PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –-Tickets are now on sale for the much anticipated luncheon series on select Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the spring by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program.
Served at noon in the Bailey Thomas Room of the Richard A. Henson Center, the gourmet meals feature an appetizer, entrée and dessert prepared by students and faculty of the program. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An attempt to reduce the number of required standardized tests taken by Virginia schoolchildren has failed in a Virginia Senate committee.
Sen. John Miller's bill would have cut the number of high-stakes Standards of Learning tests to the minimum required by federal law. Miller, a Newport News Democrat, said the measure would have reduced the number of required tests from 29 to 17.
Miller said the tests promote rote memorization at the expense of critical thinking skills.
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –– “The struggle” to overcome drug-resistant bacteria in the vernacular of today’s college student “is real,” and a University of Maryland Eastern Shore pharmacy professor is about to try his hand at solving that vexing health care challenge.
Dr. Madan Kharel won a “New Investigator Award” worth $10,000 from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy to launch his search for new medications he hopes can replace antibiotics rendered ineffective by new strains of bacteria.
“I know the issue,” Kharel said. “I know the challenge.”