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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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  • 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...
  • PASSINGS: Nancy Stoner Sage, James R. Beniger, Bill Mullikin, J. Bruce Llewellyn

    Nancy Stoner Sage 1906 San Francisco quake survivor Nancy Stoner Sage, 105, one of the few remaining survivors of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, died Thursday, three days before the 104th anniversary of the temblor. She died of natural causes at a...
  • Federal science is lacking on food contamination

    Recurring outbreaks of food-borne illness from contaminated produce are "unacceptable" in today's society, the government says. But when it comes to preventing new occurrences, the Food and Drug Administration hasn't done much of the basic research that...
  • The auto industry hits home for American families

    The auto industry hits home for American families
    We baby-booming native Detroiters grew up with a ranking system. On the playgrounds at recess, GM was No. 1, Ford was No. 2, Chrysler was No. 3 and American Motors wasn't really worth the effort it took to insult the poor kid whose dad worked there (sorry...
  • 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....
  • Get out of Afghanistan, get into low-Earth orbit

    Research is defined as a human activity based on intellectual investigation aimed at discovering, interpreting and revising human knowledge. None of that was provided by Paul Thornton in his recent Opinion Daily "Space program lunacy." What passes for...
  • Considering retirement? Working might keep you healthier

     
    As baby boomers reach retirement age, more are opting to continue to work, whether for economic reasons, or because they simply like to work. That employment can provide more than a paycheck -- working, it seems, has pretty good mental......
  • IRAN: Ahmadinejad says his country is respected; polls say the world doesn't agree

     
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad likes to describe his government as a popular and respected player in world affairs. But recent polls indicate that Iran’s stature around the globe is not as high as its leader claims, even in parts of......
  • But does melatonin actually do anything?

     
    Melatonin may seem to be one of those benignly helpful substances that warrant little concern. The natural version is made in the brain, plays a role in our sleep cycles and is often taken -- by those who put faith......
  • Minimally invasive surgery great for patients, not so hot for surgeons

     
    Minimally invasive surgery, known formally as laparoscopic surgery, has proved a boon for patients over the last 20 years, minimizing hospital stays, speeding recovery and reducing the cosmetic consequences of operations. But new evidence suggests the...
  • "Treme" creators David Simon and Eric Overmyer talk about the late David Mills

     
    At a press lunch today for HBO's upcoming series "Treme," executive producers David Simon and Eric Overmyer paid eloquent tribute to their colleague and friend, writer David Mills. A veteran writer for previous Simon series such as "The Wire," "The......