| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is tight end Dennis Pitta.
How would you assess your growth with the Ravens?
Good. I'm comfortable in the offense,...
| Nov 16, 2011
Har Gobind Khorana, who rose from poverty in rural India to become a giant of modern biology, winning the Nobel Prize in 1968 for work that helped decipher the genetic code and explain how cells make proteins, died Nov. 9 in Concord, Mass. He was 89....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Marissa Dorsey, of Mount Airy, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia. She is studying occupational therapy.
Georges Rizk, of Sykesville, participated in the Summer Scholars...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:16 PM
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — When asked about the magnitude of the upcoming 2011 season, St. Francis High senior Ryan McAleenan doesn't hesitate with an answer.
"This is the year we're gonna remember," said McAleenan, a three-year starter at...
| May 1, 2011
Johns Hopkins is building a 45,000-square-foot addition to its centerpiece Milton S. Eisenhower Library.
Loyola University Maryland is putting the finishing touches on new teaching and research laboratories at the Donnelly Science Center.
And at the...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:30 AM
In the eight consecutive starts that Torrey Smith has made, it’s clear that his speed has helped the rookie wide receiver connect with quarterback Joe Flacco.
After all, Smith ranks second to the Cincinnati Bengals’ A.J. Green in receiving...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Bill LaCourse felt inadequate.
Some of his Chemistry 101 students sat in the back of the lecture hall and spaced out. Others simply left class as they pleased. "Maybe you're just not a good teacher," his department head said when LaCourse sought advice....
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Who says sitting in the back of a packed lecture hall trying to absorb the intricacies of trigonometric functions or the chemistry of organic molecules is the only way to teach aspiring young scientists the tools of their trade? Well, tradition mostly....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:21 PM
So there I was, covering Northwestern's college football upset at Nebraska -- or was it Manchester United's soccer game in Seattle? -- when the email landed: "When is Ask K.C. coming back?"
That answer is easy and short: Now. Here are some longer answers...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Bill Tessendorf, the longtime Ravens trainer who retired last month, was recognized Monday night by the Ed Block Foundation as part of its sponsor appreciation kickoff dinner.
It's an honor that touched Tessendorf because it came from an organization...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 10:18 PM
Xavier Amerson might have the most luxurious job in high school football.
The senior receiver gets to line up opposite Dvario Montgomery, Central Florida’s No.1 prospect on the Sentinel’s Super60 list.
That means while opponents double...