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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...
  • UMD receives $750 million in software

    UMD receives $750 million in software
    The University of Maryland, College Park plans to announce Tuesday the receipt of a software grant valued at $750 million from a division of Siemens Corp. — the largest donation of its kind for both the electrical engineering giant and the state's...
  • Zach attacks new challenges on road to journey to share joy of life

    Zach attacks new challenges on road to journey to share joy of life
    Displaying his characteristic courage, Zach Lederer bravely attempts to recreate the notorious strongman pose — biceps flexed and fists clenched — that turned a 2012 photo of his steely-eyed resolve to fight cancer into an Internet craze...
  • U.S. must restore biomedical research funding

    U.S. must restore biomedical research funding
    To us, biomedical research is not an abstract idea funded by wasteful government spending. It is work done by driven and passionate young people like ourselves who want to save lives -- but that work requires money, resources, and time.  We are a...
  • New era begins in Howard County volleyball

    New era begins in Howard County volleyball
    A new day is dawning in Howard County volleyball. With first-year coaches at seven of the 14 schools, Howard becoming the county's first 4A school and only three returning first-team all-county players, the potential for new storylines is great. Led...
  • Terps LB Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil's journey leads him back to his hometown

    Terps LB Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil's journey leads him back to his hometown
    The only time Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil has stepped foot inside M&T Bank Stadium was before his senior year at Towson High School. A former running back who once emulated San Diego Chargers star LaDainian Tomlinson, Cudjoe-Virgil was then a linebacker who...
  • Five questions for Matthew Wyskiel

    Five questions for Matthew Wyskiel
    Legg Mason's Bill Miller and other high-profile investors will share their top stock picks of the moment Wednesday— with the aim of raising money for area schoolchildren. Tickets for the Baltimore Next Generation Investing Event, to be held at...