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April 1, 2002

Jihad vs. McWorld – Can Democracy Survive?

Benjamin R. Barber, author of the book Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism Are Re-shaping the World (Ballantine, 1996), and director of the Walt Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy at Rutgers University, will discuss “Can Democracy Survive the War Between Jihad and McWorld?” at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) on Wednesday, April 10 at 3 p.m. in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery. Admission is free of charge. A reception and book signing will follow the lecture.

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UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery exhibits Jake in Transition from Female to Male: Photographs by Clarissa Sligh

UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents Jake in Transition from Female to Male, photographs by Clarissa Sligh, from April 3rd to May 18, 2002. The exhibition documents the process that Sligh's subject, Deb (now Jake),went through to become "the sexual human being that he wanted tobecome." For the exhibition, the artist chose 51 images of Jake takenover three years as he transitioned from female to male.

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Tech Tips for Irresponsible Computing

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Coming Soon!Five UMBC Faculty Receive Regents Awards

Coming Soon! Moving Plans Into Action

Coming Soon! Theatre Department presents North Shore Fish

UMBC Budget Update

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April 2, 2002

UMBC Department of Theatre presents North Shore Fish

The UMBC Department of Theatre presents North Shore Fish by Israel Horovitz, directed by Vincent Lancisi. This Pulitzer Prize nominated play depicts a painfully real and funny slice of life in a failing frozen fish processing plant in Gloucester, Massachusetts, where the characters fight to save the only jobs they know. The production runs April 26 to May 4, 2002.

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Pianist Shannon Wettstein to perform at UMBC

On Wednesday, April 17th, pianist Shannon Wettstein will perform in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. Her program includes music by Linda Dusman, Andrew May, Franco Donatoni and Robert Schumann. $7 general admission, $3 students/seniors, free with UMBC ID.

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April 9, 2002

New!Moving Plans into Action

Moving Plans into Action, the Planning Leadership Team's second semi-annual report to the campus, is now available on the Provost's website. The report tracks progress in implementing the recommendations of task forces and will continue to be updated each semester as the University moves through the three-to-five year time horizon established in the planning process.

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April 11, 2002

UMBC Students Help Clean Up Baltimore's Oldest African American Cemetery

On Saturday, April 20, more than 100 UMBC students will pitch in to help clean up Baltimore's oldest African American cemetery as a part of the UMBC Serves program. UMBC students will work alongside members of the community to pull weeds, remove trash, and provide easier access to the sites at the cemetery. The trip is organized by UMBC's Shriver Center, Office of Student Life and Residential Life, and will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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April 17, 2002

UMBC Team Wins National Academic Tech Bowl Championship

A team from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has won the 2002 National Academic Tech Bowl Championship, sponsored by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). The championship was held at NSBE Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida on March 29, 2002. The team received a $1,000 prize and a plaque commemorating their victory.

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April 18, 2002

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In Memoriam: Hugh Davis Graham

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April 22, 2002

UMBC Invention for Identifying Lameness in Dairy Cattle to be Developed by New Zealand Firm

A UMBC professor's device used to automatically detect lameness in dairy cattle has been licensed for development by a New Zealand-based firm in a deal that could save the global dairy industry millions annually.

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April 30, 2002

UMBC Shriver Center Receives NSF Grant for Science and Math Outreach in Middle Schools

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County's (UMBC) Shriver Center has received a three-year, $1.36 million grant to organize and lead a university-middle school partnership which will support and enhance mathematics and science instruction of underrepresented middle school youth in the Greater Baltimore area.

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