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Welcome to the home page of Maryland Mensa!


Hello, all! Please keep in mind that, due to the recent health event, we ask that all members confirm with the event coordinator that scheduled events through the organization as found in the calendar will continue as scheduled, and have not been cancelled. Thank you.

This page will be dedicated to news and events as information for the members, information for prospective members, and celebrating highlights and activities of the group. Check back often as this page will be updated frequently!


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In view of ongoing covid-19 restrictions, there will be no monthly meeting on May 15 or June 19, 2020. The
Any Maryland Mensans needing help with food, medicine, whatever, because of the Coronavirus crisis, please contact our LocSec, Dianne Khan,
As promised, You (yes you!) can now submit a post for inclusion on this website. You can now help contribute
As many of you have noticed, I don’t often submit an introductory article, oreferring to allow content from others take
Coming soon to a Maryland Mensa Web Site near you, the ability for YOU to submit content for the web
Welcome to the new Maryland Mensa Web Site. This site will be continuously updated with new features and content. Keep
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  • 3 questions to ask yourself about US citizenship | Jose Antonio Vargas August 11, 2020
    At age 16, journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas found out he was in the United States illegally. Since then, he's been thinking deeply about immigration and what it means to be a US citizen -- whether it's by birth, law or otherwise. In this powerful talk, Vargas calls for a shift in how we […]
  • How to build a resilient future using ancient wisdom | Julia Watson August 11, 2020
    In her global exploration of Indigenous design systems, architect Julia Watson researches enduring innovations that could help us counter the challenges of climate change. From floating villages to living root bridges that strengthen over time, Watson introduces us to some of these resilient solutions -- and shows how they can teach us to design with […]
  • Let's scan the whole planet with LiDAR | Chris Fisher August 10, 2020
    We have archives of films, newspapers, even seeds -- what if we could make one for the entire surface of the earth? Drawing on his experience mapping an ancient city in the Honduran jungle, archaeologist Chris Fisher makes the case for scanning the whole planet with LiDAR -- a technology that uses lasers shot from […]