October 9, 2003
This time next year, University of Maryland researchers will launch a $2 million federal study to find out whether a program being used in Anne Arundel County classrooms can change how children treat one another, school officials told the Board of Education yesterday. The study will look at the effectiveness of Second Step, a behavior education program used in 15,000 schools nationwide, including more than 50 in Anne Arundel and several in Baltimore. Programs that teach young pupils skills such as conflict resolution and anger management can affect how they perform academically later, said Professor Gary Gottfredson, who is leading the study.
August 4, 2005
Anger Management / Nissan Pavilion Rap titans Eminem and 50 Cent headline Anger Management Tour 3 tomorrow night at Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, 7800 Cellar Door Drive in Bristow, Va. Show starts at 7, and tickets, $54-$83, are available through Ticketmaster by calling 410-547-SEAT or visiting www.ticketmaster.com Sunday in the Country / Merriweather Country stars Jo Dee Messina, Keith Urban and Sugarland will lead the WPOC Sunday in the Country show at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia, Sunday beginning at noon.
July 20, 2005
Paper blizzard hurting companies' competitive edge A University of California study from Berkeley found that in 2002, the world's offices used 43 percent more paper than in 1999, according to office products firm Esselte, based in Stamford, Conn. All that paper increases office chaos - workers lose things more easily - and reduces efficiency. By overlooking the importance of getting organized, many companies are missing out on gaining a competitive edge on their competitors, said Magnus Nicolin, the company's president and chief executive officer.
March 6, 2005
North Arundel Hospital names vice president North Arundel Hospital has named Mary T. Jozwik vice president of quality and patient safety. Jozwik's experience includes working as director of utilization management at Johns Hopkins Health Care in Glen Burnie, vice president of medical management at Ascendia Healthcare Management in Owings Mills and as vice president of clinical operations and quality at Prince George's Hospital Center's Dimensions Healthcare...
April 7, 2005
Ravens cornerback Samari Rolle was placed on probation for 11 months and 29 days by judge Al Nations of the Williamson County General Sessions Court yesterday after a domestic dispute in February. Rolle was arrested and charged with assault after an altercation with his wife at the couple's home in Brentwood, Tenn., on Feb. 15. Danisha Rolle was treated and released from a local hospital that night for a cut over her left eye that required three stitches. According to police, Rolle struck his wife during an argument.