| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:00 AM
No wonder there is no money for education ("State didn't give out $17 million in need-based scholarships, auditors say," Nov. 6).
The state spent $68.5 million last year on a scholarship program and serviced 27,000 students. The article stated that most...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:42 PM
After a record-setting defensive season in 2013, the Orioles had to share this year's Wilson American League Defensive Team of the Year honors with the Kansas City Royals.
The Orioles set major league records with a .991 team fielding percentage,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:50 PM
Terps coach McCoy to be inducted into Hall of Fame
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame announced that Maryland wrestling coach Kerry McCoy will be inducted as a member of the Class of 2014. McCoy will be joined by former Maryland...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Those familiar with my life story understand my emotional approach to educational opportunity — particularly where the story line ends in opportunity denied.
Simply put, I got lucky at a tender age. Enough athletic and academic prowess, in...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The fifth annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will be held at Harford Community College Saturday, Nov. 9.
The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at Harford Community College from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:50 AM
On Oct. 13, just before 9:15 a.m., Tatyana McFadden soared across the finish line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, just two seconds before the racer behind her, taking the top spot in the women's wheelchair competition and making history....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Today's Nobel Prize for Literature, awarded to Canadian Alice Munro, is a departure from recent prizes.
More often than not, the judges have appeared intent on raising awareness of authors who have toiled largely outside the American media marketing...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Dr. William R. Bell, an internationally known Johns Hopkins hematologist who conducted research into bleeding and clotting disorders, died Oct. 4 of complications from a blood clot at his Roland Park home. He was 78.
"Bill was one of the premier...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:32 PM
James Patterson, a well-known, best-selling author of mysteries, has decided to underwrite eight $6,000 scholarships a year to Towson University students who are planning to become teachers.
The scholarship recipients will be chosen this month. Students...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Britain's Peter Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson particle, which explains how elementary matter attained the mass to form stars and planets.
The insight has...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The American scientists who were awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday have devoted most of their professional lives — up to four decades — to understanding how cells work.
They did it with funding from the same government that tea...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:31 PM
In the summer of 2008, When Leora Friedman was 15 and her sister Ariela was 19, the sisters led a song-writing workshop for patients and families of the Hackerman-Patz House, a Baltimore residence for children receiving limb-lengthening surgery at Sinai...