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June 4, 2010

Jaromir Stephany Memorial

The Department of Visual Arts and the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, in conjunction with the Stephany family, will host a memorial to celebrate the life and achievements of Professor Jaromir Stephany, pioneering visual arts faculty member, on Sunday, June 6, at 2 p.m., in the Library Gallery of the Albin O. Kuhn Library.

An exhibition of Professor Stephany’s work is currently on view in the Library Gallery through June 30.

For more information, see http://umbcinsightsweekly.wordpress.com/2010/06/03/jaromir-stephany-memorial/.

June 23, 2010

ICPSR Workshop

Interested in learning about the world’s largest archive of digital social science data, available to all UMBC students, faculty, and staff? Join us for a summer workshop on ICPSR, the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research.

Date: July 21, 2010
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Library 259
RSVP to sullivan@umbc.edu by July 16, 2010

View the presentation handout at: http://aok.lib.umbc.edu/reference/icpsr/icpsr.pdf

ICPSR associate research scientist Felicia LeClere will cover:
-How to effectively search, download, and begin analysis of datasets
-How to use ICPSR’s Web-based tools and resources
-Information about beginning and advanced summer classes in quantitative methods/statistics
-Opportunities for students (internships and paper competitions)

Contact Katy Sullivan (sullivan@umbc.edu or 410-455-3604) with any questions. This workshop is open to all UMBC faculty, students, and