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April 1, 2001

UMBC Leads All Public Research Universities in Production of Information Technology Bachelor

According to National Department of Education data, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) leads all other public research universities in production of bachelor's degrees in Information Technology.

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April 4, 2001

Rocket Scientist, Author Homer Hickam, Jr. to Cap off UMBC Research Week

For the first time, UMBC Research Week (April 17-25) will be capped off with a lecture by a prominent researcher who exemplifies the creative spirit of research. On April 25, NASA engineer and author Homer H. Hickam, Jr. will speak about his journey from the coalmines of West Virginia to the heart of NASA in a lecture to UMBC faculty, staff and students. Hickam's lecture, to be held at 7 p.m. in UMBC's Ballroom, will be followed by a book signing.

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Rocket Scientist, Author Homer Hickam, Jr. to Cap off UMBC Research Week

For the first time, UMBC Research Week (April 17-25) will be capped off with a lecture by a prominent researcher who exemplifies the creative spirit of research. On April 25, NASA engineer and author Homer H. Hickam, Jr. will speak about his journey from the coalmines of West Virginia to the heart of NASA in a lecture to UMBC faculty, staff and students. Hickam's lecture, to be held at 7 p.m. in UMBC's Ballroom, will be followed by a book signing.

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Rocket Scientist, Author Homer Hickam, Jr. to Cap off UMBC Research Week

For the first time, UMBC Research Week (April 17-25) will be capped off with a lecture by a prominent researcher who exemplifies the creative spirit of research. On April 25, NASA engineer and author Homer H. Hickam, Jr. will speak about his journey from the coalmines of West Virginia to the heart of NASA in a lecture to UMBC faculty, staff and students. Hickam's lecture, to be held at 7 p.m. in UMBC's Ballroom, will be followed by a book signing.

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Rocket Scientist, Author Homer Hickam, Jr. to Cap off UMBC Research Week

For the first time, UMBC Research Week (April 17-25) will be capped off with a lecture by a prominent researcher who exemplifies the creative spirit of research. On April 25, NASA engineer and author Homer H. Hickam, Jr. will speak about his journey from the coalmines of West Virginia to the heart of NASA in a lecture to UMBC faculty, staff and students. Hickam's lecture, to be held at 7 p.m. in UMBC's Ballroom, will be followed by a book signing.

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Rocket Scientist, Author Homer Hickam, Jr. to Cap off UMBC Research Week

For the first time, UMBC Research Week (April 17-25) will be capped off with a lecture by a prominent researcher who exemplifies the creative spirit of research. On April 25, NASA engineer and author Homer H. Hickam, Jr. will speak about his journey from the coalmines of West Virginia to the heart of NASA in a lecture to UMBC faculty, staff and students. Hickam's lecture, to be held at 7 p.m. in UMBC's Ballroom, will be followed by a book signing.

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April 5, 2001

UMBC'S DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC PRESENTS THE UMBC CONCERT BAND

UMBC's Department of Music presents the UMBC Concert Band on May 2.

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UMBC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC PRESENTS THE UMBC GOSPEL CHOIR IN CONCERT

UMBC's Department of Music presents a concert by the UMBC Gospel Choir on May 5.

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April 9, 2001

UMBC Education Program Scores Well
on Assessment of Student Preparation

UMBC's teacher education program performed above the state pass rate in nearly all categories of a recent assessment, required by Title II of the Higher Education Act. UMBC's combined average for the tests - focused on basic skills, professional knowledge, and academic content areas - was 98 percent, three points above the state average of 95 percent.

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April 10, 2001

UMBC PRESENTS SPRING DANCE SHOWCASE

The UMBC Department of Dance presents a Spring Dance Showcase at 8 p.m. on May 10 through 12 and at 2 p.m. on May 13. Proceeds from this concert will benefit the UMBC Dance Department Scholarship Fund.

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UMBC THEATRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS MACBETH

UMBC's Department of Theatre presents a Main Stage Production of Macbeth. For his final production at UMBC, Sam McCready will direct Shakespeare's classic tale of witchcraft and murder. Showtimes are 8 p.m. on April 25, 27, 28 and May 3, 4, 5 and 4 p.m. on April 26, 29 and May 2. Post-performance discussions will be held on April 28 and 29 and on May 2 and 4. Tickets are $10 general, $8 UMBC faculty/staff and $5 students/seniors. Performances on April 26 and May 2 are free to UMBC students, faculty and staff. EARLY BOOKING IS ADVISED. SOME PERFORMANCES HAVE ALREADY SOLD OUT! FOR MORE INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS CALL THE BOX OFFICE AT (410) 455-2476.

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April 18, 2001

UMBC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC PRESENTS THE RICK HANNAH TRIO

The UMBC Department of Music presents a concert of classic jazz by the Rick Hannah Trio.

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April 19, 2001

UMBC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC PRESENTS SAX-A-MANIA

The UMBC Department of Music presents Sax-a-mania, an all-day saxophone clinic for middle and high school musicians on May 12. Tickets for Sax-a-Mania, which include free admission to two public concerts (see third paragraph), are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Advance reservation for the clinic is encouraged as seating is limited. For more information on Sax-a-Mania and the concerts call (410) 455-2942 or visit www.umbc.edu/music/saxamania.

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April 23, 2001

UMBC Professor's Book Honored by New York Public Libraries

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) psychology professor Robert Provine's book on the physiological and sociological meanings of laughter has been named one of The New York Public Library's 25 "Books to Remember" of 2000.

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April 30, 2001

UMBC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC PRESENTS THE UMBC NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE

The UMBC Department of Music presents a concert by UMBC's New Music Ensemble.

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UMBC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC PRESENTS THE UMBC PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

The UMBC Department of Music presents a concert by the UMBC Percussion Ensemble.

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THE UMBC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC PRESENTS THE UMBC GUITAR ENSEMBLE

The UMBC Department of Music presents a concert by the UMBC Guitar Ensemble.

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UMBC FINE ARTS GALLERY PRESENTS SENIOR EXIT EXHIBITION

The UMBC Fine Arts Gallery presents the Senior Exit Exhibition, featuring work by graduating seniors in UMBC's Department of Visual Arts.

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