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October 1, 2004

Q & A with John Martello, Vice Provost and Executive Director of the Shriver Center, and President/CEO, UMBC Training Centers; and Kent Malwitz, Director of Business Development, UMBC Training Centers

UMBC, a regional leader in workforce development, established UMBC Training Centers, LLC as its noncredit continuing education and industry training company, addressing critical regional employment priorities in areas such as information technology, biotechnology, engineering, professional development, business, and allied health. Insights spoke with the Centers' President/CEO and Director of Business Development--both UMBC alumni--about the Center's mission and campus partnerships.

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UMBC Students to Discuss Summer Internship Experiences

Three UMBC undergraduates will discuss their recent summer internships with Baltimore-area news organizations at a panel discussion on internships October 6. Amy Segreti, Patrick Tyler and Grant Huang, who are also on the Retriever Weekly editorial staff, will speak at 1 p.m. on the 7th floor of the Albin O. Kuhn Library. The panel discussion is open to the public and all members of the UMBC community are welcome to attend.

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Employee of the Quarter Awards Announced

The Human Resources Department has announced the Employee of the Quarter Awards.

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UMBC Celebrates!

Mark your calendars for the Graduate School Welcoming Reception October 6.

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October 5, 2004

UMBC Theatre presents Action by Sam Shepard

The UMBC Department of Theatre presents Action, a rarely performed play by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and film actor Sam Shepard, directed by Colette Searls. The production runs from October 19th through 24 at the UMBC Theatre.

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October 7, 2004

New Executive Development Program Launches at Erickson School of Aging Studies at UMBC

BALTIMORE - Executive education for senior living professionals is now offered at the new Erickson School of Aging Studies, established earlier this year at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). The executive development program is created in partnership with the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industries (NIC). The first course, "The Business and Strategy of Seniors Housing & Care," will take place on November 10-13, 2004.

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October 14, 2004

UMBC Trains Future Entrepreneurs

The Kauffman Entrepreneur Internship Program (KEIP) introduces UMBC students to the challenges and rewards of becoming entrepreneurs through intensive internships.

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October 15, 2004

Important Update: Flu Vaccine Available at UHS Until 11/4

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WALKER AVENUE CLOSURE 10/16

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UMBC Presents the SONOS Duo in Concert

On Sunday, November 7th at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall, the UMBC Department of Music's Faculty Recital Series presents duo SONOS, featuring the artistry of pianists Rachel Franklin and Corey McVicar. SONOS performances showcase international classical and jazz artists combining their talents to blur the edges between classical chamber works and jazz improvisation, including improvised jazz solos as both commentary and contrast. Witty conversation complements superb performances, as SONOS explores the fascinating links between genres: jazz as chamber music, classical music with jazz, and why they work wonderfully together.

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October 19, 2004

Anita Maddox Jackson Elected UMBC Alumni Association President

As UMBC celebrates its 2004 homecoming this week, the University also welcomes alumna and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) executive Anita Maddox Jackson as the newly elected president of the UMBC Alumni Association.

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October 25, 2004

UMBC Presents
Azar Nafisi

On Tuesday, November 9th at 7 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom, UMBC presents a lecture by Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books. Azar Nafisi is a Visiting Professor and the director of the SAIS Dialogue Project at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.

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UMBC Panel to Explore Media Bias

As the subject of media bias continues to be a storyline in the homestretch of the 2004 presidential election, an interdisciplinary group of faculty media and political critics will debate "Bias and the American Media" on Oct. 27 at UMBC.

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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, November 14th 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 NoaNoa by Kaija Saariaho, Quodlibets II by Donald Martino, Sgothan by James Dillon and Nocturno by Mario Lavista.

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October 26, 2004

Employee of the Quarter: Call for Nominations

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October 29, 2004

UMBC Researchers in Nature This Month

Research by UMBC faculty and graduate students was published in the prestigious Nature family of scientific journals four times in October, including work in molecular biochemistry, earth science and quantum photonics.

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UMBC Researchers in Nature This Month

Faculty, Student Work Featured in Prestigious Journals

Contact: Chip Rose

UMBC News

410-455-5793

crose@umbc.edu

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