Gregory Kane Journalist

Gregory Kane is an American journalist and political and social commentator. Kane began his journalism career in 1984 as a freelance writer for The Baltimore Sun, and became a staff writer for the newspaper from 1993 to 2008. In 2008, The Baltimore Examiner hired him as a columnist. After The Baltimore Examiner closed in 2009, he began writing for its sister newspaper, The Washington Examiner, where he currently writes. Kane is also a visiting professor at the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. In 1997, Kane was nominated along with Baltimore Sun reporter Gilbert Lewthwaite for the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Journalism for a three-part series about slavery in Sudan. Both men won the Overseas Press Club award for best reporting on human rights and an award from the National Association of Black Journalists for the series. Kane has also won several awards from Baltimore magazine, the Press Club of Atlantic City, and the Maryland chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Personal details

Date of birth
1951
Nationality
United States of America
Date of death
February 18th, 2014 at age of 63
Place of death
Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Cause of death
Cancer
Ethnicity
African American

Education

1. University of Maryland, College Park Colleges/University

The University of Maryland, College Park (often referred to as The University of Maryland, UM, UMD, UMCP, or Maryland) is a public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C. Founded in 1856, the University of Maryland is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland. With a fall 2010 enrollment of more than 37,000 students, over 100 undergraduate majors and 120 graduate programs, Maryland is the largest university in the state and the largest in the Washington Metropolitan Area. It is a member of the Association of American Universities and a founding member of the Atlantic Coast Conference athletic league.

Type Land-grant university
Endowment
2012. 412 mil. $
2010. 363 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1856
Headquarters
1101 Main Administration Building, 20742 - College Park, Maryland
Undergraduates
2013. 26,658
2010. 26,922
2009. 26,542
Postgraduates
2013. 10,614
2011. 10,805
2010. 10,719
Acceptance rate
2012. 46.8 %
2010. 45.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 9.16 K $
2011. 8.66 K $
2010. 8.42 K $
2009. 8.05 K $
2008. 8.01 K $
Official web page www.umd.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Maryland, College Park connected by profession and/or age

b. 1954., Journalist
b. 1956., Journalist
b. 1947., Journalist
b. 1974., Journalist
b. 1944., Journalist
b. 1970., Journalist
b. 1963., Journalist
b. 1976., Journalist

2. Towson University Colleges/University

Towson University, often referred to as TU or simply Towson for short, is a public university located in Towson in Baltimore County, Maryland, U.S. It is a part of the University System of Maryland.

Institution info

Type Public university
Endowment
2012. 52.9 mil. $
2010. 33.2 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1866
Headquarters
8000 York Road, Maryland
Undergraduates
2013. 18,779
2012. 17,988
2011. 17,517
2010. 17,529
2009. 17,148
Postgraduates
2013. 3,720
2012. 3,972
2011. 3,947
2010. 4,311
2009. 4,029
Acceptance rate
2013. 60.0 %
2012. 54.2 %
2010. 54.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 8.34 K $
2011. 7.91 K $
2010. 7.66 K $
2009. 7.42 K $
2008. 7.31 K $
Official web page www.towson.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Towson University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1985., Journalist
b. 1946., Professor
b. 1949., Politician
b. 1947., Actor
b. 1949., Politician
b. 1953., Politician
b. 1951., Actor
b. 1954., American Football Player

3. American University Colleges/University

American University (AU or American) is a private, Methodist, liberal arts, and research university in Washington, D.C., United States. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on December 5, 1892 as "The American University", which was approved by President Benjamin Harrison on February 24, 1893. Roughly 6,000 undergraduate students and 3,912 graduate students are currently enrolled. AU is a member of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. A member of the Division I Patriot League, its sports teams compete as the American University Eagles.

Type Private university
Endowment
2012. 424 mil. $
2010. 418 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
February 24th, 1893
Headquarters
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, 20016 - Washington, D.C., United States of America
Undergraduates
2012. 6,776
2010. 7,070
2009. 6,648
Postgraduates
2012. 3,464
2010. 5,725
2008. 3,912
Acceptance rate
2012. 41.6 %
2011. 43.5 %
2010. 53.2 %
Local tuition
2013. 40.6 K $
2010. 36.2 K $
Official web page www.american.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended American University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1947., Journalist
b. 1958., Journalist
b. 1965., Journalist
b. 1908., Journalist
b. 1969., Journalist
b. 1971., Journalist
b. 1969., Journalist
b. 1924., Journalist

4. Baltimore City College High school

The Baltimore City College (BCC), also referred to as The Castle on the Hill, historically as The College, and most commonly City, is a public high school located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. The City College curriculum includes the International Baccalaureate Programme and emphasizes study in the classics and liberal arts. Baltimore City College is a magnet school, and admission is competitive. Applicants from Baltimore City and the surrounding area are evaluated for admission using a combination of grades and standardized test scores.

Type University-preparatory school
Institution colors
Founded
1839
Headquarters
3220 The Alameda, 21218 - Baltimore, Maryland
Official web page www.baltimorecitycollege.us
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Baltimore City College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1949., Writer
b. 1950., Politician
b. 1951., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1946., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1949., Organization leader
b. 1946., Theater Actor
b. 1946., Politician
b. 1949., Writer

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