Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, just announced that they will put part of their enormous wealth behind an effort to spread the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s successful STEM honors program to two University of California colleges.
Dr. Catherine G. Gira, whose career took her from a high school English teacher in Cationsville to president of Frostburg State University, died March 26 at Friends House in Sandy Spring. The longtime Columbia resident was 86.
Donald N. Langenberg, a career academic who during his 12 years as chancellor oversaw 11 state colleges and universities including the University of Maryland, College Park, and whose budget doubled to $2.7 billion, died Jan. 25 from an aortic aneurysm at his Dickeyville home. He was 86.
The president said Fridthat UMBC would start implementing mandatory training for students, faculty and staff on campus. The training would be in-person and live and not online, and would focus on areas such as trauma, prevention and what happens during the reporting process after an incide
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.
Then the men’s basketball team at University of Maryland, Baltimore County stunned top-ranked Virginia and overnight this suburban research campus – a place where “brainiac” is a term of endearment – vaulted in the annals of college sports.
Walter K. Sherwin Jr., a founding faculty member of the University of Maryland, College Park, who established the Ancient Studies Department, died Tuesday from pancreatic cancer at his Charlestown retirement community home. He was 79.
Baltimoreans filled the sanctuary at Beth Am Synagogue over the weekend in response to a call to discuss public education at a crossroads, specifically Baltimore's K-12 schools, in which some 80,000 children are currently enrolled, and the headline-grabbing challenges with which we are all too familiar.
As the Hosanna School Museum in Darlington prepares to celebrate its 150th anniversary in April, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman is using Black History Month as a way to pay tribute to the onetime Freedmen's Bureau schoolhouse.
The suburban university in Baltimore County celebrated its 50th birthday by throwing its biggest bash in history with lectures, fireworks, a dance party and puppy parade. A weekend of events culminated Monday with the State of the University address by President Freeman Hrabowski, who has steered the university through half of the 50 years.
Homer W. Schamp Jr., founding provost of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, that opened its doors to students in 1966, died Tuesday of complications from a stroke at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson. He was 92.
The University of Baltimore and Towson University are ending a decade-old joint Master of Business Administration degree program that sparked a lawsuit over a lack of investment in the state's historically black institutions.
In this episode, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) talks about the U.S. reaction to the terrorist attacks in Paris and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan¿s position on Syrian refugees; in the second part of a two-part interview, Van Hollen talks about an array of issues as he campaigns for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Barbara Mikulski. Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, recalls his childhood in segregated Alabama and his decision to take part in the Children¿s March in Birmingham, a decision that landed him in jail at the age of 12.
The University of Maryland Baltimore County on Wednesday joined officials from a White House-sponsored education initiative to probe ways to better support students, particularly African-Americans, in the juvenile justice system
Over and again UMBC president Freeman Hrabowski dubbed Howard County's African American community as fortunate to be living in "the richest county in the richest state in the richest country in the world."