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  • College considerations should include future debt

    College considerations should include future debt
    After going through the grueling process of applying for college, writing essays, keeping high school grades up and trying to boost ACT and SAT scores, high school seniors and their parents have a few more tortured days ahead. May 1 typically is when...
  • SMU arts dean named Goucher's next president

    SMU arts dean named Goucher's next president
    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,...
  • Jacob D. Hornstein, lawyer

    Jacob D. Hornstein, lawyer
    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...
  • A good reason to get your zzz's

    A good reason to get your zzz's
    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...
  • Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics

    Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics
    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...
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg leads big jump in charity among the wealthy

    Facebook's Zuckerberg leads big jump in charity among the wealthy
    Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, led a big rise in philanthropy among the wealthy in 2013 as the number of gifts of at least $1 million climbed 57%, according to a report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The...
  • Candace Pert dies at 67; neuroscientist discovered opiate receptor

    Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
  • How to mange the financial risk of investing in college

    Smack in the middle of the holiday rush, college applications are due — anxious weeks for high school seniors and their families. To heighten the anxiety, no month passes without a critic proclaiming that college is a pedantic waste of money,...
  • Social work career is about giving back to the community

    Social work career is about giving back to the community
    Who:  Patrick McNamara, 43, of Boynton Beach, and chief executive officer of the Comunity Partnership Group based in Rivieria Beach. The organization serves all of Palm Beach County, and is committed to changing the odds for children and families facing...
  • Chinese students a new funding source for U.S. high schools

    Chinese students a new funding source for U.S. high schools
    Yosemite High School once offered six wood shop classes. Now there are three. Things got worse when a new high school opened in a neighboring district and many students transferred. Campus enrollment is down from 1,100 five years ago to about 700 today....
  • On the Town: Zontians welcome an inspiring journalist

    On the Town: Zontians welcome an inspiring journalist
    While members of the Zonta Club of Burbank themselves make for a roster of inspiring women who, in myriad ways, have contributed to the betterment of Burbank and the surrounding area, the organization’s monthly dinners have a history of presenting a...