| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:11 PM
On July 8, the last day of the Great Heat Wave of 2012, the Howard County Striders held the annual Women's Distance Festival 5k at and around Howard Community College. Race-day entrant Anna Helt-Gosselin, from Vienna, Va., confessed she was "pretty used...
| Feb 7, 2012
Congratulations to Ciara Wholey who won the Reflections competition in literature at River Hill High School and at the county level. Next comes the state competition. Samantha Thach and Jen Smith also won for dance choreography. Congratulations and good...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Harry L. Rosenzweig, an influential mathematics professor who had been chairman of the math department at McDaniel College, died Friday of pancreatic cancer at his Westminster home.
He was 72.
"Harry was very popular with math majors and, in general,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Teachers at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School will be seeing a familiar face roaming the halls this semester — former longtime Principal Mariale Hardiman.
Hardiman, a well-remembered figure at Roland Park, led the school to Blue Ribbon status as...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:24 PM
As the space capsule called Dragon hurtled toward the International Space Station at about 17,500 miles per hour on Friday, no space enthusiast was more enthralled than Paul Warren, a self-described "nerd" who attends Henry E. Lackey High School in...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:09 PM
North County High School freshman Jack Andraka stood on the auditorium stage, speaking about the invention that earned him the $75,000 grand prize at the recent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Behind him stood Dr. Anirban Maitra, a...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:07 PM
A new teacher training program designed to help girls and minorities succeed in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is focusing on how small actions in the classroom can affect a student's achievement.
The Educators' Equity...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 3:41 PM
Paul T. Graziano looked for all the world like a short-timer. Just weeks into his new job as Baltimore's housing commissioner, he was arrested at a Fells Point bar after a drunken tirade laced with anti-gay slurs.
That was more than 10 years ago. He's...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Ron Schmelzer has been living and breathing the startup life since he was a college student at MIT in the mid-1990s — and at his monthly tech breakfasts in Baltimore, he wants others to live it, too.
The entrepreneur started his first company out...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:06 PM
Charleta Jones isn't looking for just one job. She's looking for two: something full time and something on the side, to help repair the financial damage she suffered after losing her job last year as a paratransit driver.
"I've been out of work for...
| Mar 13, 2012
River Hill High is blessed with some very bright and multi-talented students and Anthony Yu is one of the brightest. The junior is one of only eight River Hill students to ever make a perfect score on the SAT. He scored a perfect 800 in critical reading,...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:30 PM
In his letter ("Free trade does not kill jobs," Aug. 30), Thomas Jandl responded to my recent opinion piece in The Sun ("What's killing jobs?" Aug. 27) by questioning my analysis of our trade practices. He misunderstood the basis for the piece. His...