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July 13, 1994
Roger Hewes Wells, 100, a political scientist and authority on Germany who taught for four decades at Bryn Mawr College, died on June 16 in Jacksonville, Ill. He served for a time as chairman of the college's political science department, and his writings on Germany include the book "The States in West German Federalism." In early post-World War II Germany, he was deputy director of civil administration in the U.S. military government.@
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By SUSAN REIMER | January 27, 2008
Debra Thomas and her husband, Terry Shepard, found Baltimore in the answers they gave to one of those preferences quizzes you might get from an online dating service. "Which is more important to you? Opera and professional theater? Or local college sports? "Local emergency medical care? Or good restaurants and bookstores?" And when the couple and the city finally met, it was just like one of those matchmaker commercials -- love at first sight. "It was one of those perfect Baltimore fall days," remembers Thomas.
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By Jamie Stiehm and Jamie Stiehm,SUN STAFF | May 22, 1997
More than 1,000 University of Maryland Baltimore County students were awarded bachelor of arts or science degrees yesterday, surrounded by a sea of proud parents and in the presence of two honorary degree recipients, Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna E. Shalala and the chemist who invented the birth-control pill.Evoking her generation's answer to President John F. Kennedy's call to serve the country, Shalala, 56, recalled her Peace Corps experience and told the Class of 1997, gathered at the Baltimore Arena, "Now it's your turn."
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By Jamie Stiehm and Jamie Stiehm,SUN STAFF | May 22, 1997
More than 1,000 University of Maryland Baltimore County students were awarded bachelor of arts or science degrees yesterday, surrounded by a sea of proud parents and in the presence of two honorary degree recipients, Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna E. Shalala and the chemist who invented the birth-control pill.Evoking her generation's answer to President John F. Kennedy's call to serve the country, Shalala, 56, recalled her Peace Corps experience and told the Class of 1997, gathered at the Baltimore Arena, "Now it's your turn."
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August 9, 1992
WESTMINSTER -- Four new members have joined the Western Maryland College Board of Trustees, bringing the voting membership total to 31.Joining the board are Eugene Arbaugh '60, Frank H. Menaker Jr., Caryl Ensor Peterson '58 and R. Peter Urquhart '58.Mr. Arbaugh, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the Baltimore-based PHH Corp., is responsible for developing and directing corporate and inter-company marketing efforts for his company. He also serves on the board of the Independent College Fund of Maryland and has been board director of the Baltimore Museum of Art and Maryvale Preparatory School.
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,Sun Staff Writer | September 15, 1995
FREDERICK -- The idea of former IRS Commissioner Shirley D. Peterson -- a tax attorney, for crying out loud -- as college president initially held little appeal for some students at Hood College. Now they're among her biggest fans.For Mrs. Peterson, 54, a self-described "little farm girl" turned Washington powerhouse, assuming the presidency of this largely women's college represents the fulfillment of a decades-old dream. Although she has been on campus since April, Mrs. Peterson is to be formally invested today with the powers of president during a morning inauguration ceremony.
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By Linell Smith and Linell Smith,Staff Writer | September 6, 1992
On a steamy summer afternoon, Sister Rosemarie Nassif strides across a campus parking lot, slightly late for a punch-and-cookies social outside the small shingled house she shares with Sister Bernice Feilinger.As teachers and staff members linger underneath the trees to chat with the new president of the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, they create a vision of a family gathered, a sense that seems a hallmark of this college.Sister Rosemarie moves gracefully through the party with a generous smile, a firm handshake and an enthusiasm as untrammeled as a teen-ager's.
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By SUSAN REIMER | January 27, 2008
Debra Thomas and her husband, Terry Shepard, found Baltimore in the answers they gave to one of those preferences quizzes you might get from an online dating service. "Which is more important to you? Opera and professional theater? Or local college sports? "Local emergency medical care? Or good restaurants and bookstores?" And when the couple and the city finally met, it was just like one of those matchmaker commercials -- love at first sight. "It was one of those perfect Baltimore fall days," remembers Thomas.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 21, 1996
As Harvey Wexler lay dying from cancer last year, some of his friends were concerned that he might not have enough money to pay his medical bills.But last month, after Wexler's estate was settled, Bryn Mawr College received more than $11 million, its largest gift ever, from the unassuming man who lived in a one-bedroom apartment in northwest Washington, D.C.Wexler's fascination with Bryn Mawr, a women's college outside Philadelphia, sprang from his 30-year...
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June 23, 1994
Georgiana Heuisler2 She is survived by several nieces and nephews.Margaret HilgartnerPeabody board memberMargaret W. Hilgartner, a longtime resident of Roland Park, died June 18 at Keswick of an apparent stroke. She was 92.She was on the boards of the Peabody Institute and Union Memorial Hospital and was a member of the Woman's Club of Roland Park.She was born Margaret Wehr in Baltimore and graduated from the Bryn Mawr School and Bryn Mawr College.Her husband, Andrew Henry Hilgartner, died in 1946.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 21, 1996
As Harvey Wexler lay dying from cancer last year, some of his friends were concerned that he might not have enough money to pay his medical bills.But last month, after Wexler's estate was settled, Bryn Mawr College received more than $11 million, its largest gift ever, from the unassuming man who lived in a one-bedroom apartment in northwest Washington, D.C.Wexler's fascination with Bryn Mawr, a women's college outside Philadelphia, sprang from his 30-year...
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,Sun Staff Writer | September 15, 1995
FREDERICK -- The idea of former IRS Commissioner Shirley D. Peterson -- a tax attorney, for crying out loud -- as college president initially held little appeal for some students at Hood College. Now they're among her biggest fans.For Mrs. Peterson, 54, a self-described "little farm girl" turned Washington powerhouse, assuming the presidency of this largely women's college represents the fulfillment of a decades-old dream. Although she has been on campus since April, Mrs. Peterson is to be formally invested today with the powers of president during a morning inauguration ceremony.
NEWS
July 13, 1994
Roger Hewes Wells, 100, a political scientist and authority on Germany who taught for four decades at Bryn Mawr College, died on June 16 in Jacksonville, Ill. He served for a time as chairman of the college's political science department, and his writings on Germany include the book "The States in West German Federalism." In early post-World War II Germany, he was deputy director of civil administration in the U.S. military government.@
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By Linell Smith and Linell Smith,Staff Writer | September 6, 1992
On a steamy summer afternoon, Sister Rosemarie Nassif strides across a campus parking lot, slightly late for a punch-and-cookies social outside the small shingled house she shares with Sister Bernice Feilinger.As teachers and staff members linger underneath the trees to chat with the new president of the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, they create a vision of a family gathered, a sense that seems a hallmark of this college.Sister Rosemarie moves gracefully through the party with a generous smile, a firm handshake and an enthusiasm as untrammeled as a teen-ager's.
NEWS
August 9, 1992
WESTMINSTER -- Four new members have joined the Western Maryland College Board of Trustees, bringing the voting membership total to 31.Joining the board are Eugene Arbaugh '60, Frank H. Menaker Jr., Caryl Ensor Peterson '58 and R. Peter Urquhart '58.Mr. Arbaugh, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the Baltimore-based PHH Corp., is responsible for developing and directing corporate and inter-company marketing efforts for his company. He also serves on the board of the Independent College Fund of Maryland and has been board director of the Baltimore Museum of Art and Maryvale Preparatory School.
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November 17, 2003
On November 15, 2003, ELIZABETHCOLEMAN MOONEY, native of Baltimore; caring and courageous wife, mother and grandmother, died in New York, City, after a brief illness. With an M.A. in Education from the College of New Rochelle, she taught reading to the learning disabled for more than 25 years. Westover School, where she prepared for college, honored her for unique use of the telephone for one-on-one instruction. Passion for music, led her to establish a Classical Music Series at her alma mater, Bryn Mawr College.
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April 8, 1992
Margaret T. Barker, a native of Baltimore who acted on and off Broadway and directed and produced plays, died Friday of cancer at a New York hospital.Private services were planned.Miss Barker, 83, was a graduate of the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore and of Bryn Mawr College. She had homes in New York and Fairfield, Conn.She was a member of the Group Theater in New York from its founding in 1931 through 1937. Her first Broadway role was in "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" with Katherine Cornell.
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