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  • Network 2000 promotes female empowerment in the workplace

    Two decades before Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg wrote the best-seller "Lean In," urging women to empower themselves at work, a handful of female leaders in Baltimore joined forces to do the same thing. Network 2000, a statewide...
  • Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies

    Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies
    Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
  • Carroll students named National Merit finalists

    Carroll students named National Merit finalists
    Seven high school seniors from Carroll County Public Schools have been named finalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a news release from the school system. The merit scholarship program honors individual students...
  • 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....
  • Howard County Briefs

    Career information sessions Howard Community College will host a series of career information sessions to give students and community members the opportunity to learn about different career options. Each session will feature a panel of working...
  • Remembering Devin Gray as Terps and Clemson end ACC series

    Remembering Devin Gray as Terps and Clemson end ACC series
    By the time Devin Gray finished his junior year at Clemson, he was considered one of the best basketball players in the Atlantic Coast Conference. A 6-foot-6, 230-pound forward, Gray had a game that combined power and finesse, grit and grace. His left-...
  • Baltimore native Davon Usher has Delaware eyeing CAA title

    Baltimore native Davon Usher has Delaware eyeing CAA title
    NEWARK, Del. — Delaware was down by 20 points with under 9 minutes left and the fans were beginning to empty from Bob Carpenter Center, which was nothing new to the Blue Hens' men's basketball program. The student section stuck around longer than...
  • 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...
  • Notre Dame's Eric Atkins shouldering greater load as he returns home to face Maryland

    Notre Dame's Eric Atkins shouldering greater load as he returns home to face Maryland
    In his four years at Notre Dame, point guard Eric Atkins has gone from being a steady freshman who came off the bench for a veteran team to the unquestioned senior leader — and now unlikely leading scorer — on a young team searching to find...
  • Arc of Carroll County accepting scholarship nominations

    The Arc of Carroll County is now accepting applications for its Timothy J. Atkinson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, established in 2008 to honor the former executive director of the Arc, awards $1,000 to a student who intends to enter a field...