| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Professor James Gates delivers his big ideas in analogies and metaphors.
Setting lax standards for schoolchildren in science classes is like teaching them to dunk a basketball on a 9-foot-high hoop, when kids the next town over play with one 10 feet...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Co-founder, President and COO, AllCare of Maryland Urgent Care Centers and MediSpa, Columbia and Ellicott City
What sparked your interest in your career field?
Helping others and giving back to the community I live in has always been...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:19 PM
There has been a certain obviousness associated with the women's Final Four, almost as if a Notre Dame-UConn national championship game had been etched on a tablet Moses forgot to bring down from Mount Sinai.
As you might imagine, this does not make...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The robotic fish kept alone in a tank at the University of Maryland, College Park doesn't dazzle with its agility or speed, but it does promise bigger things to come.
At the flick of a switch, water flows through the tank. The faceless gray plastic...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Mary J. Corey, the late editor of The Baltimore Sun, will be inducted this summer into the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association's Newspaper Hall of Fame.
The Association announced this week that Corey is one of three Maryland journalists who will...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
UMBC is home to students from more than 100 countries and to thousands of students who are first- and second-generation Americans. I continually think about the experiences and perspectives these students bring to our campus and to Maryland.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Maryland's economic success relies on its staggering concentration of scientific talent, superb education, highly competitive businesses and enlightened government. When they all mesh, the state's economy outpaces the competition.
This has earned...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:22 PM
University of Maryland police are asking for information after three Peeping Tom incidents were reported on the College Park campus since Wednesday.
A woman in LaPlata Hall and another in Centreville Hall report seeing an electronic device peering...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:23 PM
North Carolina coach Roy Williams says he "hates to see" Maryland departing the Atlantic Coast Conference. The teams have played 178 times since 1924, but with the Terps headed to the Big Ten after this season, Tuesday night's game at the Smith Center...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:22 AM
It may be that some minimum wage earners would be harmed by an increase in the minimum wage because they would lose their jobs. But what about those who keep their jobs?
A more surprising result is this: Some minimum wage earners who keep their jobs...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Michael Maykrantz was on duty at a fire house on 74th street in Ocean City when the floor began to shake and the doors started to rattle.
At Bart Rader’s house in Ocean Pines, a loud boom “like somebody blew something up” preceded...