Maryland Institute College of Art President Samuel Hoi apologized publicly Thursday for the school’s history of racist admission policies, a move prompted by a student’s recent exhibit on the often hidden experience of black artists at the college.
The Howard County Women’s Athletics Hall of Fame will celebrate its 23rd year of recognizing outstanding contributions with the induction of two women and two men on Saturday, Feb. 2 at River Hill High School.
Doctors, once swayed by opioid manufacturer marketing, aren’t overprescribing opioids anymore — that’s all in the past. Right? Wrong. Opioid prescriptions, appropriate or not, are still driving overdose death rates — and records. Let's unpack the numbers.
By Sophie Krensky, Ben Goodwin and Adriane Fugh-Berman
A vehicle for the unemployed and under-employed as well as current incumbent workers to gain the specific skills, certifications and training necessary to become that pipeline is desperately needed. Luckily, that vehicle already exists and has existed for centuries: registered apprenticeships.
After the collapse of the $3.9 billion Sinclair/Tribune merger, Sinclair will likely have its hand full fighting the $1 billion Tribune lawsuit and allegations of “misrepresentation” by the FCC. But merger opponents expect no change in the long run in the broadcaster's goals for growth.
Dr. Moody DeW. Wharam Jr., a pioneering Johns Hopkins Hospital radiation oncologist, died Aug. 10 from amyotropic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at Franklin Square Medical Center. The former longtime Timonium resident who was living in Essex was 77.
J. Henry “Hank” Butta, who rose from the mailroom to become president of the old Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. and was a close advisor to former Governor William D. Schaefer, died of heart disease Tuesday at his Davidsonville home. He was 90.
Marquise Findley-Smith was brought up in a single-family household with his older brother and mother. He credit’s his mom’s sacrifices in life to make sure he stayed on the right path, and in the right school system.
Researchers have confirmed some 450 sightings of bottlenose dolphins over the past year in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries including the Potomac River. They hope the unexpected deluge of reports is a sign that improving bay health is inviting more of the marine mammals to visit.
During the final minutes of Maryland’s legislative session, the General Assembly approved House Bill 16, which establishes the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship, a $15 million, need-based financial assistance program for community college students. Now the governor must sign it.
The NFL has named Dr. Nicholas Theodore of Johns Hopkins as chairman of the NFL Head, Neck and Spine Committee, a board of independent and NFL-affiliated physicians and scientists, that advises the league on neuroscience, concussion and other health issues.
Closing Franklin Square pediatric units eliminates a service that was needed and heavily used by the community and was the life’s work of doctors, nurses, philanthropists, managers, coordinators, community members and administrators. This decision did not improve any aspect of health care.
Otto Begus, a retired professor and former philosophy and religious studies chair at Morgan State University who believed in a liberal arts education, died of complications of dementia and heart failure Feb. 10 at his Tuscany-Canterbury home. The former Waverly resident was 85.
Millions of Americans do well economically and socially without attending college. However, as the economic gap between college and high school graduates increase, we need to find a way to help those who are not extending their education beyond high school because “it costs too much."