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January 6, 2004

UMBC Chess Team Takes Second Place in National Championship

UMBC's chess team earned second place at one of the most competitive Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championships to date. UMBC's first team was edged by its rival team from the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), which has shared the title with UMBC in the past but never won the championship outright. UMBC team captain Eugene Perelshteyn earned top player honors for his performance on board three.

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January 7, 2004

Memorial Service for Professor Joseph Arnold, Department of History

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January 8, 2004

A Decade of Learning and Service

In December, the Shriver Center celebrated ten years of service to the UMBC community and beyond. Founded on December 14, 1993, in honor of Sargent and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the Shriver Center was created to engage the strengths and resources of higher education to find creative solutions to the most pressing of social problems. It has since become a national leader in promoting service-learning, civic engagement, and community-based service delivery.

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January 11, 2004

UMBC presents the Troika Ranch Dance Company

UMBC's InterArts series and the Department of Dance present the Troika Ranch dance company on February 3 and 4, 2003, at 8 p.m. in the UMBC Theatre.

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January 12, 2004

Joe Arnold: An Appreciation

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Tribute by President Freeman A. Hrabowski, III

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January 13, 2004

UMBC's Center for Art and Visual Culture presents
Paradise Now: Picturing the Genetic Revolution

UMBC's Center for Art and Visual Culture presents Paradise Now: Picturing the Genetic Revolution, organized by Exit Art and co-curated by Marvin Heiferman and Carol Kismaric, from January 29 through March 13, 2004. Paradise Now scrutinizes and questions the profound shifts in our basic understanding and acceptance of nature’s (formerly) incontrovertible truths regarding genetic engineering.

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January 14, 2004

UMBC Department of Music Presents
Spring 2004 Concerts and Events

The UMBC Department of Music presents its spring 2004 season, featuring an array of contemporary classical music concerts by world renowned artists, including composer Christian Wolff, pianist Stephen Drury, flutist Jane Rigler and the Ruckus ensemble.

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Spring 2004 Concerts and Events" »

UMBC Department of Music Presents
Spring 2004 Concerts and Events

The UMBC Department of Music presents its spring 2004 season, featuring an array of contemporary classical music concerts by world renowned artists, including the composer Christian Wolff, pianist Stephen Drury, flutist Jane Rigler and the Ruckus ensemble.

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Spring 2004 Concerts and Events" »

January 28, 2004

UMBC Presents Pianist Stephen Drury in Concert

The UMBC Department of Music's Contemporary Concerts Series and the InterArts program present pianist Stephen Drury in concert on Wednesday, February 18th at 8:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. Mr. Drury will present a program of the three piano sonatas by Charles Ives (Sonata No. 1, Sonata No. 2 (“Concord, Mass., 1840–60”), and the Three Page Sonata) the commemorate the 50th anniversary of the composer's death. Admission is free.

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UMBC Presents the ConText Performers Collective in Concert

The UMBC Department of Music's Contemporary Concerts Series presents the ConText Performers Collective in concert on Thursday, February 9th at 8:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free. The ConText Performers Collective, which features Sylvia Smith and Carrie Rose, will perform Robert Erickson's Pacific Sirens, Stuart Saunders Smith's Transitions and Leaps, and works by Will Ogdon and Herbert Brün.

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Phoenix Dance Company Performs at UMBC

UMBC's Department of Dance presents the Phoenix Dance Company in concert on February 11, 12, 13 and 14, 2004. All performances will be held at 8 p.m. in the UMBC Theatre. Tickets are $15 general admission and $7 for students and seniors, available through the box office at 410-455-6240.

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UMBC Presents Flutist Lisa Cella in Concert

The UMBC Department of Music's Faculty Recital Series presents flutist Lisa Cella in concert on Sunday, February 15th at 3:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. Tickets are $7 general admission, $3 for senior citizens, free for students and free with a UMBC ID. Lisa Cella's program will include Chronopolis by Franklin Cox, Flutter by Robert Rowe, Landmines by Anna Rubin, the premiere of a new work by Stuart Saunders Smith and other compositions.

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UMBC Presents Clarinetist E. Michael Richards in Concert

The UMBC Department of Music's Faculty Recital Series presents clarinetist E. Michael Richards in concert on Sunday, February 22nd at 3:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is $7 general admission, $3 seniors, free for students and free with a UMBC ID. E. Michael Richards's program will include the Fantasia da Concerto su motivi de La Traviata di G. Verdi by Donato Lovreglio, Altre Tracce by Fabio Cifariello Ciardi, the American premiere of magnificat 2: Still by Linda Dusman, Undercurrents by Eve de Castro-Robinson, and Dal Niente (Interieur III) by Helmut Lachenmann.

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January 29, 2004

UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Presents Havana: The Revolutionary Moment

UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents Havana: The Revolutionary Moment, on display from February 9 through April 4, 2004. The exhibition, featuring the photography of Burt Glinn, is organized by Umbrage Editions, which publishes a companion book with the same title. Havana: The Revolutionary Moment presents a unique collection of never-before seen photographs recording Castro's historic entry into Havana in January 1959.

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About January 2004

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