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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | May 26, 2010
Lois Rosenbush Frame, a retired medical administrative assistant, died of breast cancer May 19 at her Mount Washington home. She was 64. Born Lois Rosenbush in Baltimore, she was known as Bitty and grew up in Sudbrook Park. She was a 1964 Franklin Senior High School graduate and earned a bachelor's degree in English from American University in Washington. She was a social worker for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services. After raising her family, she worked for many years at United Way of Central Maryland in its management resources center and was later an administrative assistant to Dr. David Ginty in the department of neuroscience at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
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By Carrie Wells and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | March 19, 2014
St. Mary's College of Maryland has selected as its new president a dean from a small Oregon college who has Maryland roots, the college announced Wednesday. Tuajuanda Jordan, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of chemistry at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, will take over the job July 1. She will be the public liberal arts college's first black president. The college's Board of Trustees selected Jordan unanimously. Jordan, 53, is from Forestville in Prince George's County and has a lengthy background in science and academic leadership.
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By Carrie Wells and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | March 19, 2014
St. Mary's College of Maryland has selected as its new president a dean from a small Oregon college who has Maryland roots, the college announced Wednesday. Tuajuanda Jordan, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of chemistry at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, will take over the job July 1. She will be the public liberal arts college's first black president. The college's Board of Trustees selected Jordan unanimously. Jordan, 53, is from Forestville in Prince George's County and has a lengthy background in science and academic leadership.
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By Nancy S. Grasmick | March 14, 2011
Science education in the U.S. faces many challenges. Our national school reform effort, crystallized in No Child Left Behind in 2002, concentrated first on mathematics and language arts. Science has not been emphasized in our teacher preparation programs. Building state-of-the art science labs for middle and high school students is expensive. Our state has recognized the importance of improved science education, and has been working to strengthen instruction for the past several years.
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By Nancy S. Grasmick | March 14, 2011
Science education in the U.S. faces many challenges. Our national school reform effort, crystallized in No Child Left Behind in 2002, concentrated first on mathematics and language arts. Science has not been emphasized in our teacher preparation programs. Building state-of-the art science labs for middle and high school students is expensive. Our state has recognized the importance of improved science education, and has been working to strengthen instruction for the past several years.
BUSINESS
April 28, 1995
Lockheed Martin declares dividendBethesda-based Lockheed Martin Corp.'s board of directors yesterday declared an initial quarterly dividend of 35 cents a share, payable June 30 to shareholders of record June 1.HHMI to offer GM sharesGeneral Motors Corp. and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) said yesterday the institute has agreed to offer 15 million shares of GM Class H common stock that it owns to the public for $38.50 each.
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July 30, 1996
CHEVY CHASE -- Howard Hughes Medical Institute here has awarded $45.5 million for undergraduate science education at 52 U.S. colleges and universities. The donations include $1 million for St. John's College in Annapolis and $700,000 for Western Maryland College in Westminster.The grants range from $600,000 to $1.6 million and will bring to more than $335 million awards by the institute since 1988.PALMER PARK -- Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend will join the Palmer Park Civic Association here today to launch a new program to reduce juvenile crime.
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July 31, 2005
On Thursday July 28, 2005, GEORGE MILTON HOOK JR., age 51, of Rockville, MD. Beloved companion of the late Margaret B. "Peggy" Aines. A long time Baltimore and Montgomery County resident, Mr. Hook worked 6 years for Howard Hughes Medical Institute and 10 years prior at Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. An avid bowler and sports fan, he will be greatly missed. Relatives and friends may call at COLLINS FUNERAL HOME, 500 University Blvd., West, Silver Spring, MD., Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M, where service will be held, Monday, August 1 at 1:00 P.M. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 26, 1999
Thomas C. Cech, a Nobel laureate in chemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been named the next president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase.Cech will assume the post in January, replacing Purnell W. Choppin.Cech, 51, was awarded the Nobel in 1989; he has been a researcher for Hughes for the past decade. A professor of biochemistry, biophysics and genetics, he won the Nobel for discovering that RNA [ribonucleic acid] can act as a catalyst in cell development.
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By David Kohn and David Kohn,Sun reporter | May 28, 2008
A Johns Hopkins University molecular biologist is among the 56 researchers who will share $600 million in grants awarded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Duojia Pan, an associate professor of molecular biology and genetics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will receive about $500,000 a year for five years to study how organs control their own growth. "I'm really excited about this," said Pan, who is known as D.J. "It's not only the money - it's an honor." Announced Monday, the awards will go to innovative scientists who are conducting research on cutting-edge topics.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | May 26, 2010
Lois Rosenbush Frame, a retired medical administrative assistant, died of breast cancer May 19 at her Mount Washington home. She was 64. Born Lois Rosenbush in Baltimore, she was known as Bitty and grew up in Sudbrook Park. She was a 1964 Franklin Senior High School graduate and earned a bachelor's degree in English from American University in Washington. She was a social worker for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services. After raising her family, she worked for many years at United Way of Central Maryland in its management resources center and was later an administrative assistant to Dr. David Ginty in the department of neuroscience at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
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By Michael James and Gregory P. Kane and Michael James and Gregory P. Kane,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writer Kris Antonelli contributed to this article | May 17, 1994
A vice president of the largest philanthropic foundation in the country and his wife were found fatally shot yesterday in a house in the affluent community of Winchester on the Severn, county police said.Jose Enrique Trias, 49, an executive and general counsel for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and his wife, Julie Noel Gilbert, 48, a Bethesda attorney, were found just after noon in a house in the 1600 block of Winchester Road, said Officer Randy Bell, police spokesman.The victims appeared to have been dead for 48 hours.
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June 3, 1994
Western Maryland College and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation have developed a four-year project to enhance the skills of science teachers in inner-city schools.The project also will try to increase the number of minority students in Baltimore who pursue careers in the life sciences.During the project's first year, 15 Baltimore high school science teachers will visit Western Maryland College in Westminster to increase their knowledge of the Chesapeake Bay in a two-week field course, July 10-22.
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