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OUTLOOK 



A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR FACULTY AND STAFF AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT COLLEGE PARK 



APRIL 8, 1991 
VOLUME 5, NUMBER 25 



Outstanding Campus 
Publications Recognized 



Nearly 300 publications are pro- 
duced on the College Park campus 
every year. On March 21, at an 
awards ceremony held at Stamp 
Union, 30 of these publica- 
tions — newsletters, brochures 
and posters — were recognized for 
their excellence. 

A special President's Award, 
presented by Vice President 
Kathryn Costello, was given to the 
Office of Undergraduate Studies for 
its booklet, "Keeping the Promise: A 
Status Report on Undergraduate 
Education." In making the award, 
Costello cited the booklet for being 
"the best expression of the quality 
and aspirations of the College Park 
campus." 

The first on-campus awards 
event of its kind, the competition 




Physical Plant Employees 
Honored 

T h ree w i n H a f e r A w a rd for 
outstanding service 



Gulf War Illustrates 
Changes in International 
Broadcasting 

Ferguson studies communication 
policy and its cultural t 

impact j 



New Book Series 
Addresses Problems of 
Young Children 

Green berg's books help children /Z 
discuss values \J 



Plasma Research Lab 
Marks Advances in 
Microwave Amplifiers 

Research has implications for 
super- collider development . 



Colwell Inducted into 
Maryland Women's Hall 
of Fame 

Microbiologist honored in 
Annapolis ceremony 



drew 163 entries, which were 
judged by five non-university affili- 
ated experts for content, design and 
layout, typography, use of photos, 
cost effectiveness, and clarity of 
university identity. 

Under the overall direction of 
Judith Bair, director of Creative 
Services, the combined awards 
ceremony and workshop was pre- 
sented by the university's Publica- 
tions Council and the Office of 
Creative Services. 

Winners in the competition were: 
Posters: "Propaganda and Visual 
Truth" (Dept. of Design, College of 
Arts and Humanities); "Inaugura- 
tion" (Office of the President); "All 
Niter 1990" (Stamp Student Union); 
External Newsletters: Newsflow 
(College of Engineering); Echo (Col- 




lege of Human Ecology); Terrapin 
Parent (Office of Student Affairs); 
Internal Newsletters: Outlook 
(Office of Public Information); Com- 
muter Connection {Office of Com- 
muter Affairs); Community Living 
(Resident Life and Dining Services); 
Miscellaneous: Inaugural Invitation 

continued on page 2 



Kathryn Costello (right) 
presents the President's 
Award to Susan Koonce 
(left) and Kathryn 
Mohrman. 



University to Host Resource 
Fair on Eldercaregiving 



By the year 2000 it is projected 
that 35 million people (one out of 
every five Americans) will be 65 
years of age or older. Contrary to 
popular belief, most of the long- 
term health and social care needed 
by dependent persons is provided 
by family members. 

The university's Eldercare Com- 
mittee is hosting a resource fair to 
address the issues of caregiving on 
April 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in 
the Colony Ballroom of the Stamp 
Student Union. 

Michael Creedon, a nationally- 
known spokesperson for eldercare 
and caregiving issues, will present 
the keynote address. Creedon, who 
is the president of the Creedon 
Group and former director of cor- 
porate programs at the National 
Council on Aging, will address 
resources and support systems. 
Representatives from surrounding 
counties will be on hand to answer 
questions. Free resource materials 
will be available, as well. 

"Many employees are finding 
themselves thrust into the care- 
giving role for elderly parents or 
relatives, as well as managing roles 
between career and family," says 
Helen O'Ferrall, chair of the Elder- 
care Committee, which was estab- 
lished in 1 987 as a subcommittee of 



the President's Commission on 
Women's Affairs. 

According to O'Ferrall, approxi- 
mately 20 percent of employees on 
the College Park campus are care- 
givers. 

"The percentage of caregivers 
and the demands on them will 
increase greatly in the future as the 
population ages and federal legisla- 
tion eliminates more programs," 
says O'Ferrall. 

Since its formation in 1 987, the 
Eldercare Committee has worked 
together on a number of activities 
designed to raise the campus com- 
munity's awareness of eldercare 
and caregiving issues, including a 
prior resource fair, topical seminars, 
participation in local and national 
workshops and publication of a 
"Caregiver's Guide" for the 
employees of College Park, UMUC, 
and System Administration. 

"This is not a woman's issue 
only," says O'Ferrall. "Everyone has 
parents or relatives who are aging. 
We also need to know about aging 
and services for ourselves to better 
equip our children for the future." 

The resource fair is free and open 
to the public. For more information 
call 405-1210. 

Lisa Gregory 




Helen O'Ferrall 



Kirwan to Discuss APAC Recommendations at Forum 



President William E. Kirwan is 
inviting the campus community to 
attend a campus- wide forum to take 
place on Tuesday, April 9 from 3 to 
4:30 p.m. in Tawes Theatre. 

Kirwan has called the meeting to 
review next year's budget, discuss 



recommendations of the Academic 
Planning Advisory Committee 
(APAC) on possible program elimi- 
nation, and answer questions about 
the strategic planning process. 



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Campus Senate to Consider Governance Issues 

The Campus Senate will consider endorsement of the Report of 
the Task Forces on Campus Governance at its meeting on April 11 at 
3:30 p.m. in Reckord Armory. Other items on the agenda include an 
address by Shaila Aery, Secretary of the Maryland Higher Education 
Commission (MHEC), action on an amendment to the Code of 
Academic Integrity and information reports on the use of SATs in 
admissions and the question of D grades in majors. Call the Senate 
office, 405-5805, for information. 



Heisler, Immigration Expert, Wins Fulbright 
for European Research 



Martin O. Heisler, associate pro- 
fessor of government and politics, 
has been selected as a Western Eur- 
opean Regional Fulbright Fellow for 
field research in Germany and 
Britain. An authority on immigra- 
tion policies and laws and interna- 
tional migration patterns, Heisler 
also has been awarded a fellowship 
from the Centre National de la 
Recherche Scientifiejue of France. 

Both fellowships will be used for 
research on his cross-national 
comparative research project, "The 
Institutional and Normative Con- 
struction of Identity" in Germany, 



France, Great Britain and Belgium. 

The research, dealing with ethnic 
minorities, immigrants and anti- 
immigrant movements, will be 
conducted while Heisler is on sab- 
batical leave in 1991-92. His wife, 
Barbara Schmitter Heisler, associate 
professor of sociology and anthro- 
pology at Gettysburg College, is 
collaborating with him on the 
project. 

During his sabbatical, he also 
will be a Fellow at the Department 
of Politics and International Studies 
and the Centre for Ethnic and Racial 
Studies at the University of 



Warwick in Britain, and associated 
with the Free University of Berlin. 

Heisler recently has been fea- 
tured in stories in the Chronicle of 
Higher Ed neat ion and The New York 
Times, and on broadcasts by Wash- 
ington public television station 
WHMM and the Voice of America. 

He edited the November issue of 
The Annals of the American Academy 
of Political and Social Science which 
carried 15 essays examining a 
variety of issues dealing with the 
Nordic region of Western Europe. 



Campus Publications Honored for Excellence 




Jon Rood announces 
some of the award 
winners. 



continued from page I 



Packet (Office of Special Events); A 
Celebrity Evening Packet (Afro- 
American Studies Program); 
Physical Plant Information Packet 
(Department of Physical Plant); 
Brochures — One and Two Color: 
Graduate Recruitment Brochure 
(Department of Human Develop- 
ment); Dingman Center Brochure 
(College of Business and Manage- 



ment); 15th Anniversary Season 
(University Community Concerts); 
Feminist Studies Brochure 
(Women's Studies Program); 
Brochures — Low Cost Design: 
African Accents '89 (University 
Community Concerts, College of 
Arts and Humanities, Stamp Stu- 
dent Union, Nyumburu Cultural 
Center, Maryland Gospel Choirs- 
Brochures — Three and Four Color: 
Nyumburu Cultural Center Bro- 
chure (Nvumburu Cultural Center, 
Division of Student Affairs); 
"Choosing Excellence" Brochure 
(Office of Undergraduate Admis- 
sions); "Wanderlust" Brochure 
(Stamp Student Union); 
Recruitment Brochures: "Beyond 
Shakespeare..." (Office of Under- 
graduate Admissions and Division 
of Student Affairs); Undergraduate 
Recruitment Packet (College of Life 
Sciences); Graduate Recruitment 
Brochure (College of journalism); 
Booklets — One and Two Color: 
"Keeping the Promise: A Status 
Report on Undergraduate Educa- 



tion" (Office of Undergraduate 
Studies); Maryland Handel Festival 
Brochure (Department of Music, 
College of Arts and 1 fumanities); 
Booklets — Four Color Cover: Com- 
mencement Program, Dec. 1990 
(Office of Special Events); Annual 
Report 1990 (Department of Com- 
puter Science); Center for Agricul- 
tural Biotechnology (Maryland Bio- 
technology Institute); 
Booklets — Four Colon College Park 
Alumni Magazine (Office of Alumni 
Programs); Undergraduate 
Viewbook/ Application (Office of 
Undergraduate Admissions); 
Annual Report 1988-89 (Center for 
Automation Research); The Physics 
Program (Department of Physics 
and Astronomy); 

University Printing Award: Outlook 
(Office of Public Information); and 
Faculty /Staff Sampler 1990-91 
(University Community Concerts). 



Conference on Spanish Economy Set OUTLOOK 



The university's Industrial Rela- 
tions and Labor Studies Center 
(IRLS) and the Universidad Carlos 
III de Madrid, Spain, will host a 
conference on "The Spanish Econ- 
omy and Labor Market: Challenges 
Beyond 1993," May 13-16 at the 
Washington Vista Hotel in Wash- 
ington, D.C. 

The conference is designed to 
provide information on develop- 
ments and projected problems in 
Spain resulting from changes in the 
European Community and to allow 
Spanish and American labor and 
management leaders to learn about 
one another's practices. There will 
be simultaneous translation in 
Spanish and English. 

Conference presenters will 
include government, labor and 
management experts from Spain 
and specialists from American 
institutions such as Ford, Citibank 
S.A., and Arthur Anderson. 



Activities include large plenary 
sessions May 14 and 16 and speci- 
alized workshops May 15. 

The conference is funded by 
College Park, the German Marshall 
Fund of the United States, the 
US/ Spanish Joint Committee on 
Cultural and Educational Affairs, 
and the Spanish Government. It is 
being supported by the Spain-U.S. 
Chamber of Commerce and the 
Tinker Foundation. 

The cost is $450 and includes 
lunches, receptions and transporta- 
tion between meeting sites in 
Washington, An academic seminar 
for scholars concerned with social 
science research on Spain will be 
held May 17 at the Smithsonian 
Institute's Woodrow Wilson Center 
for International Studies. This 
seminar costs $35. 

For more information or to 
register, contact Paul Weinstein or 
Sandra Carcamo at (301) 405-4535. 



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

Kalhryn Costelto 
Roz Hiebert 



Linda Freeman 
Brian Busek 
Lisa Gregory 
Tom Otwell 
Fariss SamarTal 
Gary Stephenson 
Jennifer Bacon 

Judith Bair 
John Con soli 
Stephen Darrou 
Chris Paul 
Al Danegger 
Linda Martin 
Peter Zulkarnatn 



Vice President lor 

Institutional Advancement 

Director ol Public Information & 

Editor 

Produclion Editor 

Staff Wrilei 

Slafl Wriler 

Start Wriler 

Staff Writer 

Stafl Writer 

Calendar Editor 

Art Director 
Format Designer 
Layoul & Illustration 
Layout & Illustration 
Photography 
Production 
Production Intern 



Letters 10 the editor, story suggestions, campus inlorma- 
tion & calendar items are welcome Please submit all 
material at leasi three weeks before the Monday of 
publication Send il lo Roz Hiebed. Editor Ovttook, 2101 
Turner Building, through campus mail or lo University of 
Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, Our telephone 
number Is (301)405-4621 Electronic mail address is 
outlookSipres.umd.edu Fax number is (301)314-9344 



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19 9 1 



Sharing Experiences 

Hulda Romero, right, is pictured with students 
from Milton Somers Middle School in Charles County 
during a visit to the university as part of a mentoring 
program involving university students and middle 
school students in Charles County. Romero is the student 
coordinator for this program working out of the Office of 
Minority Student Education at College Park. 




Plan Calls for ] 
Consumption 


Reduced Electri< 


cal 


Whether we have a normal — or 


Eight or ten buildings fit this cate- 


their peak demands get a break. 


hotter than normal — summer will 


gory, including Marie Mount, Art- 


Therefore, ironically, what the ' 


take on unusual significance on 


Soc, Bio Chemistry, Architecture, 


university does on the hottest days 


campus this spring and summer. 


and McKeldin's new library addi- 


when air conditioning is most in 


The reason? 


tion. In addition, several other 


demand, is to shut it down tempo- 


A plan to reduce total electrical 


buildings have had particular prob- 


rarily. Typically, this is done three 


consumption has been developed to 


lems historically where conditions 


to five times per month for between 


compensate for a $1,3 million cut in 


exist that cause some areas to be- 


two and six hours, says Brewer, 


this year's fuel and utilities budget. 


come unbearably hot if not cooled. 


who indicates that the university 


which was reduced from $16.3 


Lee is one of these buildings, says 


has done this in the past, and to 


million to $15.1 million. The bottom 


Brewer. 


some extent, people haven't been 


line is that at certain times during 


Two other cost cutting measures 


aware of it, or, in some isolated 


the summer, buildings may have 


also are on the drawing boards. The 


cases, have complained that their air 


less air conditioning than in the 


first is "load shedding," where air 


conditioning wasn't working well. 


past, depending on the weather, 


conditioning equipment is cycled on 


The university controls all of 


time of day, and perhaps even tvpe 


and off to save money while trying 


these functions automatically 


of building. 


to maintain elevated but bearable 


through the CCMS — Central Con- 


"The primary component of our 


interior building temperatures. The 


trol and Monitoring System. All 


total fuel and utility expense is 


cycles vary— from a possible hour 


major buildings are connected, and 


electrical consumption, " says Direc- 


on and an hour off to perhaps 15 


the process is done by computer. 


tor of Physical Plant Frank Brewer. 


minute cycles, the objective being to 


"We know that buildings vary a 


"If we have average temperatures 


conserve as much energy as 


great deal from one to another in 


throughout April, May and June, 


possible while allowing a building 


their ability to be comfortable. We 


we'll be fine, but if we don't, we'll 


space to be bearable. This "load 


want to be made aware of those 


be in trouble." As a first step to 


shedding" system has been used in 


variations. Though we won't be able 


keep within the budget, the univer- 


previous summers, says Brewer. 


to respond to every singie situation. 


sity will consider delaying air con- 


"Peak shaving," not done on 


we will try to be as responsive as we 


ditioning turn-on "until such time as 


campus since summer 1989, will be 


can. We will encourage department 


we are sure we can afford to turn it 


another cost cutting measure. Elec- 


heads to call me directly if they 


on," says Brewer. In the past, the 


trical rates are built on two factors. 


have an unusual situation that 


normal turn -on date has ranged 


the amount we consume based up- 


needs special consideration," says 


from mid -April to the end of the 


on the time of day and the peak 


Brewer. 


first week of May, with two or three 


demand each month. The university 


What will happen after July 1 


weeks needed to complete the 


has three billing periods for 


when the new fiscal year begins? 


process. The plan calls for the 


electricity: low, medium and high, 


Brewer says it is not clear yet, but it 


campus to monitor overall electrical 


the highest being in the afternoon 


may he necessary to continue these 


consumption in April to see how 


and the low in the early hours of the 


cost containment policies into '92, 


much is being spent on electricity, 


morning. The rate during our high 




and if necessary, delay the turn -on 


period is three times the amount of 


Roz Hicbert 


date for two or three weeks bevond 


our low period. The utility company 




the normal date. 


looks at total campus usage of 




"We won't delav turning on air 


electricity and finds the highest 




conditioning in fixed-window 


peak instantaneous demand at some 




buildings because folks in these 


point during the month. The higher 




buildings can't open a window to 


the peak, the higher our rate for the 




ventilate their offices," says Brewer. 


month. Those willing to control 




Four Students 
Goldwater Sch 

Four College Park students have 


Nominated for 
olarships 

students how to use actively the 


\ lieb, a biochemistry major, is 


been nominated for the Barry M. 


scientific method. Another project, 


involved with Sarah Woodson, 


Goldwater Scholarship in Science 


conducted at the National Institutes 


assistant professor of chemistry, in a 


and Mathematics. This merit-based 


of Health (Nil I), is developing a 


research project investigating the 


national scholarship is awarded to 


procedure to detect viral genomic 


catalytic activity of RNA. Hieb, a 


outstanding sophomores who dem- 


sequences in cell cultures and tissue 


native of Caputa, S.D. transferred 


onstrate outstanding potential and 


sections using the Polymerase 


from the South Dakota School of 


an intent to pursue careers in 


Chain Reaction. Eldadah plans to 


Mines and Technology to pursue 


mathematics and the natural sci- 


seek an M.D./Ph.D. 


opportunities at College Park for 


ences. 


Fernandes, a biochemistry major, 


conducting biochemical and medi- 


The four nominees were chosen 


is conducting research at the 


cinal research. She would like 


by the university's Goldwater 


National Cancer Institute and NIH. 


eventually to do graduate work in 


Scholarship Nomination Commit- 


Her research involves the charac- 


the study of brain chemistry. 


tee, chaired by William S. Harwood, 


terization of uromodulin binding 


The Goldwater Scholarship is 


director of Undergraduate 


proteins. She is co-authoring a pap- 


given to students in any field of 


Programs in the Department of 


er on this work and plans to pursue 


science or mathematics and covers 


Chemistry and Biochemistry. The 


a Ph.D. 


eligible expenses for tuition, fees, 


nominees are: Basil Eldadah, 


Goel, a double major in genera! 


books, and room and board, up to a 


Audrey Fernandes, Rajiv Goel and 


biological sciences and economics, 


maximum of $7,000 annually. 


HiediHieb. 


is interested in medical research 


Recipients are eligible for two years 


Eldadah, a general biological 


involving the use of anti-sense DNA 


of support. The awards will be 


sciences major, is at work on two 


as an effective anti-cancer agent. He 


announced in late April or early 


research projects. One, with 


is looking into the possibility of 


May. 


1 lerbert Levitan, professor of 


doing work related to this at NIH. 




zoology, involves writing a com- 


Goel also plans to pursue an 




puter program to teach research 


M.D./Ph.D. 





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Customer Service Training Program Set 



CLOSE UP 



Between 150 and 200 student staff from local colleges and uni- 
versities including College Park are expected to attend a student 
staff conference sponsored by Campus Guest Services April 13. 
Entitled "Do the Right Thing," the customer service training program 
will feature Dennis Mannering as keynote speaker. Mannering, 
author of Attitudes are Contagious... Are Yours Worth Catching, will 
discuss personal responsibility and accountability for the quality of 
staff performance. The day-long conference is designed to provide 
student staffs from area universities the opportunity to network and 
share ideas and perspectives. 




Joseph S. Hayes 




Charles F. Slubbs. Jr. 




College Park: A Family Affair 



You've heard the saying, "A 
family that plays together stays 
together." Mary Gibson, Resident 
Life administrative assistant, proves 
a family that plays together can also 
work together. 

Gibson's mother, Elsie Matthews, 
and her two sisters, Joyce Taylor 
and Denisc Albright, all work for 
the university. Although the four 
family members have worked at 
College Park together for over ten 
years, they agree unanimously that 
the shared university employment 
is not what has kept them a close 
knit family. 

"We were always close," says 
Matthews. "We all used to carpool 
together," says Gibson. "But since I 
moved further away, now they only 
ride together. I kind of miss that 
interaction in the carpool though; 
we reallv had some good times." 

Even after sharing the day in 
close proximity, the three sisters still 
visit their mother's house four times 
a week regularly and drop by 
almost every weekend for dinner. 

Gibson started at College Park as 
a registrar's office clerk typist in 
1969. Later she moved to housing in 
1970 where she did payroll and 
some accounting. Now she works 
for resident life where she has more 
administrative duties. 

"As a secretary, I did more typ- 
ing than appointments," says 
Gibson. "I didn't have as much lee- 
way then." 

Her mother, who is a house- 
keeper in Easton Hall, came to the 
university in 1975 after Gibson sug- 
gested she apply for a position. By 
1977, both her sisters were house- 




From left to right: Denise Albright, Joyce Taylor, Mary Gibson, and Elsie Matthews 



keepers in the dormitory high rises 
as well. 

Because the four relatives work 
in diverse areas, each sees a differ- 
ent side of the university. 

"They fmy sisters and my mom I 
have more day to day contact than I 
do," says Gibson. "I just deal with 
the administrators. I see another 
side to the students that they don't 
see and vice versa." 

Each agrees, however, that stu- 
dent interaction is the highlight of 
the job. 

"The students are very nice and 
they treat me nicely," says Albright 
who is the youngest of the three 
sisters. 

"One of the main reasons I'm on 
the campus today is because of stu- 
dents," says Gibson, "They have 



fresh ideas and they're more open. I 
also think they have gotten more 
mature over the years. In 1969 the 
discipline was so harsh and thev 
re be! 1 ed . Bu t n o w [ t he university ] 
does more counseling, and it has 
more places that can help students 
with their problems. 1 think the staff 
cares more about the residents." 

Next year, Gibson's mother will 
be retiring. But one less family 
member will not change their 
routine. 

"Unless she moves, we'll still 
visit," says Gibson. "I don't think 
that would change a thing." 

Patricia Cay 



Physical Plant Honors Its Own 



James E. Whirled 



In back-to-back ceremonies in the 
Stamp Student Union late last 
month, the Department of Physical 
Plant paid tribute to its evening and 
day shift employees honoring them 
for service, attendance and 
outstanding performance during 
1990. 

The awards ceremony recog- 
nized those College Park employees 
who in 1990 demonstrated out- 
standing performance in grounds 
maintenance, steam distribution, 
water main and sewage system 
operation, street light security, 
computer room air conditioning, 
locksmithing and the dozens of 
other activities essential to keep the 
campus operating efficiently and 
effectively. 

Three Physical Plant employees 
were presented with the Robert L. 
Hafer Award, the department's 
highest honor for meritorious ser- 
vice. The three are: Joseph S. 1 layes, 
manager, evening shifts, Building 
Services; Charles F. Stubbs, Jr., 
working foreman, General Services, 
and James E. Whitted, working 
foreman, Area Maintenance. 

The Hafer Award carries with it 
a plaque and savings bonds with a 
face value of $400. Physical Plant 



Director Frank Brewer made the 
presentations following a video tape 
production by the Flagship Channel 
that traced the history of the Hafer 
Award and featured personal 
recollections of the late Robert L. 
Hafer, the department director of 
operations bv Physical Plant staff. 
Hafer died in 1979, 

The retirement this month of 
William Blain Sines, Superintendent 
of the Central Heating Plant, also 
was announced. Sines has served 
the campus for 44 years. 

In recognition of their exception- 
al accomplishments during the year, 
the crew of Zone 4 won the 
Outstanding Zone of the Year 
award. Zone 4 is known as the 
policing zone and responds to 
special campus emergencies and 
problems. The award was made for 
accomplishments in training, cus- 
tomer relations, special projects and 
morale-building. 

Other employees singled out for 
special recognition included 
apprenticeship graduates Anthony 
Schweiss, Jacalyn Anderson, 
Michael Belshay, Ray Loftman, 
Dawn Buchanan and Ronald Olds, 
ABE/ESL instructor Barbara Rein, 
Jean Whittenberg, Assistant Vice 



President for Engineering and 
Architectural Services, and Harry 
Kriemelmeyer, Assistant Vice Presi- 
dent for Facilities Planning and 
Construction. Kriemelmeyer, who is 
retiring, joined the university in 
1967. 

Service awards were presented 
to 93 Physical Plant employees, 
including Wilbert Powell, Leroy 
Blackwell, Donald R. Furr, Sr., and 
John H. Warner, Jr., who each have 
devoted 30 years of service to the 
university. 

More than 100 employees were 
recognized with certificates for con- 
secutive years of perfect attendance, 
including Theodore R. Allen, Percy 
Catchpole, Gordon E. Connors, and 
Thomas Saunders, each with ten 
year perfect attendance records. 

Outstanding performance 
awards for 1 990 were made by var- 
ious Physical Plant divisions to 104 
employees for their contributions to 
College Park, 

Outlook salutes each of these 
valued members of the university 
community. 

Tom Otxoell 



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Historian and Philosopher of Science to Lecture 

Robert Brandon, an acclaimed historian and philosopher of 
science at Duke University who has published extensively on evolu- 
tionary theory, will deliver a lecture entitled "Biological Order and 
Design in the Light of Contemporary Evolutionary Theory" April 10 
at 8 p.m. at Montgomery Blair High School, 313 Wayne Avenue, 
Silver Spring. Brandon also will speak on "Theory and Experiment in 
Evolutionary Biology" April 11 at 4 p.m. in Room 1402 of the Chem- 
istry Building. The lectures are part of a series co-sponsored by the 
Montgomery Blair Science Magnet Program, the Montgomery 
County Commission on the Humanities, the Maryland Humanities 
Council, Inc., and the College of Arts and Humanities. For more 
information, call 405-5691. 




Ferguson Explores the International 
Broadcasting Environment 



During the Persian Culf War, 
many leaders of nations around the 
globe said they followed the 
unfolding military events via the 
C able News Network, admissions 
that illustrate some of the dramatic 
changes that have taken place in the 
international broadcasting 
environment over the past decade, 
says Marjorie Ferguson, associate 
professor of radio, television and 
film. 

"The 1 980s were a period of 
ferment in broadcasting," says 
Ferguson, an expert in international 
broadcasting policy and the cultural 
impact of new communication 
technologies. "When you think 
about how we've come to expect 
real-time, live television coverage of 
wars, revolutions and summit 
diplomacy, this is a potent symbol 
of what's been happening." 

Shifts in the market and regula- 
tory structures of broadcast systems 
in many countries, along with 
innovations in satellite, VCRs and 
cable technology that have affected 
the way in which broadcasts are 
made and distributed, have stimu- 
lated the changes, Ferguson says. 

During the 1980s, the broadcast- 
ing systems in 12 out of 1 5 Western 
European countries shifted from 
public and semi- public monopolies 
to enterprises with more channels 
and more private ownership, 
Ferguson says. 

With privatization came greater 
competition for audiences and 
greater interest in entertainment 
programming, according to 
Ferguson. 

"In the Soviet Union, Latin 
America, Eastern Europe as well as 
Western Europe, audiences want 
game shows, soaps, old movies and 
sitcoms," says the scholar who came 
to the university from the London 
School of Economics in 1988. 

Because of high domestic pro- 
duction costs, much of the world's 
entertainment programming is 
imported from the United States or 
bears a strong resemblence to the 
tried and true staples of American 
television, she says. 

She notes, however, that con- 
cerns about the cultural impact of 
multi-national television fare are not 
particularly justified. There is little 
evidence to suggest that linguistic 
and cultural diversity is 
diminishing in the wake of televi- 
sion imports, she says. 

The growth of global television 
markets in news as well as enter- 
tainment is matched by the trend to 
concentrated ownership by the 
small number of media corporations 
with the capital and know how to 
operate large broadcasting systems, 
Ferguson says. Such European 
media magnates as Great Britain's 
Robert Maxwell and Italy's Silvio 
Berlusconi continue to expand their 
operations in this environment. 

Advances in cable and satellite 
technology have helped stimulate 
the shifts in ownership, market 
structures and audience demands 
that are part of the changing inter- 



national broadcasting environment, 
Ferguson says. 

The implications of these 
changes were displayed vividly 
during the Culf War when techno- 
logically advanced broadcasters 
from around the world were able to 
establish real-time audio and visual 
links, often thousands of miles from 
their home audiences. 

There is nothing new about the 
ability to offer distant, cross-nation- 
al radio reports or television images 
to such a diverse audience. What is 
new from the vantage of 1991 is the 
instant distribution of those signals 
by satellite to so many countries via 
so many new distribution channels, 
Ferguson says. 




Marjorie Ferguson 



"Top Girls" Will Be 
Major Student Production 

University Theatre's upcoming 
production of Caryl Churchill's 
comedy "Top Girls" will feature the 
talents of theatre students both on 
stage and behind the scenes. 

Performances of "Top Girls" will 
be held April 9-14 and April 16-21 
in the Pugliese Theatre. 

Like most University Theatre 
productions, student actors will 
comprise the cast. Unlike most pro- 
ductions, however "Top Girls" will 
have graduate and undergraduate 
students directing the show and 
designing sets, lighting and cos- 
tumes. Sharon Ammen, a doctoral 
student in theatre, will direct the 
production. Ammen, who is 
advised by Patti Gillespie, professor 
of theatre, is concentrating on 
feminist theatre and theatrical 
adaptations as part of her graduate 
work. 

Two other graduate students in 
theatre will direct the scene and 
lighting design for the production. 
Bill Price will handle the scene 
design, and Michael O'Hara will be 
in charge of lighting design. 
Shirley DuBois, an undergraduate 




theatre major, will be the show's 
costume designer. 

David Krebs, a faculty member, 
is the technical director. 

"Top Girls" is a feminist play in 
which the main character celebrates 
a job promotion by hosting a fantasy 
dinner party for some of the great 
women in history. 

"This play shows the fragmented 
images of what women are like 
today," Ammen says. "I hope that in 
the future, a woman can be pro- 
fessional, competent, nurturing, 
sensual, funny — a whole human 
subject." 

For ticket information call 
405-2201. 



Israeli Piano Quartet to Perform 
on April 15 



Founded in 1985 as a graduate 
ensemble of the renowned 
Jerusalem Music Center in Israel, 
the prize- winning Aviv Piano 
Quartet will present a concert for 
the College Park community on 
Monday, April 15 at 8 p.m. in the 
Tawes Recital Hall. The perfor- 
mance is free and open to the 
public. 

The rising young Aviv Piano 
Quartet, whose members include 
Anion Erez, piano; Hagai Shaham, 
violin; Yariv Aloni, viola; and Zvi 
P lesser, cello, is not just passing 
through College Park on a concert 
tour. The group has ties to the uni- 



versity and is on campus regularly 
to be coached by the Guarneri 
Quartet. 

Cellist Zvi Plesser has also 
trained with music faculty member 
Evelyn Elsing. Featured as a soloist 
in the National Symphony Orches- 
tra's young artist series this winter, 
he performed the Lalo Cello Con- 
certo to high critical praise. 

For further information call the 
Music Department's concert office 
at 405-5548. 



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RESEARCH 





Cornell Authority on Turbulent Flows to Speak 

Philip Holmes, professor of theoretical and applied mechanics and 
of mathematics at Cornell University, will deliver the second in this 
spring's Systems Colloquia Series, Thursday, April 18 at 3 p.m. in 
Room 1100 of the Instructional Television building. Holmes will 
discuss "Unstable Fixed Points, Heteroclinic Cycles and Exponential 
Tails in Turbulence Production." The lecture is sponsored by the 
Systems Research Center. 



Children's Book Series Addresses 
Problems of Young Children 



In an effort to deal with the 
problems common to young child- 
ren, Kenneth R. Greenberg, associ- 
ate professor and director of the 
School Counseling program in the 
College of Education, has developed 
a series of books entitled, "The 
Adventures of Tusky and His 
Friends." 

The books, which are intended to 
be read to children five to nine years 
old, are about a little elephant 
named Tusky, who, with his friend 
Packy, interact with a "professorial" 
owl named Hooty. Approximately 
20 books are planned as part of the 
"Snuggle-Up" series. 

"There is a need, today, for stor- 
ies directed to voung children that 
address the issues of values, moral- 
ity, attitudes, and social expecta- 
tions," says Greenberg. "The Tusky 
stories deal with these issues." 

There is no series of picture 



books designed expressly for young 
children that deals with such critical 
concepts as developing 
communication skills, positive and 
negative thinking, good judgment, 
trust, dealing with jealousy, how 
attitudes can be changed, the con- 
science, the importance of sharing, 
developing empathy, and acquiring 
self-esteem, says Greenberg. 

At the end of each chapter 
Greenberg includes a number of 
discussion questions for the reader 
to ask the listener. 

"These questions have been 
developed to motivate children to 
express their understanding of and 
feelings about the concepts and 
situations that have been cited in the 
story," says Greenberg. "The child is 
encouraged to engage in discussion 
with the reader and share his or her 
personal experiences." 

The questions are bo Hi a teaching 



device and a stimulus that enables 
the reader to reflect on and discuss 
the values contained within each 
story. 

"It is expected that this will 
enhance the parent-child or teacher- 
pupil relationship and generate 
quality time between the reader and 
listener," says Greenberg. 

Topics to be covered in the 
"Snuggle-Up" series include sibling 
rivalry, telling lies, adjustment and 
academic problems in school, 
understanding feelings, stealing, 
drug and alcohol problems, dealing 
with anger and aggression, concerns 
about sexuality, eating and sleeping 
problems, understanding death, 
improving relationships with peers, 
use of leisure and play, winning and 
losing games, keeping promises, 
and problems with parents. 

Lisa Gregory 



Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in Development 
of Microwave Amplifiers 



Scientists in the Laboratory for 
Plasma Research at the university 
have achieved a major advance in 
the capabilities of high power 
microwave amplifiers. 

This breakthrough, according to 
Victor Granatstein, the lab's direc- 
tor, may help lead to the eventual 
development of an electron-positron 
collider operating in the multi-TeV 
energy range. 

Such a future collider is impor- 
tant because it would extend 
research capabilities beyond those 
of the $8 billion Superconducting 
Super-Collider (a proton -a ntiproton 
collider) currently being constructed 
in Texas. The electron-positron 
multi-TeV collider would likely be 
built early in the 21st century. It 
would be driven by thousands of 
microwave amplifiers operating at a 
frequency near 20 GHz, each pro- 
ducing output power of at least 
several hundred megawatts in 100 
nanosecond pulses (or equivalently, 
several tens of megawatts in 1,000 
nanosecond pulses). 



The Maryland research group 
has extended power capabilities in 
gyrotron amplifiers by a factor of 
400 compared with previous results 
and has achieved 20 megawatt peak 
power in 1,000 nanosecond pulses at 
a frequency of 9.87 GHz. 

Gyrotron amplifies scale more 
favorably with frequency than other 
microwave tubes, and must now be 
considered a leading contender for 
driving the multi-TeV electron- 
positron collider. Work is beginning 
at Maryland on developing a 
gyrotron amplifier at 20 GHz. 

Results of this work are 
described in a paper entitled 
"Efficient Operation of a High Pow- 
er X-Band Gyroklystron," submitted 
to Physical Review Letters. The 
authors are Wesley Lawson, Jeff 
Calame, Bart Hogan, Peter Latham, 
Michael Read, Victor Granatstein, 
Martin Reiser and Charles Striffler. 
Lawson, Granatstein, Reiser and 
Striffler are members of the Depart- 
ment of Electrical Engineering 
faculty. 




From left Victor Granatstein, Wes Lawson 

and Charles Striffler. 

The gyrotron amplifier research 
is being supported by the Division 
of High Energy Physics of the U.S. 
Department of Energy. 



Colwell Inducted Into Maryland 
Women's Hall of Fame 



Rita R. Colwell 



Rita R. Colwell, president of the 
Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 
was inducted into the Maryland 
Women's Hall of Fame during a 
March 5 ceremony in the Joint 
Legislative Hearing Room in 
Annapolis. 

The award is sponsored by the 
Maryland Commission for Women 
and the Women Legislators of the 
Maryland General Assembly. It 
honors Maryland women who have 
made unique and lasting contribu- 
tions t6 the economic, political, cul- 
tural and social life of the state and 
provides visible examples of 



achievement for tomorrow's female 
leaders. 

Colwell, a professor of micro- 
biology, is active in national and 
international research and teaching, 
Under her leadership, the univer- 
sity's Sea Grant Program was des- 
ignated a National Sea Grant Col- 
lege in 1983. Colwell holds a presi- 
dential appointment to the National 
Science Board and has authored or 
edited 12 books and hundreds of 
papers and articles. 

Colwell also helped create the 
Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 
six centers of scientific excellence 



encouraging innovation and com- 
mercial applications for biotechnol- 
ogy around the state. 

Colwell also has helped her 
institute's Center of Marine Bio- 
technology (COMB) to earn a recent 
$7 million grant from the U.S. Navy. 
She currently is working on 
establishing a permanent home for 
COMB at the proposed Christopher 
Columbus Center of Marine 
Research and Exploration, a $200 
million research and educational 
center planned for Baltimore's Inner 
Harbor. 



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Farrell Memorial Service Planned for April 22 

A memorial service for Richard T. Farrell, associate professor of 
history and associate chair of the department, will be held on April 
22 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. Contributions in memory of Profes- 
sor Farrell, who died March 25, can be made to the Center for the 
Study of History in the history department. 




Kudos to... 



Pedro Barbosa (Entomology), 
Stephen Leatherman (Geography), 
and Edward Redish (Physics) for 
being elected fellows of the Ameri- 
can Association for the Advance- 
ment of Science. The association 
describes a fellow as; "A member 
whose efforts on behalf of the 
advancement of science or its 
applications are scientifically or 
socially distinguished." 

Frank Joseph Shulman (Libraries, 
East Asia Collection) for the com- 
pletion of a new bibliography, japan, 
a volume in the "World Bibliogra- 
phy Series" published by Clio Press 
of Oxford, England. The new book 
provides a guide to some 1,900 
academic and popular books and 
monographs published in English 
about Japan. 

Donald Vannoy (Civil Engineering) 
for being named 1991 Engineer of 
the Year by the Engineering Society 
of Baltimore, which cited him for his 
sustained and considerable contri- 
butions to the advancement of his 
profession through excellence in 
teaching research and service. 



Terry Zacker (Campus Activities) 
for being chosen Outstanding Pan- 
hellenic Advisor of the Northeast 
Region at the recent annual meeting 
of the regional Panhellenic 
association in Cherry Hill, New Jer- 
sey. The College Park Panhellenic 
Council, the governing body for 
campus sororities, also was named 
the region's best. 

Mary Cothran (Office of Minority 
Student Education) for being 
honored as one of the Outstanding 
Black Women Ln Montgomery 
County, in a ceremony in Rockville 
on March 15. 

Ivan Penn (junior, Journalism) for 
winning the annual Paul Berg 
Diamondback Scholarship for out- 
standing achievement and effort as 
a news-editorial staff member of the 
campus daily newspaper. Penn, the 
current editor-in-chief, will receive 
$2,000. The scholarship is in memo- 
ry of the late Paul Berg, an alumnus 
of the College Park campus, who 
before his death in 1989, was an 
assistant editor at The Washington 
Post. 




Pedro Barbosa 



Stephen Leatherman 




;■ in 



Ivan Penn 



Edward Redish 



New Book Looks at Student Community Service 
and Values Development 



Greig M. Stewart, assistant dean 
of the College of Journalism and 
affiliate assistant professor in the 
Counseling and Personnel Services 
Department, and Suzanne D. Mintz, 
assistant director of Experiential 
Learning Programs, have co-edited 
a new book focusing on the 
development of public service 
learning programs on college and 
university campuses. 

The book, Community Services as 
Values Education, was published by 
Jossey-Bass Inc. as part of its Mew 



Directions for Student Services ser- 
ies. 

A third co-author, Cecilia I. 
Delve, directs the Volunteer and 
Public Service Center a t George- 
town University. 

"Integrating a values education 
into every aspect of the students' 
academic experience will serve to 
ensure a more advanced, and, one 
would hope, lifelong commitment 
to public service," they write. 

The book introduces the idea of 
"service learning," a concept the 



editors say is more than experience 
as a volunteer and different from 
structured college and university 
experiences such as internships or 
co-ops. 

The editors say they hope the 
book will encourage increased 
involvement by, and provide con- 
crete support for, student-affairs 
professionals, administrators, and 
faculty as they begin or continue to 
participate in public and commun- 
ity-service initiatives. 



State's Economy Expected to Recover 
Later this Year 



The Maryland economy is 
expected to recover as the national 
economy improves in the latter part 
of 1991 , and the state should be on a 
healthy recovery path in 1992. 

Those are the forecasts in a 
report by Mahlon R. Straszheim, 
professor and chair, and Lorraine 
Sullivan Monaco, instructor, in the 
Department of Economics. The 
report, "The Role of Service 
Employment in Maryland's Out- 
look," is the second in a series of 
working papers issued by the 
department. 

The report is based on a com- 
puter model that uses data by 



industry in Maryland and a national 
data bank and inter-industry model 
developed by IN FORUM, the 
Interindustry Forecasting Project at 
the University of Maryland. 

"Service sector employment grew 
at a 4.9 percent rate nationally in 
1989-90, but by only 3.0 percent in 
Maryland," the report notes. 

Following the current period of 
adjustment in the service sectors of 
the economy, Maryland's long-term 
economic advantages will reemerge 
during the recovery period, the 
College Park economists believe. 

The service industry is the larg- 
est segment of Maryland's economy 



employing 603,000 of the total 
2,168,000 working Marylanders. 
Wholesale and retail trades employ 
25 percent of the state's labor force. 

"High real incomes relative to the 
nation, desirable environmental 
amenities, a growing population 
and work force, favorable public 
services relative to tax burdens, and 
proximity to Washington will all 
contribute to the state's recovery in 
the early 1990s. Real income in 
Maryland should again increase at a 
rate exceeding that of the rest of the 
nation," the report concludes. 



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CALENDAR 



Gymnastic Exhibition to be Presented April 12 and 13 

The University of Maryland Gymkana Troupe will present two 
performances for the College Park community, one on April 12 and 
the other on April 13. Both exhibitions will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets, 
which are $4, will be available at the door. For further information 
about this unique and effective anti-drug gymnastic program, call 
Joseph Murray at 405-2566. 




APRIL 8-17 



MONDAY 



Campus Recreation Services 
Intramural Wrestling, sign up 
today, 1 1 04 Recta ret Armory. Call 
4-7216 tor info. 

Open Workstation Laboratory 
Dedication Ceremony: "Com- 
mute and Compute." 10-11 a.m., 
0504 Parking Garage 2 Call 5- 
303S tor into 

Counseling Center Returning 
Students Program: "Assertive • 

ness Workshop." today and April 
15. 11 a.m.-noon, 2201 Shoe- 
maker Call 4-7693 lor info. 

Geology Seminar: "Phanerozoic 
Denudation History of the South- 
ern New England Appalachians 
from Pressure Data." E-an Zen. 
Geology. 1 1 a.m.. 0105 Horn- 
bake. Call 5-2783 for info 

Special Lecture on the Envi- 
ronment: "Gaia: The Living 
Earth." Lynn Margulis. II, of Mas- 
sachusetts, Amherst. 1 p.m.. 1208 
Zoo/Psych. Call 5-1897 for info. 

Entomology Colloquium: "Reg- 
ulation of a Metamorphosis- 
associated Protein by Juvenile 
Hormone." Grace Jones. U. of 
Kentucky. 4 p.m.. 0200 Symons. 
Call 5-3912 tor into 

Horticulture Seminar; 'Conlrol of 
Photosynthesis in Fruit Crops: 
Role of Stomata," J. A. Flore. 
Michigan State U„ 4 p.m.. 01 28B 
Holzapfel. Call 5-4356 for info. 

Computer Science Colloquium: 

"Program Restructuring for Fun 
and Profit." Michael Wolfe, Ore- 
gon Grad. Inst, ot Science and 
Technology, 4 p.m., 01 1 1 Class- 
room Bldg. Call 5-2661 for info. 

Space Science Seminar: "Radio 
Absorption by the Intergalactic 
Medium and Non-Big-Bang Mod- 
els of the Cosmic Background 
Radiation," Eric Lerner. 
Lawrenceville Pfasma Physics, 
4:30 p.m., 11 13 Computer and 
Space Sciences. Call 5-4829 for 
info. 

Wanderlust: "The Real World of 
Thailand," Rick Howard. 8 p.m., 
Hoff Theatre. Call 4-HOFF for 
info.' 



TUESDAY 



Neuroscience Colloquium: 

"Neurogenesis in Adult Avian 
Brain as an Animal Model of Brain 
Self -Repair." Fernando 
Nottebohrn, noon-1 p.m., 1208 
Zoo'Psych. Call 5-6884 for info 

2oology Seminar: 'Genetic Con- 
siderations for Re-introduction □) 
Guam Rails to the Wild." Susan 
Haig, Fish and Wildlife Service, 
Clemson U., noon. 1208 
Zoo/ Psych Call 5-6949 for 
info. 

Center for Teaching Excellence 
"Conversations about Teach- 
ing," keynote address followed by 
active dialogue, noon-1 :30 p.m 

(bring lunch), Maryland Room, 
Marie Mount. Call 5-31 54 for info. 

College of Engineering Job 
Fair, tor students of all majors, 
summer, part-time, internship and 
permanent opportunities, noon-4 
p.m.. Grand Ballroom, Stamp 
Student Union, Call 4-7228 for 
info. 

Entomology Colloquium: "Lost 
in the Prairie: Insect Host Finding 
in a Complex Environment," 
Patrice Morrow. U. of Minnesota, 
noon, 2242 Patterson, Call 5-3912 
for info. 



Danish Lecture: "Den 9. April 
1940." P M. Mitchell, Cornell U.. 
12:30-1:45 p.m., 2122 Jimenez. 
Call 5-4097 for info. 

Physics Colloquium: "Electro- 
weak Baryogenesis." Glennys 
Farrar, Rutgers U„ 4 p.m.. 1410 
Physics. Call 5-5953 for info. 

Career Development Center 
Pre-Consortlum Panel: "After 
Graduation: How to Secure and 
Manage Your First Teaching 
Position in Tough Times," 5-7 
p.m.. 3121 Hombake. Call 4-7226 
for info. 

University Theatre: "Top Girls," 
today- April 14 and 16-20, 8 p.m., 
Sunday malinees, April 14 and 
21. 2 p.m.. Pugliese Theatre. Call 
5-2201 tor info.' 



WEDNESDAY 



Campus Recreation Services 
Team Horseshoes, sign up 
today, 1104 Reckord Armory. Call 
4-7218 for info. 

Counseling Center Research 
and Development Meeting: 
"Effects of Counselor as Audience 
on the Internalization of 
Depressed and Non-Depressed 
Self- Presentations," Anita Kelly, 
Counseling Center, noon-1 p.m.. 
0106-0114 Shoemaker. Call 4- 
7691 for info. 

Noontime Seminar on Compu- 
ters in the Arts and Humanities: 

"Megalrends in Humanities 
Computing," Glenn Ricart, Com- 
puter Science Center, noon-1 :3Q 
p.m . 1 102 Francis Scott Key. Call 
5-4337 for info. 

Molecular and Cell Biology 
Seminar: "Molecular Basis of 
Drug Resistance in Falciparum 
Malaria." Thomas Wellems, Na- 
tional Institute of Allergy and 
Infectious Diseases. 12:05 p.m., 
120B Zoo'Psych. Call 5-6991 tor 
info. 

Working Committee of the 
Asian American Association 
Introductory Meeting, 12:30-2 
p.m., 0126 Reckord Armory. Call 
5-2842 for info. 

Foreign Policy Fellows Semi- 
nar: "A New Order in Africa'," W 
Bediako La mouse- Smith, chair, 
African American Studies. UMBC: 
panelists: W Tina Semiti, Tanzia: 
Kayode Soremekun. He-He, 3:30 
p.m.. student lounge, Morrill Hall. 
Call 5-6353 for info. 

Anthropology Lecture: "Women 
Factory Workers and the Korean 
Economic Miracle," Seung-Kyung 
Kim, Women's Studies, 3:30-5 
p.m.. 1114 Woods Hall. Call 5- 
1423 for info. 

Distinguished Scholar-Teacher 
Lecture: "Emancipation and the 
Meaning of Freedom in 19th- 
century America," Ira Berlin, His- 
tory. 4 p.m.. 2203 Art/Soc. recep- 
tion following. Call 5-9353 for into. 

Science, Technology and Soci- 
ety Lecture: "What's Next? SDI. 

Nuclear and Other High-Tech 
Weapons after the Cold and Gulf 
Wars," Herbert York. Institution on 
Global Conflict and Cooperation. 
U. of California, 4 p.m. 2309 
Art/Sot Call 5-5271 for info. 

Committee on the History and 
Philosophy of Science Lecture: 

"Biological Order and Design in 
the Light of Contemporary Evolu- 
tionary Theory," Robert Brandon. 
Duke U„ 8 p.m., Montgomery 
Blair High School auditorium, Sil- 
ver Spring. Call 5-5691 for info. 

University Theatre: "Top Girls," 8 
p.m.. Pugliese Theatre See April 
9 for details." 



THURSDAY 



Danish Lecture: "Denmark and 
Questions on Human Rights," 
Niels Dyrlund. Minister-Counselor, 
Royal Danish Embassy, 12:30- 
1:45 p.m,. 2122 Jimenez. Call 5- 
4097 for info. 

Public Relations Council Meet- 
ing: "Excellence in PR and Com- 
munications Management." Laurie 
Grunig, 1:30-3 p.m.. 1116 Jour- 
nalism. Call 5-4629 tor info. 

Meteorology Seminar: "Lagran- 

gian Transport Analysis and Tur- 
bulent Flow Prediction," Peter 
Bernard, Mechanical Engineering, 
3:30 p.m., 2114 Computer and 
Space Sciences, reception at 3 
p.m. Call 5-5392 for info. 

Campus Senate Meeting, 3:30- 

6:30 p.m., 1026 Reckord Armory. 
Call 5-5805 for info. 

History and Philosophy of Sci- 
ence Colloquium: "Theory of 
Evolution." Robert Brandon, Duke 
U.. 4 p.m., 2283 Zoo'Psych, Call 
5-5691 for info. 

Reliability Engineering Seminar: 
"Some Practical Reliability 
Lessons Learned from Navy Air- 
craft Programs," Robert Tracas, 
Naval Air Systems Command, 
5:15-6:15 p.m. 2115 Chemical 
and Nuclear Engineering Bldg. 
Call 5-3887 or 5-3883 for info. 

Career Development Center 
Pre-Consortium Panel: "The 
Education of African American 
Males A Paradigm for the 21st 
Century." Yolanda Coleman, co- 
ordinator/counselor, Project 2000, 
5:30-7 p.m., 3121 Horn bake. Call 
4-7226 tor info. 

Music Department Concert: 

Smithsonian Chamber Players 
with Evelyn Garvey. fortepiano, 7 
p.m., Tawes Recital Hall. Call 5- 
5548 for info. 

University Theatre: "Top Girls," 8 
p.m., Pugliese Theatre. See April 
9 for details ' 



FRIDAY 



AAUW Published Women 
Luncheon, Rhonda Williams, 
Afro- American Studies, noon-1 
p.m.. Carriage House. Rossbor- 

ough Inn, reservalions required. 
Call 4-8015 for info.' 

Speech Communication Collo- 
quium: "Persuasion in the Court- 
room," Ronald Mat Ion. Towson 
State U,. noon. 0147Tawes. Call 
5-6524 for info. 

Black Faculty and Staff Asso- 
ciation Seminar: "Wellness for 
the 1 990s: A Way of Life," Marvin 
W. Scott, Kinesiology, noon -2 
p.m., Maryland Room, Marie 
Mount. Call 4-7225 tor info. 

Mental Health Lunch n Learn: 

"Overview of Neuropsychological 
Testing," Dr. Anne Newman. 
Nalional Rehabilitation Hospital. 
Washington, D.0, 1-2 p.m.. 
3100E Heallh Center. Call 4-8106 
tor info. 

College of Business and Man- 
agement and First National 
Bank of Maryland Research 
Colloquium: "Issue Size Choice 
and 'Underpricing' in Thrift 
Mutual-to-StockConversions," 
HalukUnal, 1-2:30 p.m.. 2102 
Tydings. Call 5-2256 for into. 

University Honors Program 
Lecture: "Cross-Cultural Com- 
munication." Alem Asres, English, 
2 p.m.. Honors Lounge. 01 1 
Hombake. Call 4-0643 for info. 

Curriculum Transformation 
Project Forum: "Difference m the 
Classroom: Making Changes in 



the Undergraduate Curriculum," 
featuring panelists from 1 990 
Summer Faculty Development 
Insitute, 2-4 p.m., 11 39 Stamp 
Sludenl Union. Call 5-6882 for 
into. 

Music Department Lecture: 

"Performance Versus Critical 
Interpretation." Jerrold Levinson, 3 
p.m.. Tawes Recital Hall. Call 5- 
5548 for info. 

Department of Art History and 
Archaeology Mid-Atlantic Sym- 
posium, co-sponsored by Nation- 
al Gallery of Art. today 5 p.m, 
2309 Art/Soc; tomorrow, morning 
and afternoon sessions. National 
Gallery of Art, Washington, D,C. 
Call 5-1479 for info. 

Maryland University Club Wine 
Tasting Social, featuring Boordy, 
Catoctin, and Elk Run Vineyards, 
hors d'oeuvres and informal con- 
versation, 6-9 p.m.. Rossborough 
Inn. Call 4-8012 for info and 
reservations.' 

Crossroads in Film, Cinema by 
and about Peoples of the African 
Diaspora, Reassemblage, 7pm.. 
2203 Art'Soc. Call 5-3809 for info. 

University Community Con- 
certs, Ars Nova, program TBA, 8 
p.m.. pre-concert seminar. 6:30 
p.m.. Adult Education Center. $17 
standard admission. $14,50 
students and seniors. Call 
80-4239 for info.' 

University Theatre: "Top Girls." 8 
p.m.. Pugliese Theatre. See April 
9 for details.' 

College of Health and Human 
Performance Gymnastic Exhibi- 
tion, U. of Maryland Gymkana 
Troupe, today and tomorrow, 8 
p.m.. Cole Field House. Call 5- 
2566 tor info." 



SATURDAY 



Language Center Foreign Lan- 
guage Instruction Committee 
Symposium, 9 a.m. -4 p.m.. fea- 
turing four speakers and buffet 
lunch. Language House reception 
hall. Call 5-4025 for info. 

University Community Con- 
certs, The Shanghai Quartet, 8 
p.m.. pre-concert seminar, 6:30 
p.m.. Adult Education Center. $17 
slandard admission, $14.50 
students and seniors. Call 
80-4239 lor info," 

University Theatre: "Top Girls," 8 
p.m.. Pugliese Theatre. See April 
9 lor details.' 



SUNDAY 



Artist Scholarship Benefit Con- 
cert: Guarnen Siring Quartet, 3 
p.m., Tawes Recital Hall. $10 
Standard admission: $5 students 
and seniors. Call 5-5548 for info ' 

University Theatre: "Top Girls," 2 
p.m. and 8 p.m., Pugliese 
Theatre See April 9 for details ' 



MONDAY 



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

Counseling Center Returning 
Students Program: "Assertive- 
ness Workshop." 11 a.m. -noon, 
2201 Shoemaker. Call 4-7693 for 
info. 

Chancellor's Commission on 
Women's Alfairs Resource Fair: 
"You and Your Aging Relalives: 
Resources and Support Systems." 
11 a.m. -2 p.m., Colony Ballroom, 
Stamp Student Union. Call 5-1210 
tor info. 



Center lor International Exten- 
sion Development Colloquium: 

"Increasing the Relevance of 
Agricultural Research and Exten- 
sion: Institution-Building in Third 

World Universities," Louise G. 
White, George Mason U., noon 
[bring lunch) 01 15 Symons Hall. 
Call 5-1253 for info." 

Department of French and Ital- 
ian Lecture: "Dante's Four 
Worlds," Anthony Oldcorn, Brown 
U., 3 p.m.. Language House 

reception hall. Call 5-4024 for 
info. 

Computer Science Colloquium: 

"Complexity as a Scientific Meta- 
phor," Christos H. Papadimitriou, 
U. of California at San Diego, 4 
p.m., 01 1 1 Classroom Bldg. Call 
5-2661 for info 

Music Department Concert: Aviv 
String Quartet, 8 p.m., Tawes 
Recital Hall. Call 5-5548 for info. 



TUESDAY 



Personnel Services Employee 
Development Seminar: 
"Understanding FAS," 9 a.m.- 
noon, 112 Adult Education Cen- 
ter. Call 5-5651 lor info.* 

Center tor Global Change Col- 
loquium, Mark Sagoff, Philosophy 
and Public Policy, noon-1 :30 p.m. 
(bring lunch), 1 1 37 Stamp Student 
Union. Call 80-4165 for info. 

Center tor Teaching Excellence 
CORE Faculty Workshop: "Co- 
operalive Learning II." 3-5 p.m., 
Maryland Room. Marie Mount. 
Call 5-3154 for into. 

Classics Department Lecture: 

'The Trickster's Son: The Lan- 
guage of Oral Epic and the 
Characterization of Telemachus," 
Richard Martin, Princeton U.; 
response. Dale Sinos, Howard U., 
4 p.m.. 2309 Art/Soc. Call 5-2013 
for info. 

Dance Department Perfor- 
mance, ieaturing student works. 
today-April 19. 8 p.m.. Dorothy 
Madden Studio-Theater. Dance 
Bldg. Call 5-3180 for info.' 

University Theatre: "Top Girls." 
today -April 20, 8 p.m.. matinee. 

April 21. 2 p.m.. Pugliese Theatre. 
Call 5-2201 tor into.' 



WEDNESDAY 



Curriculum Transformation 
Project Lecture^Pertormance, 

lealuring Meriam Rosen, Dance 
Dept., wilh Improvisations 
Unlimited, 10 a.m., Dorothy 
Madder Sludio.Thealer, Dance 
Bldg. Call 5-6882 for info. 

Counseling Center Research 
and Development Meeting: 

"New Directions in Honors." Terry 
Parssinen, University Honors Pro- 
gram, noon-1 p.m.. 0106-0114 
Shoemaker Call 4-7691 tor info. 

Graduate School Distinguished 
Lecturer: "The Evolution of the 
Authentic' Performance Move- 
ment." Christopher Hogwood. 
Academy of Ancient Music. Lon- 
don. 3:30 p.m.. 2203 Art/Soc. Call 
5-4258 for info. 

Foreign Policy Fellows Semi- 
nar: "Asia's Changing Relations 
with the U.S.." Melanie Billings- 
Yun. chair, Center for Internation- 
al Security Studies: Danilo Coro- 
nacion, senior special assistant to 
foreign secretary Raul Maglapus. 
3:30 p.m.. student lounge. Morrill 
Hall. Call 5-6353 tor into. 

University Theatre: "Top Girls." 8 
p.m.. Pugliese Theatre. See April 
16 tor details." 

' Admission charge for this event. 
Ait others are free. 



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