| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Now you're a student of Johns Hopkins University; now you’re not.
The esteemed university in Baltimore was issuing profuse apologies this week after hundreds of early applicants were mistakenly informed that they had been accepted.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:37 PM
Wolfgang E. "Wolf" Thormann, former professor and chairman of the department of modern languages at Goucher College and a lifelong Francophile, died Monday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of heart failure. He was 90.
"The students loved him, and he...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, a criminologist whose career in teaching at various colleges and police academies spanned more than four decades, died Tuesday of cancer at his Catonsville home. He was 88.
"During his 40-year career teaching law enforcement officers...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Climate change will prompt more hurricanes to clobber major population centers, such as New York City, Philadelphia and Miami and, as a result, cause more blackouts.
So says a team of Johns Hopkins University experts, based on the findings of a...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Forty years after opening as a mom-and-pop acupuncture clinic in Columbia and a dozen years after morphing into an acupuncture school and moving to North Laurel, the Maryland University of Integrative Health has begun offering some of the first doctoral...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The competition for Maryland's stem cell research grants will be stiffer than ever as applications flood in next month, forcing officials to be more selective even as scientists worry that the state's fiscal problems and a new administration in...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:37 AM
If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 12:18 PM
The recent security breach at a Baltimore Police station — the second incident in five months — is raising questions about whether the city strikes the right balance between making such buildings accessible and protecting those inside.
| Dec 29, 2014
| 6:40 PM
State health officials hope to curb overdose deaths by using hospital data to target patients who have been admitted for previous overdoses but survived.
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced plans Monday to offer rehab services and...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Attorney General-elect Brian Frosh named his two top deputies Tuesday, tapping Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief legal adviser and a city prosecutor who coordinated major investigations.
Elizabeth Harris, O'Malley's chief legal counsel since 2008, will...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Lawrence K. "Larry" Saunders, a computer engineer and member of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church where he performed with the Woodbrook Players, died Nov. 21 at Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital of a cerebral hemorrhage.
The longtime Govans...