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University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank.
The University of Maryland, College Park is Maryland's flagship public university. Its campus is located in Prince George's County, near the intersection of Interstate 95 and the Capital Beltway. Notable alumni include Steny Hoyer, Sergey Brin and Kevin Plank. « Show less

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  • David Mills dies at 48; Emmy-winning writer for 'The Wire,' 'NYPD Blue'

    David Mills dies at 48; Emmy-winning writer for 'The Wire,' 'NYPD Blue'
    David Mills, a former journalist and Emmy-winning television writer best known for his work on "NYPD Blue" and "The Wire," has died. He was 48. Mills died Tuesday of an apparent brain aneurysm in New Orleans, where he had been working on the upcoming HBO...
  • Robert H. Barrow dies at 86; former commandant of the Marine Corps

    Robert H. Barrow, a former commandant of the Marine Corps who was decorated for heroism and recognized for reforms, died Oct. 30 at his home in St. Francisville, La. He was 86 and had heart and circulatory problems. Barrow, a retired four-star general,...
  • Dorothy Sterling, author of African American children's literature, dies at 95

    Dorothy Sterling, a significant figure in 20th-century children's literature for her lucid, well- researched portrayals of historical African Americans written decades before multiculturalism became mainstream, died Dec. 1 at her home in Wellfleet, Mass....
  • PASSINGS

    Ted Uhlaender Pro baseball player, coach Ted Uhlaender, 68, a former major league outfielder with the Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds, died Thursday after a heart attack, the San Francisco Giants announced. He was diagnosed...
  • Martin Delaney dies at 63; crusader for patients with AIDS

    Martin Delaney dies at 63; crusader for patients with AIDS
    Martin Delaney, a determined crusader for HIV-infected people, who successfully challenged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to expedite the testing and approval of potentially life-saving drugs, died of liver cancer Friday at his home in San Rafael,...
  • Kay Yow dies at 66; North Carolina State basketball coach, Hall of Famer

    Kay Yow dies at 66; North Carolina State basketball coach, Hall of Famer
    Kay Yow, the Hall of Fame women's basketball coach at North Carolina State University who won more than 700 games while earning fans with her decades-long fight against breast cancer, died Saturday. She was 66. Yow, first diagnosed with the disease in...
  • Mable Hoffman dies at 88; slow-cooker pioneer wrote 'Crockery Cookery'

    Mable Hoffman dies at 88; slow-cooker pioneer wrote 'Crockery Cookery'
    Food stylist and home economist Mable Hoffman had been married a good 30 years when a wedding gift caused her career to take an aromatic detour. The recipients of that early 1970s present -- a Crock-Pot -- were newlyweds unsure of what to do with the...
  • Kenneth M. Stampp dies at 96; UC Berkeley historian repudiated paternalistic interpretations of slavery

    Kenneth M. Stampp dies at 96; UC Berkeley historian repudiated paternalistic interpretations of slavery
    Kenneth M. Stampp, a UC Berkeley historian whose repudiation of the benign, paternalistic interpretations of slavery that had prevailed for more than 100 years permanently altered his profession's views of what white Southerners had euphemistically called...
  • PASSINGS: David C. Kohler, Ray Browne

    PASSINGS: David C. Kohler, Ray Browne
    David C. Kohler Attorney, law school professor David C. Kohler, 56, director of the entertainment and media law institute at Southwestern Law School, died of cancer Oct. 15 at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center in Los Angeles, the law school...
  • PASSINGS: Byron Palmer, Dr. John Miller Hyson Jr.

    PASSINGS: Byron Palmer, Dr. John Miller Hyson Jr.
    Byron Palmer Broadway, TV actor Byron Palmer, 89, an actor and singer who broke through in the late 1940s in the hit Broadway musical "Where's Charley?" and later co-starred on the TV show "This Is Your Music," died of natural causes Wednesday at...
  • Nan Robertson dies at 83; Pulitzer-winning New York Times reporter

    Nan Robertson dies at 83; Pulitzer-winning New York Times reporter
    Nan Robertson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter who brought distinction and change to her newspaper through highly publicized professional and personal battles -- one against sex discrimination at her newspaper, the other against toxic...