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  • Jhpiego extends push to save poor mothers, babies

    Jhpiego extends push to save poor mothers, babies
    More than 6 million children die annually around the globe from largely preventable problems such as diarrhea and pneumonia, but a $500 million, five-year effort led by the Baltimore-based nonprofit Jhpiego aims to put a big dent in those statistics. The...
  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Charles A. Powell, electrical engineer

    Charles A. Powell, electrical engineer
    Charles A. Powell, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. electrical engineer, died of a stroke Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 89. Born in Beaverdam, Va., he moved to Baltimore in 1937 and was a 1941...
  • City formalizes partnership with local 'anchors'

    City formalizes partnership with local 'anchors'
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will sign a pact with several leading universities and hospitals Wednesday to work together on some of the city's most vexing challenges, officials said. The Baltimore City Anchor Plan calls on city agencies...
  • $50 million or more pledged to fight blindness

    $50 million or more pledged to fight blindness
    Gordon Gund is the CEO of a venture capitalist fund, the former principal owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and a member of the Kellogg Co.'s board of directors. He has also been blind for more than 40 years. On Saturday, Gund announced that his family...
  • Colleges promote entrepreneurship [Commentary]

    While many aspects of the college experience are steeped in tradition, every year more college graduates are leaving the customary path and seeking less traditional methods of employment, most notably, as entrepreneurs. The number of graduates choosing to...
  • Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death

    Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death
    Michael Hersch composes music of sobering complexity -- lots of jagged melodic lines, thorny harmonies, quick-shifting rhythms. But even at its densest, his intense work communicates in a way that can make a listener feel privy to Hersch's innermost...
  • Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation

    Two of Maryland's teacher preparation programs were ranked among the best in the country in the second annual report released today by a national research advocacy group. The National Council on Teacher Quality ranked McDaniel College 19th best in the...
  • Southern California school districts outperform state in cutting suspensions

    School districts in four of five Southern California counties outperformed the state average in reducing suspensions last year amid growing calls nationwide to find more effective ways to correct student misbehavior. Districts in Los Angeles, Riverside,...
  • James E.T. Hopkins, thoracic surgeon and World War II veteran

    James E.T. Hopkins, thoracic surgeon and World War II veteran
    Dr. James Ellicott Tyson Hopkins, a retired thoracic surgeon and decorated World War II veteran who drew on his battlefield experience to advocate for the use of body armor, died of heart failure Monday at his home near Bel Air. He was 99. He served...
  • Mizeur hopes grass-roots support delivers primary

    Mizeur hopes grass-roots support delivers primary
    Sixth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. Not long into her campaign for governor, Democrat Heather R. Mizeur coined a response to the question still dogging her today: Can she win? To the pundits and the radio hosts, to donors and...