The UMBC Humanities Forum presents a free lecture by Dr. G. Rickey Welch, UMBC Dean of Arts and Sciences, on "Artscience in the New Millennium: Observer-Created Reality and Scientific Theory." The free lecture will be held at 4 pm on Wednesday, September 24 in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery.
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Monday, September 22, 1997, 4 p.m. reception, 5 p.m. lecture Free, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery UMBC's Department of Economics presents its annual Jack Mullen Lecture featuring a discussion on "The Future of Social Security" by Edward Gramlich, Federal Reserve Board nominee and dean of the University of Michigan's School of Public Policy. The free event will be held at 5:00pm on Monday, September 22 in the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery.
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In addition to school bragging rights, members of the reigning national champion collegiate chess team will play each other for spots on this year's defending team during the 1997-98 UMBC Chess Championship, Saturday, September 13, and Sunday, September 14, in the University Center Ballroom. Two hour rounds begin at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on each day. Registration begins Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. Spectators are welcome and there is no admission charge.
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Convocation is one of our most important traditions. As a community, we celebrate the beginning of a new academic year by welcoming those new to the campus, and by reflecting on both our progress and challenges. We also reaffirm our mission, emphasizing the sciences, engineering, and public policy at the graduate level, and the liberal arts at the undergraduate level.
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Joined by White House Advisor Ira Magaziner, officials at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) today announced the formation of the Institute for Global Electronic Commerce (IGEC) to meet the multidisciplinary research and personnel needs of this rapidly growing field.
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Probe the corners of your mind, turn your every move into music, let your children delve into science adventures and learn the ropes from a world chess champion at UMBC's third annual MindFest, a celebration of the power of ideas and information, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery.
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The critically acclaimed film, Nasty Girl, which examines anti-Semitism and Nazi persecution will be screened at UMBC's MindFest at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18. Author Anna Rosmus, whose life work serves as the basis of the film, will speak about her experiences as part of the screening. MindFest events are free and open to the public.
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