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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | February 26, 2014
A University of Maryland program that matches researchers with companies has awarded $4.1 million to 15 teams working to bring technology products to market. Baltimore-area companies that will work with faculty through the Maryland Industrial Partnerships program include Columbia-based A&G Pharmaceutical Inc., which will receive $203,161 to conduct a clinical study on a blood test for early breast cancer screening, and Baltimore-based Rehabtics LLC, which is developing a software system for physical rehabilitation video games.
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NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | June 18, 2011
Lisa J. Heiser, vice dean for faculty development and equity at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an author, died Monday of leukemia at her Annapolis residence. She was 56. "She has left an indelible mark on Johns Hopkins and its faculty, and to the great benefit of both. Johns Hopkins Medicine is a much stronger, more equitable and vibrant institution because of Lisa Heiser," Dr. Edward D. Miller, dean of the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, said in a news release.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | April 8, 2014
News came overnight that John Shirley-Quirk has died in Bath, England, at the age of 82. The bass-baritone was a most eloquent singer; an especially insightful interpreter of music by Benjamin Britten; a man of great personal charm; and an inspiring teacher, who served froim 1992 to 2012 on the faculty at the Peabody Institute. I wanted to share this exquisite performance by Mr. Shirley-Quirk of a song by Ralph Vaughan Williams that, in a few short minutes, captures the essence of this vocal artist's rare gifts.
ENTERTAINMENT
By John Dorsey | December 18, 1997
The Jewish Community Center has an extensive art faculty, whose members offer classes to adults and seniors in many disciplines and media. Every two years, the faculty gets to have an exhibit at the JCC's Norman and Sarah Brown Art Gallery at its Park Heights location, and the faculty show is going on now. Participating artists include Lucille Weinberg, Tammra Sigler, John Seely, Jennifer Lechner, Dan Howarth, Craig Herron, Edward Hilbert, Judy Heimann, Sheila...
NEWS
By New York Times News Service | April 23, 1993
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The University of Virginia faculty has rejected a proposal that would have barred romance between professors and undergraduates, and instead voted to ban relationships only between professors and the students they supervise.The proposed ban, which must be approved by the university president, Dr. John T. Casteen III, would forbid professors and graduate teaching assistants from amorous or sexual relationships or overtures involving students whom they teach, coach, evaluate or to whom they allocate money.
FEATURES
By John Dorsey and John Dorsey,SUN ART CRITIC | October 15, 1996
Every year, when the leaves begin to fall and the bright blue skies of October gladden our days, comes the Maryland Institute's faculty exhibit.As always, it reminds us first and foremost that the Institute is a vital part of the community, not an ivory tower. Its faculty, of whom about 70 have works on view in this show, are working artists contributing to the life of art in Baltimore and Maryland, and attracting students who may settle here as well.Second, this faculty is composed of good artists.
FEATURES
By John Dorsey and John Dorsey,Sun Art Critic | February 5, 1991
You want to see a lively faculty show? Go to the Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition at the University of Maryland Baltimore County's fine arts gallery (through March 2).This is a show in which Symmes Gardner's accomplished painting "As Various as the Lights in a Forest" and Harvey Kirstel's watercolor "South Baltimore" come close to looking out of place as almost the only representatives of traditional art media among the installations, video, computer art and mixed media works.Not all of this work is equally good, some of it is well-nigh unfathomable, and the occasional piece falls on its face.
FEATURES
By John Dorsey and John Dorsey,Sun Art Critic | March 19, 1991
Goucher College's new Meyerhoff Arts Center, which officially opened at the beginning of the month, contains facilities for theater and art including a small exhibitions gallery.The college's main exhibition space will continue to be the Rosenberg Gallery in the lobby of Kraushaar Auditorium, so this supplementary one will be used primarily for student shows; but it can showcase faculty and other shows as well, and it's open free to the public (Mondays through Fridays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 1 to 5 p.m.)
NEWS
By Patricia Meisol | June 15, 1991
A judge's decision sanctioning the wholesale loss of tenure for faculty at the New Community College of Baltimore means that six professors whose classroom performance was rated poor will lose their jobs June 30, the college's president said yesterday.The ruling also paves the way for the new state-run college to hire more faculty and to assign current faculty to new fields and subjects as needed to attract students and to serve the Baltimore business community, said interim President James D. Tschechtelin.
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