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  • Big 10 move reflects UM's strong academics, not just sports [Letter]

    Big 10 move reflects UM's strong academics, not just sports [Letter]
    I think The Sun is missing the academic aspect to the University of Maryland joining the Big Ten ("The real lesson of Maryland's move to the Big 10," Aug. 14). The best way I can describe this missing piece is a statement from a colleague at a recent drug development conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., home of the University of Michigan, a Big Ten school and now a peer university. About 200 scientists were attending, with 20 percent of the audience being Michigan alumni by virtue of the meeting topic and venue.
  • Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist

    Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist
    Dr. Michael Beer, former chairman of the department of biophysics at the Johns Hopkins University who was an environmentalist who worked diligently to clean up and protect Stony Run and the Jones Falls, died Aug. 22. He was 88. Dr. Beer was dining...

    Land use and education key issues for 3rd District council candidates

    Land use and education key issues for 3rd District council candidates
    Voters in the Third Councilmanic District will have to choose between a longtime activist running her first campaign and a 40-year veteran of the House of Delegates. Despite their different backgrounds, both say land use and education are the critical...

    Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling

    Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling
    Johns Hopkins researchers will share in a $30 million grant that aims to find the best methods of preventing falls, a big problem for seniors. Ten institutions will begin recruiting seniors in the fall for a five-year study that will compare existing...

    Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...