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Former Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke Appointed UB President

Former Mayor Kurt Schmoke comes back to Baltimore in a different leadership capacity.

05/14/2014

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Eastern Shore Native Wins $61K Sophie Kerr Prize

It’s the nation’s top undergraduate prize, and every year, it goes to a graduating senior at a Maryland college.

05/14/2014

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Sallie Mae, Justice Department In $60M Settlement

Student lender Sallie Mae has reached a $60 million settlement with the Justice Department to resolve allegations that it charged members of the military excessive interest rates on their student loans, the federal government announced Tuesday.

05/14/2014

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Stevenson University Students Robbed At Gunpoint In South Africa

Stevenson University students on a trip to South Africa are now on their way home after a terrifying encounter with armed robbers on their tour bus. Also on board was Baltimore’s former police commissioner Fred Bealefeld.

05/12/2014

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Students From Stevenson University Robbed In South Africa

A group of college students from Stevenson University is robbed in South Africa.

05/11/2014

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Anne Arundel Co. Girl Graduates At Sick Mom’s Side

An Anne Arundel County high school arranged an unofficial, private graduation ceremony for a senior whose mother is terminally ill.

05/10/2014

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Schools In Baltimore’s Poorest Neighborhoods Outpacing Others Statewide

Cracking the code. They are schools in the city’s poorest neighborhoods. But when it comes to good grades and top test scores, students are outpacing other children in more affluent areas statewide.

05/08/2014

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Anne Arundel County Picks New School Superintendent

The Anne Arundel County school board has selected a new superintendent.

05/07/2014

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Gov. O’Malley Orders School Construction Study

Gov. Martin O’Malley has ordered a study on school construction funding in Maryland.

05/07/2014

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Smithsonian Makes Deal To Offer Online Courses

The Smithsonian Institution is venturing further into online education with a new deal to provide content for digital courses in history, science, culture and the arts, the museum complex announced Monday.

05/05/2014

JHU MSU SCIENCE INTERNSHIP

Joint Science Internship With JHU Will Put MSU Students In Top Research Institutions

You know the saying, “two heads are better than one.” That’s the idea behind a new collaboration between Morgan State and Johns Hopkins University.

05/02/2014

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Baltimore County English Teacher Honored At The White House

A Baltimore County high school teacher who helps push students toward college is being honored at the White House as the National Teacher of the Year.

05/01/2014