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  • Eastern Shore professors to get bulletproof whiteboards

    Eastern Shore professors to get bulletproof whiteboards
    Calling "campus violence a reality" to prepare for, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans Thursday to spend $60,000 on the Clark Kent of teacher supplies: an innocuous-looking white board that can stop bullets. The high-tech tablet...
  • Notebook: Terps' Schwarzmann named ACC Scholar-Athlete of Year

    Notebook: Terps' Schwarzmann named ACC Scholar-Athlete of Year
    Maryland senior midfielder Katie Schwarzmann is the Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced Wednesday. A double major in management and marketing, the Century graduate won the Tewaaraton Award...
  • 'Special admissions' bring colleges top athletes, educational challenges

    'Special admissions' bring colleges top athletes, educational challenges
    It has become part of college sports -- as ingrained as dunks and FieldTurf -- for large universities to accept prized basketball and football recruits and other athletes under more forgiving admissions criteria than are used for other students. Less...
  • Morgan State board votes against renewing president's contract

    Morgan State board votes against renewing president's contract
    In a heated, narrowly divided closed-door meeting, Morgan State University's board of regents voted last week not to renew President David Wilson's contract, sources close to the board said Monday. The ouster comes amid a string of recent incidents...
  • Companies back STEM efforts as Maryland seeks to revamp science education

    Companies back STEM efforts as Maryland seeks to revamp science education
    Students across Maryland would see revamped science classes under curriculum standards the state school board will consider Tuesday — part of a broader effort by educators, researchers and businesses to kindle innovation in children well before they...
  • Perry Hall's Vince Ciattei cited as 'most decorated track athlete we ever had'

    Perry Hall's Vince Ciattei cited as 'most decorated track athlete we ever had'
    Perry Hall distance runner Vince Ciattei might just be the closest thing to the ideal student-athlete. To that end, the Northeast Booster Reporter Male Athlete of the Year carried a 4.0 grade point average and finished his high school varsity career...
  • InsideMDSports: Gonzaga (D.C.) guard Bryant Crawford on Terps' radar

    InsideMDSports: Gonzaga (D.C.) guard Bryant Crawford on Terps' radar
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Missing an entire season with an injury can be tough for a young player, especially when it's a...
  • Amid wave of Baltimore shootings, police press for tips

    Amid wave of Baltimore shootings, police press for tips
    Dozens of city police officers trudged through the Gilmor Homes housing project in West Baltimore on Tuesday afternoon, passing out fliers and hoping to turn up tips on several recent shootings. Battered by 27 shootings that claimed nine lives over five...
  • Timonium United Methodist gives shoutout to graduates [Timonium]

    The congregation of Timonium United Methodist Church expresses pride in the accomplishments of these recent graduates: Christine King, DeeDee Ling, Lucas Myers and Nicholas Myers, Dulaney High School; Amelia Loudon–Doud, Carver Center for Arts and...
  • Eastern Shore poultry pollution trial winds up

    Eastern Shore poultry pollution trial winds up
    Lawyers squared off one last time Friday in a packed Baltimore courtroom to wrap up the long-running trial of a bitterly contested pollution lawsuit with ramifications for water cleanup efforts and the poultry industry in Maryland and nationwide. Jane...
  • Corey Fuller hopes next stop is in the NFL

    Corey Fuller hopes next stop is in the NFL
    There was a time, not too long ago, when the NFL draft wasn't on Corey Fuller's radar. Without a football scholarship offer during his senior year at Woodlawn, Fuller went to Kansas to run track and compete in the triple jump. After two years there,...
  • Antonio Freeman named honorary Big 33 chairman

    Antonio Freeman named honorary Big 33 chairman
    The Big 33 Scholarship Foundation Inc. has announced that Poly graduate and former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Antonio Freeman will be the honorary chairman of the 56th Big 33 Football Classic in June. Freeman played for Maryland in the 1990 Big 33...