| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The men who play baseball and soccer at Towson University, run track at the University of Delaware and wrestle, swim or golf at any number of other colleges all heard the same reason when their teams were cut: Title IX.
To meet the federal law's goal of...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 5:55 PM
In the days after her sister, Rose, died in a train derailment, Anna Mayr felt as if her younger sibling were upstairs sleeping while friends swapped stories on the family's Ellicott City porch until the early hours of Sunday.
Anna Mayr, a May...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:18 PM
In a washed-out video projected on the wall of Bethany United Methodist Church at her memorial service Saturday, Rose Louese Mayr tumbled and fluttered in a dance portrayal of a girl with her eyes turned toward God.
The dance put on display one of the...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Some 700 mourners filled the pews Friday for a funeral Mass for 19-year-old Elizabeth Conway Nass, who died after being "at the wrong place at the wrong time," Monsignor John A. Dietzenbach said, referring to this week's tragic train derailment in...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The mighty elm was the long-standing shade provider of choice in tree-lined communities throughout the Midwest until Dutch elm disease struck in the 1960s. American …...
| Mar 19, 2012
Every school should have been lucky enough to have a Dave Davis around to help.
Parkland High School considered itself fortunate to have Davis in its corner.
Davis was the owner of the popular Willow Tree Grove and Davis allowed the school to use his...
| Mar 26, 2012
Art Wolfe has had a lot of successful teams in his 22 seasons as the women's basketball coach at Northampton Community College. A career record of 401-162 in that span tells you that.
Wolfe hesitates to label any team as "the best," but the lifelong...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:10 PM
The Howard County school board announced on Tuesday morning that it has chosen Renee A. Foose as its next superintendent, making the Baltimore County deputy superintendent the first woman to head the 50,000-student school district.
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:25 PM
As the clock ticked toward midnight Monday, school boards in Howard and Baltimore County were scrambling to make job offers to their next superintendents.
The timing was not a coincidence. The school boards in the adjoining districts knew they were in an...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - Jill Anderson joined the Dairy Science Department at South Dakota State University as Assistant Professor in Dairy Production.
"Dr. Anderson brings valuable experience and interest in dairy heifer nutrition and teaching," said Vikram Mistry,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Exactly four weeks before Americans choose their next president, The Travelers Cos. announced it has launched a national campaign to take its documentary about the national debt to university campuses across the U.S.
Travelers has said the company is...