Stanley Plumly, Maryland’s former poet laureate and a respected University of Maryland faculty member who taught creative writing, died of complications of multiple myeloma April 11 at his Frederick home. He was 79.
Hena Shami is part of 4 percent of Carroll County Public Schools staff that is not Caucasian. The 26-year-old South Carroll High School chemistry teacher is a first-generation American, who was born in Maryland to a Muslim Pakistani family, and loves her students.
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.
Arguing University of Maryland officials placed athletics over academics last year following the death of football player Jordan McNair, state lawmakers in Annapolis are now pushing legislation to overhaul the university system’s Board of Regents.
The Historical Society of Mount Airy has announced its inductees into the Mount Airy Hall of Fame to make up the Class of 2019: Arnold William. “Bill” Butts, Wayne Donald Esworthy, Mary Elizabeth Hushour, Francesco “Frank” Illiano and Dr. Bruce John Walz.
A nonprofit, called Beat The Streets Baltimore, aims to save Baltimore kids by resurrecting the sport of wrestling. The young league partners with Banneker Blake and about a dozen other city schools to give kids a place to play a sport, get academic help and develop character.
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.
Md. legislators: Like most Marylanders, we were shocked by the tone deaf decision made by the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents last fall to place athletics above academics following the tragic death of Jordan McNair at UMD. Our bill should prevent similar mistakes.
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will remain at the helm of the state flagship through June 2020, a reversal that comes three months after he announced plans to retire at the end of this school year.
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents will discuss its search for a new president at the University of Maryland, College Park during a special meeting on Wednesday, the system announced Tuesday.
Three months after University of Maryland President Wallace Loh announced his pending retirement in the wake of the death of football player Jordan McNair, and less than six months before his departure, the University System of Maryland has not formed a search committee to find his replacement.
University of Maryland's campus police have charged Luke William Charla, 20, and Nicholas Michael Stehman, 20, with fourth-degree burglary, conspiracy to commit fourth-degree burglary and malicious destruction of property.
If our state flagship university is truly interested in investing in tomorrow’s scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators, it can start by demonstrating a stronger commitment to its current student body by providing consistently vigilant leadership and proper standards of living.
Members of the state’s congressional delegation have expressed concerns to top officials of the University System of Maryland about how it handled the University of Maryland, College Park, football program after the heatstroke death of a Terrapins player.
The University of Maryland, College Park plans to improve air conditioning and ventilation in at least two dorms to prevent mold infestations like the one that caused the evacuation of Elkton Hall this semester.
As the University of Maryland, College Park faces down back-to-back health crises, students and parents are complaining that the institution hasn’t been aggressive enough to stem the spread of mold and disease on campus.
A freshman at the University of Maryland, College Park, died Sunday of complications from adenovirus, and her family is questioning whether the university — which has seen several cases of the illness — could have done more to prevent her death.
Dr. Michael E. Kolakolwski Jr., a longtime Glen Burnie dentist whose hobbies included reading and gardening, died Nov. 10 from heart failure at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center. He was 85.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, one of the university’s leading boosters, said Wednesday that “there’s fault everywhere around” for the the developments that lead to the ouster of UM football coach DJ Durkin and the resignation of the chairman of the regents.
A retired Lockheed Martin executive will assume leadership of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, facing an uphill battle to regain public trust after the way the governing body handled the investigations into the death of 19-year-old football player Jordan McNair.
Jordan McNair and his family deserve justice and accountability from University of Maryland leadership. So do Lt. Richard Collins III and his family. So do all UMD students, staff and alumni. Yet President Wallace Loh and his administrators have consistently provided neither.
Brendan Iribe, the virtual reality pioneer whose name will grace a new $152 million computer science building opening at the University of Maryland College Park next year, has written Gov. Larry Hogan to express his dismay over the Board of Regents and support for UMD President Loh.
During the course of an hour-long interview at the state university system’s Baltimore headquarters, football coach DJ Durkin gave a speech that dramatically changed the course of events and convinced board members he should stay, according to several sources.
After a campus protest broke down in disarray over football, the University of Maryland student groups signed a joint statement calling for a roll in the selection of next president and that Board of Regents be elected.
In the aftermath of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents' response to the death of a Terrapins football player, the consequences for the College Park campus are multiplying. Faculty, students and alumni are raising concerns about accreditation, academic freedom and fundraising.