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February 1, 2003

UMBC's Teamwork Contributes to a Positive 2002 Audit

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UMBC Community Encouraged to Voice Support at Legislative Reception on Feb. 20

State leaders are balancing the budget and Maryland's shortfall is affecting higher education, making this year's Alumni Reception in Annapolis a very important opportunity for the faculty, staff, alumni and students to let elected officials know that continued financial support for higher education is vital.

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Retriever of the Month

Millette Green's collegiate career hasn't exactly been all milk and cookies.

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Head Coach Don Zimmerman, Alumnus Gary Clipp Selected to Greater Baltimore Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame

UMBC Head Men's Lacrosse Coach Don Zimmerman and Retriever alum Gary Clipp '77 were inducted into the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame on January 25.

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Choreographer Jeanine Durning to Perform at UMBC

Dancer Jeanine Durning, currently artist-in-residence at UMBC, brings her company to the UMBC Theatre on February 5. The program features Durning's newest work, half URGE, which explores the human dynamic of desire and the attempts to fulfill those desires through relationships and interactions.

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Rising Retriever

Following a 22-point effort in UMBC's 73-68 loss to Northeast Conference rival St. Francis (PA) earlier this year, sophomore Andrew Feeley was still unsatisfied with his performance. "I could have rebounded more," says the 6'9" Retriever center, who rounded out the night with seven boards, while shooting 10-for-11 in field goals and 2-for-2 at the line, en route to a career-high 22 points.

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UMBC Community Invited to Participate in Black History Month Events

The entire UMBC community is invited to learn more about Black history and to share in the celebration of culture showing "Pride in our Past" and "Faith in our Future."

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February 2, 2003

Eight Former Retriever Greats Enter the UMBC Hall of Fame

Seven former UMBC student-athletes and one former coach, all representing different Retriever sports, were selected to the UMBC Athletic Hall of Fame. The 2003 Dinner and Induction ceremony was held on February 1.

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UMBC Wins Sixth National Chess Championship

UMBC's Chess Team has won its sixth Pan-American Intercollegiate Chess Championship in seven years. The three-day match 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.

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February 3, 2003

Phoenix Dance Company Performs at UMBC

Carol Hess and Doug Hamby will premiere new work at Phoenix Dance Company's concert at UMBC February 12 through 15.

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UMBC's InterArts Program Presents Theatre Artist Ping Chong

On February 19th at 8 p.m. in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, UMBC's InterArts Program presents Ping Chong, one of America's most renowned contemporary theatre artists, who will present a slide-show lecture on his work.

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UMBC Department of Music Presents Cellist Franklin Cox

A cellist of international renown, Franklin Cox will present music of J.S. Bach, Elliott Carter, Mark Osborn, Thomas DeLio, Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf and the performer. Saturday, March 1st, 2003, 8 p.m., Fine Arts Recital Hall.

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February 4, 2003

Interface Ensemble to Perform at UMBC

On Wednesday, February 26th at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall, InterArts and the Department of Music's Contemporary Concerts Series present interface, an electronic performance ensemble consisting of composer Curtis Bahn and Dan Trueman, and dancer Tomie Hahn. They will present an evening of electronic music and multi-media performance.

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Tech Watch

What worries me most as a professor is the balancing act of research, teaching, and service. Keeping up with the torrent of literature in one's field and staying at the research front in some specialty or another is a huge and unrelenting job.

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February 5, 2003

Phoenix Dance Company Performs at UMBC

Carol Hess and Doug Hamby will premiere new work at Phoenix Dance Company's concert at UMBC February 12 through 15.

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February 6, 2003

Community Essay

Contemporary elections are more often about what citizens do not hear than partisanship. When asked by a correspondent to reflect on why Kathleen Kennedy Townsend lost to Robert Ehrlich, Congressman Elijah Cummings (CD-7) perhaps summed it up best: the Democrats failed to effectively get their message out to voters.

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February 7, 2003

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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February 10, 2003

Film Screening and Discussion with President Hrabowski

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Faculty Development

At this early point in the semester, students have set their schedules and committed themselves to classes, and instructors are well into their syllabi. As we work our way more or less systematically through the major issues in our courses, do we know whether the majority of students are making sense of the material and following our explanations and organization? How clearly can most of us gauge the quality of learning taking place in our courses week to week?

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February 12, 2003

On a Collision Course with the Future New!

Doug Hamby's first new dance in two years, Interplay, makes its debut at Phoenix Dance Company's concerts at UMBC.

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A Call to Be Heard New!

Sorry, Your Call Did Not Go Through by Linda Dusman is the score for a new work by Carol Hess, which premieres at Phoenix Dance Company's UMBC concert.

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February 13, 2003

Verizon's Michelle Brown Dutton is UMBC's 2003 Engineer of the Year

PLEASE NOTE: THE ENGINEER OF THE YEAR EVENT ON FEB. 19 HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

The UMBC College of Engineering Industrial Advisory Board will honor Michelle Brown Dutton as the 2003 Engineer of the Year. Dutton is director of network planning and engineering for Verizon.

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Valentine's Day Menu at the Skylight Room

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February 19, 2003

Inclement Weather Update

UMBC will be open on Thursday, February 20. All day and evening classes are cancelled.

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February 21, 2003

Women's Swimming and Diving Captures Northeast Conference Title; Men Win NEC Invitational

For the fourth time in five years, the UMBC women's swimming team emerged victorious at the NEC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, easily outdistancing second place Wagner by 300 points. The Retriever men captured their fourth consecutive NEC Invitational crown by more than doubling the score of second place Howard in the three-team event.

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February 25, 2003

Bassist Michael Cameron to Perform at UMBC

On Thursday, March 6th at 8 p.m., the UMBC Department of Music's Contemporary Concerts Series presents bassist Michael Cameron. Free admission, Fine Arts Recital Hall.

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Flutist Lisa Cella to Perform at UMBC

On Sunday, March 2nd, the Department of Music's Faculty Recital Series presents flutist Lisa Cella with pianist Sandra Brown. The program will include music by Sergei Prokofiev, Kaija Saariaho, Anne LaBerge, Paul Koonce and Pierre Boulez. 3 p.m., Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free.

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Writer Linda Weintraub to Lead Creative Process Workshop at UMBC

On March 5th, UMBC's InterArts Program presents writer, curator and educator Linda Weintraub, who will conduct a mind-bending hands-on workshop on exploring the creative process. Admission is free. 8 p.m., University Center Ballroom.

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February 26, 2003

Service Learning

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February 27, 2003

Student Career Development

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About February 2003

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