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  • Washington College and Kent County have teamed up to create “Innovation Internships” for college students. The program offers interns the opportunity to expand their professional experience while giving businesses owners the chance to engage and develop the future workforce. With 1,500 undergraduates each year, there is an entire group of future workers available to these businesses that can gain fresh perspectives from interns.

  • Like most teenagers, Kayla Washington and Jevaugh Anderson have watched a lot of videos on YouTube and recorded their own quick clips using their smartphones. But they had never handled a professional video camera, written a script, or conducted an interview until they spent the summer at Johns Hopkins.

  • When students studying cybersecurity return to Capitol Technology University in Maryland this fall, cash scholarships donated by a former adjunct professor will aid at least two of them.

  • When McDaniel students Tyler Van Dyke and Jeb Shingler make their pitch at the Carroll Biz Challenge later this month, it will mark the second time the pair has competed in such a challenge in four months.

  • Doctors at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have begun testing an app on the Apple Watch to help people with epilepsy monitor seizures.

  • A partnership between three Maryland universities and Carroll County's community college are making it easier for nurses to keep up with industry standards. Carroll Community College signed a memorandum of understanding this summer with Towson, Stevenson and Frostburg universities that will allow students working toward an associate degree in nursing to accelerate their studies to obtain their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

  • Loyola University Maryland has chosen Johns Hopkins Health System President Ronald Peterson as the 2016 Business Leader of the Year for his lifelong dedication to the growth and innovation of Hopkins. Loyola will honor Peterson at its annual Business Leader of the Year dinner on Nov. 7 at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore.

  • On July 1, I celebrated my first anniversary as Hood College’s 11th president. One of the many rewards of this position has been the warm welcome I have received from the Frederick community. I am deeply grateful for the hospitality and support that have been shown to me and Hood over the past year.

    During this time, I have come to recognize and appreciate the long history of positive and mutually beneficial relations between the college and the community.

  • Sheila C. Bair is familiar with the hardships that debt can bring. For five years, including during the subprime-mortgage crisis, she served as chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. A year ago she became president of Washington College, a 234-year-old private nonprofit institution in Maryland, and she has turned more of her attention to student-loan debt. How can students, especially those from poorer families, get a good liberal-arts education and not pay too high a price for it? She shares her strategies here.


  • Loyola University Maryland's business school is revising its MBA program in an effort to better prepare students for the workplace.

    These revisions, effective this fall semester, will include new graduation requirements, introduce more hybrid, online and evening courses and will place an emphasis on developing the communication skills of the school's students.

  • Goucher College President Jose Antonio Bowen says he wants to reinvent higher education at the Towson liberal arts school.


  • Johns Hopkins University will give dozens of its employees $36,000 grants toward buying a house in the East Baltimore Development Inc. development during a one-day sale on September 10.

  • Parents whose children struggle with math may have new reason to be hopeful: A recent study at the Johns Hopkins University suggests that young people can improve their performance by carrying out a few simple computer exercises unrelated to numbers or math symbols.

  • An off-white piano sits in the living room of Mikita Brottman's apartment in the Belvedere Hotel. On a shelf is a glass jar containing a piglet pickled in formaldehyde. There's an antique metal bird cage, an old dress form and a collection of preserved beetles with jewel-colored shells.

  • Goucher College in Towson faces concern and opposition from neighbors over its proposal to rezone more than 8 acres near the campus entrance for commercial use.