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May 4, 2004

Computer Mania Day Aims to Get Girls Excited about Technology

On May 8, 500 sixth through eighth grade girls from public schools in Baltimore City and a dozen surrounding counties will spend a half-day with some of the top women in information technology (IT) fields for hands-on learning sessions aimed at closing the technology gender gap. Soledad O'Brien, anchor of CNN's "American Morning," will launch the "Computer Mania Day" program to be held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) on Saturday, May 8, 2004 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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May 6, 2004

In the News, 5/7/04

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Computer Mania Day Aims to Get Girls Excited about Technology

On May 8, 500 sixth through eighth grade girls from public schools in Baltimore City and a dozen surrounding counties will spend a half-day with some of the top women in information technology (IT) fields for hands-on learning sessions aimed at closing the technology gender gap. Soledad O'Brien, anchor of CNN's "American Morning," will launch the "Computer Mania Day" program to be held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) on Saturday, May 8.

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Kudos, 5/7/04

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May 11, 2004

Roots of Iraqi Prison Abuse Seen in Famous 60's Psychology Experiments

As Americans try to make sense of the abuse and torture of Iraqi POWs at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib Prison, Thomas Blass, a professor of psychology at UMBC and author of the book "The Man Who Shocked The World: The Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram," sees connections to Milgram's famous and controversial experiments on obedience to authority.

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May 12, 2004

Roots of Iraqi Prison Abuse Seen in Famous 60's Psychology Experiments

As Americans try to make sense of the abuse and torture of Iraqi POWs by U.S. troops at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib Prison, Thomas Blass, a professor of psychology at UMBC and author of the book "The Man Who Shocked The World: The Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram," sees connections to Milgram's famous and controversial experiments on obedience to authority.

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Roots of Iraqi Prison Abuse Seen in Famous 60's Psychology Experiments

As Americans try to make sense of the abuse and torture of Iraqi POWs at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib Prison, Thomas Blass, a professor of psychology at UMBC and author of the book "The Man Who Shocked The World: The Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram," sees connections to Milgram's famous and controversial experiments on obedience to authority.

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May 13, 2004

In the News, May 14, 2004

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Kudos, May 14, 2004

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May 18, 2004

UMBC to Graduate Over 2,400 Students This Week

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) will awarddegrees to 2,226 undergraduates and nearly 200 graduate students from the Class of 2004during the University's 42nd commencement ceremonies to be held Wednesday, May 19and Thursday, May 20.

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UMBC to Graduate Over 1,100 Students This Week

UMBC will awarddegrees to 950 undergraduates and nearly 200 graduate students from the Class of 2004during the University's 42nd commencement ceremonies to be held Wednesday, May 19and Thursday, May 20.

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UMBC to Graduate Over 1,100 Students This Week

UMBC will award degrees to 950 undergraduates and nearly 200 graduate students from the Class of 2004 during the University's 42nd commencement ceremonies to be held Wednesday, May 19 and Thursday, May 20.

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UMBC to Graduate Over 2,400 Students This Week

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) will award degrees to 2,226 undergraduates and nearly 200 graduate students from the Class of 2004 during the University's 42nd commencement ceremonies to be held Wednesday, May 19 and Thursday, May 20.

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May 26, 2004

UMBC Historian Awarded Top Honor in Field

Warren I. Cohen, Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), has been awarded one of the top honors given to American historians – the Norman and Laura Graebner Prize of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. Cohen is the ninth person to ever win the award.

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May 27, 2004

UMBC Historian Awarded Top Honor in Field

Warren I. Cohen, distinguished university professor of history at UMBC, has been awarded one of the top honors given to American historians--the Norman and Laura Graebner Prize of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. Cohen is the ninth person to ever win the award.

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UMBC Historian Awarded Top Honor in Field

Warren I. Cohen, distinguished university professor of history at UMBC, has been awarded one of the top honors given to American historians-–the Norman and Laura Graebner Prize of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. Cohen is the ninth person to ever win the award.

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