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A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER FOR FACULTY AND STAFF AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT COLLEGE PARK
FEBRUARY 8. 1993
VOLUME 7, NUMBER 18
Ira Berlin Named
Acting Dean for Undergraduate Studies
Calling his appointment "a symbol
of our commitment to integrate teach-
ing and research in the search for a
new dean," Acting Provost Jacob
Goldhaber recently named Ira Berlin
to the post of Acting Dean for Under-
Effective April 1, Berlin will
assume the position vacated by
Kathrvn Mohrm.m, who will become
president of Colorado College in Col-
Widely respected as a scholar and
ten c her, Berlin shares Gold ha ber's
goal of making undergraduate educa-
tion a meeting point for teaching and
research (see his acceptance letter on
"The relationship between teach-
ing and research should be reciprocal
and reinforcing," says Berlin, who
received one of the university's Dis-
tinguished Scholar-Teacher awards in
1990. "That relationship is the
strongest card we hold."
As a professor in the History
Department, Berlin has written exten-
sively on American history in the
nineteenth century, particularly on
Southern and Afro-American life. He
founded and (until 1991) directed the
Freedmen and Southern Society Pro-
ject. The project's multi-volume Free-
dom: A Documentary History of
Emancipation has been awarded the
Thomas Jefferson Prize of the Society
for History in the Federal Govern-
ment and the J. Franklin Jameson
Prize of the American Historical
He also was named the state's
1991 Outstanding Educator by the
Maryland Association for ITigher
During the search for a new dean,
which Goldhaber says will begin
sometime this spring, Berlin brings a
specific agenda to integrate teaching
"We never can be small, but we
can put students on the cutting edge
of knowledge," says Berlin.
"They have access
here to resources not
available at most insti-
In addition to more
involvement in the
Berlin hopes to pro-
vide more opportuni-
ties for students and
faculty to interact —
"we might do that
plinary courses, the
cluster program, and
ways to teach better in
larger classes — "The
answer is not just a
ratio;" and recruit bet-
ter students- — "Nothing can make us
a better university faster."
— John Frit
Task Force Will Evaluate University's Compliance with ADA
This month, a presidential task recommendations, will be delivered
force will begin surveying all campus to President Kirwan sometime in
departments to determine how Col- April, according to Bill Scales, chair
lege Park complies with the Ameri- of the task force,
cans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that "Generally, College Park fares
went into effect in 1992. quite well; many departments have
Results of the survey, along with implemented the ADA reforms on
their own," says Scales, who is direc-
tor of Disability Support Services.
k^ I "But the self -assessment survej will
show us where the entire university
fj J | does anil dues not comply, and it will
give us a prioritized list of improve-
New Hispanic Association More than just ramps for existing
Fot* fried buildings, ADA also requires that
r:.ci,l.v. Staff and Students [oin an y new construction be completely
Together to Raise Awareness Z accessible, " ot f Paul Ta V lor ' a f s "
tant director ot Engineering and
_ , , _ , Architectural Services and a member
Producing and Reproducing of the tesk force
Knowledge "College Park has had a high stan-
New Acting Dean for Undergraduate dard of compliance with the require-
Studies Hopes to Reconnect q ments set out in the 1973 Rehabili-
Research and Teaching J taticin Act, but ADA is more compre-
hensive," says Taylor. "We'll need to
Gretchen King Likes UMCP'S add elevators in some buildings, but
Diversity our nrst priority will be to respond to
New Alumni Officer Assumes 2 inirnediate complaints that affect the
Duties.... fl most people. That's what the survey
will tell us."
Calendar Taylor says ADA is not just a
..... .,, ., , | building code. Even more than phys-
An Evening with Maya Angelou. /
February 15 t:
ical accessibility, ADA's broad
reforms include protections for pro-
"The university must assure that
all of its programs, publications,
communications, athletic events and
public events provide for full partici-
pation by persons with disabilities,"
explains Rodnev Petersen, chair of
the task force's subcommittee on pro-
Petersen cites examples of existing
program accessibility such as sign
and audio interpretation of Tawes
Theatre performances, Braille menus
in the dining halls, and accommoda-
tions for testing (such as readers and
extended time) which can be
arranged through Disability Support
In addition to the campus-wide
survey, Petersen, who is campus
compliance officer for the Office of
Human Relations Programs, says his
subcommittee will likely use focus
groups of current students and
employees with disabilities to assess
Maryland's compliance with ADA.
Like many public institutions
addressing the ADA's requirements,
the task force also expects employ-
ment to be one of the most important
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GRID Deadline Approaching
Applications for research are being accepted for the fourth annual
Graduate Research Interaction Day, to be held April 2. Applications
are available in the Graduate Student Government office, 1112
Stamp Student Union, or by calling 314-8630. The deadline for all
applications is February 12.
Professor Carl Sagan
(left, facing front) and
Professor Roald Sagdeev
(far right) confer at a sci-
ence conference held in
the UMUC Center of
Adult Education to honor
Sagdeev's 60th birthday.
The January 17 & 18
Environment. Energy and
Space" included lectures
by leading physicists,
astronomers and engi-
neers from the United
States and Russia.
New Association to Highlight Presence and
Needs of Hispanic Community
Seeking to highlight and increase
Hispanic presence at College Park, a
group met last semester to form the
new Hispanic Faculty, Staff and
Graduate Student Association.
"Our role is to raise the conscious-
ness of the administration about the
value and importance of Hispanics as
students and faculty, and to have
Hispanics recognized as a minority,"
says Agriculture Professor William
Rivera, the group's faculty represen-
In addition to sponsoring Hispanic
cultural events, the organization will
attempt to boost Hispanic enrollment
and retention at Maryland and make
financial aid more available to His-
According to the Office of Institu-
tional Studies, there are 1,159 Hispanic
faculty, staff, and students.
Institutional Studies also says 50.5
percent of Hispanic undergraduates
complete their degrees after five
years, compared with 55,3 percent for
the entire student body. Part of the
reason for this discrepancy may be
"In terms of real dollars, Hispanics
have the most unmet need [of any
ethnic group], taking into account
both family contributions and finan-
cial aid," says Jairo Fuertes, the asso-
"We can encourage the university
to promote scholarships, fellowships
and work study programs for His-
panic students," says Rivera. In fact,
the organization has already begun
working with the Office of Financial
Fuertes notes that only 3,6 percent
of Maryland undergraduates are His-
panic, compared with nearly 9 per-
cent in the general U.S. population.
ADA Survey Will Be Mailed This Month
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issues facing College Park. In fact.
Title ! of the act is solely on employ-
"ADA precludes employers from
ruling out individuals based on per-
ceived disabilities," says Brenda
Dixon, chair of the task force's sub-
committee on employment. "So
we've removed questions about
workman's compensation or a per-
son's health from our employment
But Dixon says her subcommit-
tee's primary tasks will include
assessing each department's knowl-
edge of and compliance with ADA
employment issues, which will likely
have implications for training and
communicating information about
the university's policies.
"We need to make sure the hiring
authority in each department under-
stands ADA guidelines," says Dixon,
who is assistant director of Personnel
Services. "We also need to see how
and where accommodations for
employees with disabilities should be
Other members of the President's
ADA Task Force include Jo-Ann
Amadeo, Amel Anderson, Marilyn
Berman, Cord ell Black, Stephen
Block, Lawrence Bod in, Ray Gillian,
George Goldenbaum, Gay Gullick-
son, Thomas Heacock, Diana Jackson,
James Liesener, Trudy Lindsey, Sher-
ril Moon, Judith Peterson, Jack
Purves, Frank Schlesinger, Shannon
Whalen, and Margaret Zink.
For more information, call
— joint Fritz
While this may reflect the fact that
only 2.6 percent of Maryland resi-
dents are Hispanic, Fuertes points
out that Hispanics make up 15 per-
cent of the D.C. population.
"This is a national university. We
want a situation that's more reflective
of the country as a whole," says
Fuertes, who is a graduate assistant
in the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student
The association's founders are
modeling it after the Black Faculty
and Staff Association, headed by
Roberta Coates, who has been help-
ing the Hispanic group get orga-
Hispanics are defined as people of
Spanish -speaking ancestry, according
to Rivera. Fuertes adds, "There's not
one Hispanic culture. There are so
The group plans to publish a bilin-
gual newsletter, which it will call
either Presents — meaning present, in
the sense of the Hispanic community
being both here and now — or Equivn-
tente — a name evoking the group's
call for equivalency measures for His-
panics at Maryland.
Luis Restrepo, a graduate assistant
in the Department of Spanish and
Portuguese, will edit the newsletter,
to be published twice a semester.
The group is currently drafting a
constitution, as well as considering
such events as a Mav symposium, a
Hispanic Heritage Day celebration in
October and educational activities on
international development led by
Rivera, a development expert.
— Solly Gnmatsh'in
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Blood Drive to be Held February 11
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive on Thursday/
February 11, in the Prince George's Room of the Stamp Student
Union from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. An appointment may be
arranged for convenience by calling (301) 559-8745.
Teaching and Research: "Two Sides of the Same Coin"
(The following is Ira Berlin's letter to
Acting Provost Jacob Gold ha ber
accepting the position of Acting Dean
for Undergraduate Studies)
You honor me greatly with your
invitation to succeed Kathryn
Mohrman as dean for undergraduate
studies, if only for a year and a half. I
have thought it over and tried to put
the job in the context of my own
experience as a research scholar and a
As a teacher, one of the qualities of
classroom life I have come to value is
naivete — especially my own. In 1969,
when 1 entered the professoriate, I
presumed that teaching and research
were two sides of the same coin — the
advancement of knowledge, I was
soon disabused of that idea.
Teaching was rewarded or (more
rarely) punished only at the
extremes, depending upon whether
one was very good or very bad. Most
of my colleagues — like myself- — were
neither, so it was perhaps fortunate
that we were judged by our abilities
Indeed, while my university — and
the ones at which I subsequently
taught — established elaborate mea-
sures to judge my productivity as a
research scholar, none bothered to
measure — or even develop the crite-
ria to measure — my ability as a teach-
er. 1 don't believe my experience in
this regard is unusual.
Without question, the focus of the
university's mission on the produc-
tion of knowledge has paid hand-
some dividends. American
universities — -the University of Mary-
land among them — have become the
great engines of knowledge in the
United States and the world. Our
success is recognized in dozens of
ways, not least by the thousands of
young scholars who come from all
over the world to study in our class-
Yet, the university's success has
also had a price, and ironically, that
price has been the neglect of its peda-
gogical mission. Simply put, we are
better at producing knowledge than
reproducing it. Our failure in this
an infusion of
new ideas makes for a
barren pedagogy, just as
makes for empty
— Ira Berlin
regard has become so serious that it
has put the university — including its
mission as a producer of knowl-
edge — at risk.
However we understand the pre-
sent crisis of the university, I agree .
with you that the time has come to
reconnect the essential missions of
the production and reproduction of
knowledge. I have no illusions about
the magnitude of the task, for it will
require redirecting the university's
resources — material and intellectu-
al — at a time of great fiscal con-
straints. But, if done correctly,
reasserting the claims of the class-
room should not reduce the commit-
ment to research. In many ways, it
should enhance our capacity to
expand the boundaries of knowledge,
for teaching without an infusion of
new ideas makes for a barren peda-
gogy, just as research unshared
makes for empty scholarship.
The trick, of course, will be to find
the humane commitments and insti-
tutional mechanisms to rejoin the two
basic tasks of academic life. Our uni-
versity has made a good start during
the last few years. With the aid of my
colleagues and our students, I look
forward to continuing that great
good work. 1 am most pleased to
accept the deanship of undergraduate
studies in the name of a naivete that
was misplaced but not lost.
New Alumni Officer is Excited About Maryland's Diversity
"I love the Washington area. Its
cultural diversity is one of the main
things that drew me here," says
Gretchen King, the new assistant
director of Alumni Programs.
King has lived in the South and
the Midwest, but she is especially
excited about her new job and life in
Maryland. "I've had more fun in the
two and a half months that I've been
here than in the three years I lived in
Before coming to Maryland, King
worked as coordinator of constituent
relations at the University of Mis-
souri-St. Louis,where she worked
with the Parents Council and the
African American chapter of that
school's alumni association.
King, 28, is certified in grant pro-
posal writing and has been active in
the Council for the Advancement and
Support of Education (CASE), At a
CASE conference in St. Louis last
spring, King gave a presentation
titled, "Programming for Culturally
In the Alumni Programs office at
Maryland, King's projects include
coordinating finals week survival
kits, the senior send-off, commence-
ment, alumni reunions and home-
coming. She will also be the liaison
to the African American chapter of
the alumni association and work with
the architecture alumni chapter.
"I'm very impressed with this
campus and its commitment to cul-
tural diversity," she says. King
believes she brings diverse experi-
ence to her new job and says she is
committed to "doing a good job and
doing it on time."
Raised in Mobile, Ala., King
received an M.A. in journalism from
Northern Illinois University and a
cum laude B.A. in print journalism
from Southern University in Baton
As an undergraduate, King
pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority
and began what became a long and
fruitful affiliation. Alpha Kappa
Alpha is a Black sorority which has a
chapter at the College Park.
After graduating from Southern
University, she took a position as
associate editor of Ivy Leaf, Alpha
zine. Her Mas-
entitled "Ivy Leaf
Magazine: A 60
examined the his-
tory of the publi-
of five areas:
and domestic and
political events as
Blacks in America.
has not yet con-
tacted an Alpha
graduate chapter in the area. King
says, "I would welcome current
members if they wanted to stop by
— Soil}/ Gmnalslcin
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Do You Know An Outstanding Student Employee?
Nominations are being accepted for the annual Student Employee of
the Year. The ten scholarships, ranging in value from $1500 to $200,
are sponsored by the Job Referral Service and the Northeast
Association of Student Employment Administrators. The deadline
for nominations is February 12. To obtain a nomination form, or to
volunteer as a reader for the Selection Process Committee, contact
Jaqueline James-Hughes at 314-8325.
The Concert Society at Maryland presents "Drums Across the
Tundra" on February 13. featuring stories, songs, dances and drum-
ming of Alaska's Central Yupik Eskimos, There is a free pre-concert
seminar at 6:30 p.m., and performance at 8:30 p.m. in the
University College Conference Center Auditorium. Tickets are avail-
able at the Stamp Student Union Ticket Office for $15 regular
admission, 513.50 seniors, and $7 students. Call 4-TKTS for tick-
ets: 403-4240 for info.
Anthropology Discussion: Physiological
Differences of the Races," Fatimah
Jackson. 7 p.m,, Annapolis Hall
Multipurpose Room. Call 5-1431 fw
Men's Basketball vs. North Carolina, 9
p.m., Cole Field House. Call 4-7070 for
Art Gallery Exhibition: Art 'Nature/
Society." Selections from the Permanent
Collection, through Apnl 16. Call 5-2763
Take Another Look Fair, campus stu-
dent organizations displays, 10 a.m. -4
p.m.. Stamp Student Union Grand
Ballroom. Call 4-7172 for info.
Black History Month Video, the Office of
the Bursar sponsors a documentary/
biography of famous Black people in his-
tory every Wednesday in February.
noon-2 p.m.. 1138 Lee. Call 5-9005 for
Black History Month Seminar: African
American History from Two Unique
Perspectives: Textiles and Oral History,"
Lillie Roberts and Marilyn Lash ley.
noorvl:30 p.m.. 0106 Shoemaker. Call
4-7652 for info,
Molecular and Cell Biology Seminar:
'The Assembly of Gap Junctions." ROSS
Johnson. University of Minnesota. 12:05
p.m.. 1208 Zoo/Psych. Call 5-6991 for
UMIACS Seminar on Algorithms: 'Lower
Bounds on Set-Intersection Queries."
Rajeev Raman. 2 p.m.. 1112 AVW. Call
5-6761 for info.
Astronomy Colloquium: "Mid-IRImaging;
Recent Results and Future Plans,"
Barbara Jones. UCSD. 4 p.m., 1113
Computer/Space Sciences. Call 5-3001
University College Arts Program
Photography Exhibit: "Impressions —
East and West," 8-8 daily, University
College Center of Adult Education
Gallery, through March 28, Call
985-7154 for info.
Campus Recreation Services, racquet
ball singles entries open, through Feb.
15. 8:30 a.m., 1104 Armory, Call
4-7218 for info.
Contemporary Spanish Cinema:
Requiem Pot Un Campesim EspflnW
I Francisco Bethu. 1985), 4 p.m.. The
Language House. St. Mary's Hall. Call
5-6441 for info.
Entomology Colloquium: Host Plant
Effects on the Interaction of an Insect
Herbivore and Its Larvai Parasitoid: The
Case of Pfer/'s rapae and Cotesia giomer-
atus." Betty Benrey, 4 p.m., 0200
Symons. Call 5-3911 for info.
Computer Science Colloquium: "Ten
Minute Madness II." six Computer
Science faculty members discuss their
research, 4 p.m.. 0111 Classroom
Building (106). Call 5-2661 for info.
Horticulture Colloquium: 'Auxin
Biosynthesis m Plants,' Jerry Cohen,
USDA-ARS. 4 p.m.. 1102 Hoizapfel. Call
5-4374 for info.
Space Science Seminar: "Plasma
Shocks: A Method for Reaching Extreme
Energies." Frank Jones, NASA, 4:30
p.m., 1113 Computer and Space
Sciences. Call 5-4855 for info.
Committee on History and Philosophy
of Science Lecture: "The Model Data
Interface in Biology," Vince Patrick,
4:15-6 p.m.. 1407 Chemistry. Call
5-5691 for info.
Official Opening of African- American
Awareness Month: "Experience the Bear
of the Steel Drum," dress in traditional
African garb and enjoy a soul
food dinner, 5:30 p.m..
South Campus Oining
Hall. Call 4-7343 for info.
Procurement and Supply
Workshop: "Minority Business
Outreach Program: How to do
Business with the University." 6-8
p.m., 2104 Administrative Services.
Call 5-3372 for Info,
Writers Here and Now, Robert Stone.
7:30 p.m., University Book Center. Call
5-3820 for info.
Concert: 20th Century American Song."
Susan Fleming, nienc- soprano, and
Jeffrey Watson, pianist, 8 p,m..Tawes
Recital Hall, Call 5-5548 for info,
Meteorology Seminar: Recent
Developments in Tropical Cyclone Track
Forecasting with the NMC Global
Model," Steve Lord. NMC. 3:30 p.m..
2114 Computer and Space Science.
Coffee and cookies served at 3 p.m. Call
5-5392 for info.
Black History Month Discussion: "A
Center to Can Home Self Celebration or
Self Segregation"' Controversy
Surrounding Ethnic Culture Centers on
Campus," 3:30 p.m., 1139 Stamp
Student Union. Call 4-3375 for info.
Committee on History and Philosophy
of Science Lecture: "Virtual Reality.'
Madis Pihlak. 4:15-6 p.m., 1407
Chemistry, Call 5-5691 for info.
Reliability Seminar: Statistical
Modeling of Electrical Circuits to
Estimate the Impact of Primary Sources
of Variation." Linda Milor. 5:15-6:15
p.m.. 2110 Chemical and Nuclear
Engineering. Call 5-3887 for info.
Women's Basketball vs. University of
Miami, 7:30 p.m.. Cole Field House.
Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for youth
and seniors. Call 4-7070 for info,*
Maryland Student Affairs Conference:
"Delivering the Promise." 8 a.m. regis-
tration, sessions throughout the day in
the Stamp Student Union. Call 4-7179
Geology Seminar: "Student Day I," J.
Burgess, A.M. Reidy, M. O'Connell, 11
a.m.. 0103 Hombake. Call 5-4089 for
Speech Communication Colloquium:
"Rhetoric and Science: Galileo and the
Church," Jean Diet; Moss. Catholic U..
noon, 0104 Skinner. Call 5-6524 for
Men's Basketball vs. Florida State
University, 1:30 p.m.. Cole Field House.
Call 4-7070 tor info.'
Concert Society at Maryland, Drums
Across the Tundra." stories, songs,
dances and drumming of Alaska's
Central Yupik Eskimos, 8:30 p.m.,
UMUC Conference Center Auditorium.
Free pre-concert seminar. 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are available at the Stamp
Student Union Ticket Office for 115 regu-
Travel Grant Deadline is February 15
The next deadline for travel grants through the Inter-
national Travel Fund is February 15. Funds are
available for travel costs only for faculty members
planning to conduct research projects abroad. Appli-
cants need an invitation from a host scholar or insti-
tution, and the period of research abroad must be at
least three weeks. To obtain application forms call
Valerie Williams at 405-4772.
lar admission, $13.50 seniors, and $7
students. Call 4-TKTS for tickets:
403-4240 for info.*
Concert Society at Maryland: Sergei
Babayan. pianist, 7:30 p.m., Conference
Center Auditonum. Tickets are 117 regu-
lar admission, S15.30 faculty and staff.
S14.50 seninrs. and $7 students. Call
403-4240 for tickets and info.'
Germanic and Slavic Department Black
History Month Lecture: "Why Afro-
St." "-an SMtlies' L"o, Hopkins.
Millersville U„ 4-5 p.m.. 3205 Jimenez
Call 5-564S for info.
Contemporary Spanish Cinema: Luna ae
Lcbos, (Julio Sanchez Valdes. 1987). 4
p.m., St. Mary's Language House. Call
5-6441 for info.
Horticulture Colloquium: "White Fly
Resistance Associated with Nicotiana."
George Buta, USDA-ARS. 4 p.m.. 1102
Hoizapfel. Call 5-4374 lor info.
Computer Science Colloquium: Hot,
Hard is it to Reason About Proposition at
Programs,' David Harel. Weizmann
institute, 4 p.m.. 0111 Classroom
Building 11051. Call 5-2661 for info,
SEE Production: "An Evening With Maya
Angeiou." 7:30 p.m.. Grand Ballroom.
Stamp Student Union. Tickets available
at the Stamp Union Ticket Office. Call
4-8342 for info.*
The Committee on Africa and Africa in
the Americas brown bag lecture:
"Literary Illusions in Victoria Matthews'
The Value of Race Literature." Shirley
Logan, noon, 1120N F.S. Key. Call
5-2118 for info.
Issues and Answers Discussion: Not
Just Black, and White: Implications of
Intercultural Relationships." 1 p.m..
2111 SI amp Student Union. Call
4-3375 for info.
Graduate Student Government Meeting,
3-5 p.m.. 1143 Stamp Student Union.
Call 4-8630 for info.
Government and Politics
Lecture: 'African American Politics: Then
and Now," Linda Williams, 3:30-4:45.
2166 LeFrak. Call 5-4156 for info.
Committee on History and Philosophy
of Science Lecture: "Simulation via
Parallel-Processing," James Reggia.
4:15-6 p.m., 1407 Chemistry. Call
5-5691 for into.
Resident Life Video: "A Class
Divided... An Experiment m Awareness."
7 p.m., St. Mary's Multipurpose Room.
Discussion to follow. Call 4-7343 for info.
Mufti Ethnic Student Career and Job
Fair, 9 a.m. -3:30 p.m.. Grand Ballroom,
Stamp Student Union. Call 4-3375 for
Molecular and Cell Biology Seminar:
"Neural Control of Food Intake," Thomas
Castonguay, 12:05 p.m.. 1208
Zoo/Psych. Call 5-6991 for info.
UMIACS Seminar on Algorithms: "Data
Structural Bootstrapping and Catenable
Deques." Adam Buchsbaum, Princeton,
2 p.m., 1112 AVW. Call 5-6761 for info.
Center on Population, Gender and
Social Inequality Seminar Series: "The
Unifying Principle: Variations in the
Economic Effect Of the Female Wage on
Fertility in the U.S.." Diane MacUnovicb,
Williams College. 3:30 p.m.. 2115
Art 'Soc. Call 5-6403 fori nfo.
Entomology Colloquium: Phytophagous
Insects in Plant Ecology: Irrelevant or
Influential?" Svata Louda. University of
Nebraska. 4 p.m., 0200 Symons. Call
5-3911 for info.
Astronomy Colloquium: "Recent Results
on the Theory of Star Formation." Fred
Adams. U. Michigan. 4 p.m.. 1113
Computer/Space Sciences. Call 5-3001
Movie: Mississippi Burning, sponsored
by Amnesty International UMCP, 6 p.m..
4210T Hombake. Discussion to follow,
Call 4-7174 for info.
GMAT Workshop, offered by the Center
for Professional Development of
University College, four Wednesdays:
Feb. 17 and 24, March 3 and 10.
6-9:30 p.m.. Center of Adult Education,
$175. Call 985-7195 for info and regis-
* Admission charged for this event. All
Others are free,
Note: when calling from off -campus
phones, use the prefix 314- or 405-
respectively for numbers listed as 4-xxxx
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