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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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  • A friendly, autonomous robot that delivers your food | Ali Kashani July 8, 2020
    Meet the friendly robot that could deliver your next burrito. Ali Kashani introduces us to Postmates' autonomous delivery robot and explains how it could help reduce carbon emissions and free up valuable real estate in cities everywhere. Learn more about how it was specially designed to navigate complex social interactions on busy sidewalks to bring […]
  • The transformative role of art during the pandemic | Anne Pasternak July 8, 2020
    Museums are vessels of memory, knowledge, inspiration and dreams. Anne Pasternak, director of the Brooklyn Museum, makes the case for cultural institutions to take a leading role in supporting the world's recovery from COVID-19 -- and shows how, in times of turmoil and disruption, the arts help us come together, heal and rebuild a better […]
  • The future of digital communication and privacy | Will Cathcart July 7, 2020
    People send 100 billion WhatsApp messages every day -- and they're all encrypted to protect them from potentially curious entities like companies, governments and even WhatsApp itself. With our increased reliance on digital communication tools during the COVID-19 pandemic, our fundamental right to privacy is more important than ever, says Will Cathcart, head of WhatsApp. […]