| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:50 PM
One Towson University student drank so much alcohol he was unable to speak and threw up "without a pause" before passing out outside a nearby apartment complex, according to an anguished email his mother sent to university officials. Another student...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Jasmine White was accepted to Morgan State University, her dream college, almost 10 years ago. But the New Yorker discovered she could not afford the out-of-state tuition.
"I just started crying because I had no idea where I was going to get [the money]...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:29 AM
The University System of Maryland could expand its tuition remission program for the dependent children and spouses of employees.
Under the current program, spouses and dependent children can attend the employee's college without paying any tuition. The...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:19 PM
University System of Maryland schools have had mixed success in improving the graduation rates of minority and low-income students, according to an annual progress report released this week.
Some colleges, including the University of Maryland, College...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Seven years after the University of Baltimore admitted its first freshman class, new President Kurt L. Schmoke is considering a return to the school's roots as an upper-division college that enrolled only juniors and seniors.
The enrollment growth that...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Those who thought that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown would seek to ignore the fact that he faces competition in November's general election appear to be wrong. But to say that he is engaging with Republican nominee Larry Hogan isn't exactly right either....
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Much has been made recently about proposed pay increases for some Maryland’s politicians, but even the highest-earning elected officials don’t come close to the top of the state-employee income scale.
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:48 AM
The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner.
He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:29 PM
State university officials took an early step Friday in approving a high-end hotel and conference center that is expected to be a cornerstone of a major redevelopment plan for the University of Maryland, College Park and its surroundings.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Maryland has agreed to work with Virginia and New Jersey on research into unmanned aircraft, a move that could strengthen Maryland's bid to land one of the six drone test sites to be awarded this year by the Federal Aviation Administration.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:30 AM
As the federal health reform known as Obamacare takes hold, many community colleges in Maryland and across the country are capping the hours of adjunct faculty — who make up the bulk of their teaching force — to avoid paying for the...