| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:42 AM
Kyle Shreve always gets most nervous just before he takes the stage to recite a poem.
"It's the worst when the person before you is walking back to their seat," he said.
But when the 15-year-old freshman from Frederick County steps in front of the...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 5:22 AM
Brown University is promising to be more welcoming to minority and gay students and other under-represented individuals.
The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1EuJuhy ) that the university scheduled its first National Diversity Summit this...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 7:49 PM
Hans G. Goedicke, a renowned Egyptologist who had been chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of Near Eastern studies, died of cancer Feb. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 88.
"He had retired...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:00 AM
He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate.
President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:07 PM
Gov. Gina Raimondo says she'll nominate an assistant professor at Brown University and a consultant medical director at the state Department of Health to lead the health department.
Raimondo announced Tuesday she'll ask the Senate to confirm Dr. Nicole...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:20 AM
Brown University says an unidentified laboratory performed an inaccurate test to determine whether a female student was drugged at a fraternity party on campus.
The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1M4xT9W ) that the lab initially reported a...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 11:01 AM
The race for five seats on the Allentown School Board can best be described in one word.
At least 10 people have declared candidacies for five seats due for renewal on the nine-member board — including five incumbents.
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:32 AM
An Allen High School graduate is the latest to announce a run for Allentown School Board.
Mark Smith, broker of Hawthorne Real Estate of Allentown and a 1974 Allen graduate, announced his candidacy Wednesday for the school board.
"Our children deserve...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Brown University junior Stanley Stewart said he always knew going to college would be a way out of poverty.
The second-youngest of six siblings, Stewart, 20, said when he got accepted to Brown, he felt like he had won the "Golden Ticket." But he soon...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:58 PM
Tom Rothman has been tapped as the next chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment's motion picture group.
Rothman replaces current chair Amy Pascal, who will step down in May to become a producer for Sony Pictures.
Get to know Rothman better:...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:03 AM
For kids whose dream summer camp involves more coding than canoeing, more technology than tennis and more science than swimming, STEM summer camps — once considered a contradiction in terms — are popular and plentiful.
The camps, ranging...