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November 6, 2002


Fred Pincus Receives Award for Article
Fred Pincus' article "The Social Construction of Reverse Discrimination: The Impact of Affirmative Action on Whites" has won second place in the Best Article Award competition of the National Association of Human Rights Workers (NAHRW). Each year, the Advisory Board of The Journal of Integroup Relations, the publication of the NAHRW, selects the three best articles published in that journal. Pincus received a cash award of $200.

Michael Summers Appointed to FASEB Board
Michael Summers, professor of chemistry and biochemistry and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, was appointed to the FASEB (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) Board of Directors. He is a representative of the Protein Society.

Men's Soccer Ties for Regular Season Title
The Retrievers tied Long Island University last weekend for the Men's Soccer NEC title.

Read about Retriever goalie Brian Rowland.

Tom Beck Serves as Guest Editor for Journal
Tom Beck, chief curator, Library & Gallery, served as guest editor forthe recent issue 35:2 of Exposure, the journal of the Society forPhotographic Education. As well as editing the articles, he wrote theintroduction to the issue whose theme was African American storytellingin photography.

Students Serve as Delegates for CAACURH Conference
The UMBC Resident Student Association sponsored 11 students to serve asdelegates to the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and UniversityResidence Halls (CAACURH) conference November 8-10 at Wright StateUniversity in Dayton, Ohio. The delegation presented two programs andattended meetings related to student leadership in college residentialcommunities. Attendees were: Erin Bates, Sarah Weammert, LaurenGuilfoyle, Jared Johnson, Julianne White, Ashley Davis, DominicCirincione, Josh Hill, Amy Ambrozewicz, Vicki McGowan II, and RyanBricklemyer. Ryan Bos, coordinator for technology development inresidential life traveled with the students. The UMBC Resident StudentAssociation is hosting the February No Frills Conference of CAACURH fromFebruary 7-9.

Students Attend MACUHO RA Conference
Residential Life sponsored 10 student paraprofessionals to attend theMid-Atlantic College and University Housing Resident Assistant Conference on October 25-26 at Penn State University. Student attendees were Gary Williams, Jr., Kevin Daugherty, Josh Hill, Sekou Gordon, LaKeisha Wright, Tiffany Milbourne, Maurisa Blackman, Safia Ghanim and Cynthia Johnson. The students were accompanied by Laurianne Brown, community director of Patapsco Hall and Mario Peraza, assistant community director of Harbor Hall.

Posted by dwinds1 at November 6, 2002 12:00 AM