Kelly Oliver is the award-winning author of THE JESSICA JAMES COWGIRL PHILOSOPHER MYSTERIES, including WOLF (2016, IPPY AWARD, GOLD MEDAL, Best Mystery ebook & FORWARD AWARD FINALIST, Best Mystery), COYOTE (2016, READER'S CHOICE SILVER FALCHION AWARD), F.O.X. (2017, FINALIST KILLER NASHVILLE CLAYMORE AWARD; 2018 FINALIST SILVER FALCHION AWARD), AND JACKAL (2018). Kelly was born on July 28, 1958 in Spokane Washington, went to University High School in Spokane Valley, graduated from Gonzaga University with honors in 1979 with a double major in philosophy and communications, and earned a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in philosophy in 1987. Kelly has held teaching ...
A visit with Baltimore's Larry Schaaf, photography scholar who has spent decades tracking down every example he can find of the work of the British pioneer in the development of photography, William Henry Fox Talbot, and building a massive online archive of that work at Oxford University.
If you want any more proof that keeping the NRA happy is more important for our politicians than keeping Americans safe, check out the laws pushed through in eight states allowing college students to carry guns on their campuses.
Mount St. Mary's University President Simon Newman has recently been criticized for advocating that his school push out students the university deems likely to fail by Sept. 25 of their freshman year. "You just have to drown the bunnies…put a Glock to their heads," he is quoted as saying. Let's be clear about which students President Newman is advocating to release from Mount St. Mary's: the poor ones.
A medical auto-injector for heart attack patients, affordable prosthetic limbs for children and a device to reduce anxiety for dental patients were among the student projects showcased during Wednesday evening's celebration of the 61 seniors who have completed the Biomedical Sciences Program at Bel Air High School.
In a memo sent Thursday night to all NFL chief executives and team presidents from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, the league's top executive outlined the efforts taken toward anti-domestic violence and sexual assault initiatives.
Towson University, with support from the Maryland State Department of Education, has launched the first program in the state that leads to an elementary STEM certification, preparing teachers with the special skills needed to introduce critical science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts into elementary classrooms.
As a country, we are long past the time we can ignore teacher preparation without fear of consequences. Nations like China and India, for example, are making great strides in bringing better education to more children, and they present a major competitive challenge to the United States in the global marketplace.
Justin Tucker has a chance to unseat incumbent Billy Cundiff as the Ravens' starting kicker. Tucker has been spectacular throughout training camp, converting 35-of-37 field-goal attempts. Cundiff, meanwhile, has followed up his season-ending miss in the AFC Championship game, converting 29-of-35 .
Mary Ann Rankin, a former longtime administrator at the University of Texas at Austin known for creating the innovative UTeach program to produce math and science teachers, was named provost at the University of Maryland, College Park.