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  • Ravens defensive end DeAngelo Tyson still learning the meaning of family

    Ravens defensive end DeAngelo Tyson still learning the meaning of family
    There was activity everywhere, not that DeAngelo Tyson paid much attention to any of it. The time between the morning walk-through and the afternoon practice at the Ravens' facility is the NFL's version of rush hour. Players move rapidly around the...
  • Reaping Rewards Of State Investment In Research Takes Time

    Patience is a virtue. Never more so than when you consider university research-inspired, commercialized ventures — and the eagerly anticipated economic benefits sought from them. Having worked with entrepreneurial start-ups developed from...
  • Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award

    Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award
    The whiteboard that keeps track of Jack Andraka's schedule would be an exhausting blur for anyone, let alone a 16-year-old high school student: Last-minute requests are squeezed into already full days, scientific conferences bump up against speaking...
  • Back Story: Images of black Civil War soldiers

    Back Story: Images of black Civil War soldiers
    Ronald S. Coddington, an author and editor, has spent nearly four decades collecting Civil War-era images — especially cartes de visite, his favorite. Out of a collection of 2,500 images he has assembled, 1,500 are cartes de visite, with the...
  • Paintings by folk musician and collector Art Rosenbaum on display in Williamsburg

    Paintings by folk musician and collector Art Rosenbaum on display in Williamsburg
    Images of Southern folk musicians shine brightly in the paintings of Art Rosenbaum, a Georgia-based artist, musician and folk music collector. What's more, in 2008, he won a Grammy award for his collection "Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years...
  • Courtney Upshaw's challenges in childhood have made him grateful for his opportunities

    Courtney Upshaw's challenges in childhood have made him grateful for his opportunities
    Courtney Upshaw once lived in a house with no electricity or running water. He slept some nights on a worn couch that barely contained his growing frame. He arrived at the University of Alabama with little more than the clothes he was wearing. April 26,...
  • Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown

     Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown
    Few people were prepared for the tide of runaway slaves that washed over the battered old port of Yorktown after Union troops occupied it in May 1862. Though the exodus began as a trickle, so many fugitive blacks fled into the fortified town that...
  • A virtual milestone

    A virtual milestone
    Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary. Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
  • Sacrifices lead to prime opportunity for G.G. Smith

    Sacrifices lead to prime opportunity for G.G. Smith
    Moving around has always been a big part of new Loyola basketball coach G.G. Smith's life. As a child whose father, Tubby, was a rising star in the college basketball coaching ranks, Smith spent time growing up in college towns like Columbia, S.C.,...
  • 'Southland,' 'Girls,' 'Doctor Who' among Peabody Award winners

    'Southland,' 'Girls,' 'Doctor Who' among Peabody Award winners
    "Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media. It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...
  • Don't worry about Baltimore's patent drought

    Don't worry about Baltimore's patent drought
    As the economy continues to flounder, many cities are looking for ways to replicate Silicon Valley's financial success. When seeking to catch the magic of those biggest successes — Apple, Google and Facebook — the word "innovation" gets thrown...