Scott Plank and his wife, Dana DiCarlo, funded a new center to make sure teachers at one Locust Point school get their phys ed. The Teacher Wellness Center at Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School draws on a model that thinks of the educators as well as the students, according to a release posted at SouthBmore.com. Read More →
Kids and adults may not always have the same view about when school should start, given one group’s desire to keep summer fun going and the other’s to let someone else handle the daily activity planning. Usually what the adults say goes, but the younger set may have found their ideal grown-up in Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot. Read More →
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank graduated from the University of Maryland not too many years ago–and now that Plank is at the helm of the world’s second-largest athletic apparel company, he’s found new ways to give back to his alma mater. Read More →
It’s almost the first day of school, which means the incoming freshman at Johns Hopkins are probably out buying dry erase boards and twin extra-long sheets for their dorm rooms. This was another record-setting admissions year for Hopkins, which has made developing its undergraduate program a cornerstone of its strategy in recent years. Nearly 25,000 people applied, 3,065 were admitted, and 1,310 will be enrolling this fall. They’re an impressive bunch: Read More →
Advancements in medical care increasingly involve computers. Medical technology helps physicians make diagnoses, track symptoms, and analyze outcomes. For the eager undergraduate who wants to be at the forefront of such innovations, Johns Hopkins’s new program of study in computational medicine sounds like a perfect bet. Read More →
According to the U.S. News & World Report, Johns Hopkins is the twelfth-best university in the United States; according to the Center for World-Class Universities (which sounds fake but is actually real), the Baltimore-based school is the sixteenth-best in the whole wide world. Put simply: It’s a very good school. Read More →
George Petrides’s tenure as the coach of Baltimore City College’s football team is longer than the previous 11 coaches’ combined. And now, after a string of wins against rival Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, he figured this was as good a time as any to retire. Read More →
Most Comments This Week
"I was so entertained, especially by your Mom asking the ladies at the store about Adam...
"sounds like a nice throwback gift for a young person
"So great! Thanks Austrie!
"Yes Loyalty It is in short supply.
"Christie supported him and helped raise funds for the governor's race. It's loyalty.