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OUTLOOK 



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



MARCH 29, 1993 
VOLUME 7, NUMBER 24 



Benson's Legaq^ Lives on at 
Major Puppetry 



"During my cliildhood, Jim Hen- 
son was ptippetfi," theatre major Jef- 
frey Binder say^ <'f tli<5 nian vvlm gave 
life to Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy 
and Bi^ Bird. 

"Jim I ieiison was part of my 
growth as a human being," Binder 
remembers. "I lived for Sesame Street. 
The Muppets were my favorite sJiow." 

Tiiough Henson died unexpected- 
ly three years ago, the great Miip- 
peteer's legticy continues to affect 
Binder and his contemporaries at 
Mtirvland, where ffensonand his wife 
)ane were undergraduates in the nOs. 

Jim Henson 's spirit was very 
much ahve March 16-20 during an 
intensive week-long puppetry work- 
shop in Tawes Theatre, where 15 stu- 



dents learned pup 
pctrv from p rotes - 
sicinal puppeteers 
of Jim Henson 
Productions. 

Al the work- 
shop's close, Jane Henson 
presented Binder with the 
first annual Jim Henson 
Award for Projects Related 
to Puppetry. 

Binder accepted the 
award on behalf of QmW — A 
Mii^iail Cvh-hnithvi, a presen- 
tation incorporating live 
action and puppetry to drama 
tize panels of the AIDS 

aniliinn'ii on page 2 




Students and 
Muppets gatfier 
around the 
great 

Muppeteer 
Jane Henson 
(center, front) 
at the recent 
week-long puppetry 
workshop. Flanking 
Henson are Alan 
Mingo. Jr. and Megan 
Richardson. In the 
back (left to right), 
are Sean O'Connor, 
Rick Kaplon, Eric 
Waldemar and Joe 
Aiello. 



College Park Symposium Features Leading Systems Engineers 



A day-long symptjsium featuring 
presentations by three of the nation's 
leading systems engineers was spon- 
sored by College Park's Institute for 
Systems r<esearch (ISR), Saturday, 
March 27, at the UMUC Conference 
Center. 

Entitled "Systems 20(10: The Con- 
vergence of Academia, Industry and 
Government," the symposium cele- 
brated the transition of ISR from a 
center to a permanent institute with 
full university backing. As a Nation- 
al Science Foundation (NSF) engi- 
neering re.search center, ISR is 




continuing to expand its cross-disci- 
plinary resea rch a n d training t o 
enhance U.S. competitiveness in the 
global marketplace. 

Subjects of discussion during the 
event included the future of technolo- 
gy policy, the technical challenges of 
systems engineering and alternative 
power sources for automobiles. 

The featured speakers were: Erich 
Bloch, the Distinguished Fellow at 
the Council on Competitiveness, and 
a former director of the National Sci- 
ence Foundation; Roger W. Brockett, 
a leader in robotics and systems theo- 
ry and an ISR faci.dty member at Har- 
vard University; and Paul B. 
MacCready, creator of award-win- 
ning solar and human-powered air- 



craft, solar and batterv- powered cars, 
and chairman of AeroVironment Inc., 
a company that develops alternative 
energy sources. 

Other participants included Steven 
1. Marcus, director of the Institute for 
Systems Research; President William 
E. Kirwan; Elbert L. Marsh, deputy 
vice president for engineering at the 
National Science Foundation; and 
Jt>hn S. Baras, Martin Marietta Corp. 
Chair in Systems Engineering, Elec- 
trical Engineering and the Institute 
for Systems Research. 

ISR is a seven-year-old institution, 
one of NSF's six original engineering 
research centers. The institute, in col- 

coiitijuit'd on fw\v 2 



Recognition Awards 

I")avids()n. I.anj^;! and Vielri 
Acknowledged for Their .Service. 

PointofView 

■'What is die I'ublic Interest 

in Liberal Education" 



Art Historians Gather for Mid Atlantic 
Symposium 



Calendar 

Last Week To See 

University Theatre's 

To Be Young, CUfteci and Black. 



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Henry Maguire, director of Byzan- 
tine Studies at Dumbarton Oaks in 
Washington, D.C, will be the keynote 
speaker during the 23rd annual ses- 
sion of the Middle Atlantic Sympo- 
sium in the History of Art, April 2-3. 
Magu ire's talk, the George Levi tine 
Lecture in Art History, is entitled 
"Gender Symmetry and Asymmetry 
in Byzantine Art: The Life of Christ 
and the Life of the Virgin." 

The symposium is co-sponsored 
by the university's Department of Art 
History and Archaeology and the 
National Gallery of Art's Center for 
Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. 
This year's symposium, which gives 
graduate students the opportunity to 



present papers on a variety of art his- 
tory topics, brings together ten Mid- 
dle Atlantic universities. 

The program begins at 5 p.m. on 
Friday, April 2, in the Atrium of the 
Art /Sociology Building with a recep- 
tion and Maguire's keynote lecture, 
then moves to the Ross borough Inn 
for dinner, 

it continues April 3 in the Lecture 
Hall of the West Building at the 
National Gallery of Art, when gradu- 
ate students will piresent papers on 
topics ranging from "Giotto's Wed- 
ding Procession of the Virgin Recon- 
sidered" to "Affectations; African- 
American Artists and Performance 
Art." 



UNIVERSITY 



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GRID To Be Held April 2 

The fourth tinniial Graduate Research Interaction Day will be held Friday, 
April 2. The session will include presentations by graduate students of their 
research in a competition for prizes. For more information, contact Laura Ole- 
sen-Berge at 3 14-«b3(). 



Muppets 



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Memorial Quilt. The a\vard will tund 
f u t II re per f o r ma nces o f t h e m u s i ca I . 

The workshop, the first of its kind 
in the Washingtun area, included lec- 
tures, presentations, and hands-on 
demonstrations of puppetry tech- 
nitjues. Registered students gaint-d 
three credits in theatre for their par- 
ticipation in the program, which ran 
everv dav from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Throughout the week, students 
built their own puppets — ranging 
from marionettes to hand puppets, 
ii h a d o v\' p u ppe t s a n d rod pu p- 
pets — ^which they used in perfor- 
mances at the workshop's finale. 

On March 17, Jane Hen son and 
her former professor Ed Longly 




about their experiences at Maryland 
and the early Muppets. Tlie I lensons 
were both students in Longly's pup- 
petry class, 

lane I iensou collaborated with |im 
on the Muppets and continues to do 
puppetry work. 

The Washington area was first to 
be introduced to Kermit the Frog, 
and other prototypical Muppets, in 
iy55 when the llensons' Siiiii niid 
FnV/iifs debuted on WRC-TV. 

Since then — with the success of 
Sesame Street, The Moppet Show and 
Muppet mtu'ies — the Muppets have 
been televised in uHU'e than 100 coun- 
tries and 50 languages. 

In 1990, at the age of 53, [im Hen- 
son died unexpectedlv of pneumonia 
brought on by a virulent strep virus. 

The next vear, the Jim Henson 
Fund was established bv the univer- 
sity's College of Arts and Humanities 
to sponsor puppetry activities. The 
workshop was funded by tlie I lenson 
Foundation, Jane Henson and the 
university. 

— Sti//i/ Gnmatsti-iu 




Mary Cothran, tiead of the President's 
Commission on Women's Affairs (PCWA), 
reads from the second annual Woman of 
Color Award while award recipient Marie 
Davidson looks on. Davidson, executive 
assistant to the President, received the 
honor at the PCWA Women of Color 
Committee Annual Program in the Stamp 
Student Union March 10. The event, 
titled "Listening to Women's Voices and 
Sharing Cultural Expressions: Celebrating 
Our Diversity," featured lectures, poetry 
readings, and performances. 



James MacGregor Burns to Visit April 5 



The 1993 Parents Association Outstanding Academic Advisor and Outstanding 
Faculty awards went to Behavior and Social Sciences advisor Miriam Langa (center 
left] and Government and Politics Lecturer Lois VIetri (center right). Flanking the 
winners are Parents Association co-presidents Joseph and Rita Colaiannl. The 
awards reception was held March 6. 



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James MacCregor Burns will dis- 
cuss leadership research and pro- 
grams at College Park on April 5 
from 1 1 a.m. to noon in the Rouse 
Room #1412 of the College of Busi- 
ness and Management Building. 

Burns is the Wood row Wilson Pro- 
fessor of Government, Emeritus, of 
Williams College. He has published 



numerous biographies including Roo- 
si'Vi'lt: The Lhui ami the i'oxumd Edimni 
Kennedy ami tlic Camdol Li\^iuy. He is 
a Pulitzer Pri^ie winner, and has 
recently publisheci Tlic Civs-^wind^ of 
Freedom, the third in a trilogy of 
American political and intellectual 
historv. 



ISR Symposium 

cmdunu'd jnmi pn^e J 

laboration with the Division of 
Applied Sciences at Harvard Uni\'er- 
sity, is operating on a SI 3.8 million, 
five-year renewable grant from NSF. 

Since ISR's start as a center in 
1985, the organization has achieved 
more than $14 million in support 
from several dozen major national 
and local companies such as Westing- 
house Electric Corp., Exxon Chemical 
Co., Texas Instruments, and Digital 
Equipment Corp. ISR has filed eight 
patent disclosures while serving as an 
important link between corporations 
with similar research interests. The 
institute has manufactured several 
prototypes including a walking robot, 
a modular dextrous hand, software 
engineering tools and tactile sensors. 

ISR also offers a masters degree in 
systems engineering that is providing 
t he ed u ca t i o n required by co m pa n ies 
for fiiture U.S. leaders in a world 
economy. 

"We are educating a new breed of 



engineer at both the undergraduate 
and graduate level," says ISR director 
Marcus. "We are providing technol- 
ogy transfer not only through collab- 
orative resea re h I V i t h i n d u s t r V , bu t by 
producing engineers who are broadly 
trained in a cross-disciplinary fash- 
ion. Industry conducts research in 
this way and we are educating this 
way. Our collaborative work with 
industry benefits the nation's com- 
petitiveness, our companies, students 
and the university." 

ISI^ also conducts educational out- 
reach programs to secondary schools 
in the state. One program, the Engi- 
neering/Mathematics Training Insti- 
tute, brings middle and high school 
teachers to campus each summer for 
hands-on training and lectures in sci- 
ence and engineering. The institute 
also sponsors the Young Scholars 
Program, which brings mathematical- 
ly and scientifically gifted high school 
seniors to campus for six weeks each 
summer to study engineering. 

— frtnss Sanmrrai 




OUTLOOK 



Ouilook is the weekly faculty-staff newspaoer sennng 
the College Park campus community. 



Kathryn Costello 


Vice President for 




institutional Aduarcemeni 


Roland King 


Director ol Public information 


Judith Bair 


Director of Creative Services 


John Fflti 


Editor 


Solly Granatstoln 


Staff Writer 


Laurie Gaines 


Calendar Editor 


Heather Davis 


Edilorial interns 


Stephen Sobek 




John T. Consoii 


Format Designer 


Kersttn A. Neteler 


Layout & Production 


Al Danegger 


Photography 


Jennifer Grogan 


Production interns 


Susan Heller 




Roljert Henke 





Letters to the editor, 

story suggestions, campus information & caiendai 
Items are welcome. Please submit all material at least 
two weeks before the iVIonday of publication. Send it to 
Editor Outlooli. 2101 Turner Building, through campus 
mail Or to University of tviaryiand. College Park, MD 
20742, Our telephone number is (301 1 405-4621. 
Electronic mail address is jfritz@umdacc.umd,edu, f^ax 
number is (301) 314-9344. 

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Clerical/Secretarial Award Nominations Due April 14 

The ['resident's Coniinis'iioii on VVomen's Affairs is accepting nominations for 
the 1993 Clerical /Secretarial Recognition Award. The award recognizes the 
outstanding achievement of clericnl and secretarial staff at College Park. Any 
meniher of the campus may nominate a staff member. Nominations are due 
April 14 at 1102 Francis Scott Key. To obtain a nomination form call Diane 
West at 405-2095 or Joyce Alexander at 314-8503. 



POINTOFVIEW 



what is the Public Interest in Liberal Education 
at College Park? 




Kathryn Mohrman 

(Next ivivk, Kilt lay II Moliniiaihdenn for 
Uiutcr;imi1iiiitc Eiiucntioii, Icnvcs to 
I'L'i^iit tt'twliiii^ til Colorndo College before 
assuming her tin ties as president on Inly 
1. The folhnving is excerpted from her 
fnreivell luldress to CORE fnciitt}/ and the 
cniiipiis conimiiiiit}/ on March U).) 

Why do states invest in higher 
education? Fundamentally, the goal 
is to assure the future of our demo- 
cratic society. The United States is 
embarked on a noble but risky ven- 
ture, unparalleled in human history, 
in which citizenship is based, not on 
ethnicity or religion or place of birth, 
but on adherence to a set of abstract 
principles about democracy, human 
rights, and individual responsibility. 
To act upon such loft\' ideals, citizens 
require the educatitm to iniderstand 
them. 

I want to give special attention to 
four aspects of civic life that are 
increasingly important today — eco- 
nomic development, cultural diversi- 
ty, rapid change, and social 
criticism — and conclude with a dis- 
cussion of the implications of these 
aspects for the curriculum at Mary- 
land. 

Economic Development 

Colleges and universities con- 
tribute to the well-being of the state 
by educating highly skilled profes- 
sionals. Productive workers need 
both the breadth of knowledge and 
the intellectual skills we associate 
with a liberal education.... to see their 
work in a larger context, to deal with 
change, to solve problems creatively, 
and to contribute to the economy. 

Diversity 

The issue facing us is not just 
access, but access to what? Our 
responsibility is to educate for a 
world in which everyone will be a 
minority. Courses in African Ameri- 
can literature or Chinese language or 
the American immigrant experience 
are not exotic studies of "The Other"; 
they are basic building blocks of lib- 
eral learning. Students of color are 
not admitted merely to compensate 
for past injustice; they come to the 



university as full participants, often 
better prepared than manv mono-cul- 
tural white students. 

Ill this view of education, we do 
not demand conformity to a single 
cultural norm; we accept the more 
difficult challenge of learning from 
one another. The discourse itself is 
the source of commonalitv among 
m e m bers o f d i f f ere n t c u 1 1 1 u'ti I g n.1 u ps ; 
the discourse contributes to the larger 
social responsibilities we share as 
citizens. 

Rapid change 

A liberal education is not an inoc- 
ulation against future uncertainty, 
but vv i t h o u t a liberal ed u ca t i t>n wo 
are more likely to be left behind 
while such fields as technology, the 
med i a , d emogra ph v, and i n terna tion- 
a ! re I a t i on s a re tra n s f o r m ed — and 
transform us^at a dizzying pace. 

As responsible citizens and pro- 
ductive professionals, we are forced 
to understand the changing complex- 
ities of modern American life. 

Social criticism 

The duties of citizenship are those 
of critic in action. In our academic 
lives, critical inquiry is at the core of 
our work; in our professional lives, 
the ability to think critically is the key 
to utiderstanding others, to coping 
with change, to solving unanticipated 
problems. In our civic lives, we must 
also exercise critical skills to expect 
more than the status quo. 

Implications for campuses today 

It you accept my argument about 
citizenship in these broad terms, then 
what ought our undergraduate pro- 
grams look like? 

First, 1 am arguing for the practical 
relevance of the traditional subjects of 
the liberal arts. If we expect our stu- 
dents to be constructive critics of our 
society, then they should study politi- 
cal science and literature and psy- 
chology to understand how human 
beings behave as individuals and in 
groups. If the world in which they 
live is becoming increasingly techno- 
logical, then they should study sci- 
ence in a serious way. If the jobs they 
hold and the communities in which 
they live will be diverse, then they 
should study foreign languages, soci- 
ology, and international relations to 
develop the skills to cross cultural 
boundaries. 

Second, the study of these liberal 
arts subjects should be more than 
content; they should develop essen- 
tial skills of analysis, communica- 
tions, and critical thinking. Students 
should hone these skills in their other 
courses as well, but the development 
of such broad attributes are the spe- 
cial responsibility of general education. 



Too often, however, the curricular 
offerings that meet breadth require- 
ments are little more than first cours- 
es in their disciplines, designed to 
socialize budding historians and 
chemists to their professions. 

If we want our graduates to apply 
their knowledge to important public 
questions facing our communities 
and our nation, then we ought to 
mociel that behavior in our class- 
rooms. Serious attention to the pub- 
lic interest in liberal education means 
greater emphasis on the implications 
of our knowledge base for the real 
world. 

Societal problems have the nasty 
habit of crossing traditional academic 
boundaries, so attempts to address 
thein often require insights from 
more than one discipline. 

Intellectual connections can be 
made in many ways — through explic- 
itly interdisciplinary offerings, clus- 
ters of courses aroimd a common 
idea, or sequenced courses in general 
education that consciously build 
upon one another. Too few of our 
students at College Park can find con- 
nections among the courses they take. 
Can we reasonably expect them to 
use their knowledge in broad and 
CO n n ec ted v\'a y s a f te r t h e V g ra d u a te i f 
they get no practice in integrated 
thinking while in college? 

The concern for connections 
extends beyond the content of our 
courses, however, to the relationships 
of the people on our campuses. 
Much of the research about effective 
learning and success in college points 
to the critical influence of the human 
interactions of college — the extent to 
which undergraduates know their 
professors, the importance of student 
study groups, the value of continuity 
between classroom and extra-curricu- 
lar activities. 

Finally, the implication of my 
argument for liberal education means 
the elevation of pedagogy beyond 
mere technique. We must go beyond 
a concern for what we teach also to 
consider hozr we teach. Our courses 
must develop skills as well as trans- 
mit facts. Serious attention to peda- 
gogy encourages connections — 
among disciplines, among students, 
between theory and practice, between 
faculty and undergraduates. 

The public interest in liberal edu- 
cation is the contribution it makes to 
the cultivation of an informed citizen- 
ry capable of active participation in 
the shaping and governing of a 
democratic society. 

The challenge to all of us is the' 
noble, risky, difficult struggle to 
remain human together. This appeal 
to our common humanity is funda- 
mentally the public interest in liberal 
education. 



^L to all of us is 
the noble, risky, 
difficult struggle to 
remain human 
together. 
This appeal 
to our common 
humanity is funda- 
mentally the public 
interest in Uberal 
education. 



MARCH 



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CALENDAR 



New College Park Magazine Available 

The Spring 1993 issue of College Park magazine, featuring the university's mock tri;il 
team, is hot off the press. If yoii would like a complimentary copy, while supplies 
last, request it through your dean's office or call x54{ii5. 



March 29-April 7 



a MONDAY 



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Art Gallery Exhibition: 'Art /feature/ 

Societ), ' SeleHwn5 from the Pemaneni 
Collection, through April 16. Call 5-2763 
for mfo. 

Afchttectute Exhibit: 'Soundings: The 
Work of John He]duii." oesigns by the 
dean of Cooper Union Aichiteclufe 
School, Arcriiteciute Gallery, througn 
Apiii 30. Call 5-6284 for info. 

West Gallery Art Exhibit: 'Freedom of 

Expression." 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
weekdays thtough Apr. 2, 1309 Art/Soc. 

Call 5-1442 for mfo. 

Math Stutient FKulty Coll oqui urn: 
"Oevel(fpi(^ Intuition with tnformsSion 

Visualizatiori." Ben Schneiderman, 3 
o-m,, 3206 Math, Call 5-5047 for info. 

Contemporary Spanish Cinema: 

Asesinato en ei Comire Cenrrai. i Vicente 
flranda. 1 984 1, 4 p.m., tsnguage 
House. Sponsored by Maryland Human' 
ities Coyncil. Call 5-6441 for mfo. 



Resident U(e Blood Drive, Leonardtown 

Community Center, 2-7 p.m.. Call 

4-7484 for info. 

Astronomy Colloquittm: A New Look at 
Pluto,' Richard Binzel, MIT. 4 p.m., 
1113 Computei/Space Sciences. Call 
5-3001 for info, 

IVIarylarvd Hisloric Preservation Lecture: 

'National Park Service: Futuie Directions 
in Historic Preservation.' Jerrv Rogers. 
National ParV Service, 7:30 p.m., 2203 
An/Soc. Call 5-1354 for info. 

UniverBity Theatre: To Be )'Cung. Gsftect, 
md Black- St Pugiiese TTieatre on Mar. 
30-flpf 3 at 8 p m,. Sign mlerpretation 
on Apr. 3. Apt. 4 at 2 p.m. TicKets are 
SIO standard admission. S7 students 
and seniors. Call 5-3201 for tickets and 
info." 



WEDNESDAY 




The Concert Society at Maryland pre- 
sents guitarist Richard Savino with the 
Artaria Quartet at the UMUC Confer- 
ence Center on April 2 at 8 p.m.* 



Entomology Colloquium: 'Spiders in the 
Forest- Roor Food Web.' Dauid Wise. 4 
p.m., 0200 Symons. Call 5-3911 for 
info. 

HorticitltureCollo<|uium:'Morphologic3l 

Markers and lioenryme Analysis in 
Hubus,' Danielle Donnelly, Mac Donald 
College, Quebec. 4 p.m., 0128 
Holzapfel. Call 5-4374 for info. 

Space Science Seminar: 'Galactic Wind 
Driven by Cosmic Rays.' V.S. Ruskin. 
NASA. 4:30 p.m.. 111.3 Computer and 
Space Sciences. Call 5-4855 for info. 



Women's Center Srown Bag Lunch, for 
Women's Studies core and affiliate fac- 
ulty. noon-2D.m.. 1106 Mill. Call 
5-6877 tor info. 



Counseling Center Research 
and Development Meeting: 

'The Mission of the Division of 
Letters ana Sciences and the 
Advise 5 Program," Betty 
Beekley. noon-l B,m,, 0106 
Shoemaker. Call 4-7691 tor 
info. 

Molecular and Cell Bfal<^y 
Seminar: Develop me iita! 
Regulation of Mammary Glyco 
Proteins.' Indei K. Vijay. 12:05 
p.m., 1208 Zoo./Psych, Call 
5-6991 for info. 

Women's Commission 
Committee on Women of Color 
in Higher Education live 
Satellite Video Conference: 

Too Invisible. Too 5'ienl, For 
Too Long.' 1 p.m,. Prince 
Geoige's Room, Stamp Student 
Union. A discussion with pan- 
elists wilt follow the viewing. Call 
5-5616 for into. 

Decision and Infomiatio^t 
Sciences Colloquium, 

info'nialion Structure 
Management.' Dagobert Soergel. 
3:45-5:15 p.m.. 1411 MPA. 
Call 5-6747 for info. 



Information Policy in the Electronic Age 
Seminar: "National Security Secrecy in 
the Post-Cold War Era.'Steven 
Garfinkel, GSA, 4 p.m.. 0109 Hombake. 
Call 5-2033 for info. 



THURSDAY 



TUESDAY 



Ecofogy and Evotutionary Biology 
Seminar: 'Beyond the Dolphin's Smile: 
Behavioral Ecology and Development of 
Wild Bottlenose infants.' Janet Mann, 
Georgetown U.. noon, 1208 Zoo/Psych. 
Call 5-6942 for mfo. 

CIDCM Brown Bag Seminar: 
'Democratization m the Arab WoritJ; The 
Palestinian Case,' Shukri Abed, CIIKM 
senior fellow, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 2136 
Milt. Call 4-7703 for info. 



Unde^rsduate Women's Leadership 
Committee Breakfast Hour, focus on 
oommurity service. 8:30-9:20 a.m. 
Call 4-8505 for location and info, 

Retumli^ Students' Workshop: 
'Multiple Roles,' weekly discussion and 
support group to help women manage a 
variety of roles. 11 a. m, -noon, 2201 
Shoemaker. Call 4-7693 for info. 

IMemorial Service, for Professor 

Emeritus Donald Maley, Industrial. 
Technological, and Occupational 
Education Program, 1 p,m.. Memorial 
Chapel. Call 5-4539 for info. 

Weteorology Semfnar: 'Tropical 
Cyclpgenesis: Results of Tex-Mex," Kerry 
Emanuel, MIT. 3:30 p.m., 2114 
Computer and Space Sciences. Call 
5-5392 for info. 



Camptif Senate IVteeting, 3:30-6:30 
p.m.. 0126 Reckoro .Armory. Call 
5-5805 for info. 

Astronomy Colloquium: 'A ^ew Look ait 

Pluto." Riciiard P.Binjel. MIT. 4 p.m.. 
0201 Computet /Space Sciences. Call 
5-3001 for info. 

Committee on History and Philosophy 
of Science Lectuie: "Large Data Sets 
and Secondary' Data Analysis,' Allen 
Herman, NIH. 4:15-6 p,m,, 1407 
Chemistry. Call 5-5691 for info. 

Hetiatilfty Seminar: 'Integrated 

ReliaiJility Growth," Larry Crow, AT4T, 
5:15-6:15 p.m.. 2110 Chemical and 
Nuclear Engineering. Call 5-3887 for 
info. 

Ilfleet the Artists, discussion of Jo 8e 
)oung. G<fle0 artd Blsck with director 
and designers. 7-7:45 p.m.. 
Lnperimentai Theater. 0241 Tawes Fine 
Arts. Call 5-2201 for info. 

University Theatre: To Be Voi/ng. Gifted, 
and Slack, S p.m.. See Mar. 30 for 
details." 



FRIDAY 



1993 Maryland Symposium; Managerial 
Compensation and Institutional Design. 
April 2^. Call 5-2242 for evert, loca- 
tion, and registration info. 

Speech Communication Colloquium; 
'Social Loafing ana mruimation snaring 
in Small Group Decision Mahng.' Frank 
Bostei, Michigan State, noon. 0104 
Skinnei. Calf 5-6524 fonnfo. 

Health Center Relaxation Session for 
Working Women: Tired of Helping 
Everyone— E.«eot Yourself." for female 
faculty and staff, noon. 2107 Health 
Center. Call 5-1697 for info. 

First National Sank of IMarytand 
Research Colloquium in Rnance; 

"Comper>sa!!on ano Institutional 
Design,' The IWaryland Symposium. 
1-2:30 p.m,. 1203 MPA. Call 5-2256 
for info. 

IVIental Health Lunch 'N' Learn Video 
and Discussion: 'Creativity and Manic 
Depressive Illness." five composers with 
manic depressive illness. 1-2 p.m., 
3100E Health Center. Call 4-8106 for 
info. 

Voice Master Classes, with Metropolitan 
Opera tenor Nico Castel. 1:30-4:30 
p.m., French: 5:30-S p.m.. German; 
both in 2102 Tawes Call 5-554S for 
info. 

Homer U I rich Competition Rnals, under- 
graduate. 7 p.m., Tawes Recital Hall. 
Call 5-5548 for info. 

Concert Society at I^Aaryland. Richard 

Savino and the Artaria Quartet, classical 
guitar, 8 p.m., UMUC Conference Center 
Auditorium. Pre-concert discussion, 6:30 
p.m. Admission is S17 standard, 
$15.30 faculty and staff, S14, 50 
seniors and S75tudents. Call 403-4240 
for info.' 



SATURDAY 



Germanic and Slavic Languages wd 
LHeratures Weekend Workshop: 

"Addressing Cultural Diversity in the 
German Classroom," today and April 4, 
The Language House. Call 5-5646 for 

info. 



Voice IMaster 
Cl8s,ses, with 
Metropolitan Opera 
tenor Nico Castel. 
10 a.m.-12:30 
p.m., Italian; l;30-d 
p.m.. wrap up: troth 
in Tawes Recital 
HalL 5:30-7:30. 
audio visual prp- 
gram. 2102 Tawes. 
Call 5-5548 for info. 



Homer Utrich Competition Rnals, gradu- 
ate. 7 p.m., Tawes Recital Hall. Call 
5-554S for info. 



SUNDAY 



University of Maryland Chorale Concert. 

directed by Roger Folslrom, A p.m.. 
University Methodist Church. Featured 
artists include Russell Wilder, bass: 
Peter Bunroughs. tenor and guest 
accompanist Janice Kiigore. Call 
5-5548 for info 



MONDAY 



Campus Recreation Senrices. entries 
open for intramural tennis doubles and 
Badminton doubles, 8:30 a.m., 1104 
Reckord Armory. Entries close April 
12.Call 4-7128 forlnfo. 

Returning Students' Workshop, 

Assemveness. today and April 12, 
noon-l p.m., 2201 Shoemaker Call 
4-7B93f0r info. 

President's Commission on Women's 
Affairs Meeting. noon-Z p m.. 2118 
Lee. Call 5-8505 for mfo. 

Contemporary Spanish Cinema: El ?ev 

PasraadD. itmanol Uribe. 1991i, 4 p,m,. 
Language House. Sponsored by 
Maryland Humanities Council. Call 
5-6441 for info. 

Entomology Colloquium; The Endocrine 
Regulation of Wmg Polymorphism in 
Insects," Anthony Zeta. University of 
fJetiraska, 4 p.m.. 0200 Symons. Call 
5-3911 for info. 

Compirter Science Colloquium: 
"Amadeus Measurement-driven Analysis 
and Feedback System.' Rick Selby, UC 
Irvine. 4 p.m.. 0111 Classroom Building 

(106). Call 5-2661 for info. 

Horticulture Colloquium: In Vitro Tissue 
Culture Techniques for Ilex: 
Miciopropagation and Embryo Rescue," 
Pam Maddis, 4 p,m., 0128 Holzapfel. 
Call 5-4374 for info. 

Campus Recteatlon Services, intramural 
wrestling weigh-ins, 5-8 p.m.. Cole Field 
House. Call 4-7128 for mfo. 

Open Music Rehearsal, Guarnen String 
Quartet reads works by Beethoven and 
Haydn, 5 p.m.. Tawes Recital HalL Call 
5-5548 for info. 

American Heart Association CPR 
Course, for adult, ctiild, and infant skills. 
April 5 and 12. 6-9:30 p.m. 
Registration required. 120 fee. Also 



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April 8 and 15. Call 4-8132 for info,' 



TUESDAY 



Ecology and Evolutionary Btology 
Seminar: Brood Parasitism m Ducks." 
Mike Sorenson, Smithsonian 
Conservation Research Center, noon, 
120S Zoo/Psych. Call 5-6943 for into. 

Graduate Student Government Meeting. 
3-5 p.m.. 1143 Stamp Student Union. 
Call 4-8630 for info. 

Committee on History and Philosophy 
of Science lecture: "Robust. Ad Hoc. 
and Eiiplorator\ Statistics: 
Epistemological Dimensions.' Frederick 
Suppe. 4:15-6 p.m.. 1407 Chemistry, 
Call 5-S691 for mfo. 

Naitionai Student Athlete Day Forum, 

(eat unrig former sludent athletes and 
distinguished guests. 7:30 p.m.. 
Football Coinpiei meeting room. Call 
5-4741 for infd. 



WEDNESDAY 



Center for Teaching Excellence 
Conversations About Teaching: Politics 

on Campus II: Does the Curnculum 
Really Need lo Be Transformed?" 
12-1:30 p.m., Maryland Room. Mane 
Mount. Call 5-3154 for info. 

Counseling Center Research and 
Development Meeting: "Effects oF 
Accultu'ation Levels and Sot:iocuHurai 
Variables on the Adjustment Difficulties 
of Asian Americans and Asian 
International People." Edward Lai. 
noon-l p.m., 0106 Shoemaker, Call 
4-7691 for info. 

Itallart Lecture: "The t4ew Italian 
Feminism: Theory and Practice,' 
Rebecca West. U. of Chicago. 3 p.m.. 
0105 jimenei. Call 5-4024 for info. 

Astronomy Colloquium: subject TBA. 
Neil Tyson. Princeton, 4 p.m.. 1113 
Computer/Space Sciences, Call 5-3001 
for info. 

Committee on History and Philosophy 
of Science Lecture: "Meta-analysis,' 

Karen Soeken. Research Methodology, 
School of Nursing. UMAB, 4:15-6 p.m., 
1407 Chemistry. Call 5-5691 for into. 

Women's Studies Lecture: "But Where 
IS Vour Home'' Black Feminist Thought 
as Outsider Within Theorizing," Patricia 
Hill Collins. U, Cincinnati. 8 p.m.. 2203 
Art/Soc. Call 5-6877 for into. 



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availability. Preference is given to free, on-campus events. The deadline is two 
weeks before the Monday of the week in which the event occurs. Mail listings with 
date, time, title of event, speaker, sponsoring organization, location, fee {if any), 
and number to call for information to; Calendar Editor, 2101 Turner Lab. or fan lo 
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314- or 405- respectively. Events are free and open to the public unless noted by 
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