| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Frances Koons had a good wakeup call Saturday morning to get her going for the USA Track and Field Club Cross Country Championships.
Her younger sister, Anne, due with her first child, was having labor pains. Koons, a former PIAA Class 3A track and...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:35 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:32 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:12 AM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:43 PM
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...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Sister Mary Martha Geipe, a teacher, principal and pastoral minister, died of a stroke Dec. 20 at her order's motherhouse in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 88.
Born Nancy Marie Geipe in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Anna...
| Feb 22, 2012
Christine Shultz, of Lutherville and Isabel Galupo, of Towson have been named to the dean's list at Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., for the fall 2011 semester.
Stephanie Hogge, of Baltimore has earned a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:46 PM
A man will lead Notre Dame of Maryland University for the first time in its 116-year history, after the board of trustees announced Thursday its unanimous choice of James Conneely as the institution's next president.
"It's a boy!" said board chairwoman...
| Nov 2, 2011
Caroline A. G. Pierson, of Towson, recently received faculty honors for academic achievement at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.
The following students were recently named to the dean's list at Johns Hopkins University.
Azam Qureshi, of Hunt Valley,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 7:19 PM
A number of local colleges are reconsidering their support for The Second Mile, a beleaguered charity founded by disgraced Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky and swept into turmoil following his arrest.
Millersville University and Lock Haven University...
| Mar 13, 2013
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY: Villanova University named the following students to the dean's list for the fall 2012 semester: Ava Calvano, from Forest Hill, pursuing a bachelor's degree in the College of Engineering; Chelsea Chu, from Forest Hill, studying...