| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Dr. John Vincent Woytowitz, a retired Highlandtown dentist, died of an infection March 13 at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. The Essex resident was 92.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, he was the son of Peter and Bertha Woytowitz,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:05 PM
As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Melvin Mar's entrée to Hollywood was far from glamorous. As an unpaid intern for "Platoon" producer Arnold Kopelson, Mar was responsible for fetching his boss' lunch of matzo ball soup every day.
Mar calculated to the minute how long it would take to...
| Jan 17, 2014
More than 100 colleges and universities, including several in California, promised Thursday to try to attract more low-income students by strengthening relationships with high schools and community colleges, increasing access to advisors and offering more...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:03 PM
An accomplished jazz musician who has written about both the power of a liberal arts education and the need for small private colleges to transform their classroom teaching was named the 11th president of Goucher College on Wednesday.
Jose Antonio Bowen,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Not getting a good night's sleep may be a lot more harmful to your health than you thought. Beyond making you tired and cranky, it has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, obesity, depression and — most recently — cancer.
Two 2012 studies...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:50 PM
It's an Olympics of sorts for financial analysts in training, and five business students from the University of Baltimore will compete.
They are traveling to Denver for the regional round of a global challenge to create the best equity research report...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Jacob D. "Jake" Hornstein, who practiced law in Baltimore for 67 years, died Feb. 8 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of severe brain trauma after a fall. He was 92.
"He was a fine gentleman and was well-versed in the law. He was also very bright," said...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:23 PM
For Americans who haven’t been to college, alternative credentials such as professional licenses or educational certificates offer an edge in earnings, a new U.S. Census Bureau report shows.
But Latinos lag behind other Americans in getting such...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Abraham Dash, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and federal attorney who taught at the University of Maryland school of law from 1970 until his death, died Jan. 12 of a heart attack at his home in Bowie. He was 86.
News of his death prompted an...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — A former journalist who fabricated magazine articles lost a years-long bid to become a lawyer Monday in a court ruling that faulted his character and a failure to atone for his prior misconduct.
In a unanimous decision, the...