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  • Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon

    Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon
    As a high school senior at Baltimore City College in 1989, Bala Ambati had some rather lofty goals, telling the yearbook he aspired "to become a doctor, win the Nobel Prize and help humanity." By then Ambati already stood apart from his 12th grade-...
  • Five questions with Wes Guckert

    Five questions with Wes Guckert
    "Robotic parking" might conjure up images of a far-off future. Wes Guckert is trying to make it a lot more common now. Also known as automated parking garages, such facilities are the vehicle version of a high-tech warehouse: Hydraulic lifters "park" the...
  • Public forums on city superintendent search begin this week

    Public forums on city superintendent search begin this week
    Baltimore city educators, parents and members of the public will have the opportunity to sound off this week on what they're looking for in the next Baltimore city schools CEO during a series of public forums that will take place throughout the city. ...
  • Keeping Baltimore afloat

    Keeping Baltimore afloat
    When my daughter was a freshman in high school, she shared a particularly uplifting experience from history class one day. In the middle of a lesson, a senior barged into the classroom with tears in his eyes and handed the teacher a letter. A smile spread...
  • Loyola Blakefield team conjures imaginary plan for Harbor Point

    They toured the site — 27 aces of prime waterfront property wedged between ritzy Harbor East and trendy Fell's Point in Baltimore City. They met with the developer, who reviewed his $1 billion project of offices, retail, residential and hotel....
  • New girls softball team takes field in Roland Park

    New girls softball team takes field in Roland Park
    Katrina Marinelli swung for the fences and got all ball. "Nice hit," said a teammate. It wasn't really a hit. The 12-year-old Roland Park girl was hitting a softball off a tee into a net during practice, as the Rams, a newly formed girls softball team...
  • For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
  • City to offer night basketball, life skill classes to boys, young men

    City to offer night basketball, life skill classes to boys, young men
    City officials hope hundreds of boys and young men will participate in a new B'More Night Hoops league that will combine basketball and life skills workshops this spring and summer. The program, to be announced Thursday, will be open to boys and men...
  • SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning

    SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning
    The SAT — that anxiety-provoking test required for so many college applications — is being redesigned to focus more on classroom learning and less on brain teasers. The College Board announced Wednesday that its revised SAT will be ready in...
  • Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize

    Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize
    Afaa Michael Weaver, a Baltimore native who spent 15 years as a factory worker, has won one the country's most lucrative poetry prizes. Weaver, a professor at Simmons College in Boston, received the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his most...
  • School snow hazard [Letter]

    School snow hazard [Letter]
    Doesn't Baltimore care about the safety of its schoolchildren? The sidewalks around Baltimore Polytechnic Institute have still not been cleared of snow along Cold Spring Lane ("Storm dumps biggest snowfall since 2010 on a day possibly among area's top...