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  • Incumbents lead the pack in campaign funds

    In the 2014 political campaign, Laurel's representatives running for re-election hold an advantage that is often held by incumbents. District 1 County Council member Mary Lehman is eligible to run for another term, and all the members of the District 21...
  • CMIT Academy announces STEM fair winners

    Chesapeake Math and IT Academy in Laurel held its third annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Fair Saturday, Jan. 25 at the University of Maryland College Park. Hundreds of students displayed projects in the fields of physics,...
  • Triadelphia Ridge's Lego Legends robotics team rocks [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Lego Legends team from Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School has been chosen to attend the State Championship FIRST Lego League competition on Saturday, March 1. The team consists of members Sydney Alexander, Luke Dull, Alex Edwards Durand, Noah Hanson,...
  • UM medical school opens brain research unit

    UM medical school opens brain research unit
    The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced Wednesday that it has established a program that will do in-depth scientific research on the brain. The hope is that research done from the Brain Science Research Consortium Unit can help in the...
  • Dr. Gordon Feldman, Johns Hopkins physicist

    Dr. Gordon Feldman, Johns Hopkins physicist
    Dr. Gordon Feldman, a Johns Hopkins physicist who contributed to discovery of the antiproton, died in his sleep Wednesday at Symphony Manor Assisted Living from complications of Alzheimer's. The Baltimore resident was 85. The son of a street peddler...
  • The future of women in tech [Commentary]

    The future of women in tech [Commentary]
    This article has been updated to reflect the correct field for visual arts professor Eric Smallwood.  Thirty years ago, U.S. colleges and universities awarded 37 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees to women. Today, when that number should...
  • Presumption on top of presumption [Editorial]

    When it comes to the potential for on-the-job dangers, few workers can match the risks faced by firefighters. That they willingly run into places the rest of us would flee in terror, all to save our lives and property, is nothing short of remarkable....
  • John Carroll institutes 'cyber days' in place of snow days

    John Carroll institutes 'cyber days' in place of snow days
    The John Carroll School campus might be closed for snow days, but that doesn't mean students aren't in class, albeit safe at home in their pajamas and with their laptops. Officials at the independent Catholic high school instituted "cyber days" –...
  • JHU's conflicting approaches to academic freedom [Commentary]

    JHU's conflicting approaches to academic freedom [Commentary]
    "Freedom of expression is the heartbeat of our university," Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels and Provost Robert C. Lieberman declared in an email this month announcing a new Task Force on Academic Freedom that will formulate an...
  • Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget

    Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget
    President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
  • Narrowing the construction gap [Commentary]

    Narrowing the construction gap [Commentary]
    In an effort to be trendy and to tap into a market that appears ripe for the picking, toy companies are newly trying to attract a female audience to building toys, blocks and gears that can be put together to make buildings and inventions. Ostensibly, the...
  • Gracie Scheaffer a poster girl for making posters [North Laurel/Savage]

    Congratulations to Gracie Scheaffer. Gracie created a poster in her religion class for world peace. She was recognized about this time a year ago, but apparently, she won again and was recognized by the Lions Club and the City of Laurel for her poster...