In 2017, the LYNX (Linking Youth to New eXperiences) School at Frederick High School opened its doors. Envisioned as the “next generation” American high school, the LYNX School is a comprehensive public high school with a diverse student body. Results suggest it could be a model for Maryland.
The founding fathers knew that governing a republic needed leaders in all branches of government who possessed knowledge about governing. We as a nation arguably lost that conviction when the call for a national university faded in the early 19th century. It's time to get it back.
The recent class-action lawsuit alleging a cover up of sexual assault at UMBC by university and Baltimore County police, and the subsequent student response, have brought newfound attention to a longstanding issue at UMBC concerning mishandling of sexual assault reports.
Shortly after arriving on Mount Holyoke’s picturesque Massachusetts campus, I found myself totally captivated by the environment. It wasn’t until my first fraternity party at our “brother” school, Amherst College, that I realized I was entering completely new social territory.
A recent federal lawsuit alleging Baltimore County police mishandled rape cases has drawn questions from an advocate who helped conduct an independent review that recommended changes to the way such incidents are investigated.
Thane Fake, 46, of Westminster, died Sept. 13 after a long-fought battle with cancer. He was a graduate of Westminster High School and Penn State University and worked for nearly two decades for the Department of Justice.
The University of Maryland’s decision to issue a tornado warning based on a private weather company’s guidance is sparking questions and scrutiny about the accuracy of forecasts and the firm’s role in public institutions.
At most schools like ours, City College High School in Baltimore, the rigorous classes are reserved for the top of the class academically which usually also means economically. But at City, we have high expectations of everyone, and all are welcome in the International Baccalaureate program.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, owner and operator of Harford County’s two hospitals and other medical facilities serving Harford and Cecil counties, announced the election of several leadership positions on its board of directors and medical team.
The University of Maryland warned students and staff on the College Park campus: A Tornado Warning has been issued for the UMD campus ... Seek shelter immediately, avoid windows." But there was no indication of a tornado, according to the National Weather Service.
For more than an hour, the students went over their list of demands and grilled Hrabowski on how he planned to solve the scourge of sexual violence on campus. Their protest was spurred by a lawsuit brought by two former UMBC students who said they were raped in separate incidents.
In this harried, overburdened, self-absorbed culture we have cultivated, our value system is out of whack, inconsiderate behavior is running rampant, and kindness seems to be in dangerously short supply.
This 39-piece traveling exhibit running through Oct. 14 at the Reginald Lewis museum includes artifacts spanning 150 years of the Jim Crow era in the U.S. Such items as a 1906 calendar advertising Rastus Cigars show how stereotypes get formed.
Laurel Regional Hospital, once considered an aging hospital, is getting a second chance. Under new ownership, the 40-year-old year hospital is transitioning into a state-of-the-art medical center to serve the Laurel and surrounding communities for years to come.
Douglas L. Frost, former vice president of development for the Maryland Institute College of Art who led the way in expanding the Bolton Hill art school, died Friday from heart failure at Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington. He was 80
After two of its members were allegedly assaulted by men shouting anti-Semitic slurs, Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi will be the primary organizer for the event TU Combats Hate on Sept. 13 at Towson University.
Maryland is home to some of the top-ranked colleges and universities in the nation, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings. The annual report, released Monday, shows Maryland with a strong presence in nearly every category.
This summer, the University of Maryland found itself thrown into a situation, where personal and professional challenges, rather than academic, came to the forefront. As a result, more than 40,000 currently enrolled students are the beneficiaries of learning about coping with adversity.
A series of events indicate some of the discord and strain building in the University of Maryland athletics department up to — and beyond — June 13, the day football player Jordan McNair died after suffering heatstroke during a team conditioning test.
Ruth M. Conard, a pioneering professor of kinesiology at Towson University who was known as being a champion for her students, died Aug. 20 in her sleep at her Mercy Ridge retirement community home. She was 95.