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APRIL IS, 1991 

APAC Report Calls for Funding Shifts 

and Restructuring Some Academic Programs 

On April 4, President William E. 
Kirwan released a report that 
recommends shifting university 
resources to strengthen some high 
priority academic areas in order to 
keep on the path of achieving na- 
tional eminence during the current 
downturn in the state's economy. 

Responding to an approximate 
$25 million (10%) cut in next year's 
state-supported budget, the plan 
proposes reducing, eliminating, 
merging or combining eight aca- 
demic programs and two colleges 
with existing departments and col- 
leges as part of the university's 
long-term strategy to continue en- 
hancing quality programs. 

The report, "Preserving Enhance- 
ment: A Plan for Strategic Academic 
Reallocation," was developed by the 
Academic Planning Advisory 
Committee (APAC). This group 
consists primarily of faculty who 
advise Provost J. Robert Dorfman, 
who relied heavily on the group's 
recommendations for the report he 
submitted to the president. 

"Some very difficult choices were 
made by the committee in the 
course of developing these recom- 
mendations. But they reflect the fact 
that we have not lost our vision and 
will not lose our momentum," said 
Kirwan. "It is absolutely essential 
that we make these reductions in a 
way that protects our strongest 
programs and supports our highest 
priorities, and 1 believe the 
provost's recommendations are 
excellent reflections of the 
university's priorities." 

The report identifies eight aca- 
demic programs for large budget 
reductions; each will be reviewed 

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Summary of FY 1992 

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Office of Academic Affairs, March 1991 

for possible realignment, merger, or 
elimination. The programs are: 
Agricultural and Extension Educa- 
tion, Hearing and Speech Sciences, 
Housing & Design, Industrial, 
Technological, and Occupational 
Education, Nuclear Engineering, 
Radio-TV-Film, Recreation, and 
Urban Studies. 

In addition, the Deans' offices in 
the Colleges of Human Ecology and 
Library & Information Services will 

also be examined for possible 
elimination with a view toward 
merger of their programs into other 
academic units. 

Dorfman stated that though pro- 
grams ultimately may be eliminat- 
ed, students, tenured and in tenure- 
track faculty and staff will be 
protected. "All students enrolled in 
these programs by January 1992 will 

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University and Baltimore Public Schools 
Establish Center for Urban Special Education 

The university and the Baltimore 
City Public Schools have agreed to 
join in a unique partnership 
designed to improve programs for 
handicapped and at-risk students. 
Together they are establishing a 
new CenteT for Urban Special 

"For too many years the needs of 
special education students in urban 
areas have gone unnoticed," says 
Margaret McLaughlin, associate 
director of the university's Institute 
for the Study of Exceptional 
Children and Youth. 

"It's long past time to look at the 
needs of these students and get 
resources to them," adds McLaugh- 

Urban areas present a complex 
challenge, she says. 

"You're dealing with a large 
school system and a larger number 
of students with low income and a 
variety of cultures and languages - 
all compounded by disability," says 

According to Philip Burke, pro- 
fessor and chair of the Department 

of Special Education, the Institute 
for the Study of Exceptional Child- 
ren and Youth and the Baltimore 
City Public Schools have already 
come together on a variety of pro- 

"They (the school system) have 
come to us on a number of occa- 
sions and said that they would like 
to have a particular model, and we 
have responded," says Burke. 
"We've always had the full co- 
operation of the school system in 
our research and program develop- 

The university and the school 
system together have developed 
model programs, collaborated on 
research, and been involved in the 
training of public school personnel. 

"As a result of these efforts, the 
Center for Urban Special Education 
has been created to address in a 
comprehensive manner, major is- 
sues related to improving special 
education programs within the Bal- 
timore City Public Schools," says 

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Kriemelmeyer Retirement Party Set 

Harry Kriemelmeyer, assistant vice president for facilities 
management and assistant vice chancellor for facilities planning and 
construction, will be honored at a retirement party and dinner 
Monday, April 22 in the Crand Ballroom of the Stamp Student 
Union. Kriemelmeyer has devoted 32 years of service to the 
university. The party begins with cocktails (cash bar) at 5 p.m. 
Reservations are $25 per person. Parking Garage 1 will be reserved 
for party participants. For details, contact E. Lander Medlin at 405- 

APAC Recommends Program Shifts 

Programs Subject 
to Review 


Agricultural and Extension 

Hearing and Speech Sciences 

Housing and Design 

Industrial, Technological and 
Occupational Education 

Nuclear Engineering 

Radi o-Te le vi sio n ■Film 


Urban Studies 


Human Ecology 

Library and Information 

continued from page t 

have a reasonable opportunity to 
complete their degree require- 
ments," he said. 

Kirwan emphasized that no pro- 
gram will be eliminated without a 
full and open hearing by the Cam- 
pus Senate and that any program 
elimination would be phased out 
over time. 

The report highlights specific 
academic areas earmarked in the 
Enhancement Plan for special atten- 
tion, including: the traditional 
liberal arts and sciences; public 
policy and international affairs; 
technologies of the twenty-first cen- 
tury; biological and environmental 
sciences; and the arts. 

It also identifies other priorities 
that are part of the university's role 
as a comprehensive land -grant in- 
stitution: support for core liberal 
arts and sciences, engineering, and 
agriculture; taking advantage of its 
location to offer professional pro- 
grams in selected fields; fostering 
diversity; and acting as partner with 
and offering outreach to the com- 
munity, schools, industry and 

Other recommendations include 
realignment, coordination, or con- 
solidation of other programs con- 
cerning environmental science and 
policy, the general area of food sci- 
ence and nutrition studies, and co- 
ordination of programs concerning 
decision and information sciences. 

"This plan continues the 

momentum we started to achieve 
when we were designated the flag- 
ship university of the state of 
Maryland," said Kirwan. The En- 
hancement Plan was the starting 
point, and these recommendations, 
if they are approved after consider- 
ation by the Campus Senate and the 
Board of Regents, will enable us to 
move faster in shifting resources to 
our academic priorities while 
maintaining our fundamental 
commitment to excellence." 

The recommendations will not 
become final until after detailed 
plans on the future of the affected 
departments are completed and 
reviewed by the Campus Senate. 
The elimination of a department 
ultimately must be approved by the 
Board of Regents, 

The APAC report on realigning 
of academic resources is part of an 
overall university strategic plan- 
ning process involving not only 
Academic Affairs, but all campus 
divisions. In addition to the $9.2 
million budget reduction imposed 
on Academic Affairs, all other 
divisions will be assessed 
proportionate cuts in their July 1 
state-supported budgets. (See 

The factors involved in making 
these decisions included campus 
priorities, the relative size of 
budgets, managed expenses such as 
salaries of permanent employees 
and fuel and utilities, and the 
amount of flexible resources. 

"I have accepted APAC's recom- 

Targeted Reductions to Divisions 


Assess men E 
(in millions) 


Percent ol Division's 
State Supported Budget 


Academic Affairs 

(Includes reductions Ed 

non-college unils) 

Administrative Affairs 
(includes reductions In 



facilities renewal budget) 

Sludenl Affairs 



Institutional Advancement 

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mendations as modified by Provost 
Dorfman. I do so recognizing full 
well that the consequences will 
come as a severe disappointment to 
some. However, I see no alterna- 
tive," said Kirwan in his report 
transmittal letter to administrators. 
"If we are successful in protecting 
our priorities and strongest pro- 
grams by redirection of resources 
from other programs and if the 
economy is revitalized in the next 
twelve to eighteen months, I am 
convinced that we can return to a 
period of dramatic progress, similar 
to the one we experienced from 
1988 to 1990, without undue 
damage to our momentum." 

Roz Hiebert 

Urban Special Education Center Established 

continued from t>ctge I 

McLaughlin. "The center will pro- 
vide an opportunity to conduct joint 
planning and implementation of a 
diverse program of research, 
training, and program development. 
The center also will provide the 
structure for bringing together 
resources for both parties to conduct 

For the last three years the insti- 
tute and the school system have 
been involved in a collaborative 
project designed to develop four 
model pre-schooi programs that 
promote full integration of hand- 
icapped and non-handicapped 
pre-school children. 

For the last six years the institute 
has directed the Administrators 
Roundtable program, which 
initially was funded by a three-year 
Department of Education grant. 
Elementary and middle school 
principals received training in spe- 
cial education policies and pro- 
grams. Since funding ended, the 
Baltimore City Public Schools and 
the institute have maintained the 
roundtables and expanded the 
training to selected secondary prin- 

Evaluations of this effort have 
been extremely positive and 
requests for national replication are 
coming in at an increasing rate, says 
McLaughlin, who adds that the 
program was presented at national 
conferences and has been published. 

"Baltimore received excellent 
visibility from this presentation," 
she says. 

Currently, according to 
McLaughlin, the institute and the 
Department of Special Education 
are involved in four separate pro- 
grams including the Parent Profes- 
sional Partnership - An Investiga- 
tion of Minority Parents' Involve- 
ment in Special Education Pro- 
grams, which studies the percep- 
tions and expectations of parents of 
regular and special education stu- 
dents as they enter and progress 
through the first years of schooling; 
Enhancing the Delivery of Services 
to Black Special Education Students 
from Non -Standard English Back- 
grounds, which is one of three 
research projects funded by the 
Department of Education to exam- 
ine aspects of special education in- 
struction and service delivery to 
students from different linguistic 
and /or cultural backgrounds; two 
Training Grants, both of which are 
specifically targeted for Baltimore 
City Public School personnel. Each 
program provides tuition remission 
and travel and textbook stipends for 
10 early childhood teachers and 10 
secondary teachers who wish to 
obtain master's degrees in special 

With the Urban Special Educa- 
tion Program the institute will fur- 
ther continue its research and pro- 
gram development, but will do so 
with a framework that considers the 

needs and program directions of 
Baltimore City Public Schools, says 

"What we are doing," she says, 
"is joining our resources. This is a 
learning experience for both the 
Baltimore City Public Schools and 
the university." 

Lisa Gregory 


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"The Anxiety of History" Lecture Set 

Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Eleonore Raoul Professor of Humani- 
ties, Director of Women's Studies, and Professor of History at Emory 
University in Atlanta, will speak Friday, April 26 on "The Anxiety of 
History; Southern Culture and the Challenge of Modernity.'The 
lecture will begin at 3 p.m. in Room 2205 LeFrak Hall. A reception 
will follow. Fox-Genovese is author of the prize- winning Within the 
Plantation Household: Black and Wlute Women of the Old South {UNC 
Press, 1988) and Feminism Without Illusions: A Critique of Individualism 
(UNC Press, 1991). The lecture is made possible by a gift of John and 
David Petrou in honor of Bebe Koch Petrou to the College Park 
Department of English. 

Zoologist Seeks Answers to Evolutionary 
Questions With Orchid Research 

The pink lady's-slipper, an or- 
chid that lives in forests of the 
Eastern United States, manages to 
survive despite itself, according to 
Doug Gill, a professor of zoology 
who has taken an interest in the 
orchid and the evolutionary ques- 
tions it poses. 

After studying 3,000 orchids for 
14 years in a forest of Virginia's 
Shenandoah Valley, Gill has found 
that only 1,000 plants have 
flowered, and of these, only 23 have 
been successfully pollinated. 

"This is an astonishing failure 
rate," Gill says. "I had to ask, if the 
orchids are not reproducing, how 
are they persisting?" 

To answer that question, Gill 
conducted fertility tests. He cross- 
pollinated the flowers, and they 
reproduced. He also transferred 
pollen from the anther of one flower 
to the stigma of that same flower, 
and again the flowers were fertile. 

Gill knew that most flowers at- 
tract and manipulate pollinators by 
offering some reward, such as nec- 
tar, or a sweet smell, or a desirable 
look. But pink lady's-slippers, like 
many other orchid species, offer no 
nectar. They attract bees by offering 
a big beautiful flower that suggests 
the presence of nectar, but without 
giving a reward. 

And the pink lady's-slipper goes 
on to make itself even less desirable 
to bees. 

"The flower of this plant is con- 

structed in such a way that the bee 
must descend between its tightly 
locked flower petals. Then, the 
flower closes slightly, temporarily 
trapping the bee," Gill explains. 
"After finding no nectar inside, the 
bee must force its way back out 
with a blob of pollen on its head. It's 
such an unpleasant experience for 
the bee that few return to another 
pink lady's-slipper for the same 
ordeal. In fact, most bees then avoid 
the flower, and the flowers pass 
season afteT season without 

This, according to Gill, is a severe 
case of reproductive failure that 
operates against nature's normal 
attempts at efficient species self- 
propagation. The pink lady's- 
slipper has a built-in vulnerability, 
he says. It discourages its one and 
only pollinator, thereby inhibiting 
its own reproduction. 

So how does the plant persist? 
Their die-off rate is extremely low, 
Gill says, and when they are suc- 
cessfully pollinated, they produce 
about 60,000 seeds per fruit. "These 
plants are almost immortal," he 
says. "They have no enemies, and 
they live 25 to 30 years each." Still, 
most individual plants will never 
reproduce during their lifetime, Gill 
says, which makes them an 
interesting evolutionary study. 

"Why don't these plants produce 
nectar and make reproduction 
simpler?" Gill asks. "Why don't they 

Doug Gill 

self-pollinate like the 200 other 
species of orchids that do that? It is 
very unusual for a species to devel- 
op a system that works against its 
own reproduction. The pink lady's- 
slipper orchid is a very interesting 
evolutionary study." 

Gill is continuing his study, with 
1,000 additional pink lady's-slippers 
at other sites, and a continued quest 
for new answers about an old 

Fariss Samarrai 


Study Finds Serious Acid Rain Problem in 
Washington Area 

Acid rain is as serious a problem 
in College Park and Calvert County 
as it is in many large cities such as 
New York, according to a nine-year 
study of precipitation in the two 
areas of Maryland. 

"During various periods between 
1980 and 1988, rain in College Park 
and Calvert County was as acidic as 
vinegar and mustard," says Francis 
R, Gouin, the professor of 
horticulture who conducted the 
study through his own curiosity. 

"Some people don't believe we 
have much of an acid rain problem 
in the Washington area, but, in fact, 
we have a serious problem," he 
says. "There is visual evidence of 
this in the District of Columbia 

where statuary is slowly dissolving 
from acid rain." 

Between January 1980 and 
December 1988, Gouin and Harrison 
Laboratory staff members tested the 
pH scale of virtually every rain and 
snow fall in College Park. 

A state forester in Calvert Coun- 
ty performed the same tests on rain 
and snow there. 

"Acid levels were especially high 
during winters and summers, 
particularly during exceptionally 
cold or hot periods," Gouin says. He 
attributes this to intensified coal 
burning by power plants in order to 
meet their customers' seasonal need 
for increases of heating or air 

Gouin points out that acid rain 
has damaging effects on lakes, 
ponds, and rivers, in addition to 
vegetation, stone and metals. 

"We have streams and lakes that 
are dying from acid rain, statues 
that are crumbling and vegetation 
that is being damaged," Gouin says. 
"What will the situation be 20 years 
from now? Will we improve the 
situation or let it get worse? We 
need to start admitting there's a 
problem and start doing something 
about it." 

Fariss Samarrai 

Francis R. Gouin 

Campus to Host National Walking Machine Contest 

The university will host the fifth 
annual SAE Robotic Walking 
Machine Decathlon April 18-20. A 
national competition open to all 
undergraduate engineering stu- 
dents, the decathlon involves a 
technical paper presentation and ten 
events of varying degrees of 
difficulty for the walking machine. 

Teams from ten colleges and 
universities in the U.S. and Canada 
have entered this year's competi- 

The College Park entry, called 

"Predaterp," was designed and con- 
structed by a team of 25 mechanical 
and electrical engineering students 
working with faculty advisors 
Lung -Wen Tsai and Shapour 
Azarm, both of the mechanical 
engineering department. 

Preliminary, or static, judging of 
the walking machines will be held 
in the Reckord Armory at 4 p.m., 
April 18. Walking events will be 
held from 2 to 6 p.m. April 19 and 
from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20. 

The teams will put on a special 

walking machine demonstration for 
the general public and media fol- 
lowing the competition at 2 p.m., 
Saturday, April 20 in the Armory, 

In addition to College Park, Col- 
orado State, New Mexico State, 
North Carolina State, Concordia 
(Montreal) universities, the Univer- 
sities of Delaware and Alberta, 
Texas Tech, New York Institute of 
Technology, and Grove City College 
have entered robotic walking 


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Interested in Improving Your Swim Skills? 

Campus Recreation Services (CRS) is considering offering a pro- 
gressive learn to swim /skill development program to the entire 
campus community (including spouses and dependents). If you or 
your family would like to participate in such a program, please 
assist CRS in their planning by letting them know of your interest by 
April 22. Call Jim Wenhold at 314-7031 for course descriptions and 
other information. 

APRIL 15-24 


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

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

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

Center for 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 

Horticulture Seminar: "Current 
Regulatory Developments and 
Evafuations on Managing Munici- 
pal Waste within EPA." John 
Walker, Environmental Protection 
Agency, Washington, DC, 4 
p.m., 0128B Holzapfel. Call 5- 
4356 for info. 

Computer Science Colloquium: 

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

5-2661 tor info. 

Space Science Seminar: "Solar 
Wind Speed and the Coronal 
Expansion Factor," Neil Sheeley, 
Naval Research Lab.. 4:30 p.m., 
1113 Computer and Space Sci- 
ences Call 5-4829 for info. 

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


Personnel Services Employee 
Development Seminar: "Under- 
standing FAS." 9 a.m. -noon. 112 
Adult Education Center. Call 5- 
5651 for info.' 

Center for Global Change Col- 
loquium, Mark Sagoff. Philosophy 
and Public Policy, noon-1:30 p.m. 
(bring lunch). 1137 Stamp Student 
Union. Call 80-4165 for info. 

Zoology Seminar: "The Four- 
Dimensional Nature of Black 
Water Streams: An Ecosystem 
Perspective," Len Smock, Virginia 
Commonwealth U„ noon, 1208 
Zoo/Psych, Call 5-6948 for info. 

Center for Teaching Excellence 
COHE Faculty Workshop: "Co- 
operative Learning II," 3-5 p.m.. 
Maryland Room, Marie Mount. 
Call 5-3154 for info. 

Writers Here and Now Heading, 

Rod Jellema. poet, 3:30 p.m., 
location TBA. Call 5-3820 for info. 

Physics Colloquium: "Flux Noise 
and Flux Pinning in High I", Su- 
perconductors," John Clarke, U. of 
California at Berkeley, 4 p.m., 
1410 Physics. Call 5-5953 tor 

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

University Theatre: "Top Girls," 

today-April 20. 8 p.m., malinee, 
April 21 , 2 p.m., Pugliese Theatre. 
Call 5-2201 for into.' 


Campus Recreation Services 
Table Tennis Singles, sign up 
today, 1 104 Reckord Armory. Call 
4-7218 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 for 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 Ihe U.S.," Melanie Billings- 
Yun, chair, Center for Interna- 
tional Security Studies; Danilo 
Coronacion, senior special assis- 
tant to foreign secretary Raul 
Maglapus, 3:30 p.m., student 
lounge. Morrill Hall. Call 5-6353 
for info. 

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

Music Department Concert: 
Jazz- Piano -Vocal Workshop, 8 
p.m.. Tawes Hecilal Hall. Call 5- 
5548 for inlo. 


Employee Development Semi- 
nar: "Professional Secretarial 
Excellence." today and tomorrow. 

9 a.m. -4 p.m., 1101 Adult Educa- 
tion Center. Call 5-5B51 for info.' 

Department of Minorities and 
Women Lecture, Leslie King 
Hammond, Dean of Graduate 
Studies. Maryland Institute. Col- 
lege of Art. 12:30 p.m., 1309 
Art'Soc. Call 5-1442 lor info. 

Systems Research Center Col- 
loquium: "Unstable Fixed Points, 
Heteroclinic Cycles, and Expo- 
nential Tails in Turbulence Pro- 
duction," Philip Holmes, Cornell 
U., 3-4 p.m.. 1100 ITV Bldg. Call 
5-6634 for info. 

Meteorology Seminar: "Cloud 
Parameters Retrieved from Satel- 
lite Observations," Albert Arking, 
NASA/GSFC. Greenbelt, 3:30 
p.m., 21 1 4 Computer and Space 
Sciences, reception at 3 p.m. Call 
5-5392 for info. 

History and Philosophy of Sci- 
ence Colloquium: "Did Kepler 
Cheat?," Job Kozhamthadan. De 
Nobile College, Pune, India. 4 
p.m„ 2283 Zoo/Psych. Call 5- 
5691 for info. 

Parents' Association Gallery 
Lecture: "Censoring Women: 
Judy Chicago's Dinner Party at 
the University ol the District of 
Columbia," Josephine Withers, Art 
History, 4 p.m.. 2309 Art/Soc, Call 
4-ARTS for info. 

Reliability Engineering Seminar: 

"Application of Acoustic Emissions 
Testing for Reliability Assessment 
of Structures." Donald Vannoy, 
Civil Engineering, 5:15-6:15 p.m. 
2115 Chemical and Nuclear Engi- 
neering Bldg. Call 5-3887 or 5- 
3883 for into. 

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

Music Department Concert: 

Symphonic Wind Ensemble, L 
Richmond Sparks, 8 p.m., Tawes 
Recital Hall, Call 5-5548 for info. 


Slack Faculty and Staff Asso- 
ciation 4th Annual Conference: 

"African Americans in Higher 
Education: Linking our Past, 
Present and Future," 8 a.m. 4:30 
p.m.. Adult Education Center. Call 
4-7225 lor info," 

Mental Health Lunch 'n Learn: 
"Psychological Effects of Steroid 
Use," Ralph Ryback, Psychiatric 
Institute of Montgomery County. 
1-2 p.m.. 3100E Heallh Center. 
Call 4-8106 for info, 

College of Business and Man- 
agement and First National 
Bank of Maryland Research 
Colloquium: "Contiuous-Time 
Security Pricing: A Utility Gradient 
Approach," Darrell Duffle, 
Stanford U.. 1-2:30 p.m.. 2102 
Tydings. Call 5-2256 for info. 

University Honors Program 
Lecture; "Performing Arts 
Majors— is There Life after Grad- 
uation?," Don Wiggins, voice 
instructor. 2 p.m.. Honors Lounge, 
0110 Hornbake Library. Call 4- 
0643 for info. 

United Campus Ministry Inter- 
active Discussion: "Sexuality 
and Spirituality." pizza and 
refreshments, 6:30 p.m.; discus- 
sion begins 7 p.m., Memorial 
Chapel Lounge. Call 5-8450 for 

Javanese Shadow Puppet 
Theatre, featuring prominent Jav- 
anese artists and Wesleyan Uni- 
versity Gamelan Ensemble, 7:30 
p.m.. Adult Education Center; $12 
standards admission, $9 seniors. 
$5 students. Call 80-4240 for 

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


University Community Con- 
certs, Continuum, program TBA, 
8 p.m., Adult Education Center, 
$16 standard admission. $13.50 
students and seniors. Call 
80-4239 for info." 

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


Center for Renaissance and 
Baroque Studies Conference: 

"In Iberia and Beyond: Hispanic 
Jews Between Two Cultures", 
today 10 a.m. -8:30 p.m., Art/Soc; 
tomorrow 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Adult 
Education Center. Call 5-6830 for 

D.C. Special Olympics, spon- 
sored by Tau Kappa Epsilon Fra- 
ternity and Alpha Omega Sorority. 
noon-4 p.m., Roosevelt High 
School, Greenbelt. Call 699-9377 
for info. 

International Piano Archives 
Concert: "Family and Friends: 
Celebrating the Life and Career of 
Pianist Beveridge Webster." 3 

p.m., Hornbake. Call 5-9215 for 

University Theatre: "Top Girls," 2 
p.m., Pugliese Theatre, See April 
16 lor details.' 


Art Gallery Exhibition: "New 

Territory: Art from Easl Germany," 
today-April 26, The Art Gallery, 
Art/Soc. Call 5-2763 for info. 

Counseling Center Workshop: 

"Managing Exam Anxiety," 2-3 
p.m., 2201 Shoemaker Call 4- 
7693 for info. 

Entomology Colloquium: 

"Effects of a Non-Host Plant on 
the Mexican Bean Beetle and its 
Parasitoid, Pediobius faveolatus" 
Moshe Coll, Entomology, 4 p.m., 
0200 Symons. Call 5-391 2 tor 

Horticulture Seminar: "Maackia 
amurensis Modulates and Fixed 
Dinitrogen." Janet C. Batzli. grad. 
student. Horticulture, 4 p.m., 
0128B Holzapfel, Call 5-4356 lor 

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


Zoology, Botany, and Entomol- 
ogy Seminar: "Flies and Vines: 
Evolution of Host Choice in 
Blepharoneura (Tephrilidae), 
Marty Condon. Smithsonian Insti- 
tution, noon, 1208 Zoo/Psych. 
Call 5-6884 for info. 

Music Department Concert: 

Maryland Opera Studio, "Opera 
Extracts," loday through April 26, 
8 p.m., Tawes Recital Hall. Call 5- 
5548 for info. 


Counseling Center Research 
and Development Meeting: 
Topic TBA, Leonard Steinhorn, 

Research and Strategic Planning. 
People for the American Way. 
noon-1 p.m.. 0106-0114 Shoe- 
maker. Call 4-7691 for into. 

Foreign Policy Fellows Semi- 
nar: "Views from Abroad on the 
Gulf War," Jane L Barber Thery, 
chair, International Studies and 
Programs, Advanced Seminar on 
Ihe U.S. Foreign Policy Process: 
Ergun Babahan, assistant man- 
aging editor, Sabah (Turkish 
Daily). 3:30 p.m., student lounge. 
Morrill Hall. Call 5-6353 for info. 

Distinguished Scholar-Teacher 
Lecture: "A Practical Discussion 
on Ihe Social, Personal, and For- 
mal Value of Art from an Artist's 
Point of View," Anne Truitt, Art, 4 
p.m., 2203 Art/Soc, reception fol- 
lowing. Call 5-9353 for info. 

University Honors Program Film 
and Commentary: "Inherit the 
Wind." commentary by Steven 
Shore, NASA/Goddard, 8 p.m., 
2203 Art'Soc. Call 5-3084 for info. 

' Admission charge lor this event. 
Ail others are free. 

The Javanese Shadow Puppet Theatre is coming to the Adult Educa- 
tion Center. See listing for Friday, April 19. 



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