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  • Student coalition seeks to get 'Byrd' off University of Maryland's stadium

    Student coalition seeks to get 'Byrd' off University of Maryland's stadium
    A group of University of Maryland, College Park students has launched a campaign to change the name of the school's football stadium, arguing it is named after a man with racist and segregationist beliefs.
  • Frostburg State administrator named interim president

    Frostburg State administrator named interim president
    FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — The University System of Maryland says a longtime Frostburg State University administrator will serve as interim president of the school in western Maryland. Chancellor William Kirwan announced Tom Bowling's appointment...

    Student coalition trying to get Maryland stadium renamed

    A coalition of University of Maryland students has launched a campaign to change the name of the school's football stadium, citing racist beliefs of the man it's named after. The students tell The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1y8Ayg3 ) that Byrd...

    Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals

    Fraternities face scrutiny, self-analysis after series of scandals
    In the wake of a racist, sexist email that roiled the campus this month, students at the University of Maryland, College Park spoke out at a forum Tuesday, expressing frustration with fraternity culture and unhappiness with the school's response. Some of...

    New plan seeks to turn chicken manure to energy

    New plan seeks to turn chicken manure to energy
    A New Hampshire-based company has teamed with poultry giant Perdue to propose a $200 million plant on the Eastern Shore to extract energy from chicken manure, offering its plan as a viable remedy for the farm pollution fouling the Chesapeake Bay....