September 8, 1996
Names in the newsKim Stauffer,registered nurse practitioner in geriatric and adult primary care, has joined Anne Arundel Medical Center's Health First medical group staff. A Severna Park resident, she has a bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Maryland.Claudia C. Hays, M.D.,has joined the group practice of Annapolis OB-GYN Associates. A resident of Annapolis, she is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland College Park.Pub Date: 9/08/96
July 3, 1991
* Jennifer Landsman, 19, of Columbia, sophomore at University of Maryland College Park:They should give it to the teachers and countyworkers. I thought it was bad they didn't get their raises. It's unfortunate for the students (when the teachers voted to 'work to contract'). The county should do whatever it can to make it up to them. Teachers already don't get paid enough. They should get whatever they can.
July 14, 2013
Robert L. Stocksdale, a real estate attorney who served several state commissions and committees on issues of mortgage financing, died from a brain hemorrhage July 7 at Sinai Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 85. Born in Baltimore, he lived on Roland Avenue and Keswick Road in Hampden as a child. The son of a father who was an attorney and a homemaker mother, he spent summers on the Chesapeake Bay on the family's Calvert County tobacco farm. He was a 1946 graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.
March 10, 1995
Maryland universities' graduate and professional programs gained high rankings in U.S. News & World Report's review, an annual rite that offered few surprises.The magazine's March 20 issue rated the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine No. 2 in the nation. That's the third straight year Hopkins has finished second to Harvard University -- but it's heady company."Whenever anyone ranks you in the top cadre of medical schools, you're pleased to be there," said Dr. Michael E. Johns, dean of Hopkins' medical school.
October 14, 1994
The University of Maryland College Park will become one of 90 public institutions to receive funding under a $24.4 million program from the U.S. Commerce Department to help open the computer network Internet up for all Americans, Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown has announced.The $244,496 grant for Maryland will channel data to the Internet from a series of Chesapeake Bay buoys containing observational sensors. A new Internet Resource Center, to be set up at UM, will provide training for teachers at selected public schools in Howard, Montgomery and Wicomico counties.
April 11, 1994
LAST month the University of Maryland College Park held a contest in which students were asked to rewrite Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address," incorporating contemporary issues. The speeches had to be 272 words (the same number as Lincoln's). This year's winner was Teresa Shirlen, a senior at the University of Maryland College Park. Here is her entry:"The American Address"Tenscore and seventeen years ago, a grand nation was conceived and dedicated to the proposition that all are created equal.
December 12, 2013
UMBC has released its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is a breakdown of the slate that awaits the Retrievers, who went 7-8 last year and failed to qualify for the NCAA tournament for the fourth consecutive season. 10: UMBC has qualified for 10 America East tournaments in 10 springs. But the program is seeking to capture its first conference tournament championship since 2009. 9: When the Retrievers allowed opponents to score nine goals or less last year, they went 4-0 in those contests.
June 3, 1997
Joy Pansini went shopping for colleges this year and found the colleges shopping for her.The 18-year-old senior at the Institute of Notre Dame applied to 11 schools, visited 10, gained admission to nine. All nine offered her scholarships and other inducements if she'd sign up:From Virginia Tech, a laptop computer if she'd choose the Blacksburg, Va., school. An offer of free instrumental music lessons came from the University of Delaware. From the University of Maryland Baltimore County, the prospect of overseas study trips with like-minded honors students.
April 23, 2013
When Alexandra von Paris found herself out of a job in 2010, she didn't know how she was going to pay rent. Instead of working for another business, von Paris decided to start her own. Von Paris (Ali for short) founded Route One Apparel, which she said specializes in "edgy, unique designs. " Lately, the company has focused on "Maryland Pride" clothing - Maryland flag apparel and an emphasis on other state icons like crabs and Baltimore. Born in Joppatowne, von Paris graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in May 2012 and now lives in Timonium while working full-time at Route One Apparel.
August 14, 2013
The University of Maryland College Park , which likes to tout itself as a leading public research institution, has added a little more green to its laurels. Sierra Magazine ranks the state's flagship campus as the 13th greenest university in its latest national rating of " Cool Schools . " UM trailed the University of Connecticut, Dickinson College, Stanford and American universities, among others, while besting the likes of Harvard, Yale and the University of California, Berkeley.