Amara Majeed, whom the Sri Lankan government admittedly misidentified as a suspect in the Easter Day bombings, said that the mistake prompted death threats against her and distress for her family in Sri Lanka.
We know that it’s not only the ultra rich or those willing to break the law who have an advantage in college admissions. Many with the means will do all they can to ensure that their children get into the best college possible. Often, this means spending money on standardized test prep.
There has been much ado over Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the socialist who won the Democratic Party primary for a New York congressional seat last week. Yet this isn’t the first time a major party has nominated a candidate who believes in Medicare and higher education for all.
Mark and Patricia Joseph aren’t the sort of philanthropists who simply write checks. They have not only become strategic about their investments in education but substantially involved in the organizations they support.
Neal Simon, a Potomac businessman launching an independent campaign for Senate in Maryland today, watched last week’s State of the Union in a state of despair. His problem wasn’t with what President Donald J. Trump was saying, per se, but the reaction he was getting from the House floor.
Carroll Hospital is welcoming a new physician on staff this October. Dr. Darlene Gabeau has joined the teams as the radiation oncology at the William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center, a position she said she was drawn to because in both culture and practice, it exemplifies all she loves best in the practice of medicine.
With the recent uptick of demonstrations and activism on college campuses — in Baltimore especially, but also nationwide as issues surrounding Black Lives Matter and Title IX come to the forefront — student newspapers have a vital, yet delicate, role to play. As Cody Boteler, editor-in-chief of The Towson Towerlight, says: "Often, if something truly significant happens on campus — like when a couple of students occupied the president's office, for example — nobody is
Tom Perez fought three years ago to win confirmation as U.S. labor secretary. Recently, he has been answering to another, unofficial title almost as frequently. "Potentially our next vice president," a union official roared into a microphone as the Marylander took a stage last week on Capitol Hill.
Four of Maryland's colleges reported seven or more rapes on their campuses in 2014, all of which occurred inside campus-run student dorms, according to federal safety data released about colleges and universities across the country.
More than 42,000 medical students from the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University and others around the country and world learned where they would train to become family doctors, surgeons or other kinds of physicians
Hereford High School principal Joe Jira and five key members of his staff fell for an old trick when they were lured to participate in a mid-December roundtable discussion at the offices of the Maryland State Department of Education in Baltimore. Once there, they were told that their school was chosen to be among the state elite by earning designation as a Maryland Blue Ribbon School.
Students exercise their right to protest by decrying campus behavior that is culturally offensive to their minority peers. Their opponents, those in power, reject that right to protest due to its supposedly uncivil nature, while at the same time telling students they cannot object to forms of free expression that are harmful to minorities. Do you see the hypocrisy? There is an inherent contradiction in calling on students to tolerate the "provocative, the disturbing and the unorthodox" and to
As an ICU physician, I have seen that modern intensive care medicine can contribute to miraculous outcomes. ICUs now provide temporary artificial liver support, prolonged artificial circulation and perioperative care for solid organ transplantations of all kinds. However, my experiences in several major medical centers have also shown me that there is a problem with ICU spending in patients that are highly likely to die in the hospital.
Parenting styles are under scrutiny like never before, with different factions arguing the pros and cons of being a tiger mom, a helicopter dad or a free-range family — and each camp certain their method is the one to produce a better, brighter, more fulfilled child.
After decades of lawsuits and settlements aimed at forcing the Baltimore City Detention Center to provide better health care to those recently arrested or serving short sentences, advocates for detainees head back to court because they say conditions remain inhumane.
Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold has filed a lawsuit alleging negligent medical care at Johns Hopkins Hospital when he underwent spinal surgery, claiming he was cleared to resume play too quickly, causing additional damage.
Kyle Shreve, a Frederick County freshman, beat Maryland's seven other high school finalists in the annual Poetry Out Loud state recitation competition, delivering three poems without missing a beat and with just the right amount of panache.
The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem.