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June 25, 2004

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UMBC Student-Athletes Break School Academic Records in Spring 2004

UMBC's student-athletes broke four school records in the classroom for the Spring 2004 semester.208 of UMBC's 393 student-athletes earned 3.00 grade-point averages or higher, for a record of 52.9 percent of student-athletes with 3.00 or higher GPAs for the Spring 2004 semester.

The combined athletic team grade-point average was 2.92.

The combined overall team (to include the support teams of student trainers, pep band, dance team, and tumbling team) grade point average was 2.94.

A record 12 athletic and support teams, Volleyball, Men's Tennis, Field Hockey, Women's Swimming & Diving, Pep Band, Tumbling Team, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Tennis, Student-Trainers, and Women's Track & Field, earned 3.00 or higher semester grade-point averages.

Moreover, 91 student-athletes (23.1 percent) earned semester honors (3.50 GPA or higher) and 23 Retrievers produced perfect 4.00 semesters.

Judit Pap, GEST Center, Publishes New Book

Judit Pap, senior research scientist with the Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center, is the lead editor of a new monograph published by the American Geophysical Union entitled "Solar Variability and Its Effects on Climate."

An interview with Pap on the subject of solar variability and climate change is forthcoming in the journal EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union.

Posted by dwinds1 at June 25, 2004 12:00 AM