The director of the Walters Art Gallery, Gary Vikan, will speak at UMBC on "Accessing the Sacred in the Art of the Middle Ages," at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 16 in the Faculty/Staff Dining Hall. Vikan is the UMBC Honors College Visiting Scholar for spring 1998 and his lecture is free and open to the public.
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Hidden identities, unrequited love, chilling mystery and ghosts from the past all take the stage at the UMBC Opera performances Thursday-Saturday, April 23-25. Under the direction of Phillip Collister, the UMBC Opera presents short, fully-staged works, including a comedy, a thriller and several famous opera scenes, all designed to bring nationally known operatic pieces to adults, students and children in the community. Performances begin at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall; tickets are $9 general admission; $7 students and seniors; free for high school students with ID.
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Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; April 22, 23, 24 Spring Dance Showcase All shows at 8 p.m.; Fine Arts Studio 317; $7 general, $5 students/seniors For more information call 410-455-6240 or 410-455-2942; or visit Arts. Thursday, April 16 - Saturday, May 2 Imaging and Digital Arts Thesis Exhibition: Group II
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Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's most prestigious scholarly honorary society, has voted to establish a chapter at UMBC. At a formal installation ceremony at 4 p.m. on Monday, March 16 in the University Center Ballroom, the Phi Beta Kappa charter will officially be presented to the UMBC Phi Beta Kappa faculty and staff. A public reception in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery will follow. UMBC was one of only seven schools to gain membership this year, selected from an initial group of 47 colleges and universities from across the country that applied.
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Given the Carnegie Foundation's recent report on poor undergraduate education at research universities, the following tips provide background on undergraduate research at UMBC.
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