University of Maryland

Polygraph exam taken by Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford comes under scrutiny

Video<p>Graham on Kavanaugh Allegation<p>One day after Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., raised concerns about the polygraph test taken by Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford, her attorney is refusing to comment on who paid for the examination or provide additional details on how it was …

U.S. Politics

FCC Head Ajit Pai Compares California's Net Neutrality Regulations to Plastic Straw Bans

Lawmakers in California passed a bill last month that would ensure net neutrality regulations are state law, but Federal Communications Commission …

Net Neutrality

WeWork Reaches Settlement on Noncompete Pacts

Shared-office firm to curb the employee agreements amid probe by New York, Illinois<p>WeWork Cos. agreed to sharply curtail its practice of requiring most employees to sign broad noncompete agreements, as part of a settlement with the attorneys general of New York and Illinois.<p>The shared-office …

Employment

The Scientific Secrets to Preventing Jet Lag

Traveling abroad can be exhilarating. But sometimes it’s easy to discount the crippling jet leg that can set in after traversing multiple time …

Jet Lag

Feeding the Fire Of Genius: Intellectual Property And America's High-Tech Future

In ownership there is power, and nowhere is ownership more powerful today than in the world of high-tech intellectual property.<p>How fundamental are intellectual property rights, i.e. the rights accruing to an inventor or author or company of exclusive ownership of their own work or invention as …

Intellectual Property

College Rankings: Week of September 18

Updated rankings for the Penn Monto/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) National Coaches Polls for Divisions I, II and III have been …

Team USA

Trump tariffs a slap on China's wrist, experts say

Beijing retaliated Tuesday against Trump’s new 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, escalating an ongoing trade conflict that likely won’t do either nation much economic damage, according to a Trump adviser and an economist.<p>“Ten percent isn’t much, it’s really just a warning …

Economy

U. of Maryland Slammed For ‘Safe Spaces’ For White Students

<b>By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected]</b><p>The University of Maryland (UMD), is being hit with a social media backlash after the school’s …

Racism

No. 12 University of Maryland

TOP 25 PUBLIC COLLEGES IN THE U.S. 2018<p>15 of 26<p>Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.<p>College Park, MD<p>No. 61: Top Colleges 2018<p>Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not …

University of Maryland

Tears, anger and “me too” stories at UMBC

Pent-up emotions exploded yesterday on the University of Maryland Baltimore County campus in the wake of a lawsuit alleging the school ignored or …

Baltimore

Publisher Correction: Antiretroviral Drugs Alter the Content of Extracellular Vesicles from HIV-1-Infected Cells

Laboratory of Molecular Virology, School of Systems Biology, George Mason University, Manassas, VA, USA<p>Catherine DeMarino<br>• , Michelle L. Pleet<br>• , Maria …

George Mason

Echo chambers persist in climate politics, research shows

New research from the University of Maryland (UMD) finds that contentious climate politics continue to be influenced by the diffusion of scientific …

Clean Power Plan

GMS

NASA’s TESS Releases First Science Image<p>The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) took this snapshot of the Large Magellanic Cloud (right) and …

Exoplanets

The Best Diner Food Classics Near College Park

The Best Diners Near College Park<p>Who doesn't love fluffy buttermilk pancakes or gooey grilled cheese sandwiches with a chocolate milkshake? Eating at …

grilled cheese

Larry Hogan has commanding lead over Ben Jealous, Goucher poll finds

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan holds a commanding 22-point lead over Democratic challenger Ben Jealous in a new poll that suggests the Republican is consolidating substantial support from groups that traditionally back Democrats in the deep-blue state.<p>The Goucher Poll, released early Wednesday morning, …

U.S. Politics

Man Sentenced To 40 Years In Shaking Death Of Girlfriend’s Infant Son

<b>BALTIMORE, Md (WJZ) —</b> Cornelius McBride pled guilty to child abuse in the May 2016 murder of his girlfriend’s ten-month son, Kahlil Cannady.McBride …

Domestic Violence

Prep Notebook: Arundel field hockey savors historic win

Arundel is annually one of the top field hockey programs in the county. Each year, the Wildcats are competitive and a major threat in the Class 4A …

Annapolis

5 Math Skills Your Child Needs To Get Ready For Kindergarten

Through games and household tasks, parents can help their children learn basic math skills like counting, geometry and algebraic thinking.<p>Parents …

University of Maryland

UMBC students suing state's attorney must overcome special immunity given to prosecutors, experts say

The two women suing Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger and two prosecutors over their alleged failure to investigate sexual …

University of Maryland

A psychologist helps us understand why life is so different around the world

Michele Gelfand used to be “a sheltered Long Island kid who only saw New York and the world through a cartoon lens.” In college, she went to London …

Culture Shock

LI's Emmy winner Glenn Weiss talks his live marriage proposal

When producer-director Glenn Weiss won his 14th Emmy Award Monday and proposed to his girlfriend, marketing executive Jan Svendsen, live onstage, the …

Tony Awards

Green & Grey Alumni Speaker Series to feature accomplished scholar, leader in higher education

September 17, 2018 | By Molly Cochran<p>Scholar and Loyola graduate KerryAnn O’Meara, Ph.D., will deliver the next lecture in Loyola University …

Higher Education

Evelyn Sue Wilkerson, Roland Park Junior High home economics teacher

Evelyn Sue Lankford Wilkerson, a retired Roland Park Junior High School home economics teacher, died of cancer Sunday at the Edenwald Retirement …

United Methodist

UMd. Shore Medical Center at Easton plots new $350M hospital - Baltimore Business Journal

By Morgan Eichensehr <br>– Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal<p>Sep 18, 2018, 1:54pm EDT<p>Shore Health System Inc. is seeking state approval for a $350 …

Baltimore

Students Want Change at University Accused of Hiding Sexual Abuse

Students at the University of Maryland Baltimore County protested Monday after a federal lawsuit alleged officials discouraged rape reporting, …

Liberal View

Michael H. "Mike" Bowler, veteran Baltimore Sun journalist and Baltimore County Board of Education member, dies

Michael H. “Mike” Bowler, a veteran Baltimore Sun reporter and editor who covered the education beat for decades and later served as a member of the …

School Administration

University at Buffalo launches Artificial Intelligence Institute; hires inaugural director - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By Dan Miner <br>– Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Sep 18, 2018, 2:34pm EDT<p>The University at Buffalo is launching a new institute dedicated to the study …

Artificial Intelligence

Montgomery County Health Announces Flu Vaccination Campaign

Three clinics will offer free flu vaccinations to children between 3- and 18-years-old in Montgomery County.<p>MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD — Montgomery County …

Flu

Journalism Will Get Its Mojo Back

The news that Marc Benioff, the founder and co-CEO of Salesforce.com, and his wife Lynne are buying <i>Time</i> magazine is paradoxical. On one hand, the …

Conservative View

Corporate

<b>PLANO, Texas</b> <b>(Sept. 18, 2018)</b> – Rich Valenstein has been named group vice president, revenue management and product profitability, for Toyota Motor …

Profit