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  • Notes: Ex-Terp Zink named MLL Defensive Player of the Week

    Notes: Ex-Terp Zink named MLL Defensive Player of the Week
    Major League Lacrosse announced that Denver defenseman Lee Zink (Maryland) won Warrior Defensive Player of the Week honors after the Outlaws' 14-12 win over the visiting Chesapeake Bayhawks on Saturday afternoon. One of the best shutdown defenders in...
  • Congress reaches student loan deal that lowers rates for borrowers

    Congress reaches student loan deal that lowers rates for borrowers
    With the start of classes just weeks away, Maryland financial aid directors sighed with relief that Congress has finally reached an agreement on student loan interest rates that will lower costs for borrowers this academic year. "We have been getting...
  • Black colleges to lose students after federal loan changes

    Black colleges to lose students after federal loan changes
    Morgan State University is trying to raise $300,000 in donations by the end of the month to give 300 undergraduates emergency scholarships — the result of tighter lending standards that have hit historically black colleges and universities...
  • Maryland not in position to restore eliminated teams, Wallace Loh says

    Maryland not in position to restore eliminated teams, Wallace Loh says
    The University of Maryland is not yet financially able to restore any of the seven teams eliminated last year and must instead use limited athletic department revenues to fund other priorities — including some on the academic side, President Wallace...
  • Local organization marks $10 million in scholarships

    Local organization marks $10 million in scholarships
    In the early 1800s, a successful businessman watched as young homeless girls roamed the docks of Baltimore, selling items to survive. He thought that if they just had an education, that could make all of the difference. So he began planning for a school....
  • Hopkins to tackle cancer with $90 million bequest

    Hopkins to tackle cancer with $90 million bequest
    Johns Hopkins University scientists will share in one of the largest one-time philanthropic gifts for cancer research ever made, $540 million aimed at preventing and curing the disease, officials are scheduled to announce today. The $90 million marked...
  • Thompson retires, was welcoming presence at Hiss United Methodist [Loch Raven]

    If you happened to visit Hiss United Methodist Church over the last ten years, chances are you were greeted by Dianne Thompson, director of evangelism and communications. For most of those years, she has handed out welcome packets loaded with goodies...
  • InsideMDSports: Breaking down the Terps football team's recruiting class, targets

    InsideMDSports: Breaking down the Terps football team's recruiting class, targets
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. There are exactly four weeks until national signing day, and Maryland has several spots still...
  • Library lands $267,500 grant to developing HiTech initiative

    At a forum on new ideas for the Howard County library system's technology-based HiTech initiative, a group of teen girls bristled at the thought of venturing into science, technology, engineering and math fields, seeing no correlation between science...
  • Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out

    Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out
    The Johns Hopkins University regained a five-year, $70 million federal grant designed to change how researchers pursue drug development and other medical treatments, but the University of Maryland, Baltimore lost its first bid for a similar grant, the...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • Mount Zion Prep gives extra help to get boys basketball players to next level

    Mount Zion Prep gives extra help to get boys basketball players to next level
    Nearly 30 years after they first met while living in the same East Baltimore housing project, and 20 years after they left Dunbar to play college basketball, Rodrick Harrison and Rodney Elliott are back in their hometown with a new dream. Harrison,...