| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:31 AM
A 5 percent tuition hike is likely in the University of Maryland system next year, top administrators said Thursday.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's budget calls for such an increase to make ends meet, legislative analysts said. School officials say they...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:34 PM
Several Maryland colleges, including the state's flagship University of Maryland, College Park and Towson University, are imposing a rare midyear tuition increase as the institutions grapple with state aid being slashed.
The University System of...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University and four other prominent institutions will spend the next five years trying to turn a theoretical "next-generation" form of encryption into a practical way to better protect software from hackers.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:47 AM
In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans.
The change quietly went...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Two fiscal conservatives with prior congressional campaigns are competing in a Republican primary to run against U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz in November, a daunting task in a mostly Democratic district.
Joseph Kaufman, backed by conservative...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:40 PM
University of Maryland officials on Tuesday announced the launch of a new test site to study how drones may coexist with jets, helicopters and other air traffic in U.S. airspace.
The long-planned site is to be based near Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...