its campuses except in designated areas. The University System of Maryland implemented a smoking ban with a vote by its Board of Regents on June 22, according to...
  • The Maryland model

    The Maryland model
    The messy situation at the University of Virginia, which recently saw its president forced to resign by the school's governing board, only to be reinstated two weeks later after faculty and student protests, highlighted problems of institutional reform...
  • Gov. O'Malley has worked to rein in rising college tuition costs

    Regarding your recent editorial on higher education, while the University System of Maryland has long been at the forefront of innovation, increased operational efficiency and improved student learning, it is Gov.Martin O'Malley's leadership and support...
  • Laurel state Sen. Jim Rosapepe considering running for comptroller in 2014

    Most politicians are shy about stating their plans for an election that is almost three years away, but not Laurel's District 21 state Sen. Jim Rosapepe, who announced last week he is considering running for comptroller in 2014. "I'm considering...
  • President's proposal on tuition, student aid raises hopes and concerns

    Higher-education leaders in Maryland praised an effort unveiled by President Barack Obama on Friday to make college more affordable but expressed unease about still-emerging details that could have an impact on federal funding and student aid. Calling...
  • Reining in college costs: an agenda for Maryland

    President Barack Obama is right. For several decades, college tuitions in our country have risen relentlessly, faster than inflation and faster than economic growth — much like health care costs. Unless we get them under control, we'll continue...
  • Baltimore area's federal agencies a 'growth industry'

    Baltimore area's federal agencies a 'growth industry'
    Despite budget cuts and anti-government rhetoric in Congress, Maryland officials say the two huge federal agencies based in Woodlawn — which have long helped buoy the region's economy — may be better positioned than others to ride out the...
  • Turning research into jobs in Maryland

    Turning research into jobs in Maryland
    About three times each week, an enterprising researcher at theUniversity of Maryland, College Park, takes a step toward patenting an invention. Each year, that results in the creation of about five new high-tech firms, the kinds of businesses often...
  • Nathan Chapman set for release

    Nathan Chapman set for release
    Nathan A. Chapman Jr., the once-prominent money manager whose fraudulent investments in his own companies caused a scandal for Maryland's public employee pension system, is scheduled to be released from federal custody Friday after serving 41/2 years....
  • 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...