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  • Allen Grossman

    Allen Grossman
    Allen Grossman,a prize-winning poet who spent 15 years teaching his craft to students at the Johns Hopkins University, died June 27 at his home in Chelsea, Mass. He was 82 and had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease. "Allen was an inimitable...
  • You're not being shallow, pretty food does taste better, science says

    You're not being shallow, pretty food does taste better, science says
    Some chefs spend a good amount of time in the kitchen making sure your dish looks beautiful before it reaches the table. And, according to science, it's not just about the aesthetics.  A new study by the Crossmodal Research Library at the University...
  • Ocean's nasty plastic garbage is disappearing: What's going on?

    Plastic seems to be disappearing from the world's oceans, and scientists are not sure why. Exposure to waves and radiation from the sun can cause plastics to break down into micro-fragments, but scientists say those fragments are stable and durable...
  • BCCC warned its accreditation could be in jeopardy

    BCCC warned its accreditation could be in jeopardy
    Baltimore City Community College has been warned that its accreditation could be in jeopardy amid concerns about its focus, goals and effectiveness, just two years after the college was taken off probation over fixing problems with its assessment of...
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art faces lawsuit over takeover deal

    The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington has been hit with a lawsuit that is seeking to halt the institution's planned takeover deal with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University. A group consisting of Corcoran donors, staff,...
  • COD commits $30 million for additional classrooms

     COD commits $30 million for additional classrooms
    The College of DuPage is committing $30 million for a new teaching and learning center, citing the need for additional space for a projected increase in enrollment. "We need to have something that gives us some elbow room to grow," said COD Trustee...
  • Ryan Ripken, other players with local ties begin pro baseball careers

    Ryan Ripken, other players with local ties begin pro baseball careers
    Several players with local ties who were picked in baseball's first-year player draft last month have started their professional careers. Ryan Ripken, a Gilman graduate and the son of Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., has struggled in limited action...
  • Regional Digest: UHart's Blood Gets 5-Year Deal

    Blood Gets 5-Year Deal After leading the University of Hartford baseball team to a school-record 31 wins this season, third-year coach Justin Blood has signed a five-year contract through the 2019 season. Blood led Hartford to its first appearance in the...
  • Why ethnic studies programs are good for California, and America

    Why ethnic studies programs are good for California, and America
    On Nov. 6, 1968, the Black Student Union and a coalition of student groups at San Francisco State University known as the Third World Liberation Front began what would become the longest student strike in U.S. history. They wanted the university to...
  • Gated subdivision for college students offers resort-style amenities

    Gated subdivision for college students offers resort-style amenities
    Orlando's first neighborhood of houses built for college students is about to open, and it comes complete with complimentary Starbucks coffee, tanning beds and swim-up movies at the beach-style pool. Landmark Properties' Retreat at Orlando, a gated...
  • At camp for middle-schoolers, dance with a dose of self-esteem

    At camp for middle-schoolers, dance with a dose of self-esteem
    Sprawled out on their stomachs or hunched over pieces of paper, two dozen preteens gathered in the cool darkness of the theater stage and mulled over what kind of legacy they would leave behind. Tracie Jiggetts, responsible for helping to shape their...