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  • Carnegie Mellon tells 800 applicants they're in, then out

    Ben Leibowitz called up relatives to tell them he got into Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious graduate computer science program. He even went out to dinner with his parents to celebrate. Then he got a second email saying he hadn't been accepted...
  • Don't sell killer drones

    Don't sell killer drones
    As a protester of the use of killer drone strikes and Johns Hopkins University's swarming drone research, I was shocked to read "U.S. to sell armed drones to allies" (Feb. 18). Sadly, the U.S. government has a long and troubled history of supporting and...
  • In literature, new attention to old age, dying

    In literature, new attention to old age, dying
    "O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark …" —T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets" The Angel of Death — also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself — is cutting a wider swath than...
  • Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
    As if being an astronaut isn't cool enough, John Grunsfeld will soon join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the elite band of space explorer legends. After five space shuttle missions, the Chicago native and Highland Park High School graduate will be...
  • Joseph J. Challmes

    Joseph J. Challmes
    Joseph J. Challmes, a professional writer for nearly four decades whose love of writing was only equaled by his love of the ponies, died of a heart attack Feb. 9 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 65. Mr. Challmes and his companion, Margie Roswell, had...
  • Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks

    Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks
    It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates. Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
  • What's next for O'Malley?

    What's next for O'Malley?
    As Gov. Martin O'Malley turns over the reins of power Wednesday to a leader who won by criticizing his tenure, the big question for the outgoing governor is whether his political career will continue. In the short term, O'Malley will deliver paid...
  • Hopkins president Daniels urges investment in 'next generation of science'

    Hopkins president Daniels urges investment in 'next generation of science'
    The "next generation of science" is at risk unless major changes are made to increase opportunities for young researchers, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels wrote in a scientific journal article published Tuesday. Only 1 percent of...
  • Michael N. Mallis, businessman

    Michael N. Mallis, businessman
    Michael N. Mallis, a former chemical engineer who later became a businessman, died Jan. 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from flu that led to heart failure. He was 90. The son of Nick Mallis, who owned the Shipyard Restaurant in...
  • JNF hires director, hosts event

    JNF hires director, hosts event
    Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host its annual Winter Connection Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, with special guest speaker Rebecca Shimoni-Stoil, Washington correspondent for the Times of Israel. JNF's Winter...
  • Customers wait in the cold for Shake Shack opening

    Customers wait in the cold for Shake Shack opening
    Shake Shack opened its first Baltimore location on Monday morning and about 25 people lined up in freezing temperatures to be the first ones inside.  Just before the doors opened at 11 a.m., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Shake Shack CEO Randy...