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MARCH 18, 1991 

University to Host Symposium on East Asia 

The university will host a 
national symposium on "East Asia 
and America; Prospects for the 
Future" on April 6. 

The all-day symposium, which 
will be held at the Maryland Inn, 
8601 Baltimore Boulevard in College 
Park, is being sponsored by the 
university's Center for International 
Security Studies at Maryland 
(CISSM), the East Asia Committee, 
the China Committee, the Japan 
Council, and the Korea Council. 

Desaix Anderson, Deputy Assis- 
tant Secretary of State for East Asia, 
will be the luncheon speaker. 

The symposium will address 
three topics, "Japan as a World 
Power: How Will it Fare?"; "North- 
east and Southeast Asia: Regional 
Dynamics;" and "America, Europe 
and East Asia: Can America Keep 

Panelists will include H.E.John 
Holdridge, former U.S. Ambassador 
to Indonesia and former DCM to 
George Bush in China; Susan Pharr, 
professor of government at Harvard 
University; Hon. Ms. Yoriko 
Kawaguchi, commerce minister for 
the Embassy of Japan; Arthur 
Klauser, retired senior vice 
president of Mitsui; Edward Lincoln 
of the Brookings Institute; George 
Quester, professor of government 
and politics at the university; 
Kenneth Lieberthal of the Uni- 
versity of Michigan; H.E. Vitthya 
Vejjajiva, ambassador of Thailand; 
Hon. Hyun Sohn, minister for eco- 

Confronting Asian American 

Bonnie Oh seeks support for all A 
undergraduates TTE 

Cataloging the Music of 
C.P.E. Bach 

Eugene Helm's numbers are used C 
world-wide J 

Military Families Feel Effects of 
Gulf War 

Problems of work and family stud- /I 
ied by Mady Segal \J 

Rediscovering a University 
Memorial to Women 

Cheryl Hiller looks at the early 
history of St. Mary's Hall 


Happy Spring Break! 

No Outlook the week of March 25 

nomic affairs for Korea; David 
Dean, advisor to the Chiang Ching 
Kuo Foundation; Fontaine Bell, vice 
president of the First National Bank 
of Maryland; Frederic Wakeman, 
director of the Institute of East 
Asian Studies; Alfred Wilhelm, 
director of Atlantic and Pacific Pro- 
grams of the Atlantic Council; Hon. 
Peter Y.R. Lo, minister of Hong 
Kong Commercial Affairs; and 
Thomas Robinson of the American 
Enterprise Institute. 

I.M. Destler of the School of 
Public Affairs and J. Robert 
Anderson, chair of the China 
Committee, will present concluding 

"This is probably the finest col- 
lection of resource people capable of 
providing significant insight into 
East Asia that one will find in one 
place in one day, anywhere in the 
world," says Marcus Franda, direc- 
tor of the Office of International 
Affairs. "We feel extremely fortun- 
ate to have them in College Park on 
April 6." 

Pharr will be speaking on 
"Japan's Future in Historical Per- 
spective," Kawaguchi on "The 
Japanese View of the Future," 
Lieberthal on "The Chinese 
Response to Japan and Korea: Fac- 
tors for the Future," Vejjajiva on 
"East Asia, the U.S. and Southeast 
Asia," Wakeman on "American 
Strengths and Weaknesses in East 
Asia: Potential for the Future," and 
Wilhelm on "East Asia and Europe." 

A Chinese Image representing longevity, wealth ami virtue 

There is no charge for attendance 
at the symposium, but reservations 
are necessary because space is 
limited. The symposium is open to 
any professional concerned with 
East Asia in the Maryland and 
Washington, DC. region. For more 
information, call 301-405-4772. 

Lisa Gregory 

Plan Created To Guide Future of 
Information Technology at College Park 

Ours has been called the "infor- 
mation age." And just as the power 
of steam drove the industrial revo- 
lution in the 19th century, informa- 
tion is the force that drives the 
modern world. Like any large city 
or major corporation, the University 
of Maryland at College Park 
prod u ces — a nd consumes — vast 
amounts of business, academic and 
research information. On its campus 
are hundreds of computers and 
databases, miles of connecting cab- 
les, countless software programs, 
and thousands of users. 

But if all this information and 
equipment is not properly orches- 
trated, harmony gives way to dis- 
sonance. It is the daunting task of 
John Gentile, executive director of 
information technology, to act as the 
information conductor at College 
Park, ensuring that all elements of 
this data "symphony" work in 

To help carry out his task, Gen- 
tile is developing a five-year, cam- 
pus-wide strategic plan for infor- 
mation technology. It will lay out 
the foundation and the framework 
for integrating all aspects of infor- 
mation technology at the university. 

Given the magnitude of its char- 
ter, it is not surprising that devel- 
opment of the strategic plan itself is 
a major task. "We have about 13 task 
leaders from throughout the 
campus, each with their own sub- 
committee, that help write specific 
sections of the plan, such as those 
on supercomputers, computer 
security, or library use of comput- 
ers," Gentile explains. "And their 
assistance is absolutely vital to the 
success of the plan." 

When completed later this year, 
the plan will lay out a structured, 
step-by-step approach for integrat- 
ing and streamlining campus infor- 
mation technology — from desktop 
PCs to mainframe supercomput- 
ers — and everything in between. 

It will address the four major 
components of information technol- 
ogy—hardware, software, telecom- 
munications; data; functional 
resources (applications); and human 

The plan is also designed so that 
accomplishment of each of its goals 
also will contribute to the accom- 

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Campus Senate Meeting Rescheduled for March 18 

The March Campus Senate meeting originally planned for 
March 11 has been rescheduled for March 18 at 3:30 p.m. in 
room 0126, Reckord Armory. Featured speakers will be the 
presidents of the Student Government Association and the 
Graduate Student Government. They will discuss student 
priorities at College Park. Also on the agenda are items dealing 
with Attendance and Assessment Policy revisions, a policy on 
fund raising from faculty and staff, early retirement incentives, 
changes in the Code of Student Conduct, a Governmental Af- 
fairs report, and the Performance Accountability Plan. Call 
405-5805 for information. 

Victor Korenman 

Looking Ahead 

April 3 brings the 
Graduate School 
Distinguished Lecture 
by world-famous 
novelist Umberlo Eco. 
His talk, 'The Quest for 
the Perfect Language in 
Western Culture," will 
be presented at 3:30 p.m. 
in Room 1412, Physics 
and will be followed by 
a wine and cheese 
reception. Call 405-4258 
for information. 

Libraries' New Advanced Computer 
System Goes Operational 

Winter 1991 has been a memor- 
able one for the university's Librar- 
ies. First there was the move of 
some 1.3 million volumes from 
McKeldin East to the newly-opened 
McKeldin West and Hornbake 
libraries. Now there is the imple- 
mentation of a new Library Infor- 
mation Management System (LI MS 
II), featuring a public access 
catalogue called "Victor," which 
became operational Feb. 4, right on 

For faculty, students and staff 
that day is important, because it 
means they now no longer have to 
cope with a slow and obsolete com- 
puter system, one that had been 
state of the art — a full decade ago. 

And for Director of Libraries H. 
Joanne Harrar, Associate Director 
for Information Technology Ronald 
Larsen, Associate Director for Tech- 
nical Services Marietta Plank, and 
Professor of Physics and Associate 
Dean of Computer, Mathematical 
and Physical Sciences, Victor 
Korenman, who headed up the 
procurement committee, the day 
was not only joyous, but had an air 
of nostalgia and finality to it. When 
the computer finally went opera- 

tional on Feb. 4, it brought to a close 
a three-year period of procurement- 
related evaluation, consultation and 
contracting activities, followed by 
an intricate approval process. The 
public access catalog was named 
"Victor" in recognition of 
Korenman' s dedication to the proj- 
ect throughout the long procedure. 

In addition to the university's 
Libraries, four others in the UM 
System, UMBC, UMES, the Law 
Library of UMAB, and University 
College were converted to LIMS II 
in early February. What this means 
for users is enhanced access to the 
databases from the five campuses, 
or to a total of about 1.1 million 
records or titles, including 841,000 
from College Park. When the first 
phase of the LIMS II implemen- 
tation is complete this summer, 13 
libraries on 11 campuses in the UM 
System will be linked by dedicated 
communications lines, allowing 
patrons and staff at each library full 
access to all the library catalogs, to a 
union catalog of all holdings, and to 
a variety of other information 
sources. When this happens, the 
link will provide "an unprecedented 
degree of cooperation and resource 

sharing among all the campuses of 
the University of Maryland System," 
says Korenman. 

How easy is LIMS II to use? First 
reports from patrons are very posi- 
tive: the system is fast and simple, 
encouraging the user to explore 
further. The Libraries have imple- 
mented LIMS 11 with some 350 
terminals at College Park. 

The new LIMS II system also 
accesses part of a unique cross- 
country on-line information system 
network. Through this, College Park 
patrons can search the catalogs of 
Colorado, Wyoming, Hawaii, 
Colorado State, Northern Colorado, 
Denver, and Northeastern 
universities, as well as the Colorado 
School of Mines, the Sno-Isle 
Regional Library System in the state 
of Washington and Maryland's 
Montgomery County Department of 
Public Libraries. 

In the future LIMS II users can 
expect further innovative features 
such as the delivery of full text on- 
line and documents using image- 
based copies that can be transmitted 
through fax machines. 

Senate Task Forces Join to Draft Governance Report 

Two Campus Senate task forces 
on faculty governance have joined 
forces to draft a legislative report in 
response to the Birnbaum com- 
mittee recommendations for cam- 
pus governance. 

One task force, dealing with the 
recommendations for the Senate 
itself, is chaired by Ralph Bennett 

(Architecture); the other, dealing 
with the recommendations for the 
campus, colleges and departments, 
is chaired by Andrew Wolvin 
(Speech Communication). 

The legislative report, which is 
scheduled to be debated by the 
Senate in April, will focus on 
affirming the principles of shared 

governance articulated by the 
Birnbaum committee, on the need 
for building a stronger communica- 
tion climate on the College Park 
campus, and on structural recom- 
mendations to ensure faculty, staff 
and student participation with 
administrators in decision-making 
at all levels within the institution. 

Letters to the Editor 

Health insurance is a concern for 
us all. As a university employee and 
as a physician, I have not been 
pleased' with the functioning of Blue 
Cross/ Blue Shield of Maryland. 
BC/B5 can be a very good insurance 
but in the case of Maryland it does 
not work well. As any person who 
has had to deal with them knows, 
there are numerous problems with 
providers not accepting this 
insurance, there is difficulty in filing 
claims and get- 
ting reimbursed, and when you are 
reimbursed, it is only a fraction of 
the total cost. As a result, the 
employee is left with large medical 
bills to pay out of pocket. 

My solution was to purchase pri- 
vate BC/BS of the National Capital 
Area, which people do accept and 
which handles the bills in a timely 
fashion at appropriate rates. I wrote 
Governor Schaefer asking him if 
employees in the national capital 
area could please have the option of 
choosing BC/BS NCA instead of the 
Maryland plan. The reply I got was 
that this was no problem. If BC/BS 
NCA would submit a proposal, we 
could indeed have a choice. 

To this end, I would like to suggest 
a letter-writing campaign to BC/BS 

NCA to let them know we are 
interested. To those who would like 
to do so, write: 

Mr. Benjamin Guiliani, CEO 


500 12th St., SW 

Washington, DC 20065. 
It may be that BC/BS NCA would 
have higher premiums, but in the 
long run it would be cheaper since 
they will cover the costs. If we begin 
now, hopefully we can have BC/BS 
NCA on the open season choices by 
fall of '92. 

Judith Perry, M.D 
Health Center 


Outlook is the weekly faculty-staff newspaper serving 
the College Park campus community. 

Monday's [Feb. 251 piece on Ms. 
Roberta Coates was splendid! There 
is no one on campus more 
concerned with the students' inter- 
ests than she, and no one who 
works harder than she in their 
behalf. Roberta is indeed one of the 
campus' jewels beyond price. 

Kenneth Git more 
Bus. Mgr., Zoology 

Kathryn Coslello 

Roz Hiebert 

Linda Freeman 
Brian Busck 
Lisa Gregory 
Tom Otwell 
Fariss Samarrai 
Gary Stephenson 
Jennifer Bacon 

Judith Bair 
John Consoli 
Stephen Darrou 
Chris Paul 
A1 Danegger 
Linda Martin 
Peter Zulkarnatn 

Vice President tor 

Institutional Advancement 

Director of Public Information S 


Production Editor 

Staff Writer 

Staff Writer 

Staff Writer 

Staff Writer 

Staff Wrrler 

Calendar Editor 

Art Director 
Format Designer 
Layout & Illustration 
Layout 5 Illustration 
Production Intern 

Letters to the editor, story suggestions, campus inlorma- 
lion & calendar items are welcome Please submit all 
material at least three weeks before the Monday of 
publication. Send il to Roz Hiebert. Editor Outlook. 2101 
Turner Building, through campus mail or to University ol 
Maryland. College Park, MD 20742 Our telephone 
number is (301)4054621 Electronic mail address is Fax number is (301)314-9344 





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The Office of Institutional Studies has informed Outlook that they would like the campus community to see their corrected version 
of the chart of Campus Administrators by Gender and Race, which originally appeared in the Feb. 18 issue. 

College Park to Host Regional 
Undergraduate Research Conference 

The University Honors Program 
will host a Regional Undergraduate 
Research Conference Saturday, 
April 27. Students from College 
Park, American, Howard and 
George Washington universities 
and UMBC have been invited to 
take part. 

It is believed to be the first local 
conference ever to provide a pro- 
fessional forum for the presentation 
of undergraduate research, accord- 
ing to Jane Lawrence, University 
Honors assistant director. 

The conference is intended to 
foster interactions among under- 

graduate researchers from the area's 
universities and colleges. 

Four sessions wili run concur- 
rently throughout the day: Human- 
ities, Physical and Biological Scien- 
ces, Social Sciences, and Engineer- 
ing and Technology. Presentations 
by students will be 15 to 20 minutes 
in length, followed by a five-minute 
question and answer period. 

Herbert Levi ton, College Park 
professor of zoology who is on 
leave at the National Science Foun- 
dation, will discuss the current role 
of research in higher education 
during luncheon remarks. 

Lawrence says that in addition to 
the con f erence pa rt ic i pa n ts , stu- 
dents interested in developing their 
own research will benefit from at- 
tending this conference. Registra- 
tion is $5.00 for all attendees. 

The deadline fur submitting re- 
search project abstracts is March 22. 

For application forms and addi- 
tional information about the confer- 
ence, contact Terry Parssinen, 
director, or Jane Lawrence, assistant 
director, University Honors, Horn- 
bake Library, (301 ) 405-6771. 

Squeezed States Workshop to 
Feature Leading Physicists 

A Workshop on Squeezed States 
and Uncertainty Relations will be 
held March 28-30 at the Center for 
Adult Education. 

The workshop, sponsored by 
College Park's Department of Phys- 
ics, the Office of Naval Research, the 
Goddard Space Flight Center and 
the Maryland Academy of Sciences, 
will bring together leading 
physicists from the United States, 
Ca nada and the Soviet Union to 
discuss the physics of squeezed 
states, an advanced form of laser 
science with possible industrial ap- 

The scientists will make an 
assessment of the development of 
testing techniques for squeezed 
states and will evaluate future 
directions for the field. 

Carroll Alley, College Park pro- 
fessor of physics, will be one of the 
speakers. Other speakers will come 
from such institutions as the Uni- 
versity of California at Berkeley, 
Johns Hopkins University, Mos- 
cow's Lebedev Institute, the Mas- 
sachusetts Institute of Technology, 
Princeton University and Columbia 

Young S. Kim, College Park 
associate professor of physics, is one 
of the principal organizers for the 
workshop and Dieter R, Brill, 
professor of physics, is a member of 
the local organizing committee. 

For more information call 405- 

Mock Trial Debaters Do Well in National Competition 

Two College Park debate teams traveled last month to Des Moines, Iowa to compete in the 
Seventh Annual Mock Trial Competition. Both teams finished in high standing against their 
opponents, each finishing with a 6-2 record. The teams were coached by Noel Myricks, a lawyer 
and associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Development. The team 
members standing are (left to right): Rachel Singer, Sylvia Bennett, Chris Randolph, Paul Jung, 
Laura Jones, Wiley Hodges, Sean Gayle, George Failla and DenSse Kosineski. Seated are (left to 
right): Denise Cheung, Scott Palmer, Coach Myricks and Stephanie Segal. Not pictured are: 
Raja Chatterjee, Diana Green, Kimya Jones and Monlressa Washington. 

Technology Plan Developed 

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plishment of larger university goals. 
For example, one of the objectives of 
the university is to strengthen 
undergraduate education. Gentile 
points out that the strategic plan can 
augment that goal by helping make 
computer workstations more 
available to students and more 
effective as learning aids. "Without 
these technologies and tools, we 
cannot continue to be the leader or 
the flagship campus," he says. 

As the plan is implemented, it 
will benefit all information technol- 
ogy users, from the most novice 
computer operators to the most 

sophisticated. With a campus- 
wide information system that 
functions as a unified whole, there 
will be networks of databases that 
permit the sharing of information in 
ways that were not possible in the 
past. There will be new networks of 
modular information systems 
applications, including curriculum 
modules, that can be linked together 
to maximize efficiency. And new 
networks of computers and com- 
munications will enable staff, facul- 
ty, and students to access the cam- 
pus information systems and com- 
municate with each other more 

Because of the scope of the 
undertaking, Gentile is relying 
heavily on the help of computer and 
information processing experts 
scattered across the campus. Each of 
these resident experts will play an 
integral part in shaping the plan — 
and making it work. 

"It is really cooperative plan- 
ning," Gentile says. "And when the 
plan begins to bear fruit, ail of the 
people who have helped in its 
development will fully know that 
their contributions have made a 

Matt Sheriff Wins Silver Plate Award 

Dining Services Director 
Matthew W. Sheriff was named the 
recipient of the 1991 Silver Plate 
Award as the College and Univer- 
sity Foodservice Operator of the 
year. The Silver Plate is the highest 
award in the university food service 

The International Foodservice 
Manufactures Association awards 
silver plates each year to the out- 
standing operator of the year in nine 

restaurant and food service cat- 
egories including: independent 
restaurant, chain restaurant, fast 
food chain, health care, schools 
contract dining, business and 
industry and hotels and lodging, as 
well as college and universities. 

The recipients of the award are 
determined by a jury of leaders in 
the foodservice industry including 
past recipients, restaurant associ- 
ation leaders and publishers of 

restaurant trade magazines. Recipi- 
ents are selected on the basis of 
qualifications in the areas of 
management, marketing, human 
resources, and industry and com- 
munity participation. 
The Silver Plate will be presented 
at an industry wide banquet during 
the National Restaurant Associa- 
tion's national show held in Chicago 
in May. 

Matthew W. Sheriff 


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Invitation to Coffee and Conversation 

The Returning Students Program is pleased to be able to offer a 
place to meet and eat on a regular basis during the Spring 1991 
Semester. Every Monday Marge McGugan, a fellow returning 
student is available for coffee and conversation on a walk-in basis 
between 12 and 2 p.m. in Room 2201, Shoemaker Building. She is 
there to share her experiences and information with you over brown 
bag lunches. Drop in, have a cup of coffee (on us!) and meet other 
returning students. 

Bonnie Oh: Confronting the Asian 
Success Myth 

By any standard, her own suc- 
cess story is impressive and her 
academic credentials are impec- 
cable. But she is passionately con- 
cerned about the damage done in 
higher education by the "Asian suc- 
cess" stereotype and speaks out 
against it at every opportunity. 

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate 
Studies Bonnie Oh holds the highest 
administrative position yet attained 
by an Asian woman on the College 
Park campus. Arriving at the 
university in 1989, she has since 
then been responsible for the 
administration (and building up) of 
the Individual Studies Majors and 
the Senior Summer Scholars pro- 
grams, the running (and phasing 
out) of the General Studies 
program, and the designing of pro- 
grams that encourage high achiev- 
ing undergraduates to consider 
graduate and professional school. 

But Oh's efforts are not restricted 
to these activities alone. She also has 
served as acting director of the East 
Asian Certificate Program, is an 
active member of the Committee on 
East Asian Studies, the Korea 
Council, and the Korean Steering 
Committee, and is an affiliate asso- 
ciate professor in the Department of 
Hebrew and East Asian Languages 
and Literatures. 

Although Asian Americans are 
the second largest minority group at 
College Park — about ten percent of 
the student population — too fre- 
quently they are not thought of as 
having special needs, according to 
Oh. Indeed they are often seen as a 
"model minority," a group that 
doesn't need academic help and that 
routinely achieves success in 
engineering or business and 

Such stereotyping can be very 
bewildering and damaging to the 
individual student, says Oh. For one 
thing, it doesn't recognize the rich 
diversity among Asian Americans 
of language, countries, cultures, 
religions — and length of time in the 
United States. Asian Americans can 
come from some 28 different 
countries, speak one or more of 100 
languages or dialects, and can come 
from any of the world's many 
religious traditions. Unless you 
understand the diversity, you can't 
understand the varying needs of 
Asian American students, says Oh. 

Another problem caused by ster- 
eotyping occurs when a student 
doesn't quite fit the moid. If all 
Asian Americans are academically 
successful, "What happens when a 
student is having trouble with a 
course?" asks Oh. Or, if all Asian 
Americans are engineers, what 
happens if one wants to major in 
history or English? Typically, there 
is tittle support at home, and not 
much more at the university, she 
believes. "Asian American gradu- 
ation rates are lower than the, 
majority student population at Col- 
lege Park," says Oh. 

Oh is concerned that Asian 

Bonnie Oh 

Americans are underrepresented in 
many academic disciplines, such as 
the social sciences and the humani- 
ties, and in administrative leader- 
ship positions. "We in the United 
States are on the cutting edge of 
creating a truly multi-racial, multi- 
cultural society," she says. "But we 
need diverse role models." 

Oh herself is a role model to 
stand in awe of. Born in Korea the 
eldest child of seven (five daugh- 
ters), she came from a family of 
scholars. Her grandfather held a 
chin-sa degree, the highest 
Confucian degree, (roughly equiva- 
lent to a Ph.D.) and her father was a 
lawyer. Early on, Oh showed an 
interest in history and, although her 
first language is Korean, by age 
eight she was reading Plutarch's 
Lives in Japanese from her father's 
library. Later she devoured biogra- 
phies — Washington, Napoleon, 
Franklin, Madame Curie. 

Although it is considered "harder 
than catching a falling star" to get 

into, she was admitted to the Law 
College of Seoul National Uni- 
versity, Every student was busy 
preparing for the big civil service 
examination, and Oh didn't like it. 

Although to transfer colleges was 
unheard of in Korea at that time, Oh 
decided to leave the university. She 
visited the United States 
Information Services office near the 
embassy to investigate American 
colleges. "I wanted the best, and 
chose Radcliffe, Vassar and 
Barnard," says Oh. They in turn 
chose her and she accepted 
Barnard's admission offer, "because 
it was in New York, a cosmopolitan 
city — and it offered me the greatest 
financial support," she says. 

Returning to her early interest, 
Oh majored in history at Barnard, 
finding time as well to meet a 
young cultural and press attache 
with the Korean mission to the 
United Nations, who later became 
her husband. 

Oh accompanied her husband to 
Washington and Milwaukee, man- 
aging to raise three children and 
acquire an M.A. in history from 
Georgetown University and a Ph.D. 
from the University of Chicago in 
East Asian History in the process. 
And while Oh's decision to leave 
Seoul National University robbed 
the world of a lawyer, she has more 
than made up for it: one of her 
daughters is a medical doctor, hut 
her other daughter as well as her 
son are lawyers. 

Oh began her teaching and 
administrative work while still in 
the Midwest and continued it when 
the family returned to the Wash- 
ington, DC. area. Her most recent 
position before coming to College 
Park was as assistant dean tor Aca- 
demic Services at St. Mary's College 
in St. Mary's City. 

In accord with her interest in 
broadening opportunities for all 
undergraduate students, Oh has 
been busy organizing an informa- 
tion session to encourage academic 
high achievers, especially first-gen- 
eration college students, to look at 
graduate school education. Also 
directed toward that goal is the 
Senior Summer Scholars program, 
which places students into a hands- 
on research project and requires 
them to write up their experiences 
in a report. This not only gives 
students a taste of the excitement of 
doing scholarly research but also 
helps them generate a document 
that can be useful to them later on in 
the graduate school application 

And in her on-going efforts to 
fight stereotyping, Oh's latest activ- 
ity this spring is helping to organize 
a new group on campus — the Asian 
American Faculty and Staff 

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New Speakers Bureau on Gay and Lesbian Issues Organized 

The Gay and Lesbian Student Union would like to invite faculty 
and staff to make use of their speakers bureau on gay and lesbian 
issues. Speakers are available for classes, departments or groups to 
provide a facilitated panel discussion led by lesbian/gay staff and 
students. Presentations can be general in nature or focused on 
requested topics. For more information or to schedule a presenta- 
tion, call 314-8467. 


Mozart Has Kochel, C.P.E. Bach Has Helm 

Ludwig von Kochel is the "K." of 
the K, numbers that follow Mozart 
on program listings, identifying 
compositions from a comprehensive 
inventory, first published in 1862, of 
more than 600 of the composer's 

Eugene Helm is the "H." of Carl 
Philipp Emanuel Bach listings. A 
professor in the Department of 
Music, Helm has been quietly 
working for more than 20 years on 
cataloging the works of C.P.E. Bach, 
second son of Johann Sebastian 

One of the most influential com- 
posers of his time, C.P.E. Bach 
(1714-1788) is generally considered 
one of the founders of the Classical 
style. His keyboard works especi- 
ally exhibit a mix of musical orna- 
mentation and expression that fore- 
shadow passages in Haydn, Mozart 
and Beethoven. Mozart is reputed to 
have said of C.P.E. Bach, "He is the 
father, we are the children." 

C.P.E. Bach was not only influen- 
tial, he was prolific as well, com- 
posing oratorios, songs, symphonies 
and chamber music in addition to 
his many keyboard pieces. Helm 
has patiently been locating the 
manuscripts, tracking down differ- 
ent versions and arrangements, and 
cataloging them all in a compre- 
hensive system. 

These efforts so far have resulted 
in two water- shed projects: the 
monumental thematic catalogue of 
the composer's works — complete 
with those important Helm num- 
bers — published by Yale University 
Press, and the on-going publication 
of the multi-volume C.P.E. Bach 
Edition by Oxford University Press. 

In the catalogue. Helm has listed 
all of C.P.E. Bach's known works 
chronologically within categories, 
with quotations from the opening 
measures of all movements. 

The catalogue is based on the 
holdings of nearly 200 libraries in 15 
different countries. It is not always 

easy to get at the manuscripts. 
"Some very civilized libraries are 
surprisingly tight-fisted," says 
Helm. While this can be due to 
chauvinism about letting an out- 
sider work with the material, Helm 
thinks it usually has its basis in a 
genuine desire to preserve the doc- 
uments. "But," he says, "Music 
belongs to the world, not just to the 
library where the manuscript is." 
The music is being made avail- 
able not only through the catalogue. 

time to come: the complete edition 
is projected to require 116 volumes! 
In the meantime, there are satis- 
factions along the way. The the- 
matic catalogue has been widely 
welcomed by scholars as a musico- 
logical standard, and last December, 
because of it, Helm was selected by 
the American Society of Composers, 
Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) to 
receive one of the annual Deems 
Taylor Awards for outstanding 
print and media coverage of music. 

but through the critical edition. For 
this project, which began in 1983, 25 
editors around the world are 
working with the College Park- 
based Helm and assistant research 
scholar Rachel Wade. Two volumes 
are now out, with three more in 
production. The work is supported 
by the National Endowment for the 

Helm says you have to take the 
long view of such a project. Similar 
critical editions of Handel, Mozart 
and J.S. Bach have averaged about 
40 years each to prepare. While the 
use of computers may help speed 
up the process some, Helm doesn't 
really see the end in sight for a long 

The award, which included a cash 
prize, was made by ASCAP 
president Morton Gould in a 
ceremony at Lincoln Center in New 

But, true scholar that he is, 
Helm's greatest satisfaction lies in 
making the music of C.P.E. Bach 
available to the world. And in see- 
ing those Helm numbers increas- 
ingly utilized to identify it. 

Linda Freeman 

E. Eugene Helm beside 
C.P.E. Bach's grave in 
the Michaeiiskirche, 


Philosopher Examines Role of Rules in Moral 
Decision Making in New Book 

Societal rules, at least those that 
are generally accepted and justifi- 
able, ought to carry great weight in 
moral decision making, Conrad 
Johnson, associate professor of 
philosophy, argues in a new book. 

In taking this position, Johnson 
butts directly against a currently 
fashionable view among philoso- 
phers that individuals ought make 
the decision that seems to result in 
the most good, regard Sess of rules. 

Johnson outlines his argument in 
Moral Legislation: A Legal-Political 
Model for Indirect Consetfuentialist 
Reasoning, a book published in Jan- 
uary by the Cambridge University 

The questions addressed by 
Johnson focus on opposing views 
within the closely related concepts 
of utilitarianism and consequential - 

ism. Both concepts revolve around 
the idea that one ought to seek to 
discover that action which will pro- 
duce the most good. The two differ 
in that utilitarians tend to see a 
particular quality, such as happi- 
ness, as good; consequ en tia lists see 
good in a more general light. 

Within both concepts, a central 
problem is to determine how moral 
decisions should be made, Johnson 

The fashionable view, which 
Johnson disputes, is known as "act 
utilitarianism." In this view, the 
right action is the one that an indi- 
vidual sees as producing the most 
good, without regard to whatever 
societal rules may apply. 

By contrast, Johnson argues for a 
"rule utilitarianism" through which 
justifiable rules that exist in society 

ought to be a major factor in moral 
d ecision-ma king. 

"There is a great deal of collective 
good to be derived when it's known 
that there are rules and that people 
will adhere to them," Johnson says. 

The difference can be shown 
through an example of British phi- 
losopher David Hume, says 
Johnson. Does the decision of a 
court to return stolen property to a 
greedy, scoundrel of a businessman 
result in the most good? 

At one level, the businessman's 
loss of property might seem like a 
good result. But at another level the 
predictability and trust that result 
from generally accepted rules of law 
being followed can be seen as 
producing a broader good, Johnson 

Brian Busek 


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"Kriemelmeyer Park" to be Dedicated 

In honor of his impending retirement, friends of Harry 
Kriemelmeyer, assistant vice president for administrative affairs, 
will hold an informal German picnic from noon to 2 p.m. March 27 
in the area between the Physics and Math buildings. The area which 
is fondly, if unofficially, known as "Kriemelmeyer Park," will be 
dedicated to the longtime College Park administrator. On April 22, a 
more formal salute to Kriemelmeyer and his service to the university 
will be held in the Stamp Union Grand Ballroom. Details of this 
event will be forthcoming shortly. 

Sociology Professor Discusses 
Impact of War on Military Families 

With the Persian Gulf War the 
realities of family separation have 
become all too apparent to the 
American public. Constantly, there 
have been electronic and print 
images of tearful goodbyes as 
mother and fathers leave children 

But although these images are 
still foremost in the mind of the 
public, military personnel and social 
scientists who study the military 
have been dealing with these issues 
for the last two decades, says Mady 
Wechsler Segal of the Department 
of Sociology. Naturally, she says, 
there are going to be children and 
families left behind, because most 
military personnel have families, 
especially reservists. 

"Further, women are more of an 
integral part of the military than 
ever before, and since 1978, women 
have been allowed to remain in the 
service when they became pregnant 
and had children," says Segal, who 
has spent years researching the 
military. Some people think if the 
nation went back to a draft, the 
problems of parents and children 
being separated would go away. 
Not so, according to Segal's 

"Most people who would be 
drafted would not be as likely to be 
married or have families," she says. 
"But we can't run a high-tech 
military with conscripts. We need 
experienced people with technical 

But the longer a person is with 
the military the more likely that 
person is to have a family. 

Women in the military, she says, 
are less likely to be married, and if 
they are married, less likely to have 

"But for those women in the mil- 
itary who do marry, it's usually to a 
man in the military," she says. 

This results in a problem of both 
parents being deployed. 

The military, says Segal, does 
have a policy in case this occurs, 
although she isn't sure that the 
American public is aware of this. 

The Department of Defense, she 
says, requires that single parents 
and dual-military couples develop a 
care plan to show what they will do 
with a child if deployed. However, 
the deployment to the Persian Gulf 
has created uncertainties. 

"What makes this separation 
especially hard is that it is open- 
ended," she adds. "This is a problem 
for all families, whether the service 
member is a woman or a man." 

She advises that the more 
resources a family has in case of 
being sent away, the better the plan 
will work. The issues of military 
families have taken a new course 
due to many factors, including the 
changing roles of civilian wives of 
military men. 

"While their husbands are gone, 
it's difficult for women who have to 
balance their own jobs and addi- 
tional responsibilities, as well as 
concern for their husband's safety/' 

says Segal. 

The military, though, has pro- 
vided for women and families — 
sometimes even better than the 
national workforce. 

The military provides six weeks 
of paid maternity leave, which is 
longer than most women have in 
the civilian work place. 

She is concerned that the photo- 
graphs of parents, especially moth- 
ers leaving children behind, will 
have a detrimental effect on women 
in the military. 

"If we have a policy that mothers 
can't be sent to a war zone, we're 
facing the return to discrimination 
against all women whether they are 

mothers or not, because the military 
won't be willing to train any 
women," she says. "Historically, 
women have often served in 
emergencies and were then forced 
out. Women made the all-volunteer 
force work and should remain." 

Segal adds that the Persian Gulf 
War has brought to public attention 
issues that the military has been 
dealing with tor years. She hopes 
that the public also will pay atten- 
tion to the more encompassing 
problems of work and family issues 
in civilian society, including the 
need for parental leave for both men 
and women. 

Lisa Gregory 

A $300,000 grant has been 
awarded to the Office of Interna- 
tional Programs <OIP) at the Col- 
leges of Agriculture and Life Sci- 
ences by the Supreme Council of 
Egyptian Universities. 

The grant sponsors a joint col- 
laboration between College Park 
faculty and Cairo, Ain Shams and 
Suez Canal Universities. Additional 
kinds will support three- to six- 
month sabbaticals to College Park 
for Egyptian faculty members. 

Egyptian graduate students will 
also conduct research under the co- 
supervision of College Park and 
Egyptian faculty members. Two 
agricultural workshops have been 
scheduled between faculty and stu- 
dents from College Park and Egypt. 

According to Tal Shehata, OIP 
director in Agriculture and Life Sci- 
ences, this collaboration between 
College Park and Egyptian univer- 
sities began six years ago. Since 
then, several multi-million dollar 
projects funded by the U.S. Agency 
for International Development and 
the World Bank have been imple- 
mented at College Park. 

A $5 million project, funded by 
USAID, the U.N. Food and Agri- 

cultural Organization, and the 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration currently is under- 
way with College Park participating 
in the research and training of 
Egyptian scientists. 

During the 1991-92 academic 
year, Paul Mazzocchi, dean of 
Agriculture and Life Sciences, will 
lead a team in a new project on sci- 
ence education with Suez Canal 

Allen Steinhauer, chair of the 
Department of Entomology, has 
been nominated as Science Advisor 
to the Egyptian Ministry of Agri- 
culture. Steinhauer also is director 
of the Consortium for International 
Crop Protection, which uses a $2 
million grant from USAID and the 
Government of Egypt for collabora- 
tion on eight agricultural projects in 
the field of Integrated Pest 

Frank Hetrick, chair of the 
Department of Microbiology, and 
Shehata also have been working on 
various projects since 1988 with 
Egyptian universities through 
USAID and Egyptian government 

Agriculture and Life Sciences Receive 
International Research Grants 

Mady Segal 




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Date Change for Nancie Gonzalez Lecture 

The date of the lecture that Nancie Gonzalez, professor of 
anthropology, will present as part of the Distinguish Scholar-Teacher 
Lecture Series has been changed. Gonzalez will present her lecture 
on "Anthropology as Science and as Fiction" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 
2, in the Art /Sociology lecture hall, 2203 Art/Sociology Building. A 
reception will follow in the Art/Sociology Atrium. 

Remembering Our Past: 
Women at the University 

The following is a speech pre- 
sented by Cheryl Hiller of the 
Career Development Center during 
a reception hosted by the 
President's Commission on 
Women's Affairs to inaugurate 
Women's History Month. The 
Women's Commission is support- 
ing plans to commemorate 
Margaret Brent's distinguished life 
with a permanent memorial on 
campus. In researching her speech, 
Hiller referred to the papers of 
Adele H, Stamp and received 
considerable help from Fred De 
Marr, "the unofficial campus 

The campaign to raise funds for 
the Margaret Brent Memorial is 
underway. Those interested should 
contact the Women's Commission. 

As a member of the memorial 
committee, I hope this memorial 
will be more than just a remem- 
brance of one of Maryland's "fore- 
mothers," Margaret Brent. I hope it 
will serve as a constant and perma- 
nent reminder to all the women of 
this university, a reminder both 
now and forever of the women who 
came before, who helped make 
women's lives better on this 

This women's dormitory (St. 
Mary's Hall) did not come about by 
magic or governmental largess. It 
came about through the efforts of 
hundreds of women all over the state 
of Maryland who spent seven long 
years lobbying the legislature for 
the $150,000 appropriation needed 
to build this dorm in 1932. If you 
remember that this was during the 
height of the depression, this 
accomplishment seems all the more 
impressive. 1 am told that university 
budgetary allocations in those days 
were not a question of how much, 
but rather if any at all! 

Many of the women involved in 
this lobbying may not have had 
college educations themselves, nor 
were they related to the university 
community. But they were dedicat- 
ed to the proposition that women 
deserved the same opportunities as 
those enjoyed by men, namely ade- 
quate housing on campus. 

When the first 13 women were 
admitted to the university in 1916, 
they were first housed in an old 
Victorian home that had formerly 
been the president's house. But by 
the 1930s when 500 women consti- 
tuted 25% of the student popula- 
tion, they were relegated to the "Y" 
Hut, a drafty temporary frame 
building that had been erected dur- 
ing the first World War by the 
YMCA as a recreational facility. So 
most women were "day dodgers," 
that era's name for commuters. But 
remember, commuting would have 
been very different in that era. Uni- 
versity Blvd. was not a four-lane 
road, but a dusty country lane. 
Thus, women who did not have the 

opportunity to live on campus were 
not able to partake of all the 
university had to offer. Dean of 
Women, Adele Stamp, in the 
December 1, 1932 dedication of this 
building stated, "We needed a 
women's dormitory so badly and 
have worked so hard to get it... 
land] the women's organizations 
have worked overtime to make it 

So, who were these Maryland 
women and their organizations? 
They represented a broad spectrum: 
the DAR, the League of Women 
Voters, the Maryland Federation of 
Women's Clubs, the Council of 
Jewish Women, the United 
Daughters of the Confederacy, the 
International Federation of Catholic 
Alumnae, Eastern Star, and 
numerous rural women. 

These women also had a sense of 
history and sought to commemorate 
the past. Around the dorm they 
planted "A Grove of History," 
composed of 70 trees with historic 
significance to the state and nation. 
The trees included a "descendant" of 
the Washington elm at Cambridge, 
Mass., a willow oak from Mount 
Vernon; a cedar from St. Clement's 
Island, the first landing site of the 
Maryland colonists, and a mulberry 
from St. Mary's City, the first capital 
of Maryland and Margaret Brent's 
hometown. In the Grove they 
placed a sun dial in honor of 
Margaret Brent. The sun dial was on 
a pedestal of bricks from historic 
buildings in St. Mary's county 
including the state house. A bit of 
earth was imported from France 
from the grave of General Lafayette. 
It's a little- known fact that Lafayette 
visited the Rossborough Inn and in 
1824 actually received an honorary 

degree from a forerunner of this 
university. The women also erected 
a memorial fountain to one of their 
own, Irene Bock Meloy, "one of the 
most prominent workers for the 
dormitory appropriation." 

There is an old adage about his- 
tory: "If we don't remember our 
history, we are doomed to repeat it." 
I, however, believe that we must 
remember our history so we can and 
will repeat it! Much of the history of 
women on this campus has been 
forgotten. Margaret Brent Hall 
became St. Mary's Hall in 1954 
when the dorms were renamed after 
Maryland counties or cities. The 
name was then used on the Home 
Economics building until 1969, 
when it was renamed Marie Mount 
after the long-time dean of that 

I walked around the perimeter of 
this building yesterday. I couldn't 
find one tree that looked like it 
might be approaching 60 years old, 
let alone 70 of them! And where is 
Irene Meloy' s fountain? 

In closing, I'd like to say I hope 
that this memorial becomes a reality 
and a permanent one. And that, 
when women on this campus visit 
it, it will remind them not just of 
Margaret Brent, who spoke out for 
what she believed in, but for all the 
women who have fought to make 
women's lives at this University 
better, that it will become a source 
of strength and inspiration to 
continue to speak out for women 
and fight for what we believe in. 

Margaret Brent Visible Figure in 
Maryland's Early History 

While no portraits of Brent exist, 
she was perhaps the most visible 
woman in Maryland's early history, 
says Virginia Beau champ, retired 
associate professor of English and a 
leader of the movement to establish 
a Margaret Brent Memorial at 
College Park. 

Brent traveled to the colony in 
1638 at the age of 37 and settled on 
land in St. Mary's County that she 
obtained from Cecilius Calvert, the 
Second Lord Baltimore, according to 
a fact sheet on Brent issued by the 
Cooperative Extension Service. 

Her holdings increased in 1642 
when she acquired property from 
her brother and emerged as one of 
the major landholders in the colony. 

In 1648, Brent appealed to the 
colonial assembly for the right to 
vote by virtue of her status as a 
property holder. Although the 

request was denied, she is believed 
to be the first woman in America to 
petition for the right to vote. 

Brent became an influential fig- 
ure in governing the colony through 
her close consultations with 
Leonard Calvert, the colony's 
governor. Before he died in 1 647, 
Calvert appointed her the sole 
executor of his estate. The alliance 
with Calvert placed Brent at the 
center of Maryland politics during a 
period when other colonists were 
opposing Calvert rule. 

As part of the fallout from the 
controversy, Brent's original patron, 
the Second Lord Baltimore, 
disinherited her and in 1649 she and 
a sister left Maryland to establish a 
plantation in Virginia. She died 
there in 1671. 


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Participants to Discuss Summer Institute Experiences 

In conjunction with Undergraduate Education Day, the Curricu- 
lum Transformation Project will sponsor a panel discussion on 
Friday, April 12 featuring speakers who participated in last sum- 
mer's institute, "Thinking About Women and Gender," Panelists will 
include Sally Koblinsky (Family and Comm, Dev.), Tom Mosher 
(Engl.), David Segal (Soc.) and Rhonda Williams (Afro-Am. St. and 
Econ.). The event will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in Room 1 139 of 
Stamp Union. Call 405-6882 for information. 

MARCH 18-27 


Campus Senate Meeting: 3:30 
p.m.. 0126 Reckord Armory. Call 
5-5805 for info. 

Horticulture Seminar: "Managing 
Crown Gall in Grape Vineyards." 
T.J. Burr, Cornell U. and NY State 
Agricurtural Experiment Station. 4 
p.m.. 0128 Holiaptel. Call 5-4336 
tar into. 

Entomology Colloquium: "Eco- 
nomic Thresholds tar the Fall 
Armyworm in Silage," Cartas 
Pereira, Entomology, 4 p.m., 0200 
Symons. Call 5-3912 for into. 

Computer Science Colloquium: 
"MACH: A Technology for- Open 
Systems," Richard F. Rashid, 
Carnegie- Me I Ion U., 4 p.m.. 0111 
Classroom Bldg. Call 5-2661 for 

Space Science Seminar: "Cor- 
onal Mass Ejections: The Link 
between Solar and Geometric 
Activity." J. Gosling, NASA/God- 
dard, 4:30 pm. 1113 Computer 
and Space Sciences. Call 5-4829 
lor info. 

University Community Concerts 
Gala Benefit Performance: 
Klezmer Conservatory Band, Yid- 
dish music, including supper party 
and dance to celebrate UCC's 
15th season, 7:30 p.m.. Arena 
Stage Kreeger Theatre Call 80- 
4240 tar info.' 


Seminar in Ecology, Evolution, 
and Behavior: "Costs and Bene- 
fits of N on- Offspring Nursing in 
Evening Bats." Jerry Wilkinson. 
Zoology, noon, 1 206 Zoo'Psych. 
Call 5-6884 for info, 

Writers Here and Now Reading, 
Margot Livesey, novelist, 3:30 
p.m., Maryland Room. Marie 
Mount Call S-3820 for info. 

Physics Colloquium; "SAGE. 
SNO. and Solar Neutrinos." 
Richard T. Kouzes. Princeton U, 
4 p.m.. 1410 Physics, tea recep- 
tion. 3:30 p.m. Call 5-5953 for 

Movie; Mermaids. 7:15 and 9:45 
p.m.. Hoff Theater. Call 4-HOFF 
for info.* 

University of Maryland Concert 
Band Performance. Steven 
Johnson, conductor, 8 p.m.. Adult 
Education Center. Call 5-5548 for 


Computer Visualization Semi- 
nars, presented by Silcon Graph- 
ics and Advanced Visualization 
Lab, 9 a.m. -3 p.m.. Maryland 
Room, Marie Mount. Call 564- 
1980 for info 

Counseling Center Research 
and Development Meeting: 
"Sexual Abuse Issues in Sub- 
stance Abuse Treatment." 
Jacqueline Wallen, Family and 
Community Development, noon-1 
p.m.. 0106-0114 Shoemaker. Call 
4-7691 for info. 

Department of Housing and 
Design Discussion: "The Effect 
of Political Change on Housing 
Policy and Research in the Soviet 
Union: The Estonian Perspective." 
Toomas Niit, noon. 1 1 02 Francis 
Scott Key Call 5-4386 for info. 

Center for International Security 
and Department of Government 
and Politics Lecture; "Current 
Issues in Soviet Economics," 
Valerie Makarov and Stanisiau 

Shatali, Soviet -American Joint 
Ventures Initialive, noon-1:15 
p.m.. multipurpose room, SL 
Mary's hall. Call 80-81 1 4 tor info. 

Center tor Global Change Col- 
loquium, Tom Schelling, Eco- 
nomics and Public Affairs, noon- 
1:30 p.m. (bring lunch), 1137 
Stamp Student Union, Call 80- 
4165 for info. 

Molecular and Cell Biology 
Seminar; "From Green Revolution 
to Gene Revolution." Shain-dow 
Kung. Maryland Biotechnology 
Institute. 12:05 p.m., 1208 
Zoo/Psych. Call 5-6991 for info. 

Meteorology Seminar: "Sensitiv- 
ity Analysis Using an Adjoint of 
the PSU'NCAR Mesoscale Mod- 
el," Ron Errico, NCAR, Boulder. 
CO. 2:30 p.m., coffee served, 2 
p.m.. 2114 Computer and Space 
Sciences Call 5-5392 for info. 

Anthropology Lecture: "The 
Internship Experience: Reflecting 
on Our Practice," Michael Agar 
and Mark Leone, Anthropology, 
3:00-5 p.m„ 1114 Woods Hall. 
Call 5-1423 lor info. 

Foreign Policy Fellows Semi- 
nar: "A New Order in International 
Relations," David Lalman. 
Government and Politics, 3:30 

p.m.. student lounge. Morrill Hall. 
Call 5-6353 for info. 

Distinguished Scholar-Teacher 
Lecture: "An Exploration of the 
Crealive Process Involved in 
Designing Architectural 
Masterpieces." Richard Etlin, 
Architecture. 4 p.m., 2203 Art/Soc, 
reception following. Call 5-9353 
for info. 

Movie: Mermaids. 5, 7:15 and 
9:45 p.m., Hoff Theater. Call 4- 
HOFF for into." 

Architecture Lecture: "Current 
Urban Design PrO|ects." Tom and 
Marlene Davis, Syracuse U., 7:30 
p.m., Architecture Auditorium. Call 
5-6284 for info. 

Campus Club Women's History 
Month Presentation: "Women 
and Hearth," Colleen Farmer, 
Wellness Research Laboratory, 
7:30 p.m.. North Gym. Call 779- 
2759 for into, 

University Community Con- 
certs, Malcolm Bitson. fortepiano, 
program TBA, 8 p.m., pre-concert 

seminar, 6:30 p.m., Adult Edu- 
cation Center, $1 7 standard 
admission. $14.50 students and 
seniors. Call 80-4239 for info.' 


Center for In ier national Security 
and Department of Government 
and Politics Leclure: "Politics of 
Democratization and Economic 
Development in South Korea," 
John K. C. Oh. Catholic U.. author 
of Korea. Democracy on Trial. 
noon-1 :1 5 p.m.. multipurpose 
room. St. Mary's hall. Call 80- 
8114 tor into. 

Meteorology Seminar: "The 
Problem of Predicting Forecast 
Skill: Current Status and Pros- 
pects for the Future," Joseph 
Tribbia. NCAR, Boulder, CO, 3:30 
p.m., 2114 Computer and Space 
Sciences, reception at 3 p.m Call 
5-5392 lor into. 

History and Philosophy of Sci- 
ence Colloquium: "Probability 

and Toxic Torts: The Blue Bus 
Hits Schrodinger's Cat," Vincent 
Brannigan. 4 p.m., 1400 Marie 
Mount. Call 5-5691 tor into. 

Computer Science Apple Edu- 
cation Series Broadcast: "Math, 
and Data Analysis," to be shown 

4-5 p.m., 4105 Hornbake Library. 
Call 5-2950 tor info. 

Reliability Engineering Seminar: 
"NASA's Contractor Quality Excel- 
lence Program." Anthony Dia- 
mond, NASA Headquarters, 5:15- 
6:15 p.m. 21 15 Chemical and 
Nuclear Enginnering Bldg. Call 5- 
3887 or 5-3883 for info. 

Movie: Mermaids. 7:15 and 9:45 
p.m.. Hoff Theater. Call 4-HOFF 
for info ' 

"Physics is Phun" Lecture/- 
Demonstration: "The Physics of 
Rotation, Including Tops and 
Other Toys.* today-Mar. 23, 
7:30-8:45 p.m., 1410 and 1412 
Physics Lecture Halls. Call 5-5994 
for info. 

University Honors Program Film 
and Commentary: "Family Plol." 
[Alfred Hitchcock], commentary by 
Chip Denman, Statistics Lab, 8 
p.m., 2203 Art/Soc. Call 5-3084 
for info. 


Neu rose ie nee Colloquium: 
"Meaning. Reference, and Inten- 
tionality in the Communication of 
Monkeys." Robert Seyfarth. U. ot 
Pennsylvania, noon-1 p.m., 1208 
Zoo/Psych. Call 5-6884 for info. 

Mental Health Lunch 'n Learn: 

"Clinical Applications of Sleep 
Deprivation," Ellen Leibenluft, 
National Institute of Mental 
Health, Bethesda, 1-2 p.m.. 
3100E Health Center Call 4-8106 
for info. 

Business and Management 
Research Colloquium: "Ex-Ante 
Versus Interim Rationality and 
Existence ol 8ubbles," Sugato 
Bhattarcharya, Carnegie -Mel Ion 
U.. 1 -2 p.m., 2102 Tydings. Call 
5-2256 for info. 

Music Department Concert: 

Horn Ensemble. 7 p.m., Tawes 
Recital Hall. Call 5-5548 for info. 


University Community Con- 
certs, the Takacs Quartet, pro- 
gram TBA, 8 p.m.. Adult Educa- 
tion Center, $1 7 standard admis- 
sion, $14.50 students and seniors. 
Call 80-4239 for info.' 


Maryland University Club Palm 
Sunday Brunch, 2 seatings, 1 1 
a.m. and 2 p.m.. Hossborough 
Inn. reservations required. Call 4- 
8012 for into.' 


Spring Recess 
Have a nice break! 

Space Science Seminar: "Solar 

Flux Monitor for Mars and Earth 
Missions," Walter Hoegy, NASA/- 
Goddard, 4:30 p.m., 11 13 Com- 
puter and Space Sciences. Call 5- 
4829 for info. 


APRIL 1-3 


Horticulture Seminar: "The State 
of the Department: My Sermon on 
the Mount," Frank Gouin, Horticul- 
lure. 4 p.m.. 0128B Holzapfel. 
Call 5-4356 for info. 

Computer Science Colloquium: 

"A New Approach to Prototyping 
Distributed, Time Sensitive Sys- 
tems," David C Luckham. Stan- 
lord U, 4 p.m.. 01 1 1 Classroom 
Bldg. Call 5-2661 for info. 


University Community Concerts presents the Takacs Quartet 
performing selections from Beethoven and Schubert, Saturday, 
March 23 at 8 p.m., at the Adult Education Center. Tickets are 
$17 standard admission and $14.50 students and seniors. 
Students are reminded that tickets are $5 at the door on an as 
available basis. Call 403-4239 for info.' 

Space Science Seminar: Don 
Fairfield, NASA/Goddard, 4:30 
p.m., 1113 Computer and Space 
Sciences. Call 5-4829 for info. 

Space Science Seminar: 1SEE 
in the Magnelotail," Don Fairfield, 
NASA/Goddard, 4:30 p.m., 1113 
Computer and Space Sciences 
Bldg Call 5-4829 for info. 


Art Gallery Exhibition: "New 
Tenitory: Art from East Germany," 
today-April 26, The Art Gallery, 
Art/Soc. Call 5-2763 for info, 

Zoology, Botany, and Entomol- 
ogy Seminar: topic and speaker 
TBA. noon. 1208 Zoo/Psych. Call 
5-6884 for info. 

Music Department Concert: 
Faculty recital. 12:30 p.m., Tawes 
Recital Hall. Call 5-5548 for info. 

Distinguished Scholar-Teacher 
Lecture: "Anthropology as Sci- 
ence and as Fiction," Nancie 
Gonzalez, Anthropology, 4 p.m., 
2203 Art/Soc. reception following. 
Call 5-9353 for info. 


Counseling Center Research 
and Development Meeting: 

"Wriling the History of Freedom," 
Ira Berlin. History, noon-1 p.m., 
0106-01 14 Shoemaker. Call 4- 
7691 for info. 

Noontime Seminar on Comput- 
ers in the Arts and Humanties: 
"Film Text/Critical Text," Robert 
Kolker, Radio, Television, and 

Film, noon-1 :30 p.m., 4321 Hart- 
wick Road. Suite 220. Call 5-4337 
tor into. 

Molecular and Cell Biology 
Seminar: "Molecular Biology of 

Rotaviruses," Mary K. Estes, 
Baylor College of Medicine, 
Houston, TX, 12:05 p.m.. 1208 
Zoo/Psych. Call 5-6991 for info. 

Foreign Policy Fellows 
Seminar: "Views from Abroad on 
the Environment," Christopher 
Fuchs. Center for Global Change, 
3:30 p.m., sludenl lounge, Morrill 
Hall. Call 5-6353 for into. 

Graduate School Distinguished 
Lecturer: "The Quest for the 
Perfect Language in Western 
Culture." Umberlo Eco, 3:30 p.m.. 
1412 Physics, wine and cheese 
reception lo follow. Call 5-4258 tor 

Anthropology Lecture: "Food 
and Culture: African Foods and 
African American Food Habits," 
Richard Orraca-Tetteh, Anthropol- 
ogy, 3:30-5 p.m., 1114 Woods 
Hall. Call 5-1423 for info. 

Classics Department Leclure: 

"Gender in the Homeric Epics," 
Selh L. Schein, Queens College, 
SUNY; response. Katie King, 
Women's Studies, 4 p.m., 2309 
Art'Soc. Call 5-2013 for info. 

Architecture Lecture: "Recent 
Excavations in India." John Fritz, 
archaeologist, 7:30 p.m., Architec- 
ture Auditorium. Call 5-6284 for 

Wrflers Here and Now Reading, 
Yusef Komunyakaa, novelist, 8 
p.m.. 3101 McKeldin Library 
( Katharine Anne Porter Room). 
Call 5-3B20 for info 

* Admission charge tor this event. 
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