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August 22, 2001
The student: Beth Baniezewski, 16 Special achievement: Beth was one of three students from Wilde Lake High School recognized as a National Merit semifinalist. Educational goals: She would like to study mechanical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Favorite subject: Science. How she describes herself: Persistent, helpful, ambitious. Hobbies: She enjoys swimming, writing and completing three-dimensional puzzles.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | December 29, 2013
Nicholas James Kiladis, a former contracts administrator for the Maryland Transit Administration, died Dec. 25 at Oak Crest, a long-term care facility in Parkville, of complications from a brain injury he suffered in November 2012. He was 79. Mr. Kiladis was born in Somerville, Mass., in 1934 to Greek immigrants. He graduated from Somerville High School, where he participated in glee club and marching band, while also working at his father's diner in East Boston. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., in 1956 and went to work for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., where he was employed for three years.
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NEWS
February 9, 1991
Salvador Luria, 78, a pioneer in the development of modern genetics who had won the Nobel Prize, died Wednesday at his Lexington, Mass., home of a heart attack. Dr. Luria, who retired from the faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, shared the Nobel Prize for medicine or physiology in 1969 with Max Delbruck of the California Institute of Technology and Alfred Hershey of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.James L. Knight, 81, who helped build Knight-Ridder Inc. into one of the nation's largest publication companies, died Tuesday at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 28, 2013
James H. Eacker, a retired Rouse Co. executive who was active in environmental issues, died June 8 of heart failure at Howard County General Hospital. He was 79. The son of the former president of Boston Gas & Electric Co. and a homemaker, he was born and raised in Cambridge, Mass. After graduating from Deerfield Academy, he earned a bachelor's degree in 1955 in business and engineering management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned a master's degree in business, also from MIT, in 1958.
NEWS
March 2, 1996
Solomon E. Asch, 88, a social psychologist whose groundbreaking research on peer pressure changed the way people think about themselves in group situations, died Feb. 20 in Haverford, Pa.In 1952, Dr. Asch published "Social Psychology," a classic textbook that continues to command respect in academic circles. He was emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught seven years before retiring in 1979.James Barbagallo, 43, an American pianist who won the bronze medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1982 and performed for several years as a member of the Amadeus Trio, died Monday of a heart attack at his parents' home in San Leandro, Calif.
NEWS
February 2, 1992
Doyle Northrup, 85, a physicist who detected the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb explosion in 1949, died Dec. 15 at a nursing center in Melbourne, Fla. He lived in nearby Satellite Beach. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology-trained scientist was assigned in 1948 to a top-secret project to test radioactivity in air samples from planes and to monitor seismographs to watch for Soviet weapons testing. In the 1950s, he was the scientific adviser to the American delegation in Geneva at negotiations to ban nuclear testing and to control weapons.
NEWS
August 9, 1997
Martin Diskin,62, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology anthropology professor who worked for social reform in the Latin American nations he studied, died Sunday of leukemia in Cambridge, Mass.Paul W. Williams,94, who served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York and as special assistant attorney general of New York, died Monday in North Palm Beach, Fla.Joan Erikson,95, who helped refine the prevailing psychological view of human development through a six-decade collaboration with her husband, Erik Erikson, died Sunday in Harwich, Mass.
NEWS
April 24, 1999
William Bowen,70, a former Ohio state senator who was a champion of civil rights and sponsored a law giving minorities more state contracts, died in Columbus on Thursday of cancer.Tom Davis,81, founder of Piedmont Airlines, died Thursday in Winston-Salem, N.C. He founded Piedmont Aviation, which first sold single-propeller planes to private pilots in the 1940s and then became one of the country's biggest airlines, with annual revenues more than $2.5 billion.Frank J. Pasquerilla,72, chairman and chief executive officer of Crown American Realty Trust, died Wednesday in Johnstown, Pa. In 1988, Pasquerilla's estimated $350 million fortune earned him a place on Forbes Magazine's list of the 400 wealthiest Americans.
BUSINESS
January 6, 1997
New positionsHolmes is general manager at Comcast OnlineComcast Cablevision announced the selection of Kirk Holmes to the post of general Holmes manager for Comcast Online Communications, launching the cable company's entry into the Internet market. He was formerly with Systems Research & Applications Corp. of Arlington, Va. He is an MBA graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and has an engineering degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.McCormick & Co. appointed Leonard G. Fischer director of purchasing.
NEWS
March 27, 1996
David Packard,83, who co-founded electronics pioneer Hewlett-Packard Co. and helped to build it into a $31 billion enterprise with a philosophy of encouraging employee creativity, died of pneumonia yesterday at Stanford University Hospital.In 1938, Mr. Packard and William Hewlett borrowed $538 and founded the Palo Alto, Calif., company in a rented garage. They built it into Silicon Valley's largest employer with 100,000 workers and more than $31 billion in revenues last year.Mr. Packard retired from active management in 1978 but remained the company's chairman until 1993.
NEWS
April 28, 2013
Our nation has laid to rest another hero. Officer Sean Collier, police officer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was tragically killed in the events that led to the capture of the Boston Marathon bombers ("Slain MIT police officer remembered," April 25). At the young age of 27, Officer Collier had always wanted to be a police officer and chose to do so protecting the campus of MIT. At the Maryland Classified Employees Association, Inc., we have the honor of representing university police officers across the state from Salisbury University to Bowie State University and Frostburg State University.
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By Childs Walker, The Baltimore Sun | January 4, 2011
Towson University President Robert L. Caret is a leading candidate to become the next president of the University of Massachusetts system, according to published reports in Boston. Caret and the departing chancellor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Phillip Clay, are among the candidates who will sit for a second round of interviews Jan. 13, the Boston Globe reported. The UMass board of trustees could announce its selection after a special session the same day, a spokesman for the system said.
NEWS
August 22, 2001
The student: Beth Baniezewski, 16 Special achievement: Beth was one of three students from Wilde Lake High School recognized as a National Merit semifinalist. Educational goals: She would like to study mechanical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Favorite subject: Science. How she describes herself: Persistent, helpful, ambitious. Hobbies: She enjoys swimming, writing and completing three-dimensional puzzles.
NEWS
April 24, 1999
William Bowen,70, a former Ohio state senator who was a champion of civil rights and sponsored a law giving minorities more state contracts, died in Columbus on Thursday of cancer.Tom Davis,81, founder of Piedmont Airlines, died Thursday in Winston-Salem, N.C. He founded Piedmont Aviation, which first sold single-propeller planes to private pilots in the 1940s and then became one of the country's biggest airlines, with annual revenues more than $2.5 billion.Frank J. Pasquerilla,72, chairman and chief executive officer of Crown American Realty Trust, died Wednesday in Johnstown, Pa. In 1988, Pasquerilla's estimated $350 million fortune earned him a place on Forbes Magazine's list of the 400 wealthiest Americans.
NEWS
August 9, 1997
Martin Diskin,62, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology anthropology professor who worked for social reform in the Latin American nations he studied, died Sunday of leukemia in Cambridge, Mass.Paul W. Williams,94, who served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York and as special assistant attorney general of New York, died Monday in North Palm Beach, Fla.Joan Erikson,95, who helped refine the prevailing psychological view of human development through a six-decade collaboration with her husband, Erik Erikson, died Sunday in Harwich, Mass.
BUSINESS
January 6, 1997
New positionsHolmes is general manager at Comcast OnlineComcast Cablevision announced the selection of Kirk Holmes to the post of general Holmes manager for Comcast Online Communications, launching the cable company's entry into the Internet market. He was formerly with Systems Research & Applications Corp. of Arlington, Va. He is an MBA graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and has an engineering degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.McCormick & Co. appointed Leonard G. Fischer director of purchasing.
NEWS
April 28, 2013
Our nation has laid to rest another hero. Officer Sean Collier, police officer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was tragically killed in the events that led to the capture of the Boston Marathon bombers ("Slain MIT police officer remembered," April 25). At the young age of 27, Officer Collier had always wanted to be a police officer and chose to do so protecting the campus of MIT. At the Maryland Classified Employees Association, Inc., we have the honor of representing university police officers across the state from Salisbury University to Bowie State University and Frostburg State University.
NEWS
By BOSTON GLOBE | October 29, 1996
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Nobel laureate David Baltimore, his career ravaged by a decade-long scientific fraud case that was only recently judged baseless, called yesterday for major changes in the way government and academia pursue alleged misconduct and blasted "self-appointed fraud police" who presume scientists are guilty until proven innocent.In his first extended public comments on the case, Baltimore, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor of immunology and molecular biology, also had harsh words for his critics, calling them "scurrilous," "pernicious," "bulldogs" and "out of control."
NEWS
November 13, 1996
Raymond Hurlbert,94, the father of Alabama's public broadcasting system, died Monday in Birmingham, Ala., of cancer. He was a key player in ensuring that Congress passed the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.Mr. Hurlbert began his career in education as a biology teacher in 1924. After serving as president of the Alabama Education Association, he was appointed by Gov. Gordon Persons in 1953 to secure funding for the construction of public broadcasting stations and programming centers across the state.
NEWS
By BOSTON GLOBE | October 29, 1996
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Nobel laureate David Baltimore, his career ravaged by a decade-long scientific fraud case that was only recently judged baseless, called yesterday for major changes in the way government and academia pursue alleged misconduct and blasted "self-appointed fraud police" who presume scientists are guilty until proven innocent.In his first extended public comments on the case, Baltimore, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor of immunology and molecular biology, also had harsh words for his critics, calling them "scurrilous," "pernicious," "bulldogs" and "out of control."
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