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  • Jean H. Hepner, Fells Point activist

    Jean H. Hepner, Fells Point activist
    Jean H. Hepner, an early Fells Point community activist who restored one of its residential landmarks and fought a planned interstate highway, died of injuries she suffered as a passenger in an automobile accident Feb. 1 on the Baltimore Beltway at Park Heights Avenue. She was 90.
  • Maryland coaches Mark Turgeon, Brenda Frese initially opposed move to Big Ten

    Maryland coaches Mark Turgeon, Brenda Frese initially opposed move to Big Ten
    COLLEGE PARKĀ — A year ago, coaches representing the University of Maryland's 19 athletic teams lined up across the back wall of a meeting room in the student union, all dressed in red. The plan, according to an internal email, was to present a...

    Hopkins to tackle cancer with $90 million bequest

    Hopkins to tackle cancer with $90 million bequest
    Johns Hopkins University scientists will share in one of the largest one-time philanthropic gifts for cancer research ever made, $540 million aimed at preventing and curing the disease, officials are scheduled to announce today. The $90 million marked...

    Seeking another Earth, by the numbers

    Seeking another Earth, by the numbers
    In a room with concrete block walls from which he can barely see the sky, Drake Deming explores the heavens. Several days a week he can be found in his office at the University of Maryland, College Park, surrounded by three computer screens, analyzing...

    Amputees help advance thought-controlled prosthetic technology

    Amputees help advance thought-controlled prosthetic technology
    One minute, Anne Mekalian's brain is telling her prosthetic arm to unstack a set of multicolored plastic cones, and the shiny black metal limb is listening. Every now and then, the plastic clatters to the table, but quickly the cones are separated and...