| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:18 PM
A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:08 PM
Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:32 PM
Brown University officials on Monday announced that two fraternities on the Ivy League campus have been sanctioned for hosting unregistered parties last fall, including one where two students reported drinking punch laced with a date-rape drug.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:41 PM
Towson native Peter Mark Kendall has landed a dream role -- a grad school classmate of Lena Dunham's character Hannah Horvath on the HBO series "Girls."
Kendall, 28, appears in the season 4 trailer in a scene in writing workshop.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Compton eighth-grader Edgar Ruelas wants to be the first in his family to attend college.
He has some help: high-powered talent agents from Beverly Hills.
For the past four years, a few dozen agents from William Morris Endeavor have been mentoring...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:48 PM
An anthropologist long associated with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center has been named the new interim director at a time when the institution is trying to redefine itself.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on Tuesday announced the...
| Dec 13, 2014
In Optoro's sprawling warehouse in Lanham, dozens of workers scan, sort and pack toys, shoes, laptops, books, headphones, power tools — almost anything that consumers bought online and at stores then sent or brought back. The returned goods may be...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Fifty years ago Thursday, President Lyndon B. Johnson turned on the lights of the National Christmas Tree and proclaimed, “These are the most hopeful times in all the years since Christ was born in Bethlehem.” He continued, “Today...