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  • Stunning images from the UCLA water main break

    Stunning images from the UCLA water main break
    UCLA students were up to their shins in water Tuesday after a massive water main break near the university flooded the campus.  Students and others on campus documented the incident, some sharing serious concern as large amounts of water continued to...
  • Temple: Test scores optional for admission

    In an effort to cultivate talented students who don't test well, Temple University says it will become the first national public research university in the Northeast to make standardized test scores optional for admission. The university expects that...
  • Franklin waves the Penn State flag (and his index finger) at Big Ten media days

    Franklin waves the Penn State flag (and his index finger) at Big Ten media days
    CHICAGO — The elevators at the Hilton Chicago, site of the Big Ten football media days, are adorned with logos of each conference team. Of course, Penn State coach James Franklin joked that he would ride in only one — which didn't go his hotel...
  • UMUC may experiment with business and learning models

    UMUC may experiment with business and learning models
    The University of Maryland, University College has a history of experimentation. With its roots in a 1920s night school, the institution expanded in the 1940s and '50s into Europe and Asia to educate military personnel. Then as the Internet flourished,...
  • Democrats stir up gubernatorial races, including in GOP-rich Kansas

    In a seemingly dismal year for Democrats, who face the prospect of losing House seats and possibly control of the Senate, there is one bright spot: a chance to elect governors in several states run by Republicans. The mathematics and political map...
  • University of Maryland renames its arena the XFINITY Center

    University of Maryland renames its arena the XFINITY Center
    The Comcast Center is no longer. The University of Maryland's arena will now be called the XFINITY Center, the school announced Monday. “We are excited to place the name Xfinity on this beloved University of Maryland sports venue,” Tom...
  • Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project

    Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project
    Linda Ogwuazor, a Howard University student from Elkridge, packed her bags and boarded a flight to summer school this month. Her destination: Thailand, where she and other students from around the world are taking part in an international science mission....
  • Public records raise questions about Corbett education advisor Tomalis' time on the job

    When Ron Tomalis stepped aside as state education secretary 14 months ago, he landed what seemed like a full-time assignment in a state struggling to boost college access and curb ever-rising tuition prices. As special adviser to Gov. Tom Corbett for...
  • Heart programs at Sentara in Norfolk retain national ranking

    Heart programs at Sentara in Norfolk retain national ranking
    Sentara Norfolk General Hospital ranked in the Top 50 programs nationwide for its Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Ear, Nose, and Throat programs in the latest annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The heart programs have taken national honors for...
  • Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown

    Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown
    Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare. She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at the secluded...
  • Inclusive Admissions Yields Opportunity, Rewards

    This week the New York Times ran an obituary of one of its own, Kenneth Noble. Noble closed his professional career as a professor of journalism at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley. He had started that...