| May 30, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Amid a series of changes to federal laws regarding how universities handle sexual assaults and sexual misconduct, the University System of Maryland is in the process of updating its two-decade-old policies on the matter.
The Board of Regents of the...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:57 AM
There hasn't been this much off-season buzz about a Maryland team since the Terps went to back-to-back Final Fours. Unfortunately for Mark Turgeon, most of the talk continues to surround the mass exodus of players in the aftermath of a disappointing 17-15...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Calvin K. Kobsa, a semiretired Baltimore architect who was the founder of Calvin Kern Kobsa & Associates, died May 10 of complications after brain surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 86.
"Calvin will be remembered as a kind soul and a...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Beth Glaros believes she's been a Terp all her life.
The only starting senior on the Maryland women's lacrosse team, Glaros followed her parents, who met at Maryland, to College Park and also has two brothers and several members of her extended family...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:25 PM
In a hastily arranged tuneup for both teams' postseason play, Norfolk State scored twice in the eighth inning to beat the visiting Apprentice School 4-3.
Woodside High graduate Justin Burrell, who had two hits, scored the tying...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:10 PM
In the closing days of World War II, the Monuments Men, whose story was depicted in the George Clooney film, recovered 39 photo albums of Nazi-looted art from a Bavarian castle.
The albums were introduced into evidence at the Nuremberg war crimes trials...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:00 PM
— Every week this spring, Pat Groller drove to remote Dorchester Pond and traipsed through the forest, bucket in hand, to check her traps. Her quarry: The mysterious bees that keep wildflowers blooming here year after year.
"It's a trek, but I'...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Former Maryland cornerback cornerback Dexter McDougle was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round.
McDougle missed the final nine games of his senior year with a fractured shoulder blade suffered last September.
McDougle returned in time for...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Helping manufacturers in Maryland, where the sector has changed — and shrunk — dramatically in the last generation, takes a certain type of person.
Like Brian Sweeney, an engineer and attorney who grew up in a factory.
Sweeney is executive...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:10 AM
A friend of mine who is a federal retiree uses hearing aids. We meet once a month for breakfast at a restaurant, which sometimes can be very noisy, with clanging of pots and dropped dishes. These noises are bothersome to me but when they occur, I can...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...