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December 6, 2002

Who Cares About College Football Bowl Rivalries When UMBC and U.T. Dallas Get Ready to Rumble?

Dozens of other universities will participate in the Pan Am, which is regarded as the top college chess tournament in the Western Hemisphere and will be held Dec. 27-30 at Embassy Suites near the Miami International Airport. But it is the UMBC-UTD rivalry that makes the event so special. UTD and UMBC are without question the two best teams in college chess, at least in the United States, and they are so evenly matched that they are separated by scarcely a nanometer.

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UMBC Wins Council of Graduate Schools Award

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has been honored by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) for its efforts to build a comprehensive, supportive environment for women and minority graduate students.

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UMBC Professor is Maryland Chemist of the Year Coming Soon!

December 11, 2002

UMBC Professor Ram Hosmane is Maryland Chemist of the Year

UMBC chemistry professor Ramachandra "Ram" Hosmane has been named the Maryland Chemist of the Year by the Maryland division of the American Chemical Society. Hosmane's career breakthroughs include the development of anti-cancer and anti-viral drugs as well as the creation of reagents for a powdered, artificial blood mix for use in emergency transfusions.

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December 30, 2002

UMBC Wins Sixth National Chess Championship

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County Chess Team has won its sixth Pan-American Intercollegiate Chess Championship in seven years. The three-day match, which took place from December 27-29 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Miami, Fla., came to an unexpected finish with UMBC's B team winning the championship with UMBC's A team tying for second place with rival school University of Texas at Dallas. UMBC won on points in the tie-breaker. First place comes with a trophy and prize money totaling $1000.

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