Described as "the prototype for urban education in the 21st century," the Shriver Center at UMBC has been recognized for leadership in the field of student character development by The Templeton Guide: Colleges that Encourage Character Development.
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To help fill the information technology worforce gap, UMBC Continuing Education has partnered with Oracle corporation, the world's largest supplier of software for information management, to offer Oracle Certified Professional training courses beginning in January 2000.
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According to American foreign policy and according to American political science there is only one path to democracy. This path assumes that individualism and pluralism are intrinsic to the concept. Dr. Cantori will explain how Islam, as the religion of 1 billion people worldwide, begins with the assumption of the importance of the community and of consensus in society and yet insists that it too can join the democratic world.
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Lecture by Dr. Louis J. Cantori" »
Dr. James O. Freedman, Esq., President Emeritus of Dartmouth College and former law clerk to Judge Thurgood Marshall, will present the 21st Annual W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, November 17 at 7 p.m. His talk, "The Legacy of Thurgood Marshall," is organized by the Department of Africana Studies and will be preceded by a performance by the UMBC Gospel Choir. The performance and lecture are free and open to the public.
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A group of twelve students with a shared interest in public policy, public affairs and government service make up the first class of Public Affairs Scholars at UMBC. Supported by a $500,000 endowment gift from The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, the program provides scholars with insight into the nature and significance of public affairs and public service careers.
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PUBLIC SERVICE CAREERS" »
One of the funniest and most original plays to come out of contemporary Britain, Cloud 9 is an epic comedy about "sexual politics, family life, class struggle, homophobia, orgasm, woman-hating, the British Empire, and the irrepressible strangeness of the human heart."
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UMBC's Women's Center is proud to announce a lecture by the President of the Feminist Majority Foundation, Eleanor Smeal, on November 30 at 7 p.m. in the Engineering and Computer Science Building, Lecture Hall V.
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ELEANOR SMEAL TO LECTURE ON
BREAKING BARRIERS AND MOVING FORWARD: FEMINISTS WORLD WIDE PUSHING FOR EQUALITY" »
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