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  • Maryland gets grant to help teach climate change

    Maryland gets grant to help teach climate change
    Teachers in Maryland are about to get new help and encouragement to talk about the touchy topic of global warming in their classrooms. The National Science Foundation announced Wednesday that it is awarding $5.8 million for improving climate-change...
  • 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...
  • UMBC excellence imperiled by 'doomsday'

    Wednesday's front page was a lesson in vision for Maryland. In one corner, Freeman A. Hrabowski III is named as one of the 100 most influential people in the U.S. by Time for what he has been able to do as president of the University of Maryland Baltimore...
  • Doomsday for Md. education — and economy

    Doomsday for Md. education — and economy
    Earlier this month, both houses of the Maryland General Assembly passed the state's fiscal 2013 operating budget, but both houses failed to pass tax legislation and a companion bill required to fund and implement the budget. As a result, our state...
  • Is a 1 percent trim really doomsday?

    The recent op-ed written by William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, is similar to Chicken Little declaring that the sky is falling ("Doomsday for Md. higher education," April 24). Mr. Kirwan states that "under the doomsday...
  • Maryland faith community opposes 'doomsday'

    We write as members and leaders of Maryland's faith community. We are glad that a special session of the Maryland General Assembly to resolve the state's budget impasse now seems likely. We cannot stress strongly enough how vital it is to fashion a full...
  • Coppin's students-last policies

    Coppin's students-last policies
    Coppin State University has a serious problem with very low rates of student retention and graduation. Last December, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents created a Special Review Committee to look into this problem further and make...
  • Ire grows after Towson president cuts teams

    Ire grows after Towson president cuts teams
    Towson University baseball coach Mike Gottlieb got the call March 8 at 9:07 a.m. — a time he has committed to memory. We need you to meet with us at 9:45 a.m., athletic director Mike Waddell told him. Call your players and tell them to come, too,...
  • Towson White Student Union to patrol campus looking for crime

    Towson White Student Union to patrol campus looking for crime
    Barely a week after the group made national news for advocating for racial segregation at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Towson University's White Student Union is again drawing attention for plans to conduct nighttime patrols to watch...
  • Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer

    Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer
    Towson University president Maravene Loeschke was escorted by several police officers into a meeting with the school’s baseball and men’s soccer teams Friday morning to tell players she had decided to cut their sports. Her speech to members...
  • Tax-free reading

    Tax-free reading
    Here's a quiz for all current and future college students and their families: Which of the following has risen in price the most sharply over the last several decades — tuition, health care, the consumer price index or textbooks? For the correct...
  • APGFCU Arena to allow alcoholic beverages at two spring concerts

    APGFCU Arena to allow alcoholic beverages at two spring concerts
    Alcoholic beverages will be allowed at two upcoming concerts at the new APGFCU Arena, the board of trustees voted Tuesday. The program would require everyone attending either the Kool and the Gang concert on May 10 or the KC and the Sunshine Band concert...