| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Roland Park Country School graduate Jocelyn Young-Hyman, who is now a Peace Corps volunteer, has big plans for the money raised Thursday by her alma mater in its annual All-School Walk.
Young-Hyman, a 2007graduate of the all-girls school on Roland...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
President Barack Obama has nominated Ken Hackett, the humanitarian who served as president of Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services for 18 years, as the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.
The announcement, made Friday, means Hackett will become the...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 9:03 AM
They came. They sniffed. They smiled. They sipped. They left — still smiling.
That pretty much describes the behavior of guests at last weekend's Spring Has Sprung Tea and Garden Tour at Gramercy Mansion in Stevenson.
The nearly 50...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As I read Anne D. Neal's recent attack on St. Mary's College of Maryland, I immediately knew she had an agenda even before learning its source ("Cautionary campus tale," May 30).
My daughter graduated from St. Mary's in 2011 with a major in English...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:15 AM
As a 2010 graduate of St. Mary's College of Maryland, I was quite disappointed by way the school was portrayed recently by commentator Anne D. Neal ("Cautionary campus tale," May 30). Her attack on St. Mary's educational standards was off-base and a...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Sally Foster worked in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a health educator in the early 1960s.
Mike McQuestion was stationed in the Philippines in the mid-1970s, trying to teach basic preventive medicine to mountain villagers.
| May 21, 2013
| 10:20 AM
The U.S. Peace Corps will begin accepting applications from same-sex couples who wish to serve overseas together for the first time next month, the agency announced Tuesday.
The move follows a broader shift by the Obama administration toward publicly...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The recent article by Joe Pettit entitled, "Achievement gap: It's still about race" (Feb. 24) misses a much larger picture.
It has been nearly 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society." In 1964 two important pieces of legislation were...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:58 PM
People packed the pews and filled the balconies of Baltimore's historic Bethel A.M.E. church Sunday morning to honor a man they credit with reviving the house of worship — one of the city's most influential — and bringing unabashed passion...
| Jan 4, 2012
At about 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, as Brian Holler walked down a dirt road in a small village in Turkmenistan, a heavy, rumbling noise made him pause for a second during the long-distance phone conversation he was having with a reporter.
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Eugenia A. "Genie" Kennedy, a former Peace Corps volunteer and teacher, died Jan. 7 of multiple organ failure at her Bel Air home.
She was 82.
A daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Sarah Eugenia Asbury, who did not use her first name, was born...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:45 PM
The Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention can inspire people watching the speeches from home. But the people most moved are likely to be those sitting in the convention hall: the party loyalists and campaign volunteers...