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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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  • Arundel student shoots for the moon in NASA's Mars challenge

    Mike Melzer grew up reading popular science books and enjoyed mathematical subjects, but he had only a slight interest in astronomy. But when the Anne Arundel Community College student heard about NASA's National Community College Aerospace Scholars...
  • Charles R. Diffenderffer, executive chef

    Charles R. Diffenderffer, executive chef
    Charles Ross Diffenderffer, an attorney who changed careers and became an executive chef, died April 24 at his home in the Mays Chapel section of Timonium. He was 49. Family members said he died after a lengthy battle with addiction. Born in Baltimore...
  • 60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools

    60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools
    At 16, Dorant Wells has experienced the complexities of what Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark school desegregation ruling, has wrought: He attended a middle school full of students of different colors and nationalities, but one where he sometimes...
  • Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor

    Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor
    William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
  • Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life

    Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life
    When the runners at this year's Maryland Half Marathon make their way across the finish line after 13.1 miles, Amy Babst plans to be there handing out medals with a smile. "It means so much to me to support those who are raising money to fight cancer,"...
  • A better bond [Commentary]

    A better bond [Commentary]
    Since September, when Maryland's highest court declared poor people had a constitutional right to a lawyer when first appearing before a judicial officer, the state's pretrial release system has been the subject of scrutiny, with many attorneys, judges...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, April 27 Luncheon Celebrate Earth Week and the Earth Forum's fifth anniversary at a luncheon beginning at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9535 Presbyterian Circle in Columbia. Tickets are $12.50 at the door. Event...
  • New apartments planned for West Side BioPark

    New apartments planned for West Side BioPark
    A slim, angular apartment tower rising 30 stories above Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Baltimore Street could become the newest addition to the University of Maryland, Baltimore's West Side BioPark. University President Jay Perman unveiled the idea...
  • O'malley

    He went west to the heartland in 1983 with a guitar and a penny whistle, a political troubadour who was 20 but looked more like 15. And when he arrived, they gave him a phone, a map and a list of names, and said, "Go win part of Iowa for our...
  • To improve schools, Obama administration focuses on training teachers

    To improve schools, Obama administration focuses on training teachers
    The Obama administration announced Friday that it is developing new rules aimed at improving schools by focusing on the training that teachers receive before they enter the classroom — an idea that met with a mix of cautious support and questions...
  • Why young people like Federal Hill [Letter]

    Why young people like Federal Hill [Letter]
    Regarding commentator Gary K. Katz's recent piece on Baltimore Beach, as a college student and future engineer I have just begun to consider what I plan on doing after I graduate from the University of Maryland ("Don't pave paradise," July 29)....