| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:34 PM
I have the privilege of serving on several boards, committees and advisory councils locally and around the state.
In most cases, I find these opportunities not only a responsibility but a blessing.
It should be no secret to regular readers that I...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Not a single senior from Mount Carmel's 11th state-championship football team made an official visit to a Big Ten school last year.
Before the school year ended, junior defensive linemen Steve Richardson (Minnesota) and Enoch Smith (Michigan State)...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Shirley D. Patterson, a retired chemist who taught at what is now Community College of Baltimore County at Essex, died July 15 of heart failure at her Chattanooga, Tenn., home. She was 68.
The daughter of an educator and a homemaker, Shirley Dale...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:42 AM
What started four years ago with a Laguna Beach High School student's interest in snakes, coupled with a teacher's research, has turned into an ongoing project on the cusp of a breakthrough.
Students in science teacher Steve Sogo's Advanced Chemical...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:04 PM
With a national and local economy on shaky ground, you may be searching for a recession-proof career field – one that stands the test of time, despite unstable economic conditions.
Although there may not be recession-proof careers anymore, there...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:27 PM
When Tyren Day found success in a biology class at a city high school, he began to fix on the idea of going to college and becoming a scientist.
But for a low-income student from a minority group that is under-represented in the sciences, statistics show...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:54 AM
What does it take to become a good doctor? In the midst of a period of health care reform and primary care shortages, how we do to encourage talented students who want to give back to the community to go into medicine?
Since the 1920s, the Medical...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Herman L. Ammon, who taught chemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park for nearly five decades and was also an expert in the field of crystal structure, died Aug. 2 of a stroke at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham.
He was 76.
"Herm was a...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Tim Burton has Johnny Depp. Martin Scorsese has Leonardo DiCaprio. And Neill Blomkamp has Sharlto Copley. The “District 9” writer-director […]...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
True to its name, the new action movie "2 Guns" boasts considerable firepower, with charismatic actors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in the lead roles. According to many film critics, however, Washington and Wahlberg's chemistry is overshadowed by a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:48 AM
El suplemento Healthy Life Chemistry, que se traduce química de la vida saludable, parece no tener nada de saludable, sino al contrario puede poner en riesgo incluso la vida de quienes lo consumen, según advirtió la Administración de Alimentos y...