| 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...
| 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 9, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Tyler Bardak soared to the sky, seemingly higher with each arc of the swing, at Camp STAR, a Highland Park camp where he is one of 40 kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
For the past two summers, Tyler, 7, has tried more typical summer...
| 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...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Richard Harryman was wearing a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, and his hospital bed was in the living room.
There were punch and cookies on a table in the hall, and family and friends were waiting when a car arrived carrying four midshipmen....
| 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...