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University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank.
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank. « Show less

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  • U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools

    U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools
    The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday. The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
  • Proposed screening guidelines could prevent deaths, doctors say

    Proposed screening guidelines could prevent deaths, doctors say
    An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify some hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers combined....
  • Why we still march

    Constance Baker Motley, the great civil rights lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, was not planning to attend the now-famous civil rights March on Washington 50 years ago this month. She was exhausted. As one of Martin Luther King's lawyers during...
  • Can bacteria use pain to tamp down the immune system?

    Can bacteria use pain to tamp down the immune system?
    Nothing gets our attention like pain. But pain is more than the body’s miniature cattle prod to get us to heed a wound, rest a swollen ankle, or stop eating chili peppers. Pain may be the language between animals and microbes. Far from being a...
  • Catherine F. Richardson, holly collector

    Catherine F. Richardson, holly collector
    Catherine F. Richardson, a homemaker who filled the yard of her Ruxton home with her holly collection, died Aug. 14 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 94. The daughter of a Marine Corps band leader and a homemaker, Catherine Foote was born in...
  • One step at a time for Lutherville's 'running doctor'

    One step at a time for Lutherville's 'running doctor'
    Theodore C. Houk, known as Baltimore County's running doctor, is on the road again — only slower, on a shorter leash. He walks a half-mile or so at a time now, stepping with a cane, a metal frame on his right leg, working back to the conspicuously...
  • Mary N.C. Redd, teacher

    Mary N.C. Redd, teacher
    Mary N.C. Redd, a retired city public schools educator and active volunteer, died Aug. 17 of a cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Ashburton resident was 88. The daughter of a doctor and a homemaker, Mary Cornelia Nixon Camper was born at...
  • Robert S. Kraemer, NASA director of planetary exploration

    Robert S. Kraemer, NASA director of planetary exploration
    Robert S. Kraemer, former director of planetary exploration for NASA who was also an expert in rocket engines, died Tuesday at Brightview Assisted Living in Catonsville of complications from a fall. He was 84. The son of a citrus rancher and a...
  • Goodness, what a blessing

    Goodness, what a blessing
    Half a century ago this Wednesday, as a bright sun climbed the sky above downtown Washington, Douglas B. Sands, then 29, stood a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial and looked out over the National Mall in wonder. It was 8:30 in the morning on...
  • Astronomers tracking potential 'comet of the century' later this year

    Astronomers tracking potential 'comet of the century' later this year
    A comet looping behind the sun right now could emerge this fall as a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle that shines in the sky so brightly, it is visible with the naked eye around the world — if it survives. Comet C/2012 S1, dubbed Comet ISON in honor...
  • William O. Goldstein, lawyer

    William O. Goldstein, lawyer
    William O. Goldstein, a Korean War veteran who practiced law in Baltimore for half a century, died Aug. 21 of kidney failure at Roland Park Place. He was 87. The son of Dr. Albert E. Goldstein, an internationally known urological surgeon, and Elsie May...