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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
A collection of news and information related to Teaching and Learning published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach

    Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach
    Aaron Acquilla Johnson Sr., a longtime educator and basketball coach, died Feb. 14 of lung cancer. Mr. Johnson, of Baltimore, was 79. The son of Daniel and Harriett Johnson was born in Baltimore and raised in the city's Sandtown Winchester neighborhood....
  • Off-campus confrontation led to McDaniel College shooting, lockdown, police say

    Off-campus confrontation led to McDaniel College shooting, lockdown, police say
    A shooting that prompted a three-hour lockdown at McDaniel College early Sunday stemmed from a confrontation between a group of students and four men just off the Westminster campus, police said. A group of male students was walking back to the campus...
  • Money, freedom and Hopkins [Letter]

    Money, freedom and Hopkins [Letter]
    My congratulations to Bridget Kustin, founder of the Johns Hopkins University Human Rights Working Group, on her commentary ("JHU's academic 'freedom,' Feb. 25). It took courage to write that op-ed while still a student at Hopkins. While sincerely...
  • Carroll schools dealing with 'intermittent issues' after cyberattack

    Carroll schools dealing with 'intermittent issues' after cyberattack
    A cyberattack that forced Carroll County Public Schools to shut down its network Feb. 25 has continued to cause "intermittent issues" with Internet speeds, but it has not disrupted instruction, school officials said Thursday. Shortly after 9 a.m. Feb....
  • SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning

    SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning
    The SAT — that anxiety-provoking test required for so many college applications — is being redesigned to focus more on classroom learning and less on brain teasers. The College Board announced Wednesday that its revised SAT will be ready in...
  • JHU plan to pay graduate students more but trim their numbers is under fire

    JHU plan to pay graduate students more but trim their numbers is under fire
    Johns Hopkins graduate students and professors are calling for a moratorium on the university's plan to increase stipends for graduate students in the arts and humanities while shrinking their numbers, saying it could stymie research and the free flow...
  • 'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts

    'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts
    You could make a plausible argument that '80s pop star Thomas Dolby has been blinded with science. Since he was a teen, Dolby, now 55, has looked for ways to blend technology with sound — whether that meant writing a quirky synthpop anthem that...
  • Dr. Raymond Seltser, Hopkins associate dean

    Dr. Raymond Seltser, Hopkins associate dean
    Dr. Raymond Seltser, former associate dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health who was the author of seminal epidemiological articles on smoking, stroke and radiation, died Feb. 16 of pneumonia at Sibley Memorial Hospital in...
  • Selby resigns as head of HCC men's basketball team

    Harford Community College men's basketball head coach Brian Selby announced his decision to resign after his fourth season at the helm of the Fighting Owls. The announcement came Wednesday. "I would like to take this time to thank Brian for all that...
  • Walt Fuchs, philosophy professor

    Walt Fuchs, philosophy professor
    Walt Fuchs, who taught philosophy at Towson University for more than four decades, died of cancer Feb. 11 in a hospital in Gottingen, Germany. The Towson resident was 71. Born Wolfgang Walter Fuchs in Berlin and raised in Pittsburgh, he earned a Bachelor...
  • College athletes aren't employees and shouldn't unionize

    Last week, in what has to be one of the more ridiculous stories that I have seen in a while, football players at Northwestern University in Chicago filed the necessary paperwork to begin the process of forming a union. Certainly, you can say that...
  • Baltimore County student accused of posting threat on social media as joke

    Baltimore County student accused of posting threat on social media as joke
    Rumors that a shooting would occur at Gen. John Stricker Middle School on Friday spread quickly over social media the night before, resulting in a message being sent to Baltimore County Superintendent Dallas Dance via Twitter. Dance, who has 10,000...