Recent Articles from Alissa Gulin
Ah, chess. It’s a game of strategy, of planning ahead. It’s about putting the right pieces in the right places. As it turns out, in the multi-million dollar world of collegiate chess, bold and well-executed moves are equally crucial off the board, too. And that’s exactly what a bunch of shrewd grandmasters have been doing. […]
Under current state law, the use of electronic smoking devices is generally allowed in public indoor places. But the city of Baltimore might become the first jurisdiction in Maryland to treat e-cigarettes just like their tobacco-filled cousins.
The Baltimore City Council will consider whether electronic smoking devices should be governed by the same restrictions that apply to the use and sale of tobacco products.
Johns Hopkins University has increased undergraduate tuition by 3.5 percent for the coming fall semester, but there will also be more financial aid money available for those students, university officials said Friday. Tuition will increase by $1,590 — bringing the bill to $47,060 — for the nearly 5,200 undergraduates who study either in the Whiting […]
After more than a decade of planning and four years of construction, University of Maryland officials are officially unveiling the $128 million Physical Sciences Complex, a state-of-the-art research facility that’s expected to become a hallmark of scientific achievement and progress.
University of Maryland University College is trying a new tactic that could help boost enrollment: offering discounted tuition to out-of-state federal employees and their families.
Maryland hadn’t had a health insurance co-op for 20 years. Then Dr. Peter Beilenson came along.
Towson University isn’t messing around when it comes to the environment. The university has several initiatives underway, and has just joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, the first higher-education institution in Maryland to do so, TU officials announced Thursday. By signing up for the challenge, the university pledges to slash energy consumption […]