| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Dr. Thomas Franza has been appointed to the position of chief information officer at Harford Community College, which he joined on Oct. 14.
Prior to coming to Harford, Dr. Franza was the director of academic information services at Dowling College...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Norfolk State gained its first victory of the season Saturday, beating Morgan State 27-21 in Baltimore in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both.
Tyler Clark completed 18 of 28 passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns for the Spartans....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:39 PM
College field hockey
Witmer's overtime goal lifts No. 1 Terps over No. 4 Syracuse, 2-1
Jill Witmer deflected Ali McEvoy's shot 2 minutes, 37 seconds into overtime for the game-winning goal, lifting No. 1 Maryland (15-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference)...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:22 PM
An avid fly fisherman, David Erdmann cast recruiting lines far and deep as dean of admissions and enrollment at Rollins College.
His personality and passion for students were strong lures for the liberal-arts college he served for nearly three decades...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Ann M. Rayner, who worked for Laureate Education Inc. in Baltimore for a decade, died Oct. 4 of brain cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 53.
Ann Marie Ritter was born in Waterloo, N.Y., and raised in Seneca Falls, N.Y., where she...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 7:37 PM
John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 of brain disease at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 68.
"Jack was an excellent...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association notified Division I athletic directors and coaches by email Wednesday afternoon that it has reached an interim contract agreement with the Collegiate Officials Committee that is effective...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor, one of Africa's most distinguished literary figures, was among the scores of people killed by Al Qaeda-aligned terrorists who attacked a busy shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, over the weekend.
Awoonor, 78, was killed Saturday...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you have an employer-based 401(k) retirement plan, you almost certainly have the option of a target-date fund. They are expected soon to account for over half of all assets in employer-sponsored plans.
Target date funds are justifiably popular because...
| Aug 7, 2013
Science reporter Abby Olena was writing about researchers hunting microplastics in Lake Michigan. The Tribune photo desk separately sought to photograph a flotilla of tall ships inbound for Chicago.
As it happened, a group of collaborating scientists...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Using an underground neutrino detector in Japan, physicists may have found the key to answering a fundamental question: Why does our universe, as we know it, exist at all?
Scientists have caught tiny, ghostlike particles called neutrinos in the act of...