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June 1, 2003

Katie Rokus Named Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Katie Rokus, who enjoyed a successful academic and athletic career at University of South Carolina Aiken, is UMBC's new assistant women's basketball coach.

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June 2, 2003

Baltimore to Host International Biotech Research Park Convention

Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley are among the invited speakers at BioParks 2003, an international conference highlighting the importance of Maryland's four research universities in the state's biotechnology industry to be held June 20 and 21 in downtown Baltimore.

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June 5, 2003

UMBC Chosen for Kauffman Campuses Initiative

UMBC is among 15 universities across the country to receive a $50,000 planning grant from the Kansas City-based Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to take part in the Foundation's Kauffman Campuses Initiative, a new program aimed at making entrepreneurship education a common and accessible campus-wide opportunity.

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Ceil Nedeloff: The Voice of Telecommunications

Director of Telecommunications George Vitak remembers colleague Ceil Nedeloff, who worked in the Telecommunications office from 1966 to 1992. Nedeloff died on April 16, 2003.

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PeopleSoft at UMBC Reaches a Major Milestone

Every project has to start somewhere, and what better place than 0001.That's the number assigned to a requisition - the first recognition to makeits way through the PeopleSoft system.

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June 6, 2003

Student Career Development

In addition to being a great resume builder, a career-related summer job helps you make contacts, can lead to a full-time job, and enables you to put what you learn in the classroom to the test. The Career Development Center (CDC) has some ideas to help you find that rewarding summer job experience.

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June 11, 2003

UMBC Training Centers, LLC Expands HIPAA Services through Partnership with Accumentor

Legal compliance, not behavioral change, has been the focus of many HIPAA Privacy Standards educational programs, made necessary by the April 14, 2003 deadline for HIPAA compliance. In addition, significant numbers of smaller providers remain non-compliant due to a lack of reliable resources, or triage remediation concentrating on the HIPAA compliance team, but not extending to awareness among their larger workforce.

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June 12, 2003

UMBC to Co-Host BioParks 2003 Conference

UMBC is co-hosting BioParks 2003, an international conference highlighting the importance of Maryland's four research universities in the state's biotechnology industry to be held June 20 and 21 in downtown Baltimore.

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Retriever Signs Pro-Baseball Contract

UMBC junior lefthanded pitcher Joe Wilson signed a professional contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. Wilson was selected in the 13th round by the Philadelphia Phillies in the June 2003 Major League Baseball Draft. Wilson, the 385th overall selection, was the 11th pick by the Phillies.

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The Class of 2003

Meet some of UMBC's outstanding graduates!

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Lana Khvalina Named First Team At-Large Verizon Academic All America

UMBC tennis standout Lana Khvalina was named First Team At-Large Verizon Academic All America, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). She is UMBC's 13th Academic All American in the last two years, the highest figure in any two-year period in school history.

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June 23, 2003

UMBC Chosen for Kauffman Campuses Initiative

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is among 15 U.S. universities to receive a $50,000 planning grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to take part in the Kauffman Campuses Initiative, a new program aimed at making entrepreneurship education a common and accessible campus-wide opportunity.

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June 30, 2003

Doug Hamby Dance Performs at Dance Place

Doug Hamby Dance, a professional modern dance company in residence at UMBC, presents its annual concerts at Dance Place in Washington, D.C. on July 19th and 20th. Choreographer Doug Hamby is known for his provocative collaborations with visual artists, designers and composers. The program will feature the premiere of Edgewater Park, a sensuous duet for two men with live video and recorded images of carnivals, edited by filmmaker Nick Prevas and with a sound score by artist Timothy Nohe; the premiere of Vial, in which a women is engulfed in memory and sound, with a video and sound score by Timothy Nohe; the Washington premiere of Short'nin Bread Variations, in which a hungry 3-year-old boy makes old mischief in the kitchen with the help of a fairy and dancing bakers; and Opus 98, a dance of airborne feats of passion inspired by World Cup Soccer, with live percussion by Tom Goldstein. The company includes dancers Julie Peoples-Clark, Lorna Cox, Allyson Gebken, Emily Gibbs, Doug Hamby, Aaron Jackson, Ali Linthicum, Jessica McElvaney, Chip Scuderi and Margaret Terry. The Washington Post has said, "Hamby is an ambitious artist willing to take risks."

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