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November 14, 1999

UMBC'S WEB SITE WINS TWO GOLD MEDALS

UMBC's entire web site and myUMBC, a web portal for students, faculty and staff, won gold medals in the 1999 awards program for District II (Mid-Atlantic region) of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

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November 21, 1999

UMBC'S SPECIAL COLLECTIONS ACQUIRES THE DICK HIGGINS COLLECTION OF FLUXUS ART

UMBC's Special Collections, housed in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, will acquire the Dick Higgins Collection of Fluxus art through the generosity of Higgins' widow, Alison Knowles.

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UMBC'S SPECIAL COLLECTIONS ACQUIRES THE DICK HIGGINS COLLECTION OF FLUXUS ART

UMBC's Special Collections, housed in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, will acquire the Dick Higgins Collection of Fluxus art through the generosity of Higgins' widow, Alison Knowles.

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UMBC'S LAMBDA CHI ALPHA FRATERNITY
KNOWN AS EAGLE SCOUT HOUSE

UMBC's chapter of the International Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity blasts the stereotypical "Animal House" fraternity image by being home to ten Eagle Scouts. Just two percent of all scouts attain the rank of Eagle Scout, an honor bestowed on particularly dedicated and service oriented scouts before they turn eighteen. Six out of the nine most recent members of Lambda Chi have earned the title. The fraternity, not unlike the Boy Scouts themselves, is focused on leadership, scholarship, personal development, and service to the community.

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KNOWN AS EAGLE SCOUT HOUSE" »

UMBC'S LAMBDA CHI ALPHA FRATERNITY KNOWN AS EAGLE SCOUT HOUSE

UMBC's chapter of the International Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity blasts the stereotypical "Animal House" fraternity image by being home to ten Eagle Scouts. Just two percent of all scouts attain the rank of Eagle Scout, an honor bestowed on particularly dedicated and service oriented scouts before they turn eighteen. Six out of the nine most recent members of Lambda Chi have earned the title. The fraternity, not unlike the Boy Scouts themselves, is focused on leadership, scholarship, personal development, and service to the community.

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November 29, 1999

UMBC CHESS TEAM CROWNED INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPION

The UMBC chess team claimed its third national chess championship in four years by beating the University of Toronto in the final round of the 1999 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship in Toronto, Ontario. The thirty-one team field came down to UMBC (1st place), University of Texas, Dallas (2nd place), Berkeley (3rd place), Harvard (4th place) and Stanford (5th place).

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UMBC CHESS TEAM CROWNED INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPION

The UMBC chess team claimed its third national chess championship in four years by beating the University of Toronto in the final round of the 1999 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship in Toronto, Ontario. The thirty-one team field came down to UMBC (1st place), University of Texas, Dallas (2nd place), Berkeley (3rd place), Harvard (4th place) and Stanford (5th place).

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