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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | December 9, 2013
Jun-ichi Igusa, a retired Johns Hopkins university professor of mathematics who researched number theory and algebraic geometry, died of a stroke Nov. 24 at the Holly Hill Nursing Home. The Hunt Valley resident was 89. "He was a giant in his field," said Bernard Shiffman, chair of the Hopkins mathematics department. "He was meticulous in everything he did. Even when he taught elementary calculus, he was thorough and prepared his classes perfectly. He was warm to people and interested in helping his students.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | April 22, 2014
Dr. M. Daniel Lane, a retired Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researcher, biochemist and esteemed teacher who studied the body's chemical processes that affect hunger, died of myeloma April 10 at the Charlestown Retirement Community. The former Mount Washington resident was 83. Colleagues said he typically arrived at his classroom at 6 a.m. and filled numerous sliding blackboards with notes for the day's material. These became known as the "Lane Lectures. " Dr. Paul Rothman, chief executive officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine and dean of the medical faculty, called Dr. Lane "a premier scientist and one of our most cherished colleagues.
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NEWS
March 29, 1998
John Turkevich,91, a Princeton University chemistry professor emeritus who helped develop the atomic bomb, died Wednesday in Lawrence, N.J.Pub Date: 3/29/98
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By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | February 17, 2014
Dr. Gordon Feldman, a Johns Hopkins physicist who contributed to discovery of the antiproton, died in his sleep Wednesday at Symphony Manor Assisted Living from complications of Alzheimer's. The Baltimore resident was 85. The son of a street peddler and homemaker grew up the youngest of six children in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Feldman received a full scholarship to study at University of Toronto in Canada and graduated with a bachelor's degree in physics in 1950. He was the first in his family to attend college.
NEWS
July 21, 2002
Epstein receives emeritus honor from AACC Anne Arundel Community College board of trustees has awarded Linda J. Epstein of Bowie the status of professor emeritus. Trustees recognized Epstein for her "successful and outstanding career" at AACC from 1979 to 2002. Epstein, a registered nurse, came to the college in 1979 to teach first-year nursing students and rapidly moved up the nursing department ladder. She served as acting department head in 1984-1985, then headed the department in 1989-1991 and 1996-2001.
NEWS
November 7, 2003
Rev. Robert L. Zoerheide: A memorial service for the Rev. Robert L. Zoerheide will be held at 3 p.m. Nov. 15 at First Unitarian Church, Charles and Franklin streets. Mr. Zoerheide, 89, minister emeritus of the historic Baltimore church, died Sunday.
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December 14, 1993
Services for William M. David Jr., professor emeritus of political science at Western Maryland College where he also chaired the department and served as dean of men, were held Sunday at the college, not Monday as reported in Sunday's paper.The Sun regrets the error.
NEWS
July 19, 1998
Retired Col. Rex Applegate,84, a military tactics expert with an international reputation for his knowledge of riot control, counter- terrorism and combat techniques, died Tuesday of pneumonia, stroke and heart disease in Roseburg, Ore. He was a commando in Nazi-occupied France during World War II and was one of the first people assigned to the Office of Strategic Services, which became the CIA.Robert Gorham Davis,90, a literary critic and professor emeritus...
NEWS
March 21, 1997
Charles R. Richey, 73, a U.S. district judge whose rulings in 25 years on the federal bench advanced the rights of women but curtailed the powers of presidents, died of cancer Wednesday in Washington. President Richard M. Nixon appointed Judge Richey in 1971, and by luck of the draw he presided over the earliest case involving the Watergate break-in.Judge Richey stood strongly for the people's right to know what their government is doing.Eamonn Doran, 58, the Irish-born owner of three popular Manhattan pubs, died Sunday of kidney failure in Dublin.
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October 15, 1995
Francis L. Smith, 79, the diocesan bishop of Ohio for the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, died of a heart attack in Akron, Ohio, on Tuesday. He was pastor of the First Apostolic Faith Church in Akron from 1951 to 1992, when he retired with the title pastor emeritus. He was chairman of the Ohio District Council before being elevated to bishop in 1972.Genora Johnson Dollinger, 82, who rallied support for the hard-fought strike that launched the United Auto Workers union at General Motors Corp.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | December 9, 2013
Jun-ichi Igusa, a retired Johns Hopkins university professor of mathematics who researched number theory and algebraic geometry, died of a stroke Nov. 24 at the Holly Hill Nursing Home. The Hunt Valley resident was 89. "He was a giant in his field," said Bernard Shiffman, chair of the Hopkins mathematics department. "He was meticulous in everything he did. Even when he taught elementary calculus, he was thorough and prepared his classes perfectly. He was warm to people and interested in helping his students.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 26, 2013
Elvira Elizabeth "Bette" Kennedy, a World War II veteran who with her husband co-founded Dawn's Office Supply, died Friday of a heart attack at Emeritus of Towson on North Charles Street. The longtime Mount Washington resident was 89. The daughter of a barnstormer and truck driver and an educator, Elvira Elizabeth Lance was born and raised in Oneonta, N.Y., where she graduated in 1942 from Oneonta High School. She enlisted in the Navy in 1943, and was working as a pharmacist's mate at a naval hospital in Northern California when she met her future husband, Thomas J. Kennedy Jr., a Marine who was recuperating after losing his sight when he was blinded by a Japanese booby trap at Bougainville in the Solomon Islands.
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June 24, 2011
Hope Baptist Church, in North Laurel, honored Waldo King by naming him deacon emeritus June 12. Waldo and his wife, Muriel King, have been members of Hope Baptist since 2005. Waldo King was presented with a plaque and the King family was honored at a luncheon following the worship service. Waldo and Muriel King were married in December 1945. Waldo was in the Army and stationed in Maine where he met Muriel before leaving for service in Europe. Muriel joined the Navy WAVES and was stationed in Washington during the war. Afterwards they were married and lived in Washington, Greenbelt and College Park.
NEWS
May 20, 2011
Community service award Anne Arundel Community College was named for a fifth consecutive year to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service for its support of volunteering, service and civic engagement. AACC is one of two Maryland community colleges to receive the honor. Launched in 2006, the Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to service and civic engagement. Selection factors include percentage of student participation in service activities, scope and innovation of service projects, incentives for service and the extent to which the school offers academic service-learning courses. Last year, AACC students, faculty and staff devoted 12,282 hours to projects or organizations in the community.
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By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | January 6, 2011
For more than 40 years, Georgia O'Daniel Baker deftly designed the costumes for productions at Towson University, regional theaters and beyond. Now an emeritus professor at the school, Baker is the subject of an exhibit that includes more than 50 costumes and sketches. "From the moment Georgia discussed her retirement last year, we felt we had to do a retrospective of her work," said Jay Herzog, head of Towson's theater department. Growing up in the Midwest, Baker took sewing classes in high school and also did some acting.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | November 2, 2010
Dr. Hayden G. "Bud" Braine, an internationally known figure and pioneer in the field of blood cell transfusion and in the treatment of patients suffering from leukemia, died Saturday from complications of dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Monkton resident was 67. "Bud was an outstanding oncologist and established at Hopkins one of the first hemapheresis unit programs in the country. He was a great guy, compassionate and will be missed," said Dr. Richard J. "Rick" Jones, professor and director of bone marrow transplants at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
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By Joan Jacobson and Joan Jacobson,SUN STAFF | August 8, 2000
Owners of a troubled assisted-living facility for the elderly in Essex promised state regulators yesterday to change management companies and re-evaluate medical care for 87 residents, many of whom have been neglected and improperly medicated, according to a state health report. The agreement to fix Martin's Glen, made between Enterprise Essex Inc. and the state's Office of Health Care Quality, came after state regulators completed a 120-page report rife with examples of patients breaking bones from falling and receiving incorrect medication by poorly trained staff with poorly kept records.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 26, 2013
Elvira Elizabeth "Bette" Kennedy, a World War II veteran who with her husband co-founded Dawn's Office Supply, died Friday of a heart attack at Emeritus of Towson on North Charles Street. The longtime Mount Washington resident was 89. The daughter of a barnstormer and truck driver and an educator, Elvira Elizabeth Lance was born and raised in Oneonta, N.Y., where she graduated in 1942 from Oneonta High School. She enlisted in the Navy in 1943, and was working as a pharmacist's mate at a naval hospital in Northern California when she met her future husband, Thomas J. Kennedy Jr., a Marine who was recuperating after losing his sight when he was blinded by a Japanese booby trap at Bougainville in the Solomon Islands.
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