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  • James E.T. Hopkins, thoracic surgeon and World War II veteran

    James E.T. Hopkins, thoracic surgeon and World War II veteran
    Dr. James Ellicott Tyson Hopkins, a retired thoracic surgeon and decorated World War II veteran who drew on his battlefield experience to advocate for the use of body armor, died of heart failure Monday at his home near Bel Air. He was 99. He served...
  • Laurel mechanical engineer adds Western herbalist to her resume

    Laurel mechanical engineer adds Western herbalist to her resume
    Donna Koczaja held up an index finger as she walked by a visitor to signal that she'd be back in a minute after checking on her order of passionflower at the dispensary down the hall. After returning to the lobby of the Maryland University of...
  • Harford sheriff appoints new warden for 'no longer just a jail'

    Harford sheriff appoints new warden for 'no longer just a jail'
    A new warden will soon oversee the complexities of the Harford County Detention Center in Bel Air, an institution Sheriff Jesse Bane says is "no longer just a jail." Bane introduced Charles Moore, of the Maryland State Police, during Tuesday night's...
  • Nolan H. Rogers, assistant attorney general

    Nolan H. Rogers, assistant attorney general
    Nolan H. Rogers, a former Duke University lacrosse star who later became a Maryland assistant attorney general and the official tour guide and historian for Oriole Park at Camden Yards, died May 2 of complications from cancer at Sinai Hospital. The...
  • Cockeysville native launching to International Space Station this month

    Cockeysville native launching to International Space Station this month
    Navy Cmdr. Reid Wiseman spent 21/2 years preparing to travel 220 miles above Earth's surface, live six months in cramped quarters and walk in space. That doesn't mean he isn't a little scared. "There are moments when the adrenaline just crushes you,"...
  • Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer

    Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer
    At a lab on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University's East Baltimore medical campus, researchers grow tumors on mice so they can try and cure them. But one day, the cancer wouldn't grow. They tried again and again for months. Figuring there must be...
  • Hopkins' Octopodes produce all-original a cappella album

    Hopkins' Octopodes produce all-original a cappella album
    The Johns Hopkins University Octopodes list among their credits crisp a cappella renditions of Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball," "Paparazzi" by Lady Gaga and "In this Moment" by David Archuleta. A fan asked them to perform the Beatles' "Hey Jude" as part of...
  • After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction

    After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction
    The author Porochista Khakpour's earliest memory is of being terrified by anti-aircraft missiles dropping near her Tehran home during the Iran-Iraq f War. Her shell-shocked family relocated to Los Angeles in the 1980s — and she had barely...
  • Peabody Conservatory receives $1 million to launch Leon Fleisher Studio Scholarship

    Peabody Conservatory receives $1 million to launch Leon Fleisher Studio Scholarship
    Baltimore arts patrons Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker have donated $1 million to the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University to establish scholarships for students of near-legendary pianist and veteran Peabody faculty artist Leon Fleisher....
  • 'Coming Back' - At last, TV does right by veterans

    'Coming Back' - At last, TV does right by veterans
    If you want to feel good again about what’s possible for public television, don’t miss “Coming Back with Wes Moore,” which airs Tuesday night on Maryland Public Television. At a time in American life when we are seeing reports...
  • JHU suspends frat involved in rape accusation for unrelated concerns

    The Johns Hopkins University has suspended for a year the fraternity involved with a rape accusation for unrelated concerns and has ordered the members to leave their off-campus fraternity house. The suspension was announced to the university community...
  • Developer gives $15 million for Hopkins bladder cancer institute

    Developer gives $15 million for Hopkins bladder cancer institute
    The developer of Hunt Valley Towne Centre, Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole and other area shopping complexes has pledged a $15 million gift to create the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute. The gift from Erwin L. Greenberg and his wife...