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  • University of Maryland's founding chancellor John Toll dies

    University of Maryland's founding chancellor John Toll dies
    John Sampson Toll, a gifted physicist and founding chancellor of the University System of Maryland, died Friday of heart failure at the Fox Hill assisted-living Facility in Bethesda. He was 87. Dr. Toll, an indefatigable worker who led three institutions...
  • UMBC, College Park place high on U.S. News list

    UMBC, College Park place high on U.S. News list
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the University of Maryland, College Park were again listed among the nation's top up-and-coming schools in annual rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. Most of the state's colleges and...
  • Loraine P. Bernstein

    Loraine P. Bernstein
    Loraine P. Bernstein, a musical trust's administrator who assisted young musicians in gaining an audience, died of a heart attack Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 82. Born Loraine Panek in Warehouse Point, Conn.,...
  • Charles Erwin Brookes, CEO of Davison Chemical

    Charles Erwin Brookes, CEO of Davison Chemical
    Charles Erwin Brookes, the retired chief of W.R. Grace's Davison Chemical division, died of a heart attack Nov. 1 at the Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Fla. The longtime Gibson Island resident was 86. Known as Charlie, he was born in Orange, N.J. His...
  • Heralded young prosecutor joins city state's attorney's office

    Heralded young prosecutor joins city state's attorney's office
    When Thiru Vignarajah left the Maryland U.S. attorney's office to lead a new unit of the city prosecutors, there was the matter of putting together a new team of lawyers to pursue major crimes, bolstering relationships with police and other law...
  • En garde! Fencing competition draws 340 participants

    En garde! Fencing competition draws 340 participants
    Lisa Dobloug, 72, is proof that fencing competitors are not all youngsters. The Washington resident competed Sunday in the 24th annual Charm City Classic, a two-day event at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, for fencers 13 and over. "I am...
  • In today's GOP, Social Darwinism reborn

    In today's GOP, Social Darwinism reborn
    Listen carefully to the Republican debates and you get a view of the kind of society many Republicans seek. The last time we had it was in the Gilded Age of the late 19th century. It was an era when the nation was mesmerized by the doctrine of free...
  • UMBC seeks fresh ways to teach familiar introductory courses

    UMBC seeks fresh ways to teach familiar introductory courses
    Bill LaCourse felt inadequate. Some of his Chemistry 101 students sat in the back of the lecture hall and spaced out. Others simply left class as they pleased. "Maybe you're just not a good teacher," his department head said when LaCourse sought advice....
  • Defense suggests accused WikiLeaker was troubled soldier

    Defense suggests accused WikiLeaker was troubled soldier
    To his supporters, Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is a hero, the whistle-blower who revealed U.S. war crimes and diplomatic double-dealing in the Pentagon records and State Department cables he is alleged to have sent to the anti-secrecy organization...
  • Baltimore police to develop faster DNA testing

    Baltimore police to develop faster DNA testing
    The Baltimore Police Department is taking part in a program to develop and test new technology that could significantly cut DNA analysis time. The National Institute of Justice is putting $1 million toward the project. Police will partner with...
  • Jay Frisby, sailing into history with 'South Pacific'

    Six years ago, Jay Frisby appeared on Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre stage as a high school student at Glenelg Country School competing for a prestigious Cappies Award. This week, he is back at the Hippodrome performing as a professional in the big-budget...
  • New class inducted at Aberdeen High Hall of Fame

    On March 21, Aberdeen High School again hosted the Hall of Fame event that was initiated in 2006. These events honor past Aberdeen High graduates who are positive mentors to youth and demonstrate commitment to their community and exceptionality in their...