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Money & Power, Schools

U.S. Cabinet Officials Introduce Pell Grants to Prisoners at Goucher

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 31, 2015 4:17pm

Goucher College

Goucher College

Washington went to Baltimore once again on Friday, as U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a new push to make federal grants that pay for college once again available to prisoners. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Teen Sues Hopkins Frat, University Over Alleged Rape

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 9:05am

Sigma Alpha Epsilon house (via JHU Newsletter)

Sigma Alpha Epsilon house (via JHU Newsletter)

A frat party held at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house near Johns Hopkins in November 2014 has had a lasting impact on a teenage girl in attendance, as well as the frat and the university itself. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Schools

Baltimore Students Write a New Anthem for the City

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 8:15am

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Students from Baltimore’s “Believe in Music” program collaborated with some of Charm City’s most notable musicians to create a pop song that expresses their frustration and hope in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray and the subsequent unrest. Read More →

Schools

Beer to Be Sold at Maryland Games Starting in the Fall

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 09, 2015 12:21pm

Via Twitter

Via Twitter

It’s happening. It’s really happening. University of Maryland sporting events at Byrd Stadium and the Xfinity Center will now be accompanied by legal beer starting with football and basketball games in the fall. Read More →

Schools

Local Universities Quietly Open $30 Million Computing Center

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 08, 2015 9:58am

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Generally speaking, when major universities team up to open something like a new $30 million computing center, there’s fanfare and ribbon-cutting and lots and lots of photos. But this month, when Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland open their new jointly-run computing center in East Baltimore, there will be very little brouhaha. Read More →

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Johns Hopkins Adds New Master’s Program in Film

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015 9:15am

Rendering of the new Parkway Theatre, where the new film/media program will be based

Rendering of the new Parkway Theatre, where the new film/media program will be based

The Johns Hopkins film and media studies department keeps getting bigger and better. This week, the university announced that it would be offering a new master’s program in film and media, with a particular focus on the business of film, writing for film and television, and sound production. Read More →

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Johns Hopkins Graduation Will Move Indoors

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 01, 2015 10:16am

Graduation

It’s lovely to have your graduation ceremony outside–as long as the weather cooperates, the mosquitos stay away, and no one’s grandmother faints from standing in the sun too long. In fact, most local universities–from MICA to Morgan State–hold their commencements indoors. And as of next year, Johns Hopkins will join them. Read More →

Schools

Maravene Loeschke, Former Towson University President, Dies

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 4:49pm

Maravene Loeschke (Towson University)

Maravene Loeschke (Towson University)

Maravene Loeschke, a Towson University alumna who went on to teach at the university and most recently served as president of the institution, died Thursday, the university announced. She was 68. Read More →

Money & Power, Schools

Trusty Pleads Guilty to Stealing From Western High School Students

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 2:48pm

Western High School

Western High School

Former Western High School Principal Alisha Trusty was accused of stealing more than $50,000 from the school’s student activity fund. When faced with a judge, Trusty pleaded guilty to the felony theft charges against her. Read More →

Schools

Baltimore School Closes, Tosses Out Its Books

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015 10:02am

Photo via ebay

Photo via ebay

Throwing books in the trash is not as bad as burning them, but it’s close. That’s why people are mad–very mad!–at Heritage High School in northeast Baltimore. Read More →

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