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  • Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift

    Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift
    Nothing could save Albert P. "Skip" Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other deadly cancers. The money will be used to help pay for construction of a patient care...
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  • Baltimore's 'public health champion' [Commentary]

    This month Baltimore says farewell to its health commissioner, Dr. Oxiris Barbot. Her able leadership since arriving in 2010 has guided our city with a simple vision — making Baltimore a city where all residents realize their full health potential....
  • Millie Tyssowski, Social Security budgeting official

    Millie Tyssowski, Social Security budgeting official
    Millie Tyssowski, a retired Medicare executive and Social Security Administration budgeting official, died of congestive heart failure May 16 at Sinai Hospital. The Dickeyville resident was 93. After retiring, she served as president of both the Maryland...
  • DOMA plaintiff, attorney receive honorary degrees, applause at Hopkins commencement

    DOMA plaintiff, attorney receive honorary degrees, applause at Hopkins commencement
    The two women who successfully challenged the constitutionality of the federal law banning same-sex marriage received honorary degrees during Johns Hopkins University's commencement ceremonies in Baltimore on Thursday. Many in the audience of students,...
  • Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors

    Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors
    Sarah-Violet Bliss acknowledges some frustration with fielding questions, yet again, about being a female filmmaker, about how the vast majority of movies seem to be directed by men, and about whether that will stop being the case any time soon. "I...
  • O'Malley tells UM grads they will enter a rapidly changing world

    O'Malley tells UM grads they will enter a rapidly changing world
    Gov. Martin O'Malley told graduates of the University of Maryland, College Park on Thursday to be ready for a world in the midst of rapid transformation spurred by climate change, technological advancement and global connectedness. "Humanity is at a...
  • One Hopkins student's graduation surprise -- her father, home from Afghanistan

    One Hopkins student's graduation surprise -- her father, home from Afghanistan
    There was a mistake, Johns Hopkins University officials told Amanda Valledor at Thursday's graduation.  Her diploma had been misplaced, and the biomedical engineering student would have to wait, they said.  A few minutes later, a man came to hand...
  • Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame

    Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame
    Edgewood High School will induct 10 new members into its Hall of Fame during ceremonies in conjunction with the Class of 2014 graduation day May 29. The inductees will join the 26 who have been enshrined in the four-year-old program, a joint project of...
  • Preventing pedestrian injuries [Letter]

    A recent article reported that Baltimore ranks 28th among the nation's 51 most dangerous cities for pedestrians, with nearly 500 pedestrians killed between 2003 and 2012 ("Baltimore ranks 28th nationally in pedestrian danger study," May 20). Beyond...
  • 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...
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquires Cockeysville-based children's website

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquires Cockeysville-based children's website
    The publisher of the "Curious George" children's books expanded its presence in the fast-growing early-childhood education market with the acquisition of Cockeysville-based children's learning website Curiosityville. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which...