| 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...
| 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 5, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Alexander Pendleton, of Laurel, was named to the honor roll for the fall semester at the University of Kansas, in Lawrence. A senior in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, he is the son of Michael and Vibeke Pendleton, of Laurel.
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Leighann Kimble, of Owings Mills, has been inducted into Mary Baldwin College's Laurel Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society and also received the Carrie Dougals Award for Excellence in Anthropology at Mary Baldwin College,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:50 AM
The NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse championships will return to Towson University in 2014.
Thursday’s announcement by NCAA officials comes seven weeks after the 2013 championships were awarded to Villanova University in Pennsylvania....