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  • Howard students prove they know their history

    More than 260 Howard County middle and high school students participated in the county’s ninth annual History Day Competition on Saturday, March 16, presenting their historical research that related to the theme “Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events.”
  • Sally Ride, a modest pioneer

    I was saddened to learn of astronaut Sally Ride's death ("Ride had the cool to break barriers," July 25). Outer space is infinite, but human life is not. Sixty-one seems too young for this pioneer to leave us. I feel fortunate, blessed and privileged...

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal
    Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go. Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it. Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...

    For her, rocket science is just the start

    For her, rocket science is just the start
    The gig: Andrea Belz, 42, is an author, nuclear physicist, business owner and an assistant professor at USC's Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Most recently, she was named academic director of a master's program in Entrepreneurship and...

    Lynn Sherr examines the public and private lives of Sally Ride

    Lynn Sherr examines the public and private lives of Sally Ride
    That Sally Ride would become America's first woman in space in 1983 seems both unlikely and inevitable when reading Lynn Sherr's new biography, "Sally Ride" (Simon & Schuster, 400pp., $28). Unlikely because Ride was a sporty Southern California girl...