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  • Herr named director of athletics at Anne Arundel Community College

    Herr named director of athletics at Anne Arundel Community College
    Anne Arundel Community College has named Duane P. Herr of Glen Burnie as the college's director of athletics. A former scholar-athlete on both Anne Arundel's and Towson University's baseball teams, Herr has been serving as interim coordinator of athletics...
  • Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price

    Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price
    Nearly every day in the last years of his life, Casimir Paugys drove to Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve in River Forest, sat in his car, read the paper and enjoyed the placid pond and nature center there. He often remarked on his visits when talking to...
  • College of DuPage may lower tuition

    College of DuPage may lower tuition
    The College of DuPage may be lowering tuition next year if elected officials approve a proposal from College President Robert Breuder. Breuder is calling for tuition to drop to $142 per credit hour, a $2 per hour decrease, starting in the spring of...
  • Stevenson U. names interim business dean

    Stevenson U. names interim business dean
    Aris Melissaratos, a former Maryland secretary of business and economic development, has been named Stevenson University's interim business school dean, the university announced Monday. Melissaratos began his new role at the college's Brown School of...
  • ACT edged out as state brings in new high school exams

    ACT edged out as state brings in new high school exams
    The popular ACT college entrance exam has been bumped from the roster of required state tests in 2015, part of a wave of changes reshaping how and when Illinois students are tested, which drew criticism from educators across the Chicago region. The exam...
  • Study: Teacher turnover costly to Virginia

    A study released last week says teacher turnover costs Virginia nearly $53 million annually. The report, done by the Alliance for Excellent Education, a Washington-based think tank that lobbies for at-risk schools, says the state pays an inordinate...
  • Accrediting panel rejects City College of San Francisco's appeal

    Accrediting panel rejects City College of San Francisco's appeal
    Another evaluation, another thumbs down. So it goes for City College of San Francisco after a private commission Monday rejected an appeal to continue the school's accreditation. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges moved last...
  • Would UCF moving football season to spring be such a dumb idea?

    Would UCF moving football season to spring be such a dumb idea?
    Go ahead and laugh at June Jones. Go and call him a nonsensical fool. Go ahead and accuse him of smoking too much of that "Maui Wowie" when he coached in Hawaii. Not me. In fact, I commend the SMU football coach for his incredible innovation and...
  • NASA Langley helps hone technology to study ocean health

    NASA Langley helps hone technology to study ocean health
    On Sunday, a NASA Langley airborne laboratory will embark on a joint sea-and-air research campaign from Maine to Virginia to Bermuda to help hone the world's most advanced technologies to study ocean phytoplankton. For 20 days, scientists from NASA...
  • Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland

    Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland
    The concrete oozed rather than poured out of the mixer truck, almost as if reluctant to cover the ground — partly because it won't, entirely. Laborers shoveled pebbly gobs around to form a new sidewalk at a park-and-ride lot in Waysons Corner, one...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Three Concert Carillon Festival Set for August in Storrs

    A three-concert Carillon Festival will take place in August on the Dunham Carillon at the Storrs Congregational Church. The concerts, featuring guest carillonneurs and the church's carillonneur-in-residence, are scheduled for Thursday, August 14;...