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By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | December 10, 1995
THE TOPIC FOR THE day was "Brood Parasitism By Brown-Headed Cowbirds."But it was no setup for a column by humorist Dave Barry. Rather, it was part of an experimental course officials at Towson State University hope will set the standard for science and mathematics education."
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RECORD STAFF REPORT | May 14, 2014
The Science and Mathematics Academy at Aberdeen High School is presenting its seventh annual Gallery Walk of senior capstone projects on Tuesday, May 20. The Gallery Walk presentation features a poster display of unique scientific research projects which were conducted by SMA seniors under the mentorship of professional scientists, engineers, mathematicians and faculty advisers. Research projects cover a variety of topics in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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By Jason Song and Jason Song,SUN STAFF | June 14, 2005
The estate of a prominent Towson University alumnus has donated a record $10.2 million to the school's college of science and mathematics to create an endowed chair and two scholarships to help attract high-quality faculty and students. "This is a transformational gift," said university President Robert L. Caret at a news conference yesterday attended by Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and other state officials. The gift was made on behalf of Jess Fisher, the founder of the Washington-based real estate company Jess Fisher & Co., who died in June 2003.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | August 19, 2011
At funeral services for Nathan Krasnopoler held at Sol Levinson and Bros. Funeral Home on Aug. 12, the 20-year-old was remembered by a Johns Hopkins University professor for his "keen and incisive intellect. " Mr. Krasnopoler died Aug. 10 at Gilchrist Center in Columbia from a severe irreversible brain injury that he sustained Feb. 20 after being hit by a motorist while riding his bicycle on West University Parkway near the Hopkins Homewood campus. "Nathan was very bright, very creative and very self-motivated," said Edward R. Scheinerman, professor in the Johns Hopkins University Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, who is also vice dean of engineering education at the Whiting School of Engineering.
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Staff Writer | June 21, 1992
Two Howard County middle school teachers have been selected as Presidential Award finalists in science and mathematics.Susan M. Howe of Oakland Mills Middle School, Columbia, and Robert W. Keddell of Patuxent Valley Middle School in Jessup are among 12 Maryland finalists who have been recognized for their teaching ability, experience, professional and community activities.There are 648 finalists nationwide."I'm really, really thrilled," said Howe, who was chosen as Maryland's Outstanding Middle School Math Teacher in 1990.
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By Carol Emert and Carol Emert,States News Service | March 13, 1992
WASHINGTON -- President Bush has lauded two Maryland high school teachers for excellence in the teaching of science and mathematics.In a chilly Rose Garden ceremony yesterday, Mary Jo Messenger, a math teacher at Centennial High School in Ellicott City, and Nusret Hisim, a chemistry teacher at Walkersville High school in Walkersville, were among 108 educators who received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching.Later, Ms. Messenger and Mr. Hisim revealed the secrets of their success.
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By Frank D. Roylance and Frank D. Roylance,Staff Writer | April 28, 1992
Plans for the development of a big new mathematics exhibit at the Maryland Science Center were to get a $495,000 boost today from IBM.The IBM grant, including $440,000 in cash and $55,111 in computer equipment, will augment an$843,641 federal grant announced yesterday by the National Science Foundation in support of the project, called "Language of Patterns."Dr. Paul J. Hanle, the center's executive director, called the three-year, $1.3 million project "the largest we've ever done," and one of the largest in the nation.
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,SUN STAFF | November 2, 1997
Julian Della Puppa used to be afraid of crickets and ants.Now they don't faze the 5-year-old.His mother credits the Maryland Science Center and its Saturday children's workshops with shoring up her son's bravery. He is one of nearly 1,000 youngsters registered for this fall's PRISM -- Programs to Raise Interest in Science and Mathematics -- sessions for pre-kindergartners through eighth-graders.Geared to specific grade levels, the two-hour sessions at the center focus on a different topic each week.
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By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,Staff Writer | February 16, 1992
Laura Danly remembers that when she was in high school in suburban Chicago, she was one of two girls interested in science out of a class of more than 1,000 students."
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RECORD STAFF REPORT | May 14, 2014
The Science and Mathematics Academy at Aberdeen High School is presenting its seventh annual Gallery Walk of senior capstone projects on Tuesday, May 20. The Gallery Walk presentation features a poster display of unique scientific research projects which were conducted by SMA seniors under the mentorship of professional scientists, engineers, mathematicians and faculty advisers. Research projects cover a variety of topics in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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By Jason Song and Jason Song,SUN STAFF | June 14, 2005
The estate of a prominent Towson University alumnus has donated a record $10.2 million to the school's college of science and mathematics to create an endowed chair and two scholarships to help attract high-quality faculty and students. "This is a transformational gift," said university President Robert L. Caret at a news conference yesterday attended by Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and other state officials. The gift was made on behalf of Jess Fisher, the founder of the Washington-based real estate company Jess Fisher & Co., who died in June 2003.
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,SUN STAFF | November 2, 1997
Julian Della Puppa used to be afraid of crickets and ants.Now they don't faze the 5-year-old.His mother credits the Maryland Science Center and its Saturday children's workshops with shoring up her son's bravery. He is one of nearly 1,000 youngsters registered for this fall's PRISM -- Programs to Raise Interest in Science and Mathematics -- sessions for pre-kindergartners through eighth-graders.Geared to specific grade levels, the two-hour sessions at the center focus on a different topic each week.
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By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | December 10, 1995
THE TOPIC FOR THE day was "Brood Parasitism By Brown-Headed Cowbirds."But it was no setup for a column by humorist Dave Barry. Rather, it was part of an experimental course officials at Towson State University hope will set the standard for science and mathematics education."
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Staff Writer | June 21, 1992
Two Howard County middle school teachers have been selected as Presidential Award finalists in science and mathematics.Susan M. Howe of Oakland Mills Middle School, Columbia, and Robert W. Keddell of Patuxent Valley Middle School in Jessup are among 12 Maryland finalists who have been recognized for their teaching ability, experience, professional and community activities.There are 648 finalists nationwide."I'm really, really thrilled," said Howe, who was chosen as Maryland's Outstanding Middle School Math Teacher in 1990.
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By Frank D. Roylance and Frank D. Roylance,Staff Writer | April 28, 1992
Plans for the development of a big new mathematics exhibit at the Maryland Science Center were to get a $495,000 boost today from IBM.The IBM grant, including $440,000 in cash and $55,111 in computer equipment, will augment an$843,641 federal grant announced yesterday by the National Science Foundation in support of the project, called "Language of Patterns."Dr. Paul J. Hanle, the center's executive director, called the three-year, $1.3 million project "the largest we've ever done," and one of the largest in the nation.
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By Carol Emert and Carol Emert,States News Service | March 13, 1992
WASHINGTON -- President Bush has lauded two Maryland high school teachers for excellence in the teaching of science and mathematics.In a chilly Rose Garden ceremony yesterday, Mary Jo Messenger, a math teacher at Centennial High School in Ellicott City, and Nusret Hisim, a chemistry teacher at Walkersville High school in Walkersville, were among 108 educators who received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching.Later, Ms. Messenger and Mr. Hisim revealed the secrets of their success.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | August 19, 2011
At funeral services for Nathan Krasnopoler held at Sol Levinson and Bros. Funeral Home on Aug. 12, the 20-year-old was remembered by a Johns Hopkins University professor for his "keen and incisive intellect. " Mr. Krasnopoler died Aug. 10 at Gilchrist Center in Columbia from a severe irreversible brain injury that he sustained Feb. 20 after being hit by a motorist while riding his bicycle on West University Parkway near the Hopkins Homewood campus. "Nathan was very bright, very creative and very self-motivated," said Edward R. Scheinerman, professor in the Johns Hopkins University Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, who is also vice dean of engineering education at the Whiting School of Engineering.
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By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,Staff Writer | February 16, 1992
Laura Danly remembers that when she was in high school in suburban Chicago, she was one of two girls interested in science out of a class of more than 1,000 students."
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