Hood launched an initiative to explore the role of portable tablet computers in the college’s academic mission last year, a program paid for by a grant from an anonymous alumnus.
Dozens of students from at least eight countries are gathering in Frederick for three days of mock United Nations sessions.
Hood College in Frederick has received a generous gift from a deceased graduate.
Hood College President Ron Volpe says he has verbally agreed to a five-year extension that will keep him at the school in Frederick through 2016.
Fire officials say a blaze in an elevator equipment room at Smith Hall at Hood College was minor.
Classes have resumed at Hood College after the school was evacuated due to a water main break.
Prospective students visiting Hood College already receive a look into life at the college. Soon, they’ll get a taste of it, too.