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August 3, 1998

PERFORMERS AND STUDENTS SHOW THEIR "METAL"

On the surface, biomechanical engineering students and modern dancers don't seem to have very much in common. One area is hard science, the other, pure art. But by bringing the two together in a collaborative effort to create a performing robot, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, set the stage for greater understanding and appreciation between the fields of art and science.

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August 17, 1998

NEWSWEEK CALLS UMBC A "POWERHOUSE IN BALTIMORE"

UMBC is prominently featured in the current issue of "How to get Into College," published jointly by Newsweek magazine and KAPLAN Educational Centers. The university is described as a "powerhouse in Baltimore offering a topnotch, rigorous education to scholars who don't want to pay for an Ivy."

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NEWSWEEK CALLS UMBC A "POWERHOUSE IN BALTIMORE"

UMBC is prominently featured in the current issue of "How to get Into College," published jointly by Newsweek magazine and KAPLAN Educational Centers.

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August 20, 1998

UMBC PROFESSOR BRINGS NEW LIFE TO OLD ENGLISH

Shawna Hemphill, a senior majoring in English at UMBC, admits that when signing up for English 490: The History of the English Language, the course description sounded a "little dry." Several weeks into the class, however, she has found herself pleasantly surprised. "It's certainly not what I expected," says Hemphill.

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August 25, 1998

UB AND UMBC OFFER CERTIFICATE IN TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION

Got a great idea or invention? Is it marketable? Find out how to take science and technology to the marketplace in the new graduate certificate program offered by the University of Baltimore (UB) and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

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August 26, 1998

STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS NANCY S. GRASMICK TO SPEAK AT WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS

Guidelines and standards for school performance in Maryland are changing. To help parents of school-aged children understand these new guidelines and how they promote academic success, a program featuring Nancy S. Grasmick, state superintendent of schools, will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. on Monday, September 14 in the University Center Ballroom at UMBC. In addition to a presentation by Grasmick, the evening will include a discussion panel and interactive displays that will allow parents to take sample test questions and learn about programs being implemented in their children's schools.

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August 30, 1998

U.S. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION CHAIR SHIRLEY JACKSON TO SPEAK AT UMBC

Shirley Jackson, chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will present the 20th annual W.E.B. DuBois lecture on Monday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. Her talk, "Expanding Our Universe: New Models of Success for the Minority Community," is sponsored by the department of Africana studies and will be preceded by a UMBC Gospel Choir performance at 7 p.m. The concert and lecture are free and open to the public.

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