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August 28, 2002
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has been named one of the nation's 12 "hottest schools" in Newsweek's new college guide. The magazine pointed to UMBC's high numbers of undergraduates who are involved in research and go on to graduate and professional schools after commencement. It also mentioned the university's Meyerhoff Scholarship Program for minorities in science and engineering. Other schools designated as "hot" include the University of North Carolina, McGill University, Boston College and George Washington University.
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By Jacques Kelly and The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2014
Richard William Parsons, a retired Baltimore County librarian who also spent nearly 50 years as a residential advocate for Towson, died of cancer Monday at his Woodbine Avenue home. He was 87. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, he was the son of Thomas Parsons, a commandant of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Laura Lyons, a homemaker. He earned a bachelor's degree in Slavic languages at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and had a master's degree in library science from McGill University.
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By Mark Puente, The Baltimore Sun | June 29, 2014
Sue Fryer Ward, the first secretary of Maryland's Department of Aging and a lifelong advocate for elders' rights, died June 22 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Upper Marlboro resident was 78. "Her true love was working on behalf of the elderly," said daughter Beth Ward of Hampden, Mass. "She had a wicked sense of humor and was devoted to her friends. " The youngest of two daughters of Ione Pierce, a worker at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and E. Reeseman Fryer, a former theater director, Sue Elleanore Fryer was born in Albuquerque, N.M., and traveled across the United States and abroad as her father changed duty stations.
SPORTS
Sports Digest | August 19, 2014
Incoming Maryland men's basketball freshman Dion Wiley has been one of the top players during Global Sports Academy's 2014 Men's Basketball Goodwill tour across Europe. With just one game remaining, Wiley has led his squad in scoring in each of the first four matchups with various European opponents. Wiley is the only Terp on a team that also includes players from North Carolina State and Mount St.Mary's. Against Basics Melsele of Belgium, Wiley had 11 points and four rebounds. He followed up that performance with a 14-point, three-rebound display against Germany's SG Sechtem.
SPORTS
Sports Digest | August 19, 2014
Incoming Maryland men's basketball freshman Dion Wiley has been one of the top players during Global Sports Academy's 2014 Men's Basketball Goodwill tour across Europe. With just one game remaining, Wiley has led his squad in scoring in each of the first four matchups with various European opponents. Wiley is the only Terp on a team that also includes players from North Carolina State and Mount St.Mary's. Against Basics Melsele of Belgium, Wiley had 11 points and four rebounds. He followed up that performance with a 14-point, three-rebound display against Germany's SG Sechtem.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | October 30, 2010
It was a "classic college prank," their lawyer said, and the three students visiting from Canada got busted. The cops say they stole a parking sign, an American flag and a padlock from the grounds of the Johns Hopkins University last weekend. Two men and a woman were charged with two counts of destruction of property and theft. Three misdemeanors. It was Saturday, Oct. 23, at 3:30 in the morning. Police took the 18-year-old woman, Renee Gladilen, to a District Court commissioner, who set bail at $1,000.
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By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,SUN STAFF | May 4, 2000
When Paul Beel sets up his table at tonight's college fair at Villa Julie College, he could put up a sign that says "High Quality, Low Prices." That's the combination attracting more and more students from the United States to Canada for college. Beel represents the most popular destination -- McGill University in Montreal, where he is international admissions and recruitment director. "We've seen a dramatic increase over the last three years," says Beel, who is swinging through the mid-Atlantic states this week.
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By Jacques Kelly and The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2014
Richard William Parsons, a retired Baltimore County librarian who also spent nearly 50 years as a residential advocate for Towson, died of cancer Monday at his Woodbine Avenue home. He was 87. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, he was the son of Thomas Parsons, a commandant of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Laura Lyons, a homemaker. He earned a bachelor's degree in Slavic languages at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and had a master's degree in library science from McGill University.
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By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,SUN STAFF | November 3, 2002
If you watch television these days, you would think everyone running for office is trying to take medicine from your elderly parents, candy from your baby and money from your pocketbook, denying education to your children and generally subverting the American dream and ruining all that is good about this country. Such are the people who want to be our government's leaders. It's negative political advertising. "Hey, you might not like me, but my opponent is worse!" If pride in your candidate will not get you to the polls, then fear of the other guy - or gal - might.
NEWS
August 9, 1994
Dr. Peter Uggowitzer, who practices with the North Carroll Family Physicians at the Cedarbrook Center in Hampstead, has been appointed to the medical staff at Carroll County General Hospital.A graduate of McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal, he completed a family residency program at the University of Maryland and was chief resident in family practice there in 1989.From 1990 to 1993 he practiced medicine in Campbellford, Ontario, where he served as vice president of Campbellford Hospital's medical staff and chief of the hospital's critical care medicine and emergency services departments.
NEWS
By Mark Puente, The Baltimore Sun | June 29, 2014
Sue Fryer Ward, the first secretary of Maryland's Department of Aging and a lifelong advocate for elders' rights, died June 22 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Upper Marlboro resident was 78. "Her true love was working on behalf of the elderly," said daughter Beth Ward of Hampden, Mass. "She had a wicked sense of humor and was devoted to her friends. " The youngest of two daughters of Ione Pierce, a worker at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and E. Reeseman Fryer, a former theater director, Sue Elleanore Fryer was born in Albuquerque, N.M., and traveled across the United States and abroad as her father changed duty stations.
NEWS
By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | October 30, 2010
It was a "classic college prank," their lawyer said, and the three students visiting from Canada got busted. The cops say they stole a parking sign, an American flag and a padlock from the grounds of the Johns Hopkins University last weekend. Two men and a woman were charged with two counts of destruction of property and theft. Three misdemeanors. It was Saturday, Oct. 23, at 3:30 in the morning. Police took the 18-year-old woman, Renee Gladilen, to a District Court commissioner, who set bail at $1,000.
NEWS
August 28, 2002
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has been named one of the nation's 12 "hottest schools" in Newsweek's new college guide. The magazine pointed to UMBC's high numbers of undergraduates who are involved in research and go on to graduate and professional schools after commencement. It also mentioned the university's Meyerhoff Scholarship Program for minorities in science and engineering. Other schools designated as "hot" include the University of North Carolina, McGill University, Boston College and George Washington University.
NEWS
By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,SUN STAFF | May 4, 2000
When Paul Beel sets up his table at tonight's college fair at Villa Julie College, he could put up a sign that says "High Quality, Low Prices." That's the combination attracting more and more students from the United States to Canada for college. Beel represents the most popular destination -- McGill University in Montreal, where he is international admissions and recruitment director. "We've seen a dramatic increase over the last three years," says Beel, who is swinging through the mid-Atlantic states this week.
NEWS
By Rashod D. Ollison and Rashod D. Ollison,[SUN POP MUSIC CRITIC] | November 12, 2006
More than 30 years ago, she found a charged and deeply rooted world of music that changed her life. It was 1972, and Pikesville native Cathy Fink had just moved to Montreal to attend McGill University. The city then teemed with folk-music joints, lively clubs where the dark-haired 20-year-old heard music that connected her to the past, helped ground her social and spiritual outlook and led her to a career as a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter. CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER -- Saturday at 8 p.m. -- University of Baltimore's Performing Arts Theater, 1420 N. Charles St. -- $20; $15 students -- 410-837-5420
NEWS
By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | April 25, 1997
Dr. Taghi Modarressi, a child psychiatrist who was the husband of novelist Anne Tyler and an accomplished fiction writer in his own right, died of lymphoma Wednesday at his Homeland residence. He was 65.Dr. Modarressi was the founder of the Center for Infant Study at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a pioneer in exploring the psychological makeup of infants. He retired last year.He was born in Tehran, Iran, the son of a lawyer, and grew up in a family of writers and educators.
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