| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Nearly a year after a massive data breach at the University of Maryland, state auditors say the campus network is still vulnerable to hackers — in part because gaps they identified five years ago remain.
While patching those holes would not have...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The University of Maryland, College Park is under a campuswide hiring and construction freeze due to an anticipated state budget shortfall, University President Wallace D. Loh announced Wednesday in a letter to faculty and staff.
Loh said all state...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:08 PM
A network of hundreds of seismometers across the eastern United States hears everything — earthquakes on the other side of the world, construction work down the street, the swaying of trees in the wind.
And like bats or ultrasound machines use...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:51 PM
University of Maryland, College Park has identified cases of viral meningitis and viral syndromes on campus, according to an email school officials sent to students this week.
The email sent Wednesday by Dr. David McBride, director of the University...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Trayvon Reed’s career as a Maryland basketball player has ended before it even began, after his arrest Wednesday night in College Park caused the athletic department to prohibit him from enrolling in classes.
In a brief statement released Friday...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The coaches for University of Maryland, College Park's football and men's and women's basketball teams were the state's three highest-paid public employees last year, continuing a long-standing trend.
Bucking the notion of low-paid college professors,...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The University of Maryland, University College has a history of experimentation.
With its roots in a 1920s night school, the institution expanded in the 1940s and '50s into Europe and Asia to educate military personnel. Then as the Internet flourished,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The University of Maryland University College has long been at the forefront of online continuing education and job training for its mostly adult student body, so a recent proposal by UMUC President Javier Miyares to tie the school's future more closely...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The University of Maryland University College, which has been struggling with declining enrollment, is considering severing some ties with the state university system to avoid burdensome regulations and work more closely with the private sector.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:15 AM
As reported in your article of July 10 ("UMUC considering plan to become independent non-profit with ties to university system"), I have initiated a global community dialogue on a report from a volunteer team of outside business leaders that recommended...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Goodbye, Blue Devils, Cavaliers and Tar Heels. Farewell to Duke's venerable Cameron Indoor Stadium, to the 85-year football rivalry with Virginia and to myriad trips to destinations characterized by sweet tea and Southern drawls.
On Tuesday, the...