| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Wake Forest University is spending $1 million to better understand virtue and vice. The Character Project awarded eight grants on the philosophy of character and eight on the theology of character from 170 submitted proposals. “Those selected...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Android users who have "rooted" their smartphones can download the ReKey app to patch the so-called Master Key vulnerability, cybersecurity firm Duo Security announced this week.
A research company recently discovered that Android apps could be...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Peter Marvit, a 51-year-old scientist who sang with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and sought to widen music education opportunities for city students, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was shot near his Northeast Baltimore home last Monday...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Some staff and students are calling on the University of Maryland to boot Chick-fil-A off the College Park campus, making it the newest front in the war between gay-rights activists and the fast-food chain.
An online petition calls Chick-fil-A a "bigoted...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:57 AM
If you’re a college student, there’s no better feeling than taking that last exam, packing up your dorm room and heading home for the summer. Summertime means a break from days spent in classrooms and nights spent studying at libraries. Yet if...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, considered one of the leading prospective Democratic candidates for governor in 2014, said Tuesday that he will instead seek a third term in his current post.
In an interview, Franchot, 65, said he made his decision...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:38 PM
(Reuters) - Vitamin D and calcium supplements taken together in low doses offered no protection against dementia in a large U.S. study of older women, but scientists are still holding out hope for vitamin D alone.
Past research has suggested that vitamin...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Spring is the high season of college life in Boston, with Frisbee on the Common and sun-bathing on the Esplanade, but students were finding it a very different place Friday as they stared out their windows from the dormitories where they were locked down....
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Moving to a more prosperous neighborhood may help some girls from poor areas feel less distressed, but could harm some boys, a new study suggests.
Researchers found boys from homes where someone was disabled or a child had...
| Nov 1, 2012
Clarksville student Janie Tankard received a bachelor's degree from Harvard College during the school's 361st commencement.
Samuel Lee, of Ellicott City, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Berklee College of Music,...
| 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...