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OUTLOOK 



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



Senate PCC Committee Charged with 
Reviewing Academic Program Proposals 



When a proposal for elimina- 
tion, reduction, moving, or merging 
of an academic program or unit is 
received by the Campus Senate, the 
Senate's by-laws require review by 
the General Committee on Pro- 
grams, Curricula, and Courses 
<PCC) prior to consideration by the 
Campus Senate itself. 

The provost, the deans, the Aca- 
demic Planning Advisory Commit- 
tee (APAC), and a number of ad hoc 
committees have been engaged in 
considering such program actions, 
and it is anticipated that the Cam- 
pus Senate will begin to receive 
such proposals shortly. 

The Senate Executive Committee 
has given the PCC Committee the 
charge reproduced below. The PCC 
Committee is responsible for sched- 
uling its consideration of each pro- 
posal fonvarded to it. The Senate 
Office (405-5805) v^all assist the 
PCC Committee in publicizing each 
deadline for receipt of written com- 
ments and each public hearing or 
open committee meeting. 




Twelve New Faculty 
Emeriti to be Honored 

Reception and dinner planned for '> 
Nov. 14 La 



Equity Conference Set for 
Nov. 19 



Workshops geared for faculty, 
chairs and administrators 



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Representing 9,000 
Graduate Students 

Graduate student president 
completes busy year 



New Offerings from the 
Maryland Opera Studio 

High drama and great music C 

starting Nov. 8 J 



Overcoming Hurdles in 
Educating Blacks about 
AIDS 

Researchers cite black mistrust 
due to earlier racist studies 



CHARGE: The General Committee 
on Programs, Curricula, and 
Courses is charged with: 

A. Reviewing each proposal for- 
warded to it for the elimination, 
reduction, moving or merger of an 
academic program and/or unit. 
This review must include the fol- 
lowing elements: 

1. Review each recommendation 
of the proposal and the rationale 
presented for that recommendation, 
using the Criteria for Planning 
(developed by the Senate Executive 



Committee in Fall 1990, adopted by 
the provost, and published as part 
of his report entitled Preserving 
Enhancement (March 1, 1331)), and 
following the policy entitled Pro- 
posed University of Maryland at Col- 
lege Park Procedures for Reduction, 
Consolidation, Transfer or Discontin- 
uance of Programs (passed by the 
Campus Senate on April 10, 1989 
and accepted by the president and 
the senate in slightly modified 

nmtintietl oil /Higc .i 



Maryland at Risk 

University Budget 
Set for November 

As a giant wave of furloughs, 
layoffs and devastating cuts in 
departmental operating budgets 
has washed over the campus dur- 
ing the past 14 months, more and 
more people have asked, "What can 
1 do?" 

Now they have an answer. 

They can save the date of Mon- 
day, November 25 to participate in 
the university's planned Budget 
Education Day, "Maryland at Risk" 
is the theme for the massive day- 
long education and information 
day designed also as a call to 
action that asks members of the 
campus community to make their 
voices reverberate all the way to 
Annapolis on the need for greater 
state support for public higher edu- 
cation in Maryland. 

The goal of the day is to edu- 
cate, enlighten, and empower stu- 
dents, faculty, staff and university 
friends about the devastating 
impact of the $40 million cut in 
state-support the university has 
sustained over the past two years 
and examine how this funding 
reduction is slowing the univer- 
sity's ability to become one of the 
best public universities in the 
nation. 

As part of the day-long educa- 
tional campaign, organizers hope 
that faculty will voluntarily devote 
a portion of each class session to 
expanding students' understanding 
of the impact and implications of 
the massive budget cuts that have 
resulted in an 18 percent reduction 
in state support over the past two 
years. 

Along with the individual class- 
room discussions, an all-day teach- 
in will take place in the Student 
Union. The teach-in will feature a 
series of panels and individual 
speakers including faculty, staff, 
students, alumni and legislators 



Education Day 
25 

who will be invited to look at the 
budget process and the current 
status of higher education in the 
state, review the impact of budget 
shortfalls on College Park and 
ultimately on the citizens of the 
state, and discuss what can be done 
to change the current fiscal 
situation. 

A campus- wide noontime rally 
has been designed as a massive call 
to action, an opportunity for all 
members of the campus commun- 
ity to express their opinions and 
show support for increased fund- 
ing for the university. Those 
attending vrill have a chance to 
receive information on calling and 
writing legislators and will be able 
to learn more about and become 
involved in a planned march on 
Annapolis. Alumni, parents, mem- 
bers of the state legislature, the 
business community, and Mary- 
land citizens are invited to partici- 
pate in the noon rally and attend 
the teach-in in the Student Union. 

The "Maryland at Risk" day is 
being chaired by Bob Lissitz, chair- 
elect of the Campus Senate. Joan 
Wood, executive administrative 
aide in Arts and Humanities, and 
Dean of the College of Arts and 
Humanities Rot>ert Griffith are 
providing staff support. The event 
is sponsored by the Student 
Government Association, the Grad- 
uate Student Government, and the 
Campus Senate, which passed a 
resolution last month calling for 
such a university budget education 
day. 

Everyone is asked to watch Out- 
look for further information on 
plans for the budget education day. 
To suggest ideas, offer help or 
receive further information, call 
Bob Lissitz, 405-3620 or Bob 
Griffith, 405-2097. 

Roz Hiebert 



NOVEMBER 4, 1991 
VOLUME 6, NUMBER 10 









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Campus Senate to Consider Follow-up for Budget 
Initiatives at Nov. 11 Meeting 

At its next regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 11 from 3;30 to 
6:30 p.m. in Room 0126 of Reckord Armory the Campus Senate 
will consider folio w-up action to the four budget initiatives it 
approved last month. The initiatives include a letter to the gover- 
nor and legislators, a rally, a petition to the Board of Regents and 
the creation of Budget Education Day. Also on the agenda will be 
committee reports from the Strategic Planning Committee, the 
Academic Planning Advisory Committee, and the Programs Cur- 
ricula and Courses Committee. For information call 405-5803. 



Twelve New Faculty Emeriti Honored 



Twelve College Park faculty 
emeriti will be honored at an 
awards dinner Thursday, Nov. 14 
in the Grand Ballroom of the 
Stamp Shident Union beginning 
with a reception at 6:30 p.m. 

Provost and Vice President for 
Academic Affairs J. Robert 
Dorfman wi\] welcome the new 
emeriti professors, their families, 
friends and guests. David 
Lightfoot, professor and chair of 
the Department of Linguistics, will 



deliver after-dinner remarks and 
President William E. Kirwan will 
present plaques. 

The newest faculty emeriti are: 
Harold Perkins Edmund son. Com- 
puter Science; Gertrude Ehrlich, 
Mathematics; Morris Frcedman, 
English; Roderick Jellema, English; 
Jerry S. Kidd, Library and Informa- 
tion Services; James W. Longest, 
Agricultural and Extension Educa- 
tion; Mary Rita Miller, English; 
Donald K. Pumroy, Counseling and 



Personnel Services; Joseph 
Silverman, Materials and Nuclear 
Engineering; Anne Truitt, Art; 
Robert M, Wilson, Curriculum and 
Instruction; and Edgar Paul Young, 
Animal Sciences. 

Tickets for the awards dinner are 
$10 each. To make reservations, 
send a check payable to the 
University of Maryland to: Carolysi 
Ent, Rm 3126 Lee Building by 
Friday, Nov. 8. 



Keep the Dream Alive 



by Robert W. Lissitz, Chair of 
Governmental Affairs Committee, 
and Chair Elect of the Campus 
Senate, and Patricia Moreland, 
Chair of the Staff Affairs 
Committee 

The University of Maryland at 
College Park has made steady 
progress in its climb to become a 
truly first-class university. As two 
members of the campus commun- 
ity, we have seen the changes first 
hand and they have been dramatic. 
We have all witnessed the 
increased quality of our students, 
and the remarkable increases in 
productivity by the staff as well as 
seeing the climb in national and 
international visibihtv of our facul- 
ty- 

These changes on campus were 

not a coincidence. They were the 
result of an agreement with the 
State of Maryland. The legislature 
defined College Park to be the 
home of the flagship campus of the 
University System. The College 
Park enhancement plan assumed 
$100 million dollars in additional 
state support. In 1988, the legisla- 
ture understood that the well-being 
of the state is directly dependent 
upon having a first class university. 
Attracting new businesses and sup- 
porting existing ones depends 
upon having an environment that 
includes access to the highest qual- 
ity of expertise. 

We have now sustained budget 
cute of $40 million dollars. We 
have instituted furlough days for 
faculty, staff and administrators 
earning more than $25,000. Stu- 
dente are paying almost 18% more 



in tuition. We have begun laying 
off employees and anticipate the 
need to lay off 241 by next July. 
Teaching and research services are 
being reduced or eliminated, 
including reduced access to photo- 
copying, reductions in phone ser- 
vice, laboratory equipment, and art 
studio supplies. Scholarship oppor- 
tunities also are being reduced and 
the effect upon attracting students 
has been immediate. Some of our 
best faculty are being targeted by 
other institutions and we have 
already lost a number of very good 
members of the academic com- 
munity. 

The fiscal crisis will probably 
not be a temporary one. The impact 
on the campus has already been 
severe and will take many years to 
reverse, even without further bud- 
get cuts. Attracting the best stu- 
dents to campus is not only a mat- 
ter of having funding but is also a.i 
issue of image. If prospective stu- 
dents think that College Park is a 
campus that will not be able to 
support their best efforts, they will 
not come here. 

It takes a long time to build a 
great university, but a short time to 
bring it down. College Park's prog- 
ress must be preserved. There are 
responsibilities that we as members 
of the campus must shoulder. This 
includes a careful exanninahon of 
what we are doing to see that it is 
the most cost-effective way of 
doing business. We have the obli- 
gation to help the state of Mary- 
land and are committed to doing 
so. 



Kirwan Asks for Parking 
Report Delay 



President William E. Kirwan has 
asked the Campus Senate to 
suspend further consideration of 
the Campus Parking Report (Out- 
took, Sept. 16) because of the uncer- 
tainty of the university's FY 1992 
and FY 1993 budgets. 
On Oct. 18 the Campus Senate's 
Executive Committee agreed to Kir- 
wan's request and will not have the 
report considered by the Campus 
Affairs Committee this semester. 
According to Campus Senate Chair 
Gerald Miller, the Executive Com- 



mittee took the action because of 
"the many concerns expressed by 
members of the campus com- 
munity on the parking issues 
raised in the report, notably the 
size of the parking fees proposed 
and the nature of the fee schedule.' 
In his request for the delay, 
Kirwan suggested reviewing the 
matter at the end of the semester 
and deciding at that time how to 
proceed writh consideration of the 
report. 



At the same time, it is in the 

interest of the state to see that we 
remain a flagship campus in reali- 
ty, not just in name. In order to 
sustain excellence at the university 
the state needs to solve its financial 
crisis. The state should honor the 
Maryland higher education Com- 
mission recommendation that we 
be held harmless from budget cuts. 
On behalf of the Governmental 
Affairs Committee of the Campus 
Senate, we ask each of you to 
encourage your state legislators to 
either generate new sources of rev- 
enue or to divert existing funds to 
Higher Education and particularly 
to College Park. 

Each Campus Senate member 
has been sent a package of infor- 
mation that will support this effort. 
Each senator has a list of state leg- 
islators, a guideline for writing let- 
ters, and a copy of the College Park 
information bulletin recently issued 
by the president's office. Please 
write to your legislator and encour- 
age him or her to secure funding to 
keep the 1988 legislative dream 
alive and make it a reality. The 
state of Maryland greatly benefits 
from a strong comprehensive 
research, teaching, and service 
institution at College Park. 



OUTLOOK 



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



KaVtryn Ck>steNa 


Vice President for 




Institutional Advancement 


Roz HIebert 


Director ot Public Informatitjn & 




Editor 


Lirxta Freeman 


Proctuclion Editor 


Lisa Gregory 


Staff Writer 


Tom OtwBll 


staff Wnter 




Staff Writer 


Fariss Sarnarral 


staff Writer 


Beth Workman 


staff Writer 


Jertntfer Bacon 


Calendar Editor 


JudKh Bair 


Art Director 




Forma! Designer 


Stephen Darrou 


Layout & Illustration 


Chris Paul 


Layout & Illustration 


Al Oartegger 


PnotoRraphy 


Linda Martin 


Production 


KersUn Neteler 


Production Intern 



Letters to the editor, story suggestions, campus infor 
mation & calendar items are welcome Please submit all 
material at least three weeks before the Monday of 
puSlicatJon Send H to Roz Hiebert, Editor OutlooK. 2 101 
Turner Building, througti campus mail or to University of 
Maryland, College Park. MD 20742. Our telephone 
nuniSer is (30 1| 405-1621 Electronic mail address is 
oullonktanres.urrifledu Tan number is (301)314-9344. 

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NOVEMBER 4, 1991 



Human Relations Report is Available 

The 1990-91 annual report of the Office of Human Relations 
Programs is available. The report, "Celebrating Our Diversity," 
outlines the office's goals and the services it has provided to 
faculty, staff, and students as well as to campus units and off- 
campus clients during the past year. Copies of the report are 
available from the Office of Human Relations Programs, Room 
1107 Hombake Library. 




Nov. 19 Conference Will Discuss 
Strategies for Achieving Campus Equity 



On Tuesday, Nov. 19 the Equity 
Council will spionsor its fourth 
annual campus-wide Equity Con- 
ference, "Creating and Maintaining 
a Multicultural Campus." The con- 
ference is part of the council's on- 
going efforts to provide the College 
Park community with information 
and strategies for addressing equity 
issues. 

This year's conference will pro- 
vide a series of workshops for 
three distinct campus groups. The 
series for faculty will feature work- 
shops on Curriculum Transforma- 



tion and Classroom Climate. The 
series for department chairs will 
discuss helpful hints about the 
recruitment and retention of 
women and minority faculty mem- 
bers. For administrators and staff 
there v/ill be workshops on the 
American Disabilities Act and 
Sexual Harassment. 

In urgiing campus-wide attend- 
ance at the conference. President 
William E. Kirwan said, "1 want to 
stress that the responsibility for 
ensuring that all students and 
employees are treated fairly is one 



that we all share," 

This year's Equity Conference 
was scheduled so that it could be 
part of the newly expanded obser- 
vance of Diversity Week (Nov. 18- 
23). 

Those wishing to attend the con- 
ference should contact the equity 
admisistrator in their dean's or vice 
president's office. 

Director of Human Relations 
Programs Gladys Brown will be 
happy to answer questions about 
the conference. She can be reached 
at 405-2838, 



Senate Committee to Review Proposed Program Cuts 



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form on April 30, 1991). The latter 

document provides protections for 
the faculty and students of a pro- 
gram, and it provides that the fol- 
lowing considerations be employeti 
in the review: 

a. The centrality of each program 
or course of study to the mission of 
this institution or to the mission of 
the college, school, or department 
within which it is located; 

b. The academic strength and qual- 
ity of the academic program or 
unit, and of its faculty in terms of 
national ratings; 

c. The complementarity of the aca- 
demic program or department and 
the work done therein to some 
essential program or function per- 
formed in this institution; 

d. The duplication of work done in 
the academic program or depart- 
ment by work done in other pro- 
grams or departments elsewhere 
within the University of Maryland 
System; 

e. The student demand and projec- 
ted enrollment in the subject matter 
taught in the program or unit; 

f. Tlie current and predicted com- 
parative cost analysis /effectiveness 



of the program or unit; and 
g. Such other pertinent factors as 
the committee deems proper, after 
consultation with the Senate Execu- 
tive Committee. 

The Criteria for Planning men- 
tioned above were developed by 
the Senate Executive Committee in 
accord with provision g of the Pro- 
cedures. 

2. Review the resource analysis 
provided by the Academic Plan- 
ning Advisory Committee (APAC) 
that accompanies the proposal, 
both for the immediate and for the 
long-term (five-year) savings, in the 
context of the redirection of 
resources from the less critical to 
the more critical program needs of 
the university. 

3, Publicly solicit and receive 
advice and comment on each pro- 
posal from the directly affected 
unit(s) and their constihicncies, 
from the PCC committee or gover- 
nance body of the unit's college as 
appropriate, and from the campus 
community. At least two weeks' 
public notice should be given of 
either a public hearing or an open 
committee meeting on each pro- 



posal and of the deadline for 
receipt of written input. Affected 
units should be notified directly 
and public notices should be 
placed in Outlook and in the Dia- 
mondback. 

B. Prepariitg a recommendation 
(or set of recommendations) for 
Senate action concerning each 
recommendation in each such pro- 
posal forwarded to it The com- 
mittee may also wish to forward 
recommendations concerning relat- 
ed profjosals or common issues 
involved in the elimination, reduc- 
tion, moving or merger of academ- 
ic programs or units. All such rec- 
ommendations should be forward- 
ed to the Senate Executive 
Committee. 

It is the desire of the Senate 
Executive Committee that the PCC 
Committee submit i ts recommenda- 
tion(s) on a proposal within six 
weeks of receipt of a well-docu- 
mented proposal (excluding holi- 
days and periods when the univer- 
sity is not in session). 



CIDCM Hosts International Dialogue 
the Arts and Democracy 



on 



In conjunction with the Batuz 
Foundation's "Societe Imaginaire," 
an international society that pro- 
motes intercullural understanding 
between Europe and North and 
South America, the university's 
Center for International Develop- 
ment and Conflict Management 
(CIDCM) is hosting an internation- 
al dialogue on Nov, 4 at the Center 
of Adult Education on the College 
Park campus. 

The Nov. 4 dialogue, which is 
part of a five-day conference to be 
held at various sites Oct. 28 
through Nov. 5, will include dis- 
cussion of such topics as "Factors 
Affecting Successful Democratiza- 
tion," "Resurgence of Repressed 
Memories," and "Implications for 
Literature and Art During Demo- 
cratization" by such speakers as 



Polish writer and Solidarity found- 
er Jacek Bochenski; Gyula 
Kodolanyi, senior advisor to the 
prime minister of Hungary; Ulrich 
Roloff-Momin, senator for culture, 
Berlin; Mexican poet Jose Emilio 
Pacheco; poet and essayist Oscar 
Hahn of Chili and Czechoslovakian 
poet Antonin Liehm. 

Also participating in the dia- 
logue are university faculty mem- 
bers Bartlomiej Kaminksi, Vladimir 
Tismaneanu and James Glass of the 
Department of Government and 
Politics, Saul Sosnowski of the 
Department of Spanish and Portu- 
guese, and visiting professor Suheil 
Bushrui of CIDCM, 

The Batuz Foundation, which 
was established in Germany by H- 
ungarian- American artist Batuz, 
has chosen CIDCM to become the 



foundation's repository and archiv- 
ist in the United States for corre- 
spondence written by prominent 
individuals in their respective 
fields of Hterature, art, politics and 
academia. 

"The primary purpose of the 
Batuz Foundation and its out- 
growth, the Societe Imaginaire, is 
to promote inter-regional and inter- 
cultural understanding among 
leaders in such fields as art and 
literature, who are interested in the 
attainment of world peace," says 
Murray Polakoff, acting director of 
CIDCM. 

The conference is also being 
sponsored and hosted by the 
Friedrich Ebert Foundation and 
Meridian House International. 



NOVEMBER 4, 1991 



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Golden Key Honorees 

Several university faculty members have been selected as honor- 
ary members of Golden Key National Honor Society. Honorees 
include Katherine Beardsley, assistant dean of the college of 
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Jack Fracasso, associate director of 
undergraduate admissions; Jane Fiori Lawrence, assistant director 
of the University Honors Program; and Daniel Levitan, professor in 
the Department of Health Education. The new members will be 
officially recognized at a reception on November 6 at 7:30 p.m. in 
the Grand Ballroom of the Stamp Student Union, 



Responding to the Needs of 
Graduate Students 



Swimming a long-distance race 
in the Chesapeake Bay was not the 
only challenge Shelly Stein, a Ph.D. 
candidate in speech com- 
munications, faced last year. 

As president of the Graduate 
Student Government (GSG), Stein 
faced the equally daunting task of 
representing the diverse body of 
9,000 graduate students who study 
at College Park. 

Stein, noiv in her fourth year of 
doctoral studies, first became 
involved with what was then called 
the Graduate Student Association 
in 1990 when she had some ques- 
tions about her role as a teaching 
assistant. She took a full-time assis- 
tantship with the GSG last year 
and worked there 20 hours a week. 

A policy on teaching assistant 
standards and supervision evalu- 
ations, passed by the Campus 
Senate, was just one of many GSG 
accomplishments last year. Stein, 
who also is involved in training 
teaching assistants in the Depart- 
ment of Speech Communications, 
felt this was badly needed. 

Another successful event was 
Graduate Research Interaction Day 
(GRID), an opportunity for gradu- 
ate students from throughout the 
campus to have their research 
judged by the university com- 
munity. 

The economic recession and 
budget cuts also weighed heavily 
on graduate students' minds dur- 
ing the year. Stein says that many 
were worried about the future of 
their programs and a reduction in 
the number of research opportuni- 
ties and teaching assistantships 
available. 

"We've been working with the 
graduate school, talking about how 
funds are going to be distributed, 
especially with research and fel- 
lowships," Stein says. 

"We're also working with the 
Graduate Student Minority Council 
to get more graduate funding and 
more financial aid for minorities," 
she says. 

In addition, the GSG is now tab- 
ulating the results of a 76-question 
survey on everything from the use 
of libraries to parking. 




Sfielly Stein 

"What I've seen so far is that 

graduate students who don't have 
offices feel there isn't a place to 
study on campus," Stein says. 

Another service offered by the 
GSG is their own graduate student 
legal aide, attorney Carla 
Rappaport. She is paid primarily 
through the graduate student fee 
and deals with everything from 
landlord problems and uncontested 
divorces to auto accidents and 
theft. 

Graduate students may not 
know it. Stein says, but they are all 
members of the GSG and they are 
all encouraged to attend its bi- 
monthly meetings. 

"Anyone can come, anyone can 
say what they want, we don't have 
parliamentary procedure or any- 
thing like that — it's very, very 
informal," Stein says. 

Graduate students can also keep 
abreast of GSG activities by reading 
the monthly GSG newsletter, which 
can be found in various depart- 
mental graduate offices. A 
number of social activities, includ- 
ing this year's "Tlie Mother of Ail 
Parties" rounds out the list of 
events. 



Stein says the most ptipular GSG 

activity continues to be the weekly 
happy hours. Last year, they were 
held every Thursday evening at 
The Straw Boss in College Park. 

"But graduate students are 
responsible. You'd be surprised 
how many people come and say, 
'I've got to get back to the lab. See 
you later,'" Stein says. 

Originally from Columbus, 
Georgia, Stem received her B.A. in 
economics with a minor in speech 
communications from the Univer- 
sity of Georgia in Athens. From 
there, she earned an M.A. in com- 
munications studies from San Jose 
State University in California. Stein 
lives on the Fort Myer, Va., army 
base with her husband Mark 
Bynum, an officer in the Old Guard 
of the U.S. Army. She taught an 8 
a.m. section of Speech Com- 
munications 107 over the summer 
and continued her work with the 
GSG, but still found the time to 
work as a lifeguard at the army 
base and practice her hobby of 
long-distance swimming. A mem- 
ber of an open water masters team 
that meets on campus. Stein is in 
her second year of competing in 
the 4.4 mite Chesapeake Bay race. 

Though her term as GSG presi- 
dent has ended and though she is 
resuming her duties as a teaching 
assistant in the Department of 
Speech Communications, Stein 
plans to keep a very active hand in 
GSG activities. In her new role as 
the College Park representative for 
the National Association of Gradu- 
ate and Professional Students 
(NAG PS), she says she will push 
for affordable child care tor gradu- 
ate students. She would also like to 
see affordable health insurance pro- 
vided through NAGPS to graduate 
students who are not employed by 
the university. 

But as Stein puts it, the "legacy 
of Southern speech communica- 
tions GSG presidents" continues. 
Taking over the reigns at GSG in 
the fall is Delia Dennis, also 
working on her Ph.D. in speech 
communications and also from the 
South. 

Wendy Babbitt 



Letters and Sciences Providing Advice 



This fall, all new freshmen have 
been assigned to a specific Division 
of Letters and Sciences advisor, 
notes Betty Beckley, the program's 
director and assistant dean for 
undergraduate studies. Letters and 
Sciences is the new name of the 
Undergraduate Advising Center. 

Beckley says that 51 faculty 
members and 15 administrators are 
advising 604 freshmen. Members of 
the Letters and Sciences staff, three 
full-time professionals and ten 
graduate students, are advising 
another 429 freshmen, as well as 
207 sophomores who have J^een 



identified as being "at risk." An 
additional 2,600 students are 
assigned to the division but do not 
have regularly assigned advisors. 

"It is because of the active 
involvement of the faculty who 
have volunteered as advisors that 
we have been able to extend our 
services," Beckley says. 

In addition to their student case- 
loads, assistant directors Wendy 
Whittcmore and Ulysses Conner 
have taken on added responsibilies. 
Whittemore is expanding training 
and development activities, includ- 
ing the Seminar Program that was 



begun last year, and editing News- 
Flash, the advisor publication. 
Conner continues as the pre-law 
advisor and in addition is coordin- 
ating the freshman year program. 

Tom Steen has moved from 
walk-in coordinator to transfer stu- 
dent coordinator and Stella 
Mirhadi continues to spend the 
bulk of her time in the College of 
Business and Management as well 
as coordinating activities for a 
number of pre-business students 
still assigned to the Division of Let- 
ters and Sciences. 



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Guarneri to Play Bartok 

On Monday, Nov. U at 7 p.m., the Guarneri String Quariet will 
hold its second open rehearsal of the season in Tawos Rocita) Hall. 
The quartet will be reading through Bartok's String Quartet No. 2 
in C Minor, Op. 11. The rehearsal is free and open to the public. 
For additional information call 405-5548. 




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Great Music and Great Literature is tlie Secret 
of Maryland Opera Studio's New Season 



Let's face it. Some opera plots 
are obscure, some creak with en- 
crusted symbolism and some are 
just plain silly. 

But not the three operas selected 
by the Maryland Opera for perfor- 
mance this month. In all three, 
strong and beautiful music is 
backed by strong and dramatic 
texts. 

In La Tragcdie de Carmen, Bizet's 
music is set to the Peter Brook ver- 
sion of Prosper Mcrimce's novella. 
With music by Hugo Wcisgall, The 
Stronger is taken from a powerful 
little play by August Strindberg. 
And Ralph Vaughan-Willianis 
wrote the haunting musical setting 
for John Mil ling ton Synge's poetic 
drama. Riders to the Sea. 

First presented in Paris in 1981, 
Im Tragedie de Carmen is a version 
of the Carmen story that seeks to 
return the dramatic center of the 
opera closer to the harshness of the 
original Merimee work. It will be 
presented by the Opera Studio in 
an 80-minute version that elimin- 
ates the larger stage effects and 
choruses, but keeps intact all the 
familiar arias. 

Adjunct music faculty member 
Rhoda Levinc returns from recent 
directing work at New York City 
Opera — where her version of Zim- 
merman's Die Soldaten is currently 
causing quite a stir — to direct La 
Tragedie, and Robert McCoy, musi- 
cal director of the Maryland Opera 
Studio, will conduct the perform- 
ances. 

The cast is mostly made up of 
students completing master's de- 
grees in voice at the university. 
Marie Michalopoulos- Warren is 
Carmen, Katie Katinas is Michael a 
and Phillip Collistcr is Escamillo, 
Don Jose will be sung by Scott 
David Miller, a tenor from 



Walkersville, Maryland. The Uni- 
versity of Maryland Symphony Or- 
chestra will perform for la Tragedie 
as well as for the opera double bill 
later in the month. 

Conductor McCoy is pleased 
that La Tragedie will be performed 
in French. "While more work is in- 
volved, it gives our students a 
chance to perform in the original 
language," he says. Huent in 
French himself, McCoy first en- 
countered the original Peter Brook 
production when he was living in 
Paris. "I really believe in the piece. 
Brook has heightened the drama 
and Marius Constant's re-orchestra- 
tion builds an inescapable momen- 
tum towards the tragedy," he adds. 

College Park audiences can see 
Ui Tragedie de Carmen on Nov. 8, 12, 
14 and 16 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 10 at 
3 p.m. in the intimate Pugliese 
Theatre in the Tawes Fine Arts 
Building. Tickets are $15 ($9 for 
students and senior citizens). For 
information, call 405-5548. 

The double bill of The Stronger 
and Riders to the Sea wil I be per- 
formed Nov. 20 and 22 at 8 p.m. 
and Nov, 24 at 3 p.m. in Tawes Re- 
cital Hall. The two operas will be 
directed by acting music chair Leon 
Major and conducted by music 
faculty member William Hudson. 

Both operas in the double bill 
arc based on powerful theater 
pieces. The Stronger is an intense, 
two-character, one-act drama be- 
tween two women who are rivals 
for one man, Weisgall's music, 
composed in the 19505, is appropri- 
ately angular, dramatic — and witty, 
according to director Major. 

Riders to the Sea, taking place in 
an Irish fishing village, has the 
stark inevitability of classical Greek 
tragedy. Major says Vaughan-Wil- 
liams used Synge's drama nearly 




Maryland Opera Studio Singers 



word for word, providing it with a 
setting that evolves into a richly 
textured, sustained tone poem. 
Tickets for the double bill are $15 
($9 for students and senior 
citizens). Call 405-5548 for informa- 
tion. 

As musical director for the 
Maryland Opera Studio, McCoy is 
pleased with the diverse kinds of 
experience the double bill and La 
Tragedie de Carmen are providing 
College Park's student singers, 
"Our program has to be compre- 
hensive because there are so many 
demands on performers these 
days," he says. "I believe in the pro- 
gram. It's giving our students the 
type of training needed by profes- 
sional singers for the 21st century." 

College Park opera lovers bene- 
fit too. They should plan to settle 
in for some intense and beautiful 
performances this November, per- 
formances of operas with great mu- 
sic — -and great plots. 

Linda Freeman 



First Map of Maryland Housed in 
Hornbake Library 




Peter Curtis examines 1794 map of Maryland 

A unique and extremely scarce 
copy of the first detailed map of 
the state of Maryland, compiled in 
1794 by Dennis Griffith, can today 
be found in the Maryland Room of 
the university's Hornbake Library. 

What makes the black and 
while, 25" x 50" map so special is 



its tremendous detail, according to 
Peter Curtis, Curator of Mary- 
landia. In addition to each Mary- 
land county and Baltimore city, the 
map includes 180 mills, 92 taverns, 
1 1 iron forges, nine iron furnaces, a 
number of houses of worship, and 
roads that were in existence at the 
time. 

The significance of this unusual 
map for today's researcher, Curtis 
says, is that by detailing all of the 
roads, it provides an insight into 
the transportation system then and 
how goods came to market. Iron- 
ically, Griffith's map, which should 
have appealed to merchants and 
travelers at the time, sold poorly 
after its publication. 

According to Edward C. 
Papenfuse and Joseph M. Coale, 
authors of "The Hammond- 
Harwood House Atlas of Historical 
Maps of Maryland," lack of in the 
map stemmed from its being "too 
large to interest people who were 
not yet accustomed to hanging 



maps on walls. Commodious par- 
lors with abundant wall space 
would not be commonplace for 
another several decades." 

Griffith's map is one of two 
exceptions to Papenfuse's and 
Coale' s belief that "on balance, the 
American and English maps and 
geographical accounts published in 
the first quarter century of the new 
nation were not as good as they 
might have been," The other excep- 
tion is a long and carefully 
researched chapter on Maryland by 
Christoph Ebeling, published in 
Hamburg, Germany, in 1799. 

In addition to the copy now in 
the Maryland Room, Curtis 
believes there are other Griffith 
maps in the State Law Library in ■ 
Annapolis and with the Maryland 
Historical Society, A few may also 
be in private hands, he says. 

Frank Bochcs 



NOVEMBER 4. 1991 



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RESEARCH 



Second Technology Forum Set 

The university and the Suburban Maryland Technology Council 
will host a Technology Forum Nov. 6. The forum is a new series of 
breakfast seminars designed to give area firms a chance to learn 
about university research applications and trends. The Nov. 6 
forum, which begins at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom Lounge of 
the Stamp Student Union, will feature Michael Pccht, professor of 
mechanical engineering and director of the Computer Aided Life 
Cycle Engineering (CALCE) Electronics Packaging Research Center. 
He will discuss the design and manufacture of highly reliable 
electronics packages. 



Study Looks at 
Syphilis Study 



Implications of Tuskegee 
on AIDS Education 




Sandra Grouse Ouinn and Stephen B. Thomas 

AIDS education programs for 
Blacks in America may be ham- 
pered by the legacy of the 
Tuskegee Syphilis Study and a his- 
tory of racism, according to a 
recently published paper by the 
Minority Health Research Labora- 
tory in the Department of Health 
Education. 

According to Stephen B. 
Thomas, director of the Minority 
Health Research Laboratory and 
one of the researchers who 
authored the paper, many black 
Americans mistrust the public 
health system and health education 
efforts because of a history of 
racism against them. 

This mistrust is exacerbated by 
knowledge of the Tuskegee 



Syphihs Study in which 399 Ala- 
bama black men with syphilis were 
used as study subjects between 
1932 and 1972. During what 
became the longest non-therapeutic 
study of human beings in medical 
history, the men and their disease 
were studied but left untreated, 
even after penicillin became the 
standard treatment in 1954. As men 
died during the course of the 
study, autopsies were performed to 
determine the effects of untreated 
syphilis. 

"Many black people have a fear 
of being exploited tlirough research 
by the government and public 
health professionals," Thomas says. 
"People see the Tuskegee case as 
grounds for being distrustful of 
government AIDS education 
efforts." 

According to Thomas, who co- 
authored tlie paper with research 
assistant Sandra Grouse Quinn, 
some studies indicate that a sub- 
stantial number of black Americans 
believe AIE>S is a man-made dis- 
ease created as a form of genocide, 

"The resulting distrust of AIDS 
education efforts is legitimate and 
reflected in the Tuskegee study," 
says Quinn. "There is a precedent 
that suggests such things do, in 
fact, happen." 

Quinn says AIDS intervention 
steps such as the possible HIV 
(human immunodeficiency virus) 
testing of pregnant women may be 
interpreted by many blacks as 
repressive governmental actions. 

According to Thomas, this mis- 
trust can block the efforts of AIDS 
educators to make communities 
aware of the dangers of AIDS and 
the ways to prevent its spread. It 
can also cause people to delay 
seeking the medical care they may 
need, fccausc of their basic 



mistrust. 

"Because education is the best 
defense against the spread of AIDS, 
we must begin to deal with these 
fears and barriers if we are to con- 
vince people that AIDS education 
and treatment efforts are a sincere 
attempt to stop the spread of the 
disease," Thomas says. 

According to Thomas and 
Quinn, the Tuskegee Syphilis Study 
became national news in 1972 
when a Washington Star rcpt>rter 
broke the story. Public awareness 
and outrage led to strict federal 
regulations regarding the use of 
human subjects in research. "But 
since then, the study has been vir- 
tually undiscussed for years," 
Quinn says. 

"The ethical issues involved in 
the Tuskegee study are not tK?ing 
talked about in the public health 
literature or in medical schools or 
even among most health educators. 
It's time to open up the dialogue," 
Thomas adds. 

"This dialogue can contribute to 
a t>etter understanding of how to 
develop and implement HIV edu- 
cation programs that are scientific- 
ally sound, culturally sensitive, and 
ethically acceptable." 

Thomas and Quinn say health 
educators will need to address the 
problems associated with the black 
population's perceptions of public 
health if they are to gain their con- 
fidence. 

"As health educators we need to 
acknowledge the legacy of the 
Tuskegee study and assure that 
those men who were used as sub- 
jects in the study did not die in 
vain," Thomas says. 

The Thomas and Quinn study 
appears in this month's issue of the 
American lournal of Public Health. 

Fariss SafTiarrai 



Rapid Diagnosis Aids Fish Industry 



Aquacullurists agrc^ that rapid 
disease diagnosis and treatment is 
one of the critical needs for the 
development of the aquaculture 
industry. The rapid outbreak of a 
viral infection in a hatchery or 
pond can jeopardize the financial 
success of an aquacultural opera- 
tion. 

Rotaviruses, a viral group com- 
mon in fish, can lead to high fish 
mortality. They strike familiar 
Chesapeake Bay inhabitants, such 
as striped bass and the American 
oyster, as well as channel catfish, 
chum salmon and other species. 

Effective vaccines are not avail- 
able to prevent fish rotavirus out- 
breaks, says Siba Samal, assistant 
professor of molecular virology at 
the Virginia-Maryland Regional 
College of Veterinary Medicine. 
Currently, the diagnosis of viral 
infections in fish involves isolating 
the virus and then identifying it 
using serology, the analysis of 
blood serum components. But some 
fish viruses grow very slowly, 
taking up to two weeks to identify 



them. Combined with the occa- 
sional failure of virus isolation, this 
makes the technique neither rapid 
nor reliable. 

The best way to control viral 
outbreaks is to prevent their intro- 
duction into fish cultures, says 
Samal. This involves screening 
brood stock for the virus so that 
other facilities are not contaminated 
by the shipment of eggs or offspr- 
ing. Samal, along with Frank 
Hetrick, a professor of virology in 
the Department of Microbiology, is 
designing a rapid rotavirus detec- 
tion metfiod using ribonucleic acid 
(RNA), the virus' genetic material. 

The hybridization of nucleic 
acids has been used to identify 
many human and animal viruses, 
says Samal. But it has never tieen 
developed for the identification of 
fish viral diseases. Compared to 
current serological methods, 
nucleic acid hybridization tests are 
rapidly processed (within 24 hours) 
and highly specific and sensitive. 

To develop this test, the resear- 
chers will first extract RNA seg- 



ments (genes) from SB, a strain of 
rotavirus that Hetrick isolated from 
striped bass. These segments will 
be used to create t>oth radioactive 
and nonradioactive RNA and 
deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) 
probes. These probes will identity 
cells that are infected with the SB 
strain. 

To ensure the test's specificity, 
RNA from cells other than the SB 
strain also will be examined. These 
experiments will indicate how 
quickly the test can identify the 
rotavirus and the minimum num- 
ber of infected cells that are re- 
quired for detection. 

In related work, the researchers 
have also discovered a new virus 
genus in the family Rcoviridae , 
They propose naming the new 
genus, which was discovered in 
striped bass, Aqimrota. The discov- 
ery was published in the journal of 
Virology. 

Kevin Miller 
MAES Science Editor 



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NOVEMBER 4, 1991 



Faculty Apartment Available 

An exciting part of the renovation of Anne Arundel Hall as a 
living/learning center for students in the University Honors Pro- 
gram is the creation of a one-bedroom faculty apartment for a 
scholar-in-residence. The completely furnished apartment will be 
available for the 1991-92 academic year. The monthly fee for the 
apartment is $250 vt^ith an additional charge for parking. While in 
residence, scholars are expected to interact v/ith Honors students 
and may be asked to teach an Honors seminar and give a series of 
lectures. For more information, call 405-6771, 




College Park ''In the News 



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College Park-related stories 
appear regularly in both the 
regional and national media, and 
our faculty members often are 
quoted as experts in breaking news 
situations. Here are some recent 
highlights of nev/s coverage of Col- 
lege Park faculty and staff. 

A concerted effort by the Office 
of Public Information to inform 
state residents of the extent of the 
budgetary difficulties faced by Col- 
lege Park resulted in several impor- 
tant local media articles. Some of 
these include: 

• An op/ed in the Baltimore Sun 
by President Kir wan, titled "Higher 
Ed is Hurting." (See reprint in Out- 
look, October 14.) 

• Articles in the Washington Post, 
the Washington Times, the Carroll 
County Times, and the Prince 
George's journal describing employ- 
ee layoffs at College Park necessi- 
tated by the budget cuts. 

Other news from the university 
includes: 

• Important research on a poss- 
ible cause of hypertension (high 
blood pressure) in blacks by Roger 



Allen, associate professor in the 
department of health education, 
was featured in the New York 
Times, the Washington Post, the Ore- 
gonian, and was picked up by the 
Associated Press news service for 
distribution to newspapers 
throughout the nation. Allen also 
was interviewed and broadcast by 
Channel 8 (a new local all-news 
cable TV network) and by the Mut- 
ual Broadcasting Radio network 
which feeds 700 radio stations 
across the country. 

• Carol Karahadidn, assistant 
professor in the department of 
human nutrition and food systems, 
appeared on WMAR-TV (Balti- 
more) to discuss her food taste lab. 

• Two College Park faculty 
members, Roald Sagdeev, distin- 
guished professor of physics, and 
Karen Dawisha, a Soviet expert in 
the department of government and 
politics, were quoted extensively in 
two articles in the Chronicle of High- 
er Education. 

• Important findings regarding 
the early experiences of blacks in 



this country discovered under the 
Archaeology in Annapolis program 
directed by anthropology professor 
Mark Leone were written up in the 
New York Times, the Washington 
Times, the Afro-American, as well as 
several other newspapers. 

• Award of a $5 million NASA 
grant to College Park for develop- 
ment of a new satellite center made 
headlines in the Sun, Space News, 
the Morning Herald (Hagerstown), 
Montgomenf County journal, and the 

Delaware State News. In addition, 
the announcement of the award 
also was picked by the Associated 
Press News Service. 

• Norman Epstein, associate 
professor in the Department of 
Family and Community Develop- 
ment, was recently quoted in the 
New York Times on step families 
and in the Ladies Home Journal on 
conflicts among adult siblings. 



Week-Long Events Focus on 
AIDS Awareness 



Throughout AIDS Awareness 
Week, November 11-16, there 
will be a food drive to collect 
non-perishable items for the 
Whitman-Walker Food Bank, The 
food drive, which is sponsored 
by the Stamp Student Union, 
will be at the Stamp Student 
Union and Hoff Theater Lobby. 

Also during the week, major 
films, as well as films concerning 
AIDS, will be shown in the Hoff 
Theater, Sponsored by the Stu- 
dent Union Program Committee 
(SUPC) Films Committee and the 
Health Center, the films are free. 



MONDAY 



Tawes Theatre and Health Cen- 
ter Dramatic Readings: "Voices 
of AIDS," dramatic fsadmgs and 
music witii Jane Pesci, noon to 
1:30 p.m., Atrium, Stamp Student 
Union, Call 314-8495 for info. 



TUESDAY 



Department of Dance end 
Department of Music Perlorm- 
enees: Improvisations Unlimited, 
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., A^um, 
Stamp Student Union, Call 314- 
8495 for info, 

NAMES Project Quilting Bee, 

noon to Z p,m.. Atrium, Stannp 
Student Union. Call 314-8495 for 
info. 

President's Office and Hispanic 
Students' Invited Address: 

Dr, Antonia Novello. United 
States Surgeon General, will dis- 
cuss AIDS and its impact on col- 
lege students, 3 p.m., Colony 
Balfoom, Stamp Student Union. 
Call 314-8495 for info. 

SUPC Issues and Answers 
Committee Invited Address: 

Henry Nicfiols, an Eagle Boy 
Scout, will share hts insight on 
living with AIDS, 7 p.m.. Colony 
Ballroom, Stamp Student Union. 
Call 314-8495 for info. 



Maryland Opera Studio Produc- 
tion: "Cafmen," dedicated to the 
many creative people wtio have 
died of AIDS, 8 p.m., Pugliese 
Theatre. Call 405-5548 for info,' 



WEDNESDAY 



Office of Commuter Affairs and 
the Health Center Morning Pro- 
gram: "Good Morning Commut- 
ers," offers commuters an oppor- 
tunity to meet with Health Center 
staff; 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Atrium, 
Stamp Student Union, Call 314- 
8435 for info, 

Metropolitan Blood Bank and 
Stamp Student Union Blood 
Drive, 10 a,m, to 5 p.m., Tortuga 
Room, Stamp Student Union. 
Call 314-8495 for info. 

Tawes Theatre and Health Cen- 
ter Musical Pefformartces, feat- 
uring Suzanne Abbott, Scott Carr, 
Dora Savignac, and Adrienne 
Athanas, noon to 1 p.m., Atrium, 
Stamp Student Union. Call 314- 
8495 for info. 

Office ol Human Relations Pro- 
grams, United Campus Ministry 
and the Counseling Center 
Presentation: "AIDS: Personal 
Stories," noon to 1:30 p.m.. 
Atrium, Stamp Student Union, 
Call 314-8495 for info. 

AIDS Awareness Week Com- 
mittee's Candlelight h^arch and 
Program: 'Remembrance of 
Life. 5 to 6:30 p.m. with march 
beginning at the sun dial on 
lifcKeldin Mall at 5 p.m.; program 
will follow at Memorial Chaoel. 
Call 314-8495 for info. 

School of Public Affairs Panel 
Discussion: "HiV Testing of 
Heaitti Care Workers: PuDlic 
Health and Individual Rights," 7 
to B:30 p.m., 2101 Shoemaker 
Hall, Call 314-8495 for info. 



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AIDS AWAKENE88 WEEK II 



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THURSDAY 



SUPC and Stamp Student 
Union Improvisation Program: 
"Erasable Inc.," 12:30 to 2 p.m., 
Atrium, Stamp Student Union. 
Call 314-8495 for info. 



Office of Human Relations Pro- 

Bram, PHC, Counseling Center, 
nited Campus Ministry, and 
the Maryland Lesbian/Gay Staff 
and Faculty Association Panel 
Discussion: "AIDS Doesn't Dis- 
CTiminate, People Do," noon to 2 
p.m., Prince George's Room, 
Stamp Student Union. Call 314- 
8495 for info. 

Maryland Opera Studio Produc- 
tion: "Carmen," 6 p.m., Puliese 
Theatre. Call 405-5548 for Info. 
(See listing Nov. 12.)' 

University Theatre and Depart- 
ment of Theatre Production: "A 

Midsummer Night's Dream," pro- 
duction dedicated to the memory 
of the many creative people who 
have died of AIDS. 8 p.m., 
Tawes Theatre. Call 405-2201 for 
info.' 

Nite Life Presentation: live mus- 
ic, performers to be announced, 
9 p.m., Stamp Student Union's 
Nite Life program area. Call 314- 
8495 for info. 



SATURDAY 



SEE Review Board Comedy 
Presentation: "Dare to Care," 

featuring the comedy of James 
Carrey, Kevin Meany and Bertice 
Berry who will bring personal 
insignt and commentary to the 
topic of AIDS, 8 om.. Stamp Stu- 
dent Union, Hoff Theatre. Call 
314-8495 for Info. 

Maryland Opera Studio Produc- 
tion: "Carnien,' 8 p.m., Pugliese 
Theatre, Call 405-5548 for info, 
(See listing Nov, 12.) 

University Theatre and the 
DepaHmenl of Theatre Produc- 
tion: "A Midsummer Night's 
Dream," 8 p.m., Tawes Theatre, 
Call 405-2201 for into. (See list- 
ing Nov. 14.)" 

' Admission charged for this 
event. All others are tree. 



NOVEMBER 4, 1991 



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CALENDAR 



Attention; 

An APAC-sponsored Open Hearing 
on the possible downsizing of 
the Library Science program 
and the relocation of the 
College of Library and 
Information Services will be 
held Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11 
a.m. in Room 0220 Jimenez. 
Call 5*820 for info. 



For the Health of It: Wellness Classes Offered Nov. 4-Dec. 5 

The Wellness Research Laboratory, part of the College of Health 
and Human Performance, is offering a series of one-day introduc- 
tory classes in sports skills and health issues. Throughout the 
month of November, the program will offer noncredit lectures on 
osteoporosis, nutrition and chronic back pain; some of the more 
sports-instructional se^ions will include golf, badminton, and 
flexibility lessons. The classes are free and are taught by College 
Park faculty and staff members. For more information or to regis- 
ter, call Mary Giles at 405-2438. 



NOVEMBER 4-13 



Kfl MONDAY 

Aft Gallery EihllMtlon: "Dreams, 
Lies, and Exaggerations: Phala- 
montage in America,' featuring 
122 works of art, including rraga- 
zine lay-outs, book jackets, bro- 
chures as wei I as fine art photo- 
graphy, Oct. 21-Dec, 20, The Art 
iSallery. Call 5-2763 for info. 

Maryland Water Resources 
Researcti Center Seminar: 

"Drinking Water Quality— Stan- 
dards and Regulations: Their 
Impact on State and Local Pro- 
qrams," Jennifer Orme. U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency. 
4-5:30 p.m.: reftestiments, 3:30 
p,m., 3103 Cfwmistiy. Call 5- 
6629 for info. 

Horticulture Semlrar; "Cold 
Acclimation and Cfiilling: A 
Molecular Approach," Mohamed 
M. Muthalff, Horticulture, 4 p.m., 
0128B Holzapfel, Call 5-4336 for 
info. 

Entomology Colloquium: 'Sim- 
ulation Studies with Aedes 
aegypJi and Dengue Virus Trans- 
mission,' Da.na A. Fochs. USD A, 
Gainsville, FL. 4 p.m., 0200 Sym- 
ons H^l. Call 5-391 1 for info. 

Computer Science at College 
Park Colloquium: 'An Afgebrac 
Approach to Program Dependen- 
cies." Kreshav Pmgali, Cornell U„ 
4 p.m., 01 1 1 Classroom Bldg, 
Call 5-2737 for Info, 

Space Science Seminar: 
Theory of Dusty Plasma," Ted 
Northrop, NASAi'GSFC. 4:30 
p.m., 1113 Computer and Space 
Sciences. Call 5-6226 for m. 



TUESDAY 



Zoology Colloquium: 'Evoludon- 
ary Genetics of Native Hawaiian 
Birds," Rob Fleischer, National 
Zoo, noon. 1208 Zoo/Psych. C^\ 
5-6942 for info. 

Physics Colloquium: 'Interface 

and Step Ffuctuations.' John 
Weeks. IPST, 4 p m.; tea. 3:30 
p.m., 1410 Physics. Call 5-5953 
for info. 

Women's Field Hockey vs. 
Loyola, 7 p.m., Astroturf Field, 
Cd 4-7070 for info. 



WEDNESDAY 



Emplovee Development Pro- 
gram: Public Relations in a Uni- 
versity Setting," Lynn Sullivan, 
Competitive Dynamics, Inc., 9 
am -4 p.m., Training Room, 
Administrative Sen/ices Bldg. Call 
5-5651 for info.' 

Coijnseting Center Research 
and Development Meeting: 
Too Many Heads, Too Few 
Seats: Course Availability Issues 
During Cost Containment," 
William Spann, Records and 
Registraton, noon-1 p.m.. 0106- 
01 U Shoemaker. Call 4-7691 for 
info. 

Academic Planning Advisory 
Committee (APACf Open Hear- 
ing tor Ihe Department of 
Recreation, concerning possible 

elimination of the department, 
noon-2 p.m.. 2108 Chemical 
Engineering, Call 5-6820 for info. 

Molecular and Cell Biology 

Seminar: "Protein Phosphoma- 
tion in Growth Control a.^d Cell 
Cycle," Tony Hjnier. Salk Inst- 
tute, San Diego, CA, 12:05 p.m., 
1208 ZooiPsych. Call 5-6991 for 
info. 

Anthropology Seminar. 
Towards a Critcal Human 




Floyd Crow Westerman, Sioux star of the Academy-Award winning Dances with Wolves, joins the 
Badlands Singers from FL Peck Sioux Reservation, Montana, for an evening of traditional and 
contemporary music and dance by Sioux artists, on Friday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m., at ttie Center of 
Adult Education. Ticket prices are $15 standard admission, $1350 faculty and staff, $12.50 seniors 
and $5 students. For information call 403-4240, 



Biology." Michael Blaltey, Howard 
U., 3:30-5 p.m„ 0103 Key. Call 
5-1423 for info. 

Special Physics Seminar: 
'Intercomparison of GCM Results 
and Observation Data for Precipi- 
tation and Cloudiness Fields," 
Igor Mokov, Institute of Atmos- 
pneric Physics, Academy of Sci- 
ences, Moscow. USSR, 3:30 
p.m.. 2114 Computer and Space 
Sciences. Call 5-5953 for info. 

Art Gallery Lecture: (to compli- 
ment exhibition, "Photomontage 
in America') 'Formalist Experi- 
ment. Ideological Agendas. 
Commercial Enterprises: Photo- 
montage on Botti Sides of the 
Atlantic," Terry Gips, Photo- 
graphy, 7 p.m., 1309 ArfSoc 
(West Gallery). Call 5-2763 for 
info. 

Architecture Lecture; 'Ottoman 
Houses and Turkish Tradition,' 
Walter Denny, Amherst College, 
7:30 p.m.. Architecture Auditor- 
ium. Call 5-6264 for info. 

KB THURSDAY 

Employee [}evelopmenl Pro- 
gram: Neqotiating: The Skill of 
Reaching Agreement,' Jim Poole, 
9 a,m.-4 p.m.. Training Room, 
Administrative Services Bldg. Call 
5-5651 for info." 

Meteorology Seminar: "I^C's 
MesoscalelftodBl: Experiences 
and Plans," Ralph Peterson, 
NMC, Camp Springs, 3:30 p,m„ 
2114 Computer and Space Sci- 
ences: refreshments, 3 p.m. Call 
5-5392 for info. 



"Writers Here and Now" Read- 
ing: Molly Tinsiey, 3:30 p.m.. 
1120 Surge Building. Call 5-3819 
for info. 

Committee on the History and 
Philosophy ot Science Collo- 
quium: The Churching of Ameri- 
can Soldiers and Popular Views 
on Science in the 1940s,' James 
Gilbert, History. 4 p.m., 0201 
Computer and Spaoe Sciences, 
Call 5-5691 for info. 



FRIDAY 



Speech Communication Collo- 
quium: "Philodemus on the Artis- 
tic Status of Rhetoric.' Roben 
Gaines, Speech Communication, 
noon, 0147 Tawes Fine Arts. Call 
5-S524 for info. 

Mental Health Service Lunch 'n 
Leam Seminar: 'Sexual Assault 
Crises,' Maguid Mansour, f'rince 
George's Hospital, 1-2 p.m., 
3100E Health Center. Call 4- 
8106 for info. 

Women's Volleyball vs. Duke, 

7:M p.m.. Cole Field House. Call 
4-7070 for info. 

Maryland Opera Studio with 
UM Symphony Orchestra; La 
Tragedie de Carmen, by Peter 
Brooks, 8 p.m., Pugliese Theatre. 
Call 5-5548 for info.' 

Concert Society al Maryland: 

"A Sioux Celebration." Floyd Red 
Crow Westerman and The Bad- 
lands Singers, 8 p.m.; free semi- 
nar, 6:30 p.m., Center of Adult 
Education, $15 standard admis- 
sion, $13.50 faculty, $12.50 seni- 
ors and $5 students. Call 80- 
4240 for info and resen/ations." 



mm SATURDAY 

UM Football vs. Penn Stale {in 
Baltimore), 1:30 p.m. Call 4- 
7070 for into.* 

Concert Society at Maryland, 

Shanghai Quartet with guest 
artist Jian Wang, oelto, 8 p.m., 
Center of Adult Education, $17 
standard admission, $15.30 facul- 
ty, $14.50 seniors and $5 stu- 
dents. Call 80-4240 for info and 
reservations." 



SUNDAY 



Women's Volleyball vs. North 
Carolina, 1 p.m.. Cole Field 
House, Call 4-7070 for info. 

Children's Dance Perfortnance, 

Improvisations Unlimited, 2 p.m., 
Do'othy Madden Studio.Theater; 
$2 general admission. Call 5 
31® for info,* 

Maryland Opera Studio with 
UM Symphom Orchestra: La 
Tragedie de Carmen, by Peter 
Brooks. 3 p.m., Pugliese Theatre. 
Call 5-5548 for info.' 



MONDAY 



AIDS Awareness Week: 

"Bridges to Understanding," Nov, 
11-17, featuring blood drive, food 
drive, comedy show and oftier 
activities. Call 4-8495 for info. 

Horticulture Seminar: "Molecular 
Biology of Pesticide Bacteria,' 
Jeffe7 S. Karns, USDA-ARS, 

Beltsville, 4 p.m., D128B Holzap- 
fel. Call 54336 for info. 



Entomology Colloquium; "TBA," 

Peter Follet, North Carolina State 
U., 4 p.m., 0200 Symons Hall. 
Call 5-391 1 for info. 

Computer Science at College 
Park Colloquium: "Directions in 
Parallel Proq ramming Systems 
Research," Lawrence Snyder, U, 
of Vl/ashington, 4 p,m., 0111 
Classroom Bldg. Call 52737 for 
info. 

Guarneri String Quartet Open 
Rehearsal, 7 p.m., Tawes liecital 
Hall, Call 5-5548 for info. 



TUESDAY 



Employee Development Pro- 
gram: Effective Proofreading," 
Karen Smith, State of Maryland 
Employee Development Division. 
today and tomorrow, 9 a.m.- 4 
p.m., Training Room, Adminis- 
trative Services Bldg, Call 5-5651 
for info,' 

Academic Planning Advisory 
Commitlee (APACf Open 
Hearing for the College ol 
Library and Information 
Services, concerning possible 
downsizing of the Library Science 
program and the relocation of the 
college, 1 1 a.m.-l p.m., 0220 
Jimenez. Call 5-6820 for info. 

Ecology, Evolution and Behav- 
ior Colloquium: 'Mixotropy and 
Planktonic Cillates," Diane 
Stoecker, Horn Point Lab. noon, 
1208 Z0O:T'sych. Call 5-6946 for 
info. 

Center lor Teaching Excellence 
"Conversations About Teach- 
ing": TBA," 12:30-2 p.m., Mary- 
land Room, Mane Mount. Call 5- 
3154 for info. 

Geography "Brown Bag" Semi- 
nar: Sea Level Rise and Envi- 
ronmental Refugees in Asia." 
Stephen Leatherman, Geoqraphy, 
12:30 p.m. (bring your fundi; 
drinks will t>e provided), 2nd 
floor. Mill Bldg. Call 5-1568 for 
info. 

Physics Colloquium: "C„: From 
Fool to Superconductivity, Arthur 
Hebard, Bell Laboratories. Murray 
Hill, NJ, 4 p.m.; tea, 3:30 p.m., 
1410 Physics. Call 5-5953 for 
info. 

Maryland Opera Studio with 
UM Symphony Orchestra: La 
Tragedie de Carmen, by Peter 
Brooks, 8 p.m., Pugliese Theatre. 
Call 5-5548 for info.' 



WEDNESDAY 



Counseling Center Research 
and Development Meeting; 

The Measurement of Narcissistic 
Injury and Its Relation to Early 
Trauma. Psydiopaihology and 
Adjustment to College," Kathy 
Zaoslny and Sue Styler, Counsel- 
ing Center, noon-1 p.m., 0106- 
0114 Shoemaker. (Jail 4-7691 for 
info. 

Pre-Medical Society Tenth 
Anr\ual Health Professions 
Symposium, 12-5 p.m., Grand 
Ballroom, Stamp Student Union, 
Call 864-7642 for Info, 

" Admission charged for this 
event. All others are free. 



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