Listen: For decades, bookish teenagers have embraced the work of novelist Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007), devouring book after book with a nearly fanatical devotion that eventually fades but leaves fond memories as they move into adulthood. Vonnegut’s best-known works include “Slaughterhouse-Five,” ...Read More »
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Loyola University Maryland is responding to student concerns about racial insensitivity by establishing a task force to make recommendations about campuswide racial justice training. The 14-person panel, created by the Rev. Brian F. Linnane, the university’s president, is comprised of ...
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Baltimore-based 1st Mariner Bank, is opening its first office outside Maryland and the greater Baltimore region. The bank announced Wednesday that it will be opening an office for members of 1st Mariner’s commercial lending team in Newark, Delaware, citing job growth and ...
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When Kevin Plank started Under Armour nearly 20 years ago, he had no idea he would be talking about the company to a roomful of entrepreneurs at South by Southwest (SXSW), boasting about the Baltimore apparel company’s technological innovations. “The ...Read More »
A partial merger of the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore that’s being considered by state lawmakers will be bad for Baltimore, according to leadership of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc. “Downtown Baltimore and ...Read More »
A proposal to ensure that every vending machine on state property is at least 75 percent filled with healthy food and drink options has drawn fire from some business groups, but one local vending machine supplier sees it as an ...Read More »
Finalists for the annual Cupid’s Cup Entrepreneurship competition include startup companies making headbands for girls undergoing chemotherapy, chewing gum that’s good for you, and tortilla chips made from…sorry, folks…insects. Still with me? Good. The competition, now in its eleventh year, ...Read More »
Under Armour will be developing kits for the New York Cosmos starting with the team’s 2016 season, the Baltimore athletic apparel company announced Thursday. The company signed a “multi-year” partnership with the soccer team, a first for Under Armour in ...Read More »
University of Maryland, Baltimore President Jay A. Perman is worried about a legislative plan to unite — but not fully merge —his institution with the University of Maryland, College Park. The plan would build on an existing collaborative effort known ...Read More »