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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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