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  • UIC faculty vote no confidence in chancellor

      UIC faculty vote no confidence in chancellor
    The University of Illinois at Chicago faculty senate voted no confidence Thursday in the chancellor's leadership, five months before her tenure is scheduled to end. The decision comes after Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares made several changes in top...
  • Lawmakers send Gov. Jerry Brown bill for more university funding

    When California lawmakers settled on a new state budget in June, they included triggers that would send more money to public universities if property tax revenue outpaced expectations. The expectations weren't met, but lawmakers are moving forward...
  • No. 2 Terps suffer first shutout loss in men's soccer since 2009

    No. 2 Terps suffer first shutout loss in men's soccer since 2009
    Et cetera No. 2 Maryland men lose, 1-0, to No. 14 Louisville in soccer The No. 2 Maryland men's soccer team dropped its season opener Friday night, falling to No. 14 Louisville, 1-0, at the grand opening of the Cardinals' new home venue, Lynn Stadium....
  • McDonnell trial: The arguments are over, case likely to go to jury on Tuesday

    McDonnell trial: The arguments are over, case likely to go to jury on Tuesday
    RICHMOND – Attorneys made their final arguments Friday in the case against Bob and Maureen McDonnell, leaving it to a federal jury to decide the former first couple’s fate. Deliberations should begin Tuesday morning, after the holiday...
  • Partnership clears path to law school for community college students

    Partnership clears path to law school for community college students
    Jajaira Varela stood confidently in front of a classroom full of aspiring law students and belted out the empowering lyrics of Chaka Khan's R&B classic "I'm Every Woman." Some friends and family had always told Varela she wasn't college material, so she...
  • New UMBC arts center is built for show

    New UMBC arts center is built for show
    The just-completed Performing Arts and Humanities Building atop the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes quite a statement from almost every angle — the sun-reflecting, stainless-steel-wrapped Concert Hall; the glass-...
  • Republicans see opportunity in Dundalk area council race

    When voters in eastern Baltimore County go to the polls in November, the ballot will be missing a familiar name: John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat who has served nearly 16 years on the County Council. When Olszewski announced he would not seek a...
  • New dean aims to strike proper tone at Peabody

    New dean aims to strike proper tone at Peabody
    The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University opens its school year this week with about 600 students, 150 faculty members and a new dean. Fred Bronstein, who started on the job in June after six years as president of the St. Louis Symphony,...
  • State lawmakers stay up late to pass paid sick days measure

    In one of the final acts of the 2014 lawmaking year, the Legislature early Saturday morning voted to significantly expand working Californians' access to paid time off for illness. The lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would require most...
  • Val Jean Slowinski, professor

    Val Jean Slowinski, professor
    Val Jean Slowinski, a retired Towson University professor who had been active for more than two decades with the Cockpit in Court Theater in Essex, died Wednesday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin of a stroke. She was 78. The former Val Jean...
  • New UCF TV ad redeems last year's flop

    New UCF TV ad redeems last year's flop
    At long last, UCF's chance at redemption is here. It's finally game day. And the Knights have the potential to make up for last year's embarrassment. Not on the field. The 2013 football season was the best in school history. The team went 12-1 and...