Lifeline, Schools

White UMD Student Now Charged with Hate Crime in Murder of Bowie State Grad

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 4:39pm

Sean Urbanski. Photo via University of Maryland Police.

A 22-year-old Severna Park native has been slapped with a charge of hate crime resulting in death in the May murder of Richard Collins III, a black recent grad and newly commissioned Army officer.

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Featured, Food & Drink, Schools

UMD, Flying Dog Brewery Join Forces on a Hops-Growing Research Project

1 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 9:40am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The craft beer and “buy local” movements sort of go hand in hand, right? A new partnership between the University of Maryland and Flying Dog Brewery aims to bridge those two crazes, right down to the very hops used to make some of our favorite beers.

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The University of Md. Center for Environmental Science is Getting a New President

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 06, 2017 4:51pm

UMCES’ Horn Point Laboratory.

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will soon have a new president for the first time in 27 years.

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Culture, Schools

After Getting Skipped in Draft, UMD’s Melo Trimble Signs Summer League Deal with the 76ers

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 23, 2017 11:05am

Photo by Isaac Dunbar, via Wikimedia Commons

It was a long night for former University of Maryland star point guard Melo Trimble, but in the end it all worked out.

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In Wake of Black Bowie State Student’s Murder in College Park, UMD President Promises to Fight Hate on Campus

2 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:39pm

A shot of the University of Maryland’s McKeldin Library, via Wikimedia Commons.

“United by this recent tragedy, we can be a force for good. Together, we can be stronger and smarter than those who would divide us and subvert the values that undergird our University and our democracy.”

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Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Caps n’ Gowns: Baltimore Graduations Bring Distinguished Speakers to Region

0 Written by: | Friday, May 12, 2017 8:45am

A 2014 graduation ceremony at the University of Maryland. Photo by Jay Baker, via Wikimedia Commons.

It’s that time of year again. Thousands of Baltimore-area students will earn their degrees over the next month, capping their tenures studying at some of Charm City’s best colleges and high schools. Joining the newly minted graduates at their ceremonies will be some illustrious company, including a vice president, a librarian of Congress, acclaimed journalists, medical experts and successful entrepreneurs, among others.

Here’s our guide to this year’s ceremonies, in chronological order:

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Ravens Nation

Rayshad Lewis, Ray Lewis’ Son, Transferring from Utah State to College Park

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 09, 2017 4:44pm

A game at Maryland Stadium in 2007, via Wikimedia Commons.

The flesh and blood of Ravens legend Ray Lewis is coming to College Park.

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Friday Morning Headlines: Mayor Mixes up ATF, FBI; WaPo Accurately Calls Kinetic Sculpture Race ‘Weird’; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, May 05, 2017 7:24am

In this weird Baltimore race, sock puppets and bribes are required equipment – The Washington Post

Multi-City bike tour honoring Sandy Hook School victims comes to Baltimore – ABC2

What’s in an acronym? Quite a bit, the mayor learns – Baltimore Brew

Maryland 4th in the nation for number of controversial guardrail ends under federal review – Fox45

Authorities investigate man’s death at UMd. – WBAL-TV

Featured, Schools

Juan Dixon to Take Over as Head Coach of Coppin State Basketball Program

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 24, 2017 11:00am

Juan Dixon playing for the Washington Wizards during his final season in 2009. Photo via Keith Allison/Wikimedia Commons.

Terps great Juan Dixon is reportedly returning to Baltimore to coach at Coppin State University.

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Culture, Shop Local, The Rack

Route One Apparel Offers Md. Flag Gear for the Whole Family

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 12:15pm

Ready your red, white, black, and gold clothing. Here comes Maryland Day!

In 1634, two ships full of British settlers landed at St. Clement’s Island and colonized the Province of Maryland. Among those settlers was the Calvert family, credited with both founding Maryland and inspiring our iconic state flag with its family crests.

Every year on March 25, we celebrate that founding with an official state holiday and by waving Maryland’s bold and unique flag in all its red, white, black and gold glory. Nearly four centuries later, thanks in large part to a motivated graduate from UMD, we can wear that flag too.

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