| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:44 AM
At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University.
That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The president of Humboldt State University will retire at the end of the academic year, officials said Wednesday.
Rollin Richmond has served as head of the Arcata campus for nearly 12 years. His retirement was announced at a meeting in Long Beach of the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:53 PM
As record heat baked Baltimore, a wave of violence unfurled across the city: six shootings and eight people wounded over a period of less than eight hours.
The first shots were fired around dinnertime Wednesday, and the violence continued until after...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:15 PM
All psychotherapists -- and most criminal attorneys -- know that memories are fragile things. Once a seemingly well-entrenched memory for a given event -- what psychologists call a declarative memory -- is taken out for inspection, it is subject to...
| Jul 10, 2013
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY: Mark Holloway of Darlington, studying agricultural systems technology, was one of the more than 6,250 Iowa State University undergraduates recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2013 spring semester...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:45 AM
No one smiles bigger than Duaron Williams. But not even the man they call "Big Dawg" had ever smiled as big as he was Thursday night.
The broad smile on the face of the 6-foot-4, 294-pound offensive lineman from Orlando Jones High said it all. The "Big...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:22 AM
An Israeli scientist who also teaches at Iowa State University was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry this morning.
Daniel Shechtman was honored for his discovery of quasicrystals, which the Nobel committee said has changed the concept of ordered...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:08 AM
Martese Hoffman and Michael Ehm
Martese Chantal Hoffman, daughter of Dale and Annette Hoffman, of Ellicott City, will wed Michael Phillip Ehm, son of Jeff and Cindi Ehm, who live in Plymouth, Minn.
Larry Westphal will preside over the ceremony on May...
| Nov 30, 2012
— Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area.
There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Dieters often say, “Hold the dressing,” but hold on: That might make those virtuous vegetables less nutritious, a study shows.
Researchers at Purdue University found that some fat matters – and that the kind of fat matters too.