The University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, joined a group of other U.S. universities in opposing a boycott of Israeli academic institutions announced by the American Studies Association this week.
Our students feel connected to a large, vibrant Baltimore region with strong cultural institutions, exciting career opportunities, thriving night life and residents passionate about solving social problems. They are also excited about increasingly strong connections across the Baltimore-Washington corridor.
Nelson Mandela's death has prompted many to reflect on how his words and brave actions would inspire them in their own efforts to fight racial inequality and to repeal the death penalty, which Mandela himself once faced.
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of leukemia complications Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
Loch Raven Village Book Club meets monthly Panera Bread, Loch Raven United Methodist church will once again host its annual Festival of the Arts, Santa has breakfast with community children at Arnolia United Methodist Church, Baltimore Philharmonic Orchestra performs concert at Loch Raven High School, Chorus of the Chesapeake (Dundalk Chapter) and The Upper Chesapeake Chorus - Sweet Adelines perform at Parkville High School,
With only a month left in her life as a River Hill High School student, senior Sheridan Street wants to make sure she fits as many memories as possible in before graduating early and departing for Syracuse ¿ where she has a scholarship to play soccer ¿ in December. And after scoring her fifth and sixth goals of the playoffs in the first half of a 4-1 state semifinal win over previously undefeated Damascus (17-1) Saturday afternoon at CCBC - Essex, Street is doing a pretty good job of finishing strong. "As a player I just want to make a statement and help my team win, so I'm doing everything I can to get us to the point of winning and I hope to keep that going," said Street, who also assisted Jessica Hopkins on River Hill's third goal, midway through the second half to give the Hawks a 3-0 lead.
The Retrievers got goals from sophomore forward Alexa Quaranta and junior defender Morgan Taylor in the first half and then locked down No. 4 seed Hartford in the second half en route to a 2-0 semifinal victory at Retriever Soccer Park on Sunday.
Catonsville Children's Theatre founder Nick Gough says he takes a less-scripted, more partnership-type approach with young actors as they have since they started in 2002 so the children take greater ownership in productions, including its upcoming show, "Grease is the Word," on Nov. 9.
Nearly 30 years after they met for the first time while living in the same housing project, and 20 years after they left Dunbar to play college basketball, Rodrick Harrison and Rodney Elliott are back in their old East Baltimore neighborhood with a new dream.
Jeffrey F. Ritter, a physician's assistant who was recalled for his beside manner and willingness to listen, died Friday of cardiac arrest related to kidney disease at Hanover Hospital in Pennsylvania. The former Westminster resident was 55.
Founded on $1.2 million in state funding provided under the gun-control legislation that took effect this month, new Maryland center aims to target psychosis in a fresh way: By identifying it in the earliest stages and providing support before symptoms can spiral out of control.
The teen girls at a Howard County Library System forum for suggestions on its technology-based HiTech initiative bristled at the though of venturing toward STEM-related fields, seeing virtually no correlation between the sciences and their pastime, fashion.
Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities were cautiously optimistic Tuesday that a recent federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education would result in new opportunities and resources for their campuses
Hundreds of miles of new fiber optic cable are lighting 21st-century ambitions across Maryland: Economic development officials imagine businesses opening or expanding thanks to more robust Internet connections. School administrators envision students using more electronic resources. Some folks just look forward to dumping their dial-up modems.