While blind people can browse the Internet through a variety of means, there is often one thing that stops them cold – a security feature known as a CAPTCHA that's designed to separate human users from robots.
The Obama administration announced Friday it is developing new rules aimed at improving the quality of education by focusing on the training that teachers receive before they enter the classroom — an idea that met with cautious support and a bevy of questions from Maryland's leading teacher colleges.
By By Liz Bowie and Erica L. Green and The Baltimore Sun
Bill Stetka, a resident of Columbia who grew up in Bel Air, is a treasure trove of Orioles' baseball history. A former public relations director with the team, Stetka has been the director of Orioles Alumni since 2008 and in that role has been able to rub shoulders -- and became friends -- with several of the legends and lesser-known players who have worn the Birds' uniform.
Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. CEO Calvin Butler Jr. and the U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Kathleen Hogan joined Towson University officials Thursday afternoon to mark the school's participation in the Department of Energy's Better Building Challenge and to present the school a $1.7 million rebate check from BGE for past efficiencies.
Lawrence Jehnert considers being named Harford County Public Schools' Teacher of the Year to be almost a symbol of his experience with HCPS coming "full circle" to when he was a student in the county schools and struggling to meet the potential his teachers told him he had.
Alex Stoller's apartment on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park is a melting pot of six roommates from diverse backgrounds – three of whom happen to be men and three of whom happen to be women.
Baltimore County is improving its sidewalks and streetscapes in downtown Towson to match the glistening new movie theater and restaurants that will open this year at Towson Square, the county announced Wednesday.
Why doesn't Towson University establish a book publishing arm? There are no public university presses in Maryland, while states with smaller universities than ours such as Kansas and Oklahoma have both excellent and financially thrving publishing branches.
A $29.4 million Regional Workforce Development Center is being proposed for the campus of Harford Community College. The facility, still in its infancy, would house all career and technical education programs under one roof, college administrators told members of the HCC Board of Trustees at their meeting Tuesday evening.
During an interview on the recent Fort Hood shootings committed by Army Spec. Ivan Lopez, who killed three people then himself, CNN's Chris Cuomo suggested that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder be referred to as just Post Traumatic Stress — leaving off "disorder" because of the "stigma" associated with the term. This is a clear example of the futility of eliminating stigma through rhetorical fiat. It simply cannot be done. The issue is decades old, and there is little, if any, reason to
David Schlachman, principal of DMS Development, said the latest plans for the 101 York development add 125 onsite student parking spaces, but require an additional 40 beds to offset those additional costs.
Three Baltimore County women were honored Thursday at the county's Women of the Year: Deb Moriarty, a Towson University administrator, Francesa Brancati, senior at Dulaney High, volunteer Betty Cain of Riverview.
Downtown Towson is changing and just how profound the change will be was the subject of a panel discussion Tuesday during the "It's Towson's Time" event sponsored by the Urban Land Institute Baltimore and hosted by Goucher College.
As the work begins to remedy what a federal judge ruled were persistent segregative policies that hurt Maryland's historically black universities, the process is expected to be lengthy, expensive, and potentially contentious.
It's an Olympics of sorts for financial analysts in training. A team of five business school students from the University of Baltimore have advanced to a national round of a global challenge to create the best equity research report about a public company. They will compete Wednesday in Denver with student teams from across North America and South America.
U.S. News and World Report ranked the Johns Hopkins University's School of Education No. 1 in the nation for graduate education programs, above University of Maryland, College Park at No. 26 and Towson University at No. 116.
Five teachers -- three from Edgewood area schools -- are the finalists for the Harford County Public Schools 2014 Teacher of the Year award, that a former HCPS superintendent is the highest honor a teacher can receive.