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  • Harvey Mudd among colleges experimenting with 'flipped' classes

    Harvey Mudd among colleges experimenting with 'flipped' classes
    Instructors at Harvey Mudd College, a school known for its science and engineering experiments, are studying a new group of subjects: their students. Over the last couple years, three professors have split some of their classes in half. One group...
  • Executive Profile: Carey Pinkowski has shaped the Chicago Marathon

    Executive Profile: Carey Pinkowski has shaped the Chicago Marathon
    Carey Pinkowski got out of bed on an October Sunday 21 years ago, at 1:30 a.m., his usual Chicago Marathon day wake-up time, and what he saw through his apartment window startled him. Snow was falling. Lots of it. Pinkowski, director of the race that...
  • Future Symphony Institute to be held at UB

    Future Symphony Institute to be held at UB
    Andrew Balio is best known around here for the gleaming sound and refined musicality he regularly provides as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's principal trumpet, a post he has held since 2001. Offstage, Balio devotes a great deal of his energies to...
  • For mass murderer Michael Ballard, a case of live or let die?

    For mass murderer Michael Ballard, a case of live or let die?
    James Connell, a public defender for mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard, says he believes every life is worth living. Yet, he is willing to help Ballard in his desire to waive his appeals and be put to death for massacring four people in a Northampton...
  • 51 Finalists Chosen for Student Academy Awards

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has selected 41 students from 23 U.S. colleges and universities, and 10 students from foreign universities, as finalists in its annual Student Academy Awards competition. The Student Academy Awards were...
  • PASSINGS: Juan Formell, Frank Budd, Walter R. Walsh

    PASSINGS: Juan Formell, Frank Budd, Walter R. Walsh
    Cuban musician Juan Formell, 71, who for more than four decades was the driving force behind the big band salsa orchestra Los Van Van, died Thursday, Cuban state television reported in Havana. The cause was not given. Formell received a Latin Grammy...
  • Q&A: New chief judge prepares to replace retiring Belvin Perry

    Q&A: New chief judge prepares to replace retiring Belvin Perry
    Circuit Judge Frederick Lauten will become the top judge in Orange and Osceola counties next month, and is looking forward with "excitement that is mixed with moments of stark terror," he quipped during a recent interview. The terror comes in...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator

    Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator
    Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 66 years, died Tuesday of a heart attack at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. She was 86. Dorothy Mary Epple was born to Carl and Barbara M. Bender Epple and was raised on...
  • Patti Heffner golf tournament brings together the entire Lehigh Valley high school community

    Not only does the Patti Heffner Memorial Golf Tournament pay tribute and honor the memory of one of the area's all-time great girls basketball players and coaches, but it also brings together the entire Lehigh Valley. Heffner played at Dieruff,...
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...