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January 6, 2003

Faculty Development

First Year Seminars are a valuable addition to the undergraduate curriculum because they provide new students with an intellectually challenging introduction to university academic life. UMBC faculty who taught seminars this semester discuss the benefits for students.

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Tech Watch

Science 100 Instructor Karin Readel has been surveying more than 600 students about their incoming technology skills since Fall 2001. Why is technology fluency so important?

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UMBC Official to Lead International Research Park Group

Ellen Wiggins Hemmerly, Executive Director of the UMBC Research Park Corporation, has been named president of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP), a non-profit group that supports over 200 university research parks and technology incubators worldwide.

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January 14, 2003

UMBC to Host "Frontiers of Photonics Research" Conference

UMBC will welcome some of the nation's top fiber optics and photonics researchers from industry, academia and government on Jan. 21 as the University's new, NASA-funded Center for Advanced Studies in Photonics Research (CASPR) hosts the conference "Frontiers of Photonics Research."

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UMBC to Host "Frontiers of Photonics Research" on Jan. 21 New!

UMBC will welcome some of the nation's top fiber optics and photonics researchers from industry, academia and government on Jan. 21 as the University's new, NASA-funded Center for Advanced Studies in Photonics Research (CASPR) hosts the conference "Frontiers of Photonics Research."

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January 17, 2003

Choreographer Jeanine Durning in Concert

UMBC's InterArts and the Department of Dance present choreographer and dancer Jeanine Durning in a concert of modern dance on February 5, 2003, at 8 p.m. in the UMBC Theatre. Durning and her company will present her newest work, half URGE, for five dancers to an original sound score by New York Dance and Performance Award (Bessie) winner Douglas Henderson.

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Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents Massin in Continuo: A Dictionary

On view at UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery from January 30 through March 9, 2003, Massin in Continuo: A Dictionary is the first United States exhibition of the French graphic design artist Robert Massin (known simply as Massin). While Massin is relatively famous in France, his originality and influence in graphic design is not as well known in the United States. Massin in Continuo: A Dictionary will give American audiences the opportunity to explore his innovative work within the context of the developing graphic design industry in France.

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Center for Art and Visual Culture presents Nayland Blake: Some Kind of Love: Performance Video 1989-2002

UMBC's Center for Art and Visual Culture presents Nayland Blake: Some Kind of Love: Performance Video 1989-2002 from February 7 through March 22, 2003. Including several large-scale environments, objects, and videos, this exhibition will combine works from the past thirteen years of Blake's performance-based installations. The artist will give a public lecture on his work on Thursday, February 6 at 3:30 p.m.; the opening reception will follow at 5 p.m.

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January 21, 2003

UMBC Hosts Look at 'Frontiers of Photonics Research'

UMBC welcomes some of the nation's top fiber optics and photonics researchers from industry, academia and government today as the University's new, NASA-funded Center for Advanced Studies in Photonics Research (CASPR) hosts the conference "Frontiers of Photonics Research."

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"Nayland Blake: Some Kind of Love: Performance Video 1989-2002" at the Center for Art and Visual Culture

A retrospective of work by Nayland Blake, whose work addresses issues of race and sexuality, opens at UMBC's Center for Art and Visual Culture with a public lecture by Blake (3:30 p.m.) and reception (5 p.m.) on February 7. "Some Kind of Love: Performance Video 1989-2002," runs through March 22, 2003.

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January 23, 2003

Poetry by Robert Deluty

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UMBC Library Announces Longer Processing Time for Reserves

We regret to inform the campus that the processing of reserves (both hardcopy and e-reserves) will take slightly longer this semester than inprevious semesters.

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January 24, 2003

Phoenix Dance Company Performs at UMBC

UMBC's Department of Dance presents the Phoenix Dance Company in concert on February 12, 13, 14, and 15, 2003. All performances will be held at 8 p.m. in the UMBC Theatre. The venerable Phoenix Dance Company, founded in 1983, has played in venues such as the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore Theatre Project, Ohio State University, Judson Church, Goucher College, Western Maryland College, Salisbury University and Temple University. A professional company in residence at UMBC, Phoenix is co-directed by choreographers Carol Hess and Doug Hamby.

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UMBC Department of Music Presents Its Spring 2003 Concert Season

The UMBC Department of Music presents its spring 2003 concert season, featuring an array of contemporary classical music performances by world renowned artists. Among the major events is Music of Japan Today 2003, the largest festival and symposium of contemporary Japanese music in the United States.

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