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October 1, 2002

Community Essay

Much has been written recently about the role of the mentor in graduate studies. The importance of having an advisor to assist the student in the process of professional socialization (e.g., grant writing, colloquium preparation, job interviewing) is undeniable. An ideal mentor, however, goes beyond serving merely as a professional socializing agent. A wise and dedicated advisor can also assist the student in the pursuit of balance.

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The Power of Pride

UMBC faculty, staff and students are invited to join UMBC alumni for a full week of Homecoming events from October 21 through 27.

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Tech Watch

myUMBC, the campus Web portal, will be changing, probably in late spring. The main reason is that the campus has discovered how to use it -- and then some.

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October 2, 2002

New Faculty Profiles

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Who Let the Bits Out?

Anthony Valletta, senior vice president and director of Command and Control, Communications and Intelligence (C3I) Systems at SRA International, Inc., will speak at UMBC's Third Annual Visionaries in Information Technology Forum on October 10. Valletta will discuss "Managing the INFOGLUT We Have Created: Who Let the Bits Out?" The event will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the BWI Airport Marriott.

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October 3, 2002

Insights Community Forum

Is your volunteer organization holding a fundraiser? Can't use thoseextra concert tickets? Want to start a bowling team? Now there is a wayto share information with the UMBC campus on the Insights CommunityForum's discussion board, available on Blackboard.

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October 7, 2002

Federal City Brass Band to Perform at UMBC

The UMBC Department of Music presents the Federal City Brass Band, directed by Jari Villanueva, on Friday, October 25, 2002, at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. The band performs on authentic Civil War era instruments.

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October 10, 2002

Baltimore County Honors techcenter@UMBC With Innovation Award

The companies of techcenter@UMBC, the University's high-tech business incubator, were honored with the Innovation Award at the Oct. 9 Baltimore County Business Awards ceremony hosted by County Executive C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger.

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October 11, 2002

UMBC Grad Student Makes History Ready for Prime Time

UMBC history graduate student and budding film producer Ron Simon is helping to make his field exciting enough for prime time TV. Simon will get his first associate producer credit on October 13 at 10:00 p.m., when October Fury, a documentary about the secret submarine conflict during the Cuban Missile Crisis, airs on The History Channel.

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Greater Expectations

On October 22, UMBC will host Greater Expectations, a discussion of a recent report by the American Association of Colleges and Universities on blending liberal arts study with undergraduate professional education.

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'Nixon Tapes' Historian to Speak at UMBC

Historian Stanley I. Kutler, best known for winning a 1992 lawsuit to open Richard Nixon's audiotapes to the public, will discuss his fight to keep presidential papers accessible when he speaks at UMBC on October 15.

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October 17, 2002

UMBC Presents A Look Ahead VI: Futures in Biomedical Research

Join distinguished guest speakers, UMBC faculty and alumni and scientists from the Baltimore-Washington region to take "A Look Ahead" at how today's laboratory research may shape tomorrow's health care and quality of life.

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October 28, 2002

The UMBC Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents ®TMark representatives Ray Thomas and Frank Guerrero

The UMBC Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents ®TMark representatives Ray Thomas and Frank Guerrero, on Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at 1 p.m. in Fine Arts Building Room 215.

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The UMBC Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents ®TMark representatives Ray Thomas and Frank Guerrero

The UMBC Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents ®TMark representatives Ray Thomas and Frank Guerrero, on Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at 1 p.m. in Fine Arts Building Room 215.

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October 30, 2002

UMBC Partners with Baltimore City Schools for History Education New!

UMBC's Center for History Education (CHE) is joining forces with teachers in Baltimore City Public Schools in an innovative teacher-training program designed to increase student achievement in U.S. history.

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October 31, 2002

College Scholarship Students to Recognize Influential High School Teachers

Several of UMBC's Humanities Scholars have invited influential high school teachers to campus to present them with an award and simply say “thanks” for their dedication to and enthusiasm for teaching. The students will present the teachers with “Exemplary Teacher Awards” at a ceremony following a Humanities Forum Lecture entitled, “Chinese Footbinding, Fashion and Modernity,” by Dorothy Ko. The awards and lecture will be held in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 6.

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