Dr. Paul Talalay, a noted molecular pharmacologist who headed a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine research team that found a chemical in broccoli that boosted the cancer-fighting abilities of humans and animal cells, died Sunday of heart failure at his Roland Park home. He was 95.
Kurt Schmoke: If we’re serious about improving our city’s public safety, we should allow Johns Hopkins to establish a police department while also directing additional funds to community development and youth engagement programs in the city.
Norman K. Carlberg, a noted sculptor who had been director of the Maryland Institute College pf Art's Rinehart School Sculpture, died Nov. 11 from colon cancer at Gilchrist Center Towson. The Roland Springs resident was 90.
Sexual assault is not merely a chance byproduct of an uninhibited, inebriated moment. Decades of research show that perpetrating sexual assault reflects a man’s beliefs about women at the time of the assault, regardless of whether alcohol is involved.
Dr. Peter J. Fagan, a former Roman Catholic priest who became a medical psychologist and was director of Research and Clinical Outcomes for Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC, died Saturday of multiple myeloma at his Fulton home. He was 77.
Mke Bowler, a newspaper man for over 30 years, most of them with The Baltimore Sun, died the other day. There were tributes galore, especially for his work on education. I remember, though, a less-known tale: Mike Bowler saved a man from a lonely death in prison.
In this harried, overburdened, self-absorbed culture we have cultivated, our value system is out of whack, inconsiderate behavior is running rampant, and kindness seems to be in dangerously short supply.
In recent years, a consensus has emerged that mandatory minimum sentences do much more harm than good. More than 30 states — from New York to Louisiana — have rolled back mandatory minimums for a host of crimes. Unfortunately, Maryland is considering moving in the other direction.
Johns Hopkins University joined a growing number of among universities and colleges around the country in publicly assuring high school students that their admissions chances won’t be hurt if they protest gun violence.
Dean Pappas, an anti-war and civil rights activist who assisted in the planning of the 1968 Catonsville Nine draft board raid, died Saturday from pancreatic cancer at his Mount Washington home. He was 78.
Less than a week before children and adults all over the country will be donning costumes meant to transform them into someone (or something) else, the debate over what constitutes an offensive Halloween costume, and how much people should care, rages on.
Wallace Loh, president of the University of Maryland College Park, commissioned a bias-response team to address instances of hateful speech and actions. Driven in part by their restive student bodies, many college administrations around the country have introduced speech codes to their universities. While UMD and Mr. Loh have long refused them, Mr. Loh's other efforts could nevertheless end up restricting free speech on campus.
Hundreds of students who have just about finished their medical degrees at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland will join with thousands around the county to learn where they will transform into practicing doctors during their three- to seven-year residencies.
President Trump is something of a paradox. He roots himself in nostalgia for yesteryear — "Make America great again!" — but is remarkably unconcerned with history. He ransacks the past for rhetorical baubles but declines to carry their historical baggage too.