Weather Closings and Delays for January 07, 2020
The Baltimore Sun’s Mary J. Corey Journalism Internship
The Baltimore Sun offers an annual paid summer internship that commemorates the work of Mary J. Corey, a veteran reporter and editor who became the first woman to lead The Sun's newsroom.
Weather Closings and Delays for December 16, 2019
Maryland Democrats deride Gov. Hogan's pledge of bipartisanship as he withholds money intended for Baltimore
Maryland Democrats are deriding Republican Governor Larry Hogan's pledge of bipartisanship as he withholds money intended for Baltimore.
Karen A. Schafer, a former Baltimore County educator and advocate for disadvantaged students, dies
Karen A Schafer, a retired Baltimore County public schools educator, died Monday from heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 73.
The following local students graduated from Gettysburg College during its 184th commencement ceremony: Erin Brault, of Sykesville, Bachelor of Arts, art
Why has the University of Maryland been placed on 'warning' by its accrediting agency?
The death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair revealed deep problems with the school's administration.
University of Maryland is on 'warning' amid an accreditation review. What does that mean?
Amid a review of the University of Maryland’s accreditation, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education has placed the university on warning.
Baltimore should model vocational education on Green Street Academy
If Baltimore needs a model for creating vocational education programs, officials need to go no further than Green Street Academy charter school.
University of Maryland placed on 'warning' amid accreditation review after death of football player McNair
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education's decision is the latest development in the aftermath of football player Jordan McNair’s death in June 2018.
Maryland districts join national trend in eliminating class rank
Maryland school districts that recently chose to eliminate class rank are part of a national trend that’s been building for years.
University of Maryland BioPark plans 10-story gateway tower on MLK Blvd.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore plans an ambitious expansion of its BioPark, nearly doubling its space on the west side of downtown.
Kourtney Lammey, of Westminster; and Michaela Odian, of Taneytown, were named to the spring 2019 semester dean's list at Belmont University, Nashville,
The following local students received degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, during the schools May 10-11 commencement ceremonies: Matthew
Towson University plans to purchase Charles Schwab Building to relocate administrative offices
Towson University awaits approval of a $7.5 million purchase in downtown Towson.
Development and dialogue in downtown Towson
Local government should aim over the next two years to complete the vision of that groundbreaking Walkable Towson Plan as the private sector does the rest.
University System of Maryland announces details of adenovirus outbreak review
The Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland will use outside experts to investigate the handling of an adenovirus outbreak.
Goucher College trustee reportedly spent millions to fund anti-vaccination movement
A member of Goucher College's Board of Trustees is spending millions of dollars funding anti-vaccination movements, according to a Washington Post report.
UMBC, Hopkins should provide free MTA passes to employees
Johns Hopkins University and UMBC should provide free MTA bus passes to their employees to encourage the use of public transportation.
She bridged neighborhoods and Sagamore for Port Covington deal. Can she do the same for Hopkins?
Alicia Wilson, a chief negotiator on the $5.5 billion Port Covington project, will leave Sagamore Development to lead economic development for Johns Hopkins.
Leona Carpenter, retired Baltimore City school guidance counselor who taught at her church, dies
Leona Williams Carpenter, a retired Baltimore City school teacher and guidance counselor who was named woman of the year by her church, died.
Lift Baltimore by prioritizing digital skills, transportation
University presidents: Taking a broader, regional approach can bring together the resources and partnerships that can help lift up Baltimore.
Stopping the summer slide: Baltimore County libraries offer downtime reading program
The summer reading program is designed to keep students engaged through the summer so they don't lose skills by fall.
The following students are among approximately 540 Bob Jones University students named to the president's list for high academic achievement during the spring
State cybersecurity experts waiting to aid Baltimore City Council committee formed to study crippling hack
Several Maryland Cybersecurity Council members and other experts have offered their free service to the Baltimore City Council, which has not responded.
Former Maryland Sen. Frank Kelly resigns from UMMS board amid shake-up
Former state Sen. Francis X. Kelly resigned from the University of Maryland Medical System Board of Directors Friday, days after he had been asked to return.
Karyne B. Henry, public relations executive, dies
Karyne B. Henry, president of Orion Public Relations and Crisis Management Services Inc., died April 5 of cancer at her Pikesville home. She was 55.
Former UMMS board member had multiple undisclosed hospital deals; employees felt 'pressured' to push software
A former University of Maryland Medical System board member says he's seen for the first time a system letter urging nursing facilities to buy his software.
UMUC to become University of Maryland Global Campus
UMUC is about to change its name to one that better reflects the Md. school's history and mission of online education for adults, including military members.
Clarissa Reed, of Finskburg, was among 31 Kutztown University students to be inducted into the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology at its annual
Baltimore Sun's 2019 Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Mary Pat Seurkamp
Former Notre Dame University of Maryland President Mary Pat Seurkamp joins The Sun's Business and Civic Hall of Fame.
Baltimore Sun's 2019 Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Brian C. Rogers
The Baltimore Sun inducts retiring T. Rowe Price chairman Brian C. Rogers into the Business and Civic Hall of Fame.
Baltimore Sun's 2019 Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Larry Gibson
As an attorney, political operative and much more, Larry Gibson has influenced the political landscape of Baltimore and elsewhere, shaped the careers of many.
Maryland lawmakers concerned CDC protocol for adenovirus 'did not protect' UM student Olivia Paregol
Several Maryland congressmen have asked for a CDC briefing about adenovirus protocol after the virus killed a University of Maryland student in November.
HBCU 'attributes' encourage high achievement
My experience as Morgan's president for nine years has deepened my respect for the teaching and research quality, accomplishments and potential at HBCUs.
Natalie Larsen, of Sykesville, a senior at Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, pursuing a bachelor's degree in biblical counseling, was accepted
UMD needs 'complete rebuilding' of policies in wake of student deaths
The University of Maryland is still stuck in the past, defending itself in the wake of several tragedies, rather than managing for the future.
Blubaugh: Pay attention, high school grads — it's a lot easier than paying back student loans
What good does making more money do if it is just going to repay student loans?
Maryland Gov. Hogan wants investigation into how University of Maryland handled fatal adenovirus outbreak
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan wants an investigation of how the University of Maryland handled an outbreak of adenovirus that left one student dead.
Patterson Mill graduates set their sights on post-high school lives
Patterson Mill graduated approximately 190 students Tuesday at its 10th annual commencement ceremony.
Free college comes with unexpected consequences
Any plans to subsidize college tuition in Maryland ought to be considered carefully considering the financial challenges schools are facing.
Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania, recognized more than 199 student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen athletic teams during the winter
Baltimore County police chief nominee Melissa Hyatt is longtime city cop known for keeping cool under pressure
Melissa Hyatt could become the first woman to lead Baltimore County's police department.
Can you skip 47 days of class and still graduate? In Maryland's largest school system, the answer is yes
Absenteeism in Montgomery Co. raises questions among some educators about the integrity of grades and diplomas in a school system regarded as among the best.
Reverse Baltimore’s population slide: Promote the tech ecosystem, keep the geniuses here
Getting more capital connected with Baltimore's tech innovators would create more opportunity for the bright students emerging from universities.
Why is Loyola's leader envious of Morgan?
Loyola University can't seem to handle Rep. Elijah Cummings and Morgan State's graduation getting press attention.
University of Maryland hospitals paid $127 million to Whiting-Turner, whose executives sit on their boards
The University of Maryland Medical System reported paying $108 million since 2012 to Whiting-Turner Contracting Company while its CEO held board seat.
City needs to retain its college graduates
Baltimore can become a better, more prosperous and populous place if it can keep its college graduates from moving away.
A Speedo photo ended his long classroom rebellion. Now this Naval Academy professor wants his job back.
Professor Bruce Fleming's bid for reinstatement brings into focus the classroom rebellion he’s waged over 31 years at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Audit of child support enforcement in Maryland shows collections are up slightly but $1.3 billion is still owed
An audit of the state's child support enforcement efforts in Maryland show collections are up slightly, but $1.3 billion is still outstanding.