I fear that these decisions will leave McDaniel forgotten as yet another institution that abandoned its soul in an attempt to join a bandwagon trend. I fear that McDaniel has willingly let itself become absorbed into the devaluation of humanities.
Alan M. Rose, a former English professor who became a Roman Catholic deacon and as a prison chaplain worked to help free wrongly convicted child rapist and murderer Kirk Bloodsworth, died Sunday at Gilchrist Center Towson. He was 88.
"It's really about time that happened," said Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee, deputy director of Johns Hopkins University's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. Patients should be asked what side effects and risks they'll accept, "not just treated as research subjects," she said.
Ronald Hoffman, a history and American Revolutionary War scholar who edited the papers of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, died of progressive supranuclear palsy Sept. 4 at Williamsburg Landing in Williamsburg, Va.
Ruth M. Conard, a pioneering professor of kinesiology at Towson University who was known as being a champion for her students, died Aug. 20 in her sleep at her Mercy Ridge retirement community home. She was 95.
Many of us are horrified to read reports that our government is separating children, including infants as young as one year old, from their parents at the border with Mexico. We may also feel helpless, but we're not. Here are actions each of us can take depending upon our circumstance
Joel B. Grossman, a retired Johns Hopkins University professor of political science who was a renowned scholar of the Supreme Court and federal courts, died June 2 from liver cancer at his Quarry Lakes home in Northwest Baltimore. He was 81.
Robert L Gruber, the owner of A People United shop in Mount Vernon that sold women’s clothing made in India and Nepal and funded scholarships to students there, died of injuries from a motorcycle accident Nov 16 near Katmandu, Nepal. The Roland Park resident was 70.
Dr. Larry Becker, a well-known Baltimore orthopedic surgeon who was one of the diner guys made famous by Barry Levinson's 1982 film "Diner," died Friday after being injured in an automobile accident. He was 77.
In this century, it is starting and finishing college that is the sine qua non for the welfare of young Americans and integral for the nation's economic growth. While recent developments help clarify the costs of investing in college for prospective students, it is not at all clear if we as a nation understand the costs of not investing in public colleges and universities.
Peter C. Murrell Jr., an educational psychologist and a professor or urban education at Loyola University of Maryland where he was founding dean of the School of Education, died Oct. 25 of pancreatic cancer at his home in Boston. He was 63.
With Ebola threatening the world's populations, there is a new urgency to find therapies. Bringing naturally occurring pharmaceuticals to market should be a priority for our nation because drugs derived from nature are astonishingly successful. The United States' policy and law, however, strongly discourage prospecting for drugs in nature.
Times have changed for the state's Korean-Americans since the immigration boom of the 1970s brought their ancestors to the Baltimore area.Today, the up-and-coming second generation is making its mark, and nowhere will their new identity be more evident than at the 37th annual Korean Festival on Saturday at Centennial Park, organizers say.
Albert Asbury "Ab" Logan, a retired Boys' Latin School teacher who worked in Baltimore neighborhood organizing in the 1970s, died of cancer Aug. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 70.
University of Maryland, University College President Javier Miyares may seek to tie the struggling state institution's future more closely to the private sector, one of multiple changes he believes are needed to protect it from a downward spiral.
Michael Pecht feels like Sherlock Holmes sometimes, and not just because he plays violin on the side. He runs a 120-person engineering team at the University of Maryland where he and others get to figure out why something is going wrong — from windshield wipers to highly technical parts.