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  • Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor

    Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor
    Rita Sloan Berndt, a neurology professor at the University of Maryland Medical School for 25 years who studied people who suffered from aphasia, the loss of the power to use or understand words, died June 17 of lymphoma at her home in Roland Park. She was...
  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Colleges promote entrepreneurship [Commentary]

    While many aspects of the college experience are steeped in tradition, every year more college graduates are leaving the customary path and seeking less traditional methods of employment, most notably, as entrepreneurs. The number of graduates choosing to...
  • Marcia W. Keen, artist

    Marcia W. Keen, artist
    Marcia W. Keen, a former freelance commercial artist who drew maps and charts during World War II, died Wednesday of Alzheimer's disease at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn. She was 99. The daughter of the Rev. Clarence Willard...
  • Dr. Jay N. Karpa, surgeon

    Dr. Jay N. Karpa, surgeon
    Dr. Jay N. Karpa, a retired Baltimore surgeon who was also certified in chronic wound care, died Friday of prostate cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 79. "As a person, he was a true gentleman. He was kind and compassionate and treated his patients...
  • 5 Questions with Armada Hoffler's Kim Martini

    5 Questions with Armada Hoffler's Kim Martini
    Heavy construction is to begin this month at Harbor Point. While Beatty Development Group, the company leading the project, has been in the headlines, it's another company that will be doing much of the heavy lifting: Armada Hoffler, which was announced...
  • Rapper's Cardin endorsement adds to storied history of rejected political nods

    Rapper's Cardin endorsement adds to storied history of rejected political nods
    Most political endorsements touted by candidates typically elicit yawns. Until they garner gasps. Del. Jon Cardin, a Democratic candidate for Maryland attorney general, rejected an impromptu endorsement he landed last week from a rapper with a rap...
  • Changing Baltimore's storyline [Commentary]

    Changing Baltimore's storyline [Commentary]
    While describing the potentially devastating effects of climate change during a recent segment of "The Colbert Report," host Stephen Colbert warned that if climate change continues unabated, much of the planet will turn into an uninhabitable wasteland,...
  • Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death

    Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death
    Michael Hersch composes music of sobering complexity -- lots of jagged melodic lines, thorny harmonies, quick-shifting rhythms. But even at its densest, his intense work communicates in a way that can make a listener feel privy to Hersch's innermost...
  • $50 million or more pledged to fight blindness

    $50 million or more pledged to fight blindness
    Gordon Gund is the CEO of a venture capitalist fund, the former principal owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and a member of the Kellogg Co.'s board of directors. He has also been blind for more than 40 years. On Saturday, Gund announced that his family...
  • Charles A. Powell, electrical engineer

    Charles A. Powell, electrical engineer
    Charles A. Powell, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. electrical engineer, died of a stroke Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 89. Born in Beaverdam, Va., he moved to Baltimore in 1937 and was a 1941...