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OUTLOOK 



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



NOVEMBER 1, 1993 
VOLUME 8, NUMBER 9 



Honors Roll in for College Park Campus 

Programs in Computer Science and Physics Ranked Two of the Best in Nation 




The University of 
Maryland at College 
Park's College of 
Computer, Mathe- 
matical and Physi- 
cal Sciences was 
selected as having 



two of the best 
graduate pro- 
grams in com- 
puter science 
and physics in 
the nation as 
part of the 
annual survey of Ameri- 
ca's best colleges by U.S. Neivs & 
World Report. 

Based on an intensive survey of 
hundreds of academic experts, U.S. 
News & World Report selected 
UMCP's Department of Computer 
Science as the 12th best in the nation, 
sharing that ranking with UCLA, 
Brown University and Purdue Uni- 
versity at West Lafayette. The Uni- 
versity of Maryland at College Park 



beat out the likes of Harvard, Yale, 
and Columbia University in the rank- 
ing. 

Similarly honored was the Depart- 
ment of Physics which was selected 
as the 13th best program in the nation 
along with the University of Michi- 
gan at Ann Arbor. UMCP's physics 
department was selected over UCLA, 
the University of Wisconsin at Madi- 
son, and the University of Pennsylva- 
nia among others. 

In a related honor, UMCP's com- 
puter science program became one of 
only two in the U.S. to receive three 
National Science Foundation Young 
Investigator Awards for 1993. Only 
Carnegie Mellon's program received 
as many of the highly sought-after 
awards. 

The three university faculty mem- 
bers selected to win the awards are 
Bonnie Dorr, Richard Gerber and V.S. 
Subrahmanian, all assistant profes- 
sors in the computer science depart- 
ment. Designed to support the 



research programs of promising 
young scientists, the Young Investi- 
gator Awards are given for a five- 
year period and include a $25,000 
stipend each year. In addition, recipi- 
ents are eligible to receive up to 
$37,000 in matching funds during 
each of the five years. 

Dorr will conduct computerized 
language studies that allow 
researchers to make incremental 
changes to test iong-standing 
hypotheses about computerized 
translation. Gerber will work on pro- 
jects dealing with the analysis, 
methodology, performance and pre- 
dictability of real-time programs. 
Subrahmanian will continue his 
research on developing the mathe- 
matical foundations and software 
implementations of theories that inte- 
grate multiple modes of reasoning 
and knowledge representation 
schemes. 



Bridges to Understanding 

Nov. I to 5 Marks AIDS Awareness Week IV 



If the Al DS Steering Committee 
has its way, this year's AIDS Aware- 
ness Week activities, from Nov. 1 to 
5, will be the most far-reaching to 
date. This marks the fourth year for 
the designated week organized to 
focus attention on AIDS and HIV. 
Mary Hoban, coordinator of health 
education, University Health Center 
and Brinda Prasad, president. Stamp 
Union Program Council are event co- 
chairs. 




To Your Health 

Open enrollment season 
temporarily put on hold.. 



Cheers and Jeers 

Get the take on 
mass-produced notes. 



Teaming Up 

Freshman engineering's "all Tor 
one and one for all" approach— 



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Below is a sampling of the many 
activities being planned. Unless oth- 
erwise noted, all events take place in 
Stamp Union. For a complete run- 
down, consult the information dis- 
play in the West Foyer, Stamp Union, 
or call Hoban, 31 4-81 29. 

Social Issues Theater, an interac- 
tive presentation highlighting impor- 
tant issues related to HIV and AIDS 
such as confronting the risk behavior 
of someone close to you or communi- 
cating with sexual partners, will be 
presented Nov. 1, noon to 1 p.m., in 
the Atrium. The piece, written and 
performed by students, ends in con- 
flict regarding condom use and other 
such issues related to sexual behav- 
ior, according to Hoban. Members of 
the audience will then be asked to 
express their viewpoints. 

At the Personal Stories Panel, 2 to 
3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 1, Room 1143, 
presenters will speak about their 
experiences as individuals who are 
living with HIV infection or AIDS. 
The five panelists include three 
women, one of whom is a 31-year-old 
graduate of George Washington Uni- 
versity who acquired HIV three years 
ago. 

"AIDS in the Workplace" is the 
topic of a workshop to assist supervi- 

con tinned on page 3 






Do Something for a Change 

At all AIDS Awareness Week events, campus community mem- 
bers will be encouraged to donate spare change to the AIDS Response 
Fund, begun in 1990. The AIDS Response Fund serves faculty, staff 
and students whose lives are affected by AIDS or HIV disease. Finan- 
cial support is distributed confidentially, based on availability and 
need, to assist people living with AIDS or HIV or individuals whose 
friends or family members are affected. 

The five-member allocation committee reviews requests. Grants 
have been given to assist with medical expenses, provide for a health 
care worker, and even pay for long-distance phone bills and gro- 
ceries. This is the first year the "Do Something for a Change" drive 
supplements contributions made to the fund through the University 
of Maryland Foundation, Inc. 

For more information, or to make a donation, contact Gail Miller, 
405-2950. 



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Counseling Center Guide Helps Faculty Assist Students 

The Counseling Center announces the publication of a guide to assist faculty, 
titled "Helping Students in Distress." The guide includes information about 
common problems, tips on how to respond, emergency procedures, guidelines 
on how to make a referral to professionals and a flyer summarizing the infor- 
mation. To obtain a copy, stop bv the Counseling Center in Shoemaker Hall or 
call 314-7651. 



Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Banned From Campus 



Following charges that 24 chapter 
members brutally hazed pledges. 
Omega Psi Phi fraternity has been 
banned from the University of Mary- 
land at College Park until 1*998. The 
suspension comes under an agree- 
ment the university reached with the 
fraternity's national chapter which 
bars the College Park chapter, Chi 
Delta, from using the Omega Psi Phi 
name and forbids the group to gather 
on campus. 

"This outcome reflects the serious 
nature with which the university and 
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., view 
hazing, and sends a clear message 



that, when hazing occurs, the univer- 
sity will impose strong sanctions in 
cooperation with national fraternitv 
leaders, when appropriate," says 
Roland King, UMCP director of pub- 
lic information. 

Should the fraternity wish to 
apply for recognition after the five- 
year suspension, a specific agreement 
including periodic reviews of chapter 
purposes, procedures, governance, 
activities and members' academic 
standing also will be required. 

Last April, an anonymous letter 
alleging abuse of the fraternity's 
pledges was distributed to university 



administrators. 

Following a preliminary investiga- 
tion, the university placed the Omega 
Psi Phi chapter on suspension pend- 
ing the conclusion of a full investiga- 
tion. Subsequently, officials of the 
national fraternity also suspended the 
chapter. 

Related cases involving individual 
members of Omega Psi Phi were held 
in abeyance pending action against 
the fraternity. Disciplinary actions 
taken against individuals are consid- 
ered confidential under the Family 
Educational Rights and Privacy Act 
("Buckley Amendment"). 



Open Enrollment Delayed While State Addresses Health Costs 



Governor Schaefer has ordered an 
extension of state employees' existing 
health insurance coverage until bud- 
get officials can develop a solution 
acceptable to employees, taxpayers 
and the administration. 

Schaefer also announced that Bud- 
get and Fiscal Planning Secretarv 
Charles Benton will begin overseeing 



the Employee Health Insurance Pro- 
gram, now administered bv the 
Department of Personnel. 

"While it's common knowledge 
that health care costs generally have 
been increasing at a rate of about ten 
percent a year," says Schaefer, "a 
one-vear, five-fold increase in the cost 
to our state employees effective Jan. 1 



Note-taking Service Gets Mixed Reviews 




To the delight of students and the 
concern of some faculty, mass-pro- 
duced class notes are available on 
campus in the Student Union for 
S22.5D a semester. 

First Class Notes works with the 
University Book Center and Commu- 
nications Services to produce notes 
for large, lecture- type classes, says 
Melissa MacKinnon, a representative 
of the company. The professors of the 
courses give their written approval, 
retain copyright over the notes and 
receive a commission for their 
departments. 

The service, which is in its third 
semester, started with just two class- 
es. This semester, 32 classes allow the 
service. But, some faculty are not 

quick to embrace 
a note-taking 
service on 
campus. 
Dana 
Plude, an 
associate pro- 
fessor of psy- 
chology, is 
considering 
using the ser- 
vice in the 
spring. "The one 
reservation that I 
have is what if stu- 
dents don't come to 
class?" he says. "I 
like teaching so 
much that 1 want my 



students to come to class." 

Economics Professor John Dorsey, 
who allows the notes in several of his 
large lecture classes, says that he 
hasn't noticed a decline in his atten- 
dance. At least no more than usual. 

"I teach a class with 500 students 
in a classroom that seats 500 students. 
If they all came, it would be unbear- 
able," Dorsey says, 

Dorsey allowed the notes in his 
classes because he had learned that 
another company was taking notes 
on his class without his permission. 
"I'd rather have somebody do it with 
my permission than without my per- 
mission," Dorsey says. 

Joseph Cirrincione, an associate 
professor of geography and the first 
professor to allow the notes, has had 
the same problem. "I'm very scared 
in these other situations where they 
pay an undergraduate to attend class 
and take notes," Cirrincione says. 

Professors are encouraged to 
choose their own note-takers, usually 
their teaching assistants, and some 
professors have written their class 
notes themselves. 

For students without financial 
resources, the notes are available to 
students with a university ID to bor- 
row and copy. For more information, 
contact the University Book Center at 
31 4- BOOK. 

— Stephen Sobek 



is totally unacceptable." 

Benton and his staff will negotiate 
with insurers an extension of existing 
health insurance contracts while 
working out a solution to address 
increasing health costs. State 
employees will continue to be cov- 
ered by their existing policies and 
continue to pay their current premi- 
um until a new plan is developed. 

Schaefer says he will propose leg- 
islation to transfer administration of 
the $261 million state employee 
health insurance program from the 
Department of Personnel to the 
Department of Budget and Fiscal 
Planning. 

"We have to acknowledge that 
health costs are increasing," says 
Schaefer, "But we also owe it to state 
employees to come up with a reason- 
able health plan, and give them 
enough time to decide which plan 
will serve them best." 




OUTLOOK 



OUTLOOK is Ihe weekly faculty staff newspaper serving 
the College Park campus community. 



Kathiyn Costello 


Vice President (or 




Institutional Advancement 


Roland King 


Director of Public Information 


Judith B;iii 


Director of University Publications 


Jennifer Hawes 


Editor 


Dlanne Burch 


Editorial Consultant 


Heather Davis 


Editorial Interns 


Stephen Sobek 




John T. Consoll 


Format Designer 


K erst in A, Neteler 


Layout & Production 


Al Danegger 


Photography 


Jennifer Grogan 


Production Interns 


Wendy Henderson 




Regan Gradet 




UM Printing 


Printer 



Letters to the editor, story suggestions, campus in for 
mation & calendar items are welcome. Please submit 
all material at least two weeks before the Monday of 
publication. Send It to Editor OUTLOOK. 2101 Turner 
Building, through campus mail or to University of 
fytaryland. College Park. MD 20742. Our telephone 
number is (301) 405-4621. Electronic mail address 
is jhawes@urndacc.umd.edu. Fax number is 
1301) 314-9344. 



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Make It a Red Ribbon Day 

Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed service fraternity, is coordinating a Red Ribbon 
Campaign in conjunction with World AIDS Day/Day Without Art on Wednes- 
day, Dec. 1. The goal is to blanket the campus with red ribbons as a sign of 
support and commitment. Volunteers are needed to donate supplies (ribbons 
and safety pins), and to assemble pins. To help, call Mary Lynn Gillis at 314- 
6257 or Lyneea Malouff at 314-4143. 



DIVERSITY 



Building a Better Mousetrap 




aft Engineering Retools to Give Hands-on Experience 



The lecture halls 
were the worst, Mar- 
ilyn Berman remem- 
bers. Students were 
packed in so tight- 
ly to the two sec- 
tions of ENES1 00 
the atmosphere often more 
resembled a small concert. Professors 
were largely unseen, the bulk of the 
teaching done by TAs dutifully — and 
dryly — making their way through the 
textbook. Hands-on work? Design- 
ing? Drafting? That would come 
later. Much later. 

Assuming that a freshman engi- 
neering student was still around by 
that time. 

Many weren't. They were drop- 
ping out, changing majors, beating it 
out of the program any which way 
they could. Retention suffered great- 
ly. The fault, Berman says, lay not 
with the students, but with the pro- 
gram. 

"It was a dull program," says 
Berman, associate dean of the College 
of Engineering. "It had no relevance 
to students' lives." 

Two years later, as the College of 
Engineering celebrates its centennial 
anniversary, it's also a time to cele- 
brate the new, vastly improved fresh- 
man engineering program. 

Aided by a five-year, seven-school 
grant from the National Science 
Foundation, the new program is 
based, in theory, upon the findings of 
Uri Thigsman, a professor of mathe- 
matics at Cal- Berkeley whose 
research has demonstrated the link 
between team learning and minority 
performance, and James W. Dally 
and Guangming Zhang, two of the 
college's own professors of mechani- 
cal engineering here. 

If these three provided a founda- 
tion, it was largely the bureaucratic 
labors of Professor Tom Regan, 
among others in the college, that saw 
the reformation through to reality. 
What they came up with is "a new 
wav of doing engineering," he says. 



"Something had to be done," says 
Regan. "We can't just sit back and 
think of ourselves as a research insti- 
tution. We've got to be a more bal- 
anced school." 

Stressing design and emphasizing 
a collaborative, hands-on approach to 
learning, the program puts students 
to work in small teams specially 
selected by the faculty to ensure a 
mixture of race, culture and gender. 
With no more than 30 to a section, 
and no more than 10 to a team, stu- 
dents have no choice but to rely upon 
one another, learning to "share the 
tasks," as Regan says, in the building 
of an electricity- producing windmill, 
for example. 

To assist the students, the college 
has gone so far as to install computer- 
aided design "auto sketch" and 
spread sheet programs. But this has 
not eliminated the need for individu- 
alized instruction. On the contrary, 
wherever students turn, they can find 
help or encouragement. Not only is 
there a faculty member for each of 
the 13 classes, there is a senior under- 
graduate teaching fellow and a teach- 
ing assistant whose primary 
responsibility is to serve as consultant 
in the computer labs. 

In many ways, the program is 
proving to be a success. For one 
thing, says Regan, "You see the 
women really taking the leadership 
role" in their teams. "They're getting 
involved much more." 

That seems to be the case outside 
the classroom, as well. This year, as 
Regan notes, the student presidents 
of Tau Beta Pi, the Council of Engi- 
neering Societies, and the Engineer- 
ing Alumni Association, and at least 
two other individual societies, are all 
women. "1 don't think we've ever 
seen that before," Regan says. 

And if the findings of Thigsman, 
Dallv and Zhang are accurate, the 
college has every right to expect 
minority retention to improve dra- 
matically. The program's attrition 
rate, according to early indications, is 




Freshman engineer- 
ing students team up 
to build a windmill, 
the first project 
undertaken In the 
new program. 



Sess than 10 percent, though it will be 
years before all the data is in. 

Still, Regan counts the program a 
terrific success. Interest is up. Enthu- 
siasm is running high. 

"You always hear a lot of talk in 
educational circles about empower- 
ing the student," he says. "We're 
really doing it." 

— Todd Kliman 



AIDS Awareness Week 

continued from page 1 

sors in understanding AIDS and the 
sensitive workplace issues related to 
I IIV infection and AIDS. To reserve a 
space, call Rythee Wilkes at 405-5651. 
It will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 
from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Administrative 
Services Building. 

That evening (Nov. 2, at 7 p.m.), 
Cleve Jones, founder of The NAMES 
Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, will 
speak in the Grand Ballroom. Tickets 
are $7; $3 for students. 

On Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 5 p.m., a 



showing of filmmaker Peter Fried- 
man's documentary, "Silverlake Life: 
The View from Here," recounts his 
partner's struggle with AIDS. A can- 
did presentation of love, commitment 
and mortality in the age of AIDS, it is 
on view ($1 admission fee) in the 
Hoff Theater. 

"Express Yourself," a popular 
repeat from last year's program, will 
give members of the UMCP commu- 
nity the opportunity to express their 
thoughts and feelings about the AIDS 
epidemic through song, poetry, art 
and other creative avenues. It will be 



held in the lower level of Anne Arun- 
del Hall. Says Hoban, "I'm meeting 
more and more students who have 
family members or friends who are 
infected with HIV or AIDS and this 
provides an outlet for them." 

She may not be Oprah, but Hoban 
will host a talk show, "Let's Talk 
About Sex," in the Tortuga Room, on 
Thursday, Nov. 4, from noon to 1 
p.m. Her guests include a panel of 
students who will participate in a 
frank conversation regarding safer 
sex. 



NOVEMBER 



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Brighton Beach Memoirs Opens Thursday, Nov. 11 

University Theatre presents the acclaimed play that critics have 
described as "Neil Simon's love ietter to his past." Performances will be 
held in Tawes Theatre on Nov. 1 1 to 13 and 18 to 20, at 8 p.m., with a 
matinee on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m., and a special performance on 
Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 9:45 a.m. Simon's acclaimed play is a warm comedy 
about growing up poor in a Brooklyn seaside community, set in 1937. 
For ticket information and reservations, call 405-2201 . 





Arts 


Counseling Center Seminar Wed.. Nov. 






















3. "Developmental Issues in Learning 


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Math." Elizabeth Sheam, noorvl p.m.. 














Exhibition Opening: Anonymity and 


01060114 Shoemaker. Call 4-7690 for 












Identity. " opens Wed., Nov. 3. runs 


info. 










through Thurs.. Dec. 23. The Art Gallery. 




1 § Ami 










Art/Sociology. Call 5-2763 for info. 


Zoology Lecture: Wed.. Nov. 3. 






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"Genealogical Portraits of Speciation in 


m*\ •ijUT " 








Creative Dance Lab: Sat,. Nov. 6, 10 


the Drosophiia Meianogaster Species 


BJlB i* *: 


^^M^^Sn mWkK\w\ww\ 


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a.rrt.-2 p.m.. Dance Building. Call 5-7038 


Complex." Jody Hey, noon. 1208 


lllft 


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for info. 


Zoology/Psychology. Call 5-691.2 for 
info. 


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The Concert Society at Maryland Olde 


r "1% 










Musleke Series: Sat.. Nov. 6. Kuijken 


Conversations about Teaching Seminar: 












Trio. 8 p.m.. Auditonum. UMUC Center 


Wed.. Nov. 3, "You Just Don't 












of Adult Education, $18. students S8. 


Understand; Is There a Faculty/Student 












Call 3-4240 for info.' 


Generational Values Gap?" noon-l:30 












p.m., Maryland Room. Marie Mount. Call 










Maryland Chorus Fall Concert: Sun.. 


5-9368 for info.O 


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Nov. 7, 3 p.m.. Memorial Chapel, $15. 




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$11 and $9, Call 5-5571 for info.* 


Comparative literature Symposium: 
Wed., Nov. 3, "Interdisciplinary 


^Ll i 










Exhibition Talk 1" Anonymity and 


Symposium: Technologies and the 


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Identity "): Tue.. Nov. 9. 'Constructing 


Transmission of Knowledge." 3 p.m.. 


^*k#P 










the Body: A Conversation.' Dont Cypis 


Maryland Room, Marie Mount. Call 5 












and Josephine Withers, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 


2853 for info. 






Ikflfl •-"""'**"- La 






Art Gallery, Art/Sociology. Call 5-2763 
for info. 


Systems Seminar Tfiu., Nov, 4, 


^^^^ 


-**^* 




















"Dynamics of FCFS Systems." Thomas 


The Concert Society at Maryland presents the Kuijken Trio on Saturday 


Nov. 6. 




Dance Department Fall Concert: Tue.. 


Seidman. UMBC. 2 p.m.. 2460 A.V. 










Nov. 9-Fri., Nov.' 12. 8-10 p.m., Dorothy 


Williams. Call 56634 for info. 










Madden Theater, Dance Building. $8, 




; iist National Bank of Maryland 


Latin American Studies Lecture: Wed . 


Overeaters Anonymous: Wed,. Nov, 3, & 




students $5. Call 5-3180 for info.' 


Engineering Program: Thu., Nov. 4. 


-tnance Research Colloquium: Frt.. Nov. 


Nov. 10. "The Caribs of Dominica: Travel 


Wed., Nov. 10. 4:30-6:30 p.m.. 2107 






"Technology and the Law: The Role of 


5 "Why Real interest Rates. Cost of 


Writing. Ethnicity." Peter Hulme. noon, 


Health Center. Call [30H 7761076 for 




Poetry and Fiction Reading: Wed.. Nov 


Experts in Legal Proceedings." 2-5:30 


Capital and Price/Earnings Ratios Vary 


Conference Room, Jimenez, Call 56441 


info. 




10, Richard Jackson and Jewell Rhodes, 


p.m., 1400 Marie Mount, Program con- 


Across Countries.' Bhagwan Chowdry 


for info.O 






7:30 p.m., Maryland Room, Marie 


sists of three lectures. Call 5-3854 for 


and Sheridan Titman, UCLA, 1-2:30 




Faculty Emeriti Dinner: Thu Nov 4. 




Mount. Call 5-3820 for info. 


info. 


fj,m .. 1203 Van Munching. Call 5-2246 


Sports 


6:30 p.m.. Grand Ballroom Lounge. 








or info. 


Stamp Student Union. Call 5-4680 for 




Lectures 


Meteorology Seminar: Thu.. Nov. 4, 






info. 




"Gravity Waves in the Atmosphere." 


National Reading Research Center 


Field Hockey: Tue.. Nov 2. VS. 








Franco Einaudi. NASA/Goddard Space 


Seminar: Fn,, Nov. 5. "Children's 


Richmond. 7:30 p.m.. Astroturf Field. 


Peer Computer Training: Thu . Nov. 4. 




Public Affairs Brown Bag Discussion: 


Right Center, 3:30 p.m., 2114 


Strategies <n Reading to Locate 


Call 4-7006 for info. 


"Intro to I0M PC," 5-9 p.m., 3330 




Mon,, Nov. 1, "Radical Environmental 
Politics." Brent Biackweider. fnends of 


Computer and Space Sciences. Call 5- 
5392 for info. 


nformatiori," Jean Dreher, 4-5 p.m . 
2202 J.M. Patterson. Call 57437 for 


Swimming: Fit., Nov. 5. Men/Women vs. 


Computer and Space Sciences, $5. Call 
5-2941 for info.' 




the Earth. noon-l:15 p.m., 1109 Van 




nfo. 


-toward. 3 p.m.. Cole Field House. Call 






Munching. Call 56359 for info. 


Microbiology Seminar: Thu.. Nov. 4, 




4 7030 for info. 


Returning Student Workshop: Mon.. 






"Developmental Control Of 


Computer Science Lecture: Mon . Nov. 




Nov. 8. "Exam Skills lessay)," 2-3 p.m.. 




Meteorology Special Seminar: Won. 


Pseudomonas Biofilm in Cystic Fibrosis." 


B. "Taking the Embodiment of Mind 


Football: Sat.. Nov. 6, vs. Florida State. 


2201 Shoemaker Call 4-7693 for info, 




Nov. 1. "Caspian Sea Level Rise-Causes 


V. DeretiC, University pf Texas. 3:30 


Seriously: Humanoid Robots," Rodney 


noon, Byrd Stadium. Call 4-7070 for 






and Impacts," George Golitsyn, institute 
of Atmosphenc Physics, Moscow. 10 


p.m.. 1207 Microbiology. Call 5-5446 for 
info. 


Brooks. MIT, 4 p.m.. 0111 A.V. 
Williams. Call 5-2661 for info. 


nfo. 


Peer Computer Training: Mon,. Nov, 8. 
"Kermit/Modem Workshop." 6-9 p,m,, 




a.m., 2114 Computer and Space 
Sciences. Call 5-5392 for info. 


Materials and Nuclear Engineering 
Seminar: Thu.. Nov. 4, "Structural 


Entomology Colloquium: Mon.. Nov. 8, 
'Haplodiploidy and the Evolution of 


Miscellaneous 


3332 Computer and Space Sciences. 
Call 52941 for info." 




French and Italian Lecture: Mon., Nov. 
1, "Montaigne and Italy," Dante Delia 


Intermetailic Compounds-The Promise & 
Reality," D. Pope. University of 


Faculative Sex Ratios in the Primitively 
Eusociai Bee. Augochlorello Straita." 


AIDS Awareness Week: Mon,, Nov, 1- 
Fri., Nov. 5.0 


Stress Management Workshop: Tue.. 
Nov. 9. "Stress and Humor, " 5: 15- 6:15 




Terza, Harvard University, 3:30 p.m.. 


Pennsylvania, 4 p.m., 2110 Chemical 


Jlnch Mueller. Cornell University, 4 p.m., 




p.m.. 2107 Health Center. Call 4-8131 




Conference Room, St. Mary's. Call 
54029 fonnfo.0 


and Nuclear Engineering, Call 5-5208 for 
info. 


3200 .Symons. Call 5-3911 for info. 


Peer Computer Training: Mon., Nov. 1. 
"Intermediate WordPerfect," 6-9 p.m., 


for mfo. 






Space Science Seminar: Mon.. Nov. 8. 


3330 Computet and Space Sciences, 


Peer Computer Training: Tue.. Nov. 9. 




Entomology Colloquium: Mon.. Nov 1. 


Geology Seminar: Fn,. Nov 5. 


'Cosmic Ray Hydrogen and Deuterium 


$5. Call 5-2941 for info." 


"WordPerfect. "6-9 p.m.. 3330 




"The Influence of Multiple Host Contacts 


"Expenmental Constraints on the Origin 


as Measured by a Balloon Borne Magnet 




Computer and Space Sciences. $5. Call 




on the Transmission of Dengue 2 Virus 


of the Ultramafic Series, Stillwater 


Spectrometer." David Clements. 


Stress Management Workshop: Tue., 


5-2941 for info.* 




by Aedes Aegypti," Jonn Putman, 4 p.m., 


Complex, Montana," Rosalind Heu, 11 


University of Delaware, 4:30 p.m., 1113 


Nov. 2. "Stress, Conflict and 






0200 Symons. Call 5-3911 for mfo. 


a.m., 0103 Hornbake. Call 54089 for 


Computer and Space Sciences. Call 5 


Communication." 5:15-6:15 o.m,. 2107 


Peer Computer Training: Wed.. Nov. 10. 






info. 


4855 for info. 


Health Center. Call 4-8131 tor mfo. 


Intro to UNIX," 6-9 p.m.. 4352 




Employee Development Training 








Computer and Space Sciences. $5. Call 




Program: Tue.. Nov, 2, "Managing AIDS 


Botany Seminar. Fri., Nov. 5. 'The 


Zoology Lecture: Tue.. Nov. 9, 


Peer Computer Training: Tue., Nov. 2. 


5-2941 for info,* 




m the Workplace," 9 a.m.-noon, 1101 
Administrative Services. Call 5-5651 for 
info, or to register.* 


Pseudomonas Synngae PA. Syringae 61 
HRP Gene Cluster: Organization. 
Function, and Regulation." Yingxian Xiao. 


Character Displacement in Carnivores: 
Putting Some Teeth in Community 
Ecology," Dan Simberioff, Florida State 


"Intro to Macintosh," 69 p.m., 3332 
Computer and Space Sciences. $5. Call 

52941 for info.* 


Retention 2000 Conference- 
Strategies that Empower: Wed.. Nov. 






noon, 2242 H.J. Patterson. Call 51597 


Jniversity. noon, 1208 




10, "Collaborate. Educate, and Excel," 




Zoology Lecture: Tue.. Nov. 2. "The 


for info. 


Zoology/Psychology. Call 5^890 for 


Toastmasters Meeting: Tue.. Nov. 2, 


All day. Stamp Student Union, Call 5- 




Evolution of the Middle Ear: Fables, 




nfo. 


Open House, 7 p.m.. 1314 Van 


5616 for info. 




Fallacies. Facts and Fossils." Jenny 
Clack, Cambridge University, noon, 1208 


Speech Communication Colloquium: 

Fn., Nov. 5. "Rhetoric as Seductress: An 


Employee Development Training 


Munching, Toastmasters Club's mission 
s to provide a supportive environment in 






Zoology/Psychology. Call 56891 for 
info. 


Allegorical Reading of Isocrates' Helen," 
David Armstrong, University Of Texas at 
Austin, noon, 0104 Skinner. Call 56526 


'rogram: Wed . Nov. 10. "Detecting 
Drug & Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace." 
9 a.m.-noon, 1101 Administrative 


which every member has an opportunity 
to develop communication and leader- 
ship skills. Call 13011 474-3410 for info. 






Distinguished Lecturer Series of the 


for info. 


Services. Call 5-5651 for info, or to reg- 








Graduate School: Tue., Nov, 2, 




ster. * 






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"Language and the Cognitive 
Revolution," Noam Chomsky, MIT, 3:30 
p.m.. 0204 Architecture, Call 51482 for 


Comparative Literature First Friday 
Colloquium: Fn.. Nov. 5, "Dino-sixed: 
Jurassic Park. Feminist Discourse, and 


Counseling Center Seminar: Wed.. Nov. 
10. ■ Overview of CESAR's Services and 








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info. 


Postmodern Consumerism,' Gina 


Research,' Eric Wish, n.oon-1 p.m.. 


Calendar Guide 






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Meteorology Seminar: Tue.. Nov 2, 
"Computations of Diabatic Descent in 


Marchetti, 12:15 p.m.. 1102 Francis 


D106O114 Shoemaker, Call 4-7690 for 


Calendar phone numbers listed as 4-mx or 5-xxxx stand for [he prefix 314- or 405 




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Scott Key. Call 52853 for info.O 


nfo. 


respectively, Events are free and open to the public unless noted by an asterisk [*j. 
For more information, call 405-4628. 




£ 


the Stratosphenc Polar Vortex," J. Rosen- 












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field. 3:30 p.m.. 2114 Computer and 
Space Sciences. Call 5-5392 for mfo. 


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