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September 24, 1997
FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College Department of Biology will present a lecture titled "pfiesteria piscicida: A Threat to the Chesapeake?" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1 in Campus Commons in the Whitaker Campus Center, Hood College, Frederick. Dr. Daniel E. Terlizzi, water quality specialist at the Sea Grant Extension Program at the University of Maryland, will present thelecture, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 1-301-696-3660 or 1-301-696-3800.
EDUCATION
August 6, 2012
Hagerstown Community College professor Elaine Ashby recently worked as a consultant for the National Institute on Drug Abuse website.   Ashby, a professor of biology and chemistry who helped to create HCC's pharmacy technician program, was part of a consulting team that helped to plan, build and edit the new website, which can be viewed at www.easyread.drugabuse.gov .  According to the National Institutes of Health, the goal of the site...
NEWS
July 10, 2006
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd University faculty receiving promotions in rank effective for the 2006-07 academic year are Andro Barnett (recreation and leisure studies) to associate professor; Ruth Conley (biology) to associate professor; Larry Daily (psychology) to associate professor; M. Margaret Galligan (business administration) to associate professor; David Gordon (history) to associate professor; Karen Green (social work) to associate professor; Mark McCoy (music) to professor; Irving Tucker (psychology)
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by ERIN CUNNINGHAM | July 18, 2006
This is Bethanne Radomski's fourth year as a Washington County Public Schools teacher, and the fourth summer she has taken advantage of professional development workshops. Radomski teaches biology, anatomy and physiology at Boonsboro High School, and for the past week, she has been one of 17 people at the Maryland Governor's Academy for biology being held at South Hagerstown High School. Similar workshops were being held throughout the state, including an algebra course at Williamsport High School.
EDUCATION
May 17, 2012
Shepherd University hosted NASA Day on April 11. Several students received fellowships from the West Virginia Space Grant Undergraduate Fellowship Program and presented their research. The recipients include: • Matt Alt, a computer engineering major from Baker, W.Va. • Jessica Cain, a biology major from Inwood, W.Va. • David Chelf, a mathematics major from Inwood • Kelsey Fry, a secondary education major from Kearneysville, W.Va. • Rebecca Furby, a chemistry major from Charles Town, W.Va.
EDUCATION
September 12, 2011
Shalom Christian Academy welcomed three new teachers to its faculty this year.   Crystal Etchberger is teaching one of the fourth-grade classes. She is a graduate of Penn State University and was a teacher for eight years in the Waynesboro (Pa.) Area School District.   While her daughter was young, she taught for two years at the Growing Tree Preschool and then returned to Waynesboro as a long-term sub.  Her daughter is in third grade at SCA. Melody Peckman is one of the second-grade teachers and is a Shalom alumnus (class of 2004)
NEWS
November 4, 2008
Kayla Exline, 14, is a freshman at Antietam Academy. She just started to like biology, this year and thinks it's great. Tawny Ditto, 14, of Falling Waters, W.Va., is in 10th grade at Heritage Academy. Brian Hendershot, 15, of Clear Spring, is in 10th grade at Heritage Academy. Mikkel Wallech, 21, is a junior at Towson University in Towson, Md., where he is a mass communications major. He is currently interning with The Herald-Mail.
EDUCATION
June 3, 2011
The following local students received bachelor's degrees May 21 at McDaniel College's commencement:  Rachel Baumgarten of Ijamsville, Md., graduated magna cum laude with a degree in art-communication.  Kellie Bolling of Union Bridge, Md., graduated with a degree in biology.  Brett Bonneville of Ijamsville graduated with a degree in exercise science and physical education.  William Brandenburg of Hagerstown graduated with a degree in biology.  Kristen Brennan of Boonsboro graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology.
NEWS
June 20, 1999
By BRUCE HAMILTON / Staff Writer photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer As he was cleaning out his office last week, Dr. Richard Montgomery found grades from 1968, the first class he taught at Hagerstown Community College. [cont. from front page ] His office and the surrounding wing of the Science building were unbuilt ideas in that year. He was a new professor, and the old guard at HCC seemed ancient. His present students were not yet born.
NEWS
By JEFF SEMLER | jsemler@umd.edu | October 25, 2011
Have you ever had an "aha" moment? I mean one that really takes you by surprise. I write in this very paper 40 to 50 times a year with the intent of informing the public about agriculture. Well the other day my "aha" moment occurred in my office and centered on just how serious an image problem agriculture has. I mean I expect the uninitiated not to know much about agriculture and I have gotten used to my employer, the University of Maryland, forgetting their charge as a Land Grant University.
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EDUCATION
August 6, 2012
Hagerstown Community College professor Elaine Ashby recently worked as a consultant for the National Institute on Drug Abuse website.   Ashby, a professor of biology and chemistry who helped to create HCC's pharmacy technician program, was part of a consulting team that helped to plan, build and edit the new website, which can be viewed at www.easyread.drugabuse.gov .  According to the National Institutes of Health, the goal of the site...
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EDUCATION
May 17, 2012
Shepherd University hosted NASA Day on April 11. Several students received fellowships from the West Virginia Space Grant Undergraduate Fellowship Program and presented their research. The recipients include: • Matt Alt, a computer engineering major from Baker, W.Va. • Jessica Cain, a biology major from Inwood, W.Va. • David Chelf, a mathematics major from Inwood • Kelsey Fry, a secondary education major from Kearneysville, W.Va. • Rebecca Furby, a chemistry major from Charles Town, W.Va.
NEWS
By JEFF SEMLER | jsemler@umd.edu | October 25, 2011
Have you ever had an "aha" moment? I mean one that really takes you by surprise. I write in this very paper 40 to 50 times a year with the intent of informing the public about agriculture. Well the other day my "aha" moment occurred in my office and centered on just how serious an image problem agriculture has. I mean I expect the uninitiated not to know much about agriculture and I have gotten used to my employer, the University of Maryland, forgetting their charge as a Land Grant University.
EDUCATION
September 12, 2011
Shalom Christian Academy welcomed three new teachers to its faculty this year.   Crystal Etchberger is teaching one of the fourth-grade classes. She is a graduate of Penn State University and was a teacher for eight years in the Waynesboro (Pa.) Area School District.   While her daughter was young, she taught for two years at the Growing Tree Preschool and then returned to Waynesboro as a long-term sub.  Her daughter is in third grade at SCA. Melody Peckman is one of the second-grade teachers and is a Shalom alumnus (class of 2004)
EDUCATION
June 3, 2011
The following local students received bachelor's degrees May 21 at McDaniel College's commencement:  Rachel Baumgarten of Ijamsville, Md., graduated magna cum laude with a degree in art-communication.  Kellie Bolling of Union Bridge, Md., graduated with a degree in biology.  Brett Bonneville of Ijamsville graduated with a degree in exercise science and physical education.  William Brandenburg of Hagerstown graduated with a degree in biology.  Kristen Brennan of Boonsboro graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology.
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | May 29, 2011
Dawn and Dave Myers are regulars at Jefferson High School graduations. They watched Sunday night as Daniel Myers, the fourth of their six children, marched across the stage for his diploma. Daniel Myers, who graduated summa cum laude, plans to spend the next four years at The U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Nearly half of the 297 Jefferson High School seniors graduated with honors. The school’s 39th commencement ceremony was held in the Butcher Center at Shepherd University.
OPINION
By ALLAN POWELL | May 27, 2011
While recent studies show a resistance to some feature of science, the fact remains that this resistance goes back hundreds of years to the birth of science. Today, it is primarily in biology — then, it was in astronomy. A newly released study by two scholars at Penn State University of 926 high school biology teachers in 49 states and the District of Columbia shows some troubling results. Twenty-eight percent replied that they consistently taught what was called for about evolution.
NEWS
By HEATHER LOWERY | September 11, 2010
Lexi Turano, 17, wanted more than a resume builder when looking for an internship -- she wanted experience. This summer, Lexi, a senior at South Hagerstown High School, interned with the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Md. "Going into it, I didn't have any biology experience, besides honors biology as a freshman," Lexi said, "but my main reason for doing it is because I plan on doing research in college, and I needed to figure out...
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | November 18, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- Few people hold the same job for 40 years, but Rose Ulrich was honored for doing just that Wednesday during A Celebration of Service ceremony to recognize employees of Washington County Public Schools. Ulrich and about 125 other school system employees were lauded at E. Russell Hicks Middle School in Hagerstown for reaching levels of service in five-year increments. "It's very special," Ulrich, 61, said tearfully during an interview after receiving a pin and certificate to mark her fourth decade in the school system.
NEWS
November 4, 2008
Kayla Exline, 14, is a freshman at Antietam Academy. She just started to like biology, this year and thinks it's great. Tawny Ditto, 14, of Falling Waters, W.Va., is in 10th grade at Heritage Academy. Brian Hendershot, 15, of Clear Spring, is in 10th grade at Heritage Academy. Mikkel Wallech, 21, is a junior at Towson University in Towson, Md., where he is a mass communications major. He is currently interning with The Herald-Mail.
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