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  • Repairing aquaculture's Achilles' heel

    Repairing aquaculture's Achilles' heel
    As fish farming grows to feed a world hungry for protein, there's a hitch — the seas are being scoured of the little wild fish to feed the big captive ones destined for the dinner table. Researchers in Baltimore think they may have hit upon a...
  • Coppin's problem is that Maryland has failed to fund the school adequately

    The Sun suggests that the buck stops at Coppin State University President Reginald Avery's door regarding efforts to improve student retention and graduation rates and point the school in a new direction ("Which way for Coppin?" July 25). But whatever...
  • Why voters should support the Md. Dream Act in November

    Brad Botwin's recent letter to the editor urges voters to overturn the Maryland Dream Act in November, but he misinforms your readers to make his case ("Dream Act a poor investment for Md.," July 31). A diverse coalition of leaders and organizations are...
  • Woman says she chewed through ropes to escape

    Woman says she chewed through ropes to escape
    A man accused of killing his estranged wife had tied up another woman in his Highlandtown home before the killing, according to court records, and the captive told police she chewed through the ropes and escaped after the man showed her his wife’s...
  • Regents' plan just kicks Coppin State's problems further down the road

    Regents' plan just kicks Coppin State's problems further down the road
    The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has unanimously accepted the report and recommendations of the special review committee on the revitalization of Coppin State University ("UM regents approve plan to revitalize Coppin State," June 22)....
  • St. Mary's troubles are temporary, but its appeal is enduring

    St. Mary's troubles are temporary, but its appeal is enduring
    The effective resignation Tuesday of St. Mary's College of Maryland President Joseph R. Urgo undoubtedly will come as a disappointment to the many students, faculty and alumni who shared his vision for the school. St. Mary's is unique among the state's...
  • Coppin professors group responds to college review

    Coppin professors group responds to college review
    A professors' group at Coppin State University said Monday that it shared a review committee's improvement goals for the traditionally black college, but questioned why the reviewers didn't address certain funding issues nor a perceived lack of...
  • Harford C.C., Towson U. break ground for new building on Harford campus

    Harford C.C., Towson U. break ground for new building on Harford campus
    Even with temperatures hovering in the 90s Thursday afternoon, state and local dignitaries crowded under a tent to celebrate the start of construction on Harford Community College's new Towson University in Northeastern Maryland facility. Top...
  • Regents violate open meetings act, but state has little recourse

    Regents violate open meetings act, but state has little recourse
    Maryland's open meetings compliance board said this week that it not only found that the University System of Maryland Board of Regents violated the state's open meetings act, but also rejected the idea that the transgressions were "at worst technical."...
  • Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism

    Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism
    Two years after a Maryland doctor lost his medical license for using a controversial treatment for autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended his business partner for allegedly writing the same dangerous prescription for several...
  • State police investigating response time in UMES stabbing death

    State police investigating response time in UMES stabbing death
    University of Maryland, Eastern Shore officials on Monday said state police are investigating assertions that campus officers took an extended period of time to respond to the fatal stabbing of a student during homecoming weekend. Edmond A. St. Clair,...
  • North Carolina judge refuses to dismiss ACC suit vs. Maryland

    North Carolina judge refuses to dismiss ACC suit vs. Maryland
    Maryland's fight to get out of its $52 million exit fee for leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2014 took an unpleasant — but not unexpected — turn Monday when a North Carolina judge refused a motion by the school to drop a lawsuit...