Nearly 20 years afterward, the Kennedy Krieger Institute continues to defend itself against lawsuits alleging that a study it sponsored seeking less costly methods of remediating lead paint in homes poisoned some of the children whose families were recruited to participate in the research.
Now, it is time for colleges and universities to strengthen their investment in the competitive currency of their degrees. They must integrate study abroad fully into the curriculum, and they must provide financial aid to expand the number of participating students.
Ashraf Ghani left a comfortable life as an anthropology professor at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore to help rebuild his war-torn homeland of Afghanistan after U.S.-led forces toppled the Taliban government. Now, he is a step away from becoming its president, expected to compete in a runoff election against the front-runner, Abdullah Abdullah.
A young classical music trio that is making a name for itself, MiXt performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. It's the first time MiXt has appeared in the Candlelight series.
Arthur Fong Kaff of Bel Air has been appointed to the Harford County Board of Education to fill the vacancy caused by the sudden death in September of the board's president, Dr. Leonard Wheeler. Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the appointment Kaff on Thursday, along with the appointment of Jan Stinchcomb of Abingdon to a seat on the Harford Community College Board of Trustees.
A former University of Maryland honors student accused of contemplating a campus shooting rampage accepted a plea deal Tuesday, and prosecutors said the case was evidence that authorities are responding threats with vigilance.
The disconnect between NBC¿s success on TV and failure in social media with the Olympics highlights not only the landmark transformation taking place in media these days, but also the radical change in audience expectations and behavior, analysts say.