| May 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Twenty-two years ago at the end of a semester of teaching an Intro to Philosophy course, I received an unforgettable wake-up call on the issue of plagiarism. During the reading period between the final class session and the final exam, I discovered two...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Washington College announced five finalists Friday, including two from the Baltimore area, for its annual Sophie Kerr Prize. The nation's largest undergraduate literary award is worth $62,900 this year.
The private liberal arts college in Chestertown...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Courtesy of Saturday’s 16-12 win against Centennial Conference rival Dickinson, No. 5 Washington College became the first team to earn a spot in the upcoming league tournament. But with two more conference games remaining, against No. 20...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:24 AM
Kerrin Maurer completed her hat trick with 26 seconds left in overtime as No.10 Duke upset No. 3 North Carolina, 7-6, on Wednesday night in the first women's lacrosse game at Kenan Stadium.
It was the second straight year that the regular-season meeting...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:41 PM
The No. 15 Loyola Maryland women's lacrosse team won the Patriot League regular-season title Saturday, defeating visiting No. 20 Navy, 11-6.
The Greyhounds (12-4, 8-0) completed their ninth undefeated regular-season conference schedule. They will host...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:11 PM
Kelly McPartland broke a 7-all tie on a free-position goal with 1:39 left as No. 2 Maryland beat host Princeton, 8-7, in women's lacrosse Wednesday night.
Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) scored twice for the Terps (14-1). The Tigers (7-4) led 5-3 at the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:36 AM
Towson kept the game close for nearly a quarter before No. 2 Maryland went on a 7-0 run and won, 19-8, Wednesday night.
Kelly McPartland had a game-high six goals for the host Terps (12-0). Gabby Cha (Mount de Sales) gave the Tigers (5-5) a 1-0 lead 2:...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday.
Griswold — an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.
Dr. Finn, a New York...
| Jul 18, 2014
Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:00 AM
All across the country, Americans will wrap up their Fourth of July celebrations by watching the sky light up with fireworks. If you’re going to be one of them, you have chemistry to thank.
Fireworks displays have become increasingly sophisticated...