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  • Stephanie Deisher-Timothy Senkewicz

    Mark and Maureen Deisher, of Eldersburg, announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Deisher, of Catonsville, to Timothy Senkewicz, of Catonsville, son of John and Deirdre Senkewicz, of Tinton Falls, N.J.
  • Brian Higgins, UIC professor and Melville scholar, dies at 71

    Brian Higgins, UIC professor and Melville scholar, dies at 71
    Brian Higgins, professor of English for decades at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was renowned for his scholarly research on 19th-century American author Herman Melville. "He was really the last great Melvillian (scholar) of the 20th century,"...

    How and how much we talk to children matters

    Twenty years ago, a landmark study by renowned developmental researchers Hart and Risley revealed the now famous "30 million-word gap" referring to the number of words spoken to low-income 3-year-olds vs. their more affluent peers. This finding...

    Delaware researcher uses drones to assess storm damage

    In the hours after a horrific storm — a storm like Superstorm Sandy — with bridges impassable and roads debris-covered, emergency response is often the first concern. But with an autonomous drone, researchers like the University of Delaware's...

    Datebook

    Sunday, May 10 Sunday market The farmers' market opens for the season at Oakland Mills Village Center, 5851 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. The market, open 9 a.m.-1 p.m., continues through Nov. 22. Monday, May 11 Wiggleworms Little ones up to age 5 can...