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  • J. Raymond Moore

    J. Raymond Moore
    Dr. J. Raymond Moore Jr., a dentist who practiced for nearly 40 years at his University Parkway office, died of liver cancer April 29 at his Woodbrook home. He was 91. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of J. Raymond Moore Sr., an optometrist, and Anne...
  • Ariel Investments' Mareile Cusack: Always running toward the next challenge

     Ariel Investments' Mareile Cusack: Always running toward the next challenge
    Some kids watch sports on television and want to be an athlete. Mareile Cusack used to watch "Perry Mason" and decided to become a lawyer. Not the flashy attorney of TV courtroom dramas; she wanted something more cerebral. Today, she's senior vice...
  • Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says

    Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says
    In the wake of the Duke/Wisconsin Final 4 matchup, here's a new college ranking, one that points to something with cultural heft: the top 50 college museums in the United States.  University of California, Berkeley -- with six natural history museums at...
  • Bonus Years: You can't retire your wisdom or experience, so use it

    Bonus Years: You can't retire your wisdom or experience, so use it
    The American philanthropist Bernard Baruch — also a financier, statesman and adviser to presidents — famously said, "Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it." Humorist Erma Bombeck,...
  • Family: Teens still critical 6 weeks after resort poisoning

    Two Delaware teenagers sickened by a banned pesticide that was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying are still in critical condition more than six weeks later, their family said Monday. Sean and Ryan Esmond and their parents fell ill...
  • In the NFL — as in business — hiring is hard

    In the NFL — as in business — hiring is hard
    Now that you've seen the NFL draft, you might wonder how those football players are likely to work out as employees, especially those picked early enough to become newly minted millionaire athletes. Will those coveted first-rounders provide great value...
  • Denied admission by first-choice school? Consider transferring later

    Now that the April 1 regular decision deadline has passed — the date set by most college admissions committees to send out their coveted letters of admission or the polite letters of rejection — it is time to celebrate or regroup. It is little...
  • Millennium scholars' perseverance pays off

    Millennium scholars' perseverance pays off
    Chloe Diggs just won a scholarship worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. But right now, she's more concerned with helping her grandmother pay water and electricity bills. "I'm still using up water. I'm still using electricity," said Diggs, a senior at...
  • College Notebook: AACC women's basketball standout earns All-America honors

    College Notebook: AACC women's basketball standout earns All-America honors
    Coach Lonnie Makell has been working hard to rebuild the Anne Arundel Community College women's basketball team. Makell received a big assist this past season from Tiffany McKinney, one of the finest players to suit up for the Pioneers in recent memory....
  • Summer 2015 Pre-College Program Guide

    Non-Credit Programs ++++++++++++++++++++ || College/University || Program || Classes || Dates || Ages || || Harvard University(bit.ly/1FwPGoF) || Pre-College Program || 5-6 course options || June 28-July 10July 12-24July 26-Aug. 7 || Rising juniors and...
  • Albert Barnes and his pursuit of non-French art in Paris

     Albert Barnes and his pursuit of non-French art in Paris
    Dr. Albert Coombs Barnes of Philadelphia made his first art-buying trip to Paris in 1912. Barnes returned year after year until he finally amassed the greatest private collection of Modern art in America. While doing so, he cultivated a reputation as...