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  • In Digital Age, schools that succeed are schools that connect

    In Digital Age, schools that succeed are schools that connect
    Michelle Rhee is back in town. This time it is as a "grass-roots" activist who only wants to put children first. Surely many of her fans in the testing industry think that's really at the heart of what they are doing. They look at failing public...
  • Ronald A.J. Wilson, accounting executive

    Ronald A.J. Wilson, accounting executive
    Ronald A.J. Wilson, a retired accounting executive and Vietnam veteran, died June 30 from complications of pneumonia at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. The former Roland Park resident was 67. The son of a chemist and hospital...
  • Running: Heat can't beat Women's Distance Festival runners

    Running: Heat can't beat Women's Distance Festival runners
    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...
  • Clarksville: Trio of girls advance to state competition in Reflections program

    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...
  • Harry L. Rosenzweig, McDaniel math professor

    Harry L. Rosenzweig, McDaniel math professor
    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,...
  • No `brain drain' for Roland Park Elementary/Middle

    No `brain drain' for Roland Park Elementary/Middle
    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...
  • SpaceX rocket carries Maryland science project into space

    SpaceX rocket carries Maryland science project into space
    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...
  • North County student wins Intel Science Fair's top prize

    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...
  • Program aims to help girls, minorities succeed in math and science

    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...
  • A survivor, Graziano draws mixed reviews after nearly 11 years as housing chief

    A survivor, Graziano draws mixed reviews after nearly 11 years as housing chief
    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...
  • Ron Schmelzer: Tech breakfaster, startup veteran

    Ron Schmelzer: Tech breakfaster, startup veteran
    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...
  • Mayoral candidates seek to reverse long slide in city jobs

    Mayoral candidates seek to reverse long slide in city jobs
    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...