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Outlook 

The University of Maryland Faculty and Staff Weekly Newspaper 

Volume 13 • Number 28 • May 4, 1999 



"Fly" with 

Sugar Ray at 

Art Attack, 

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Leadership Academy to Dedicate 

New Library to the State's 

First Woman Treasurer 



The university's James MacGregor Bums Academy of 
Leadership celebrates the opening of the new Lucille 
Maurer Leadership Library on May 7, honoring the first 
woman to be elected Maryland State Treasurer. 

The celebration includes a dedication ceremony from 
2 to 4 p.m. at the library, located in Taliaferro Hall, fol- 
lowed by two lectures examining issues of leadership 
and global affairs. 

Maurer, who served as state treasurer from 1987-1996, 
began her career in public service as a member of the 
Montgomery County Board of Education in I960. A resi- 
dent of Montgomery County since 1950, she later served 
18 year in the House of Delegates. 

"Lucy Maurer mentored and empowered a whole gen- 
eration of women leaders in Maryland," says Georgia 
Sorenson, founding director of the Academy of 
Leadership/But she was much more than a mentor - 
she was a friend, collaborator, confidant and coach," she 
adds. Maurer also served on the Academy's first board of 
directors and often met with students over the years. 

Several members of the Maryland General Assembly are 
expected to attend the dedication ceremony, including 
Senate President Mike Miller and Senator Jennie Forehand. 
The General Assembly provided generous funding for the 
library's construction; Delegate Nancy Kopp, along with 
Senator Forehand and Ida Ruben, were early and impor- 
tant supporters of the project, Maurer's surviving family 
members and university President Dan Mote will also be 
present at Friday's dedication ceremony. 

The library is designed to serve leadership scholars 
and includes a broad array of materials relating to the 
study of political and public leadership. Substantial 
emphasis will be placed on collecting materials on 
women's leadership. In addition to Maurer's personal 
papers documenting her long career in public service, 
the university will also collect materials from other 
Maryland women legislators, as well as prominent leader- 
ship scholars. 

Following the dedication, a panel presentation, 
"Clinton's Foreign Policy: A Critical Assessment "will take 
place from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. in room 0106 of Francis 
Scott Key Hail. The program is jointly sponsored by the 
Fulbright International Center and Academy's Center for 
the Advanced Study of Leadership. Topics will include 
President Clinton's effectiveness as a global leader and 
the extent of his impact on international relations. The 
panel includes Harriet Mayor Fulbright, president of the 
Fulbright Center's board of directors, and renowned 
Pulitzer-Prize winning political scientist James 
MacGregor Burns. 

The fifth annual lecture of the Baha'i Chair for World 
Peace follows at 7 p.m. and features the former president 
of Lebanon, Amine Gemayel (1982-1 988), The lecture, 
"Religion, Conflict Resolution, and the Role of 
Leadership," will address the dynamics of foreign affairs 
today. Gemayel is currently a distinguished public leader 
with the Academy of Leadership and distinguished visit- 
ing professor with the Center for International 
Development and Conflict Management. Advance tickets 
are required for this event. For tickets and information, 
call 314-7714. 



Rising Stars 

More Top Quality Students Want to Attend University 



The university projects another record-break- 
ing year for the quality of admitted students. The 
number of applications, GPAs and SAT scores 
are all up from the same time last year. 

As of April 15, applications were up 12 per- 
cent and the academic quality of students who 
enroll this fall is also expected to exceed last 
year's entering class. 

For the last 10 years the quality of students 
admitted to the University of 
Maryland has steadily risen. 
Average GPAs for incoming 
freshmen have risen from 
just less than 3-0 to a pro- 
jected 3-69, SAT scores of 
the middle 50 percent have gone from 980- 
1,150 to a projected 1,170-1,340, and the num- 
ber of students with SAT scores above 1,300 has 
increased from 234 to a projected 1,155. 

"The number and quality of students 
applying are indicative of the university's 
stature as a first-class research university," 
says Linda Clement, director of under- 
graduate admissions. "We are very pleased to see 



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more and more of the brightest students 
,^^^. in Maryland choose us." 
^^ The- university has the state's largest con- 
centration of academically talented stu- 
dents, with more than one-third of them 
enrolled in the invitation-only Honors, Honors 
Humanities, College Fark Scholars or Gemstone 
programs. Approximately 63 per- 
cent of in-state students who apply 
to the university are admitted, 
compared to about 45 percent of 
out-of-state students. 

While applications are up from 
16,678 last year to 18,663 this year, the percent- 
age of students being admitted Is smaller, last 
year's admission rate was 59 percent; this year's 
admission rate has dropped 
to 53 percent. 

"Our level of selectivity 
is extremely high, as more 
students apply for the same number of spaces 
available in the freshman class," says Clement. 
This fell, the university expects to enroll 3,850 
new freshmen. 



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Faculty Discuss Teaching with Technology 




Technological innovations and pedagogical issues were the topics of discussion last week 
when the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) and Academic Information Technology 
Services (aTTs) sponsored the sixth Teaching With Technology symposium. 

Webbased and multimedia technologies are changing the ways faculty interact with their 
students and are providing students with new means of collaborating and interacting with 
course content. Faculty from Architecture, Education, Mathematics, Psychology, Engineering, 
American Studies and Life Sciences conducted presentations, demonstrations and panel dis- 
cussions for their peers in Van Munching Hall. 

Above Lindsay Yotsukura presents her lecture, "Integrating Multimedia CD-ROM Software in 
the Japanese Language Program at College Park: A Preliminary Look at Learner Behavior." 



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Diversity: It's Your Future 

May Focus on Diversity 



May 8 



8:30 a.m.4 p.m. Opening 
Doors to the Next Millennium: 
1999 Capstone Conference & 
Luncheon. Presentations of 
FIPSE Discovery Projects, 
National Model United 
Nations, Model Organization of 
American States, ICONS Africa 
and ICONS Americas by The 
College Park Scholars 
International Studies Class of 
1999- Cambridge Community 
Center, North Campus, 
University of Maryland. *RSVP 
by May 3. Contact Lois Victri, 
4050529. 




Focus on Diversity 
AWARD 




May 14 



3:30-5 p.m. "Fragrant Leaves: 
The Art of Chinese Tea." An 
IGCA China Seminar featuring 
an illustrated lecture that 
explores the art of tea and 
reveals its patronage by the 
Chinese court, clergy and 
literati, and includes a tea-tast- 
ing on campus with Steven 
Owyoung, the Curator of 
Chinese Arts at the St. Louis Art 
Museum. Multipurpose Room 
(0105), St. Mary's Hall. Contact 
Rebecca McGinnis, 405-0213 
or rml65@umail.umd.edu. 

5-7p.m."Eyeris ft A Video 
Festival" presented by CMLT 
298A. Sponsored by the 
Comparative Literature 



Hversity Initiative recognized the following 
people at the Diversity Showcase on April 20 for 
their outstanding contributions to diversity at the 
University of Maryland. 

1999 Diversity Initiative Awards 

Robert Yuan, Faculty 

Marilee Lindemann, Faculty 

Marsha Guenzler- Stevens, Associate Staff 

David Jones, Classified Staff 

Kartik Sheth, Graduate Student 

Sameeua Mulla, Undergraduate Student 

Student Essay Contest 

Hugh McGowan, First Place 

Shannon Lynch, Second Place 

Lao Saal, Third Place 

For more information about the 1999 award win- 
ners, check out the new "Link to the Diversity 
Initiative" at <www.inform.umd.edu/ Diversity/ 
Initiative:*. 




Program and the Diversity 
Initiative. 1 120 Susquehanna 
Hall. Contact April 
Householder, 405-2853 or 
stoni@wam.umd.edu. 

To place your event in 
September's "Focus on 
Diversity" calendar, e-mail infor- 
mation to Jamie Feehery- 
Simmons at jfl56@umail. 



umd.edu or fax 314-9992 no 
later than August 23. If you 
have any questions, please call 
405-2562. 

Calendar brought to you by 
the Diversity Initiative. 



Day Traders to Address 
Investors Group 

Todd Hawley and Lawrence Black, co-authors of one of 
the first published books on direct-access trading tided "The 
Micro trading Revolution," will address the Investors Group 
on campus at noon on Wednesday, May 1 2, room 4137 of 
McKeldin Library. 

Currently the president of Net Trade, an Arlington, Va.- 
based firm that caters to the needs of professional day 
traders, Hawley is one of the most active and successful day 
traders in the country, with more than 350,000 trade execu- 
tions since 1996. He has extensive experience in market 
dynamics and was a top-rated stockbroker for more than 
seven years. 

Lawrence Black is among the most active independent 
traders in the country, having executed more than 80,000 
trades in his personal account in 1998 alone, involving a bil- 
lion dollars in transactions. Lawrence specializes in NASDAQ 
listed Internet stocks and his trades last anywhere from three 
minutes to three hours. He is scheduled to be profiled in the 

Washington Post Magazine 
within the next few weeks. 

Both Hawley and Black are 
among the early pioneers in the 
rapidly developing day trading 
phenomenon. Black started out 
with a 
loan from 
his par- 
ents and 
a bag full of 
credit cards, and is currently working 
on a new book that profiles the trad- 
ing strategies of successful traders. 
Hawley is the developer of several 
advanced day- trading techniques and 
is committed to helping qualified 
individuals develop their dream of day 
trading for a living. 

The meeting promises to be an entertaining learning expe- 
rience and everyone on campus is invited. 

The Investors Group is affiliated with the Friends of the 
Libraries and membership is free and open to all interested. 
For questions or comments, contact Gary Kraske at 405- 
9045, or e-mail gkl3®umail.umd. edu 




Lawrence Black 




Todd Hawley 




Safety Training 

The department of environmental 
safety will offer monthly laboratory 
safety training for all new laboratory 
personnel.The orientation is required 
for all new employees who work in lab- 
oratory settings and with hazardous 
materials. 

"New Researcher Training" provides 
an introduction and overview to a wide 
variety of safety issues. This training 
includes chemical hygiene training, haz- 
ardous waste generator training and 
bioodborne pathogen training. 

Training is offered 9:30-1 1 :30 a.m. 
on the following dates: 
*" May 12 — 0108 Engineering 
Classroom Bldg. 

<*" June 16—1117 Plant Sciences Bldg. 
°° July 21 — 1117 Plant Sciences Bldg. 



*" August 18— 1 1 17 Plant Sciences 
Bldg. 

Space is limited. Contact Jeanette 
Cartron at 405-3960 or jcartron@acc- 
mail.umd.edu to register. 

Faculty/Staff Computer Training 

Faculty and staff have the opportuni- 
ty to learn Advanced MS Excel on 
Wednesday, May 5, and Intermediate MS 
Access on Friday, May 7, in the 
Computer and Space Science Building, 
Room 4404. 

There is a fee of $1 10 for training 
and course materials. Course 
descriptions and web-based preregistra- 
tion are available at: <www.inform. 
umd . cdu/ShortCourses> 

The classes are sponsored by the 
Office of Information Technology. 
Questions about course content can be 
directed to oit-training@umail.umd.edu; 
questions about registration can be 
directed to the alTs library at 405- 
4261. Special group training events can 
be arranged this summer by calling 



405-2945. 

Mother's Day Buffet 

The Rossborough Inn will hold its 
annual Mother's Day Buffet on Sunday 
May 9th. There will be two seatings, 1 1 
a.m. brunch and 2 p.m. dinner. 
Reservations are limited and are going 
quickly. 

Those interested can visit their web- 
site to check out the menu: 
<wwwinform.umd.edu/muo For 
information or reservations, please call 
3 14-801 3. To RSVP, contact Pat Combs 
at 405-3 1 74 or e-mail to pc48@umail. 
umd.edu. 

Tea Time 

On Friday, May 14, the Institute for 
Global Chinese Affairs will host 
"Fragrant Leaves: the Art of Chinese 
Tea," a slide lecture and tea-tasting on 
campus with Steven Owyoung, the 
Curator of Chinese Arts at the St. Louis 
Art Museum.The event takes place in 
the Multi-Purpose Room of St. Mary's 
Hall from 3:30 to 5 p.m. 



As part of the talk, Owyoung will 
demonstrate his own practice of 
Chinese tea. Participants will also enjoy 
visual displays of Chinese tea samples 
and various implements for the prepa- 
ration of tea. 

For centuries, China was the heart of 
the great tea culture that spread 
throughout East Asia. "Fragrant Leaves" 
is an illustrated lecture, complete with 
tea-tasting, which explores the art of 
tea and reveals its patronage by the 
Chinese court, clergy and literati. 

Advance registration is required by 
May lO.Admission is $10 for the gener- 
al public and $5 for students, with 
checks payable in advance to the 
University of Maryland Foundation, Inc. 

Please send in checks and registra- 
tion information to: Rebecca McGinnis, 
China Programs Coordinator Institute 
for Global Chinese Affairs — 1 122 
Holzapfel Hall. For more information, 
call 405-0213 ore-mail 
rml65@umail.umd.edu. 



Outlook 



Outlook is the weekly faculty-staff newspaper serving the University of Maryland campus community. William Destler. Interim Vice President for University Advancement; 
Teresa (Tannery, Executive Director of University Communications and Director of Marketing; George Cathcart. Executive Editor; Janet Chlsmar. Acting Editor; 
Londa Scott ForuV Assistant Editor; Valshali Honawar, Graduate Assistant; Phillip Wlrtz, Editorial Intern. Letters to the editor, story suggestions and campus 
information are welcome. Please submit all material two weeks before the Tuesday of publication. Send material to Editor, Outlook, 2101 Turner Hall, College Park, MD 
20742.Telephone (301) 405-4629; e-mail outlook@accmail.umd.edu; fax (301) 314-9344. Outlook can be found online at www.inform.umd.edu/outlook/ 



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Paul Traver's office is alive with 
the sound of music. Someone's 
playing the piano next door 
and the strains mingle with the 
ringing of the telephone on his secre- 
tary's desk. 

The melody is shut out when he 
closes the door before sitting down. 
The only trace of music left in this 
rather gray and typical office room is 
on the -walls — a few posters of festi- 
vals at the University of Maryland and 
abroad from among the many that 
Traver's either organized or been to. 

His own desk is cluttered with files 
and papers." I wish I could tell you it 
doesn't look like this every day," says 
Traver, 68, a small man with a brisk but 
good-humored air,"But it does." 

Very soon, however, he will shut out 
the paperwork and take on the music 
instead. After 42 years at the university, 
the founding director of the University 
of Maryland Chorus and professor at 
the School of Music will retire at the 
end of this semester. 

Those at the school will deeply miss 
this "gentleman and scholar," says 
Christopher Kendall, director of the 
School of Music, who describes Traver 
as "a legend in his own time at the insti- 
tution. 

"He has made a magnificent contri- 
bution to the educational mission of 
the school as a passionate advocate of 
the highest principles of education in 
music," Kendall says. 

Traver will not leave the school after 
retirement, however, but will continue 
as a "guest" for two more years, until 
the end of spring 2001 . During this 
time he will only take part in rehearsals 
and performances. "No more adminis- 
trative work, no more faculty meetings," 
he says with a gleeful look on his face. 
"I love that — I haven't heard anything 
new at a meeting for the last 30 years." 

But there have been plenty of new 
things to do over his four decades here, 
during which he's founded the 
Chamber Singers, the University Chorus 
of Maryland, and the Maryland Handel 
Festival, among other things. 

Traver feels he has had a "great time" 
at the university. His usually jovial voice 
takes on a slightly blue, speculative 
tone as he says:"! have enjoyed my job. 
It has combined the two things 1 most 
love — music and teaching. And 1 have 
been fairly successful in both those 
areas." 

That could be a gross understate- 
ment.Traver has been the force behind 
the success of the Maryland Chorus 
which he founded in 1967, and which 
is recognized all through the country 
and through Europe. Kendall remem- 
bers the first time he heard the 
Maryland Chorus when he came to 
Washington in the mid-1970s to study 
conducting with Antal Dorati, then 
music director of the National 
Symphony Orchestra 



"The Chorus's performances with 
the NSO were world-class, and I 
became a fan of the choral sound and 
approach to the great choral literature 
of Paul Traver's chorus " Kendall says. 

On campus, Traver is also known as 
a mentor to hundreds of students and 
members of the Chamber Singers and 
the Maryland Chorus. 

Alfred Boyd, associate professor at 
the department of chemistry, sang for 
both the Chamber Singers and the 
Chorus, during which time "I got to 
know [Traver] very well. He is genial, 
affable and a pleasure to be with," he 
pauses, then adds with a laugh, "at least 
most of the time." 

In rehearsal, Boyd says, Traver 
is "demanding, and obviously 
produces good results." His asso- 
ciation with Traver dates back 40 
years — "we joined the universi- 
ty in the same year." 

That year was 1957. Traver 
recalls joining the school of 
music as an instructor — "This 
was my first and only job," he 
says. 

But earlier on in life, he 
almost missed his calling. Traver, 
who was born in Washington, 
D.C. and brought up in 
Maryland, first enrolled in col- 
lege at George Washington 
University as a business major. 

"But soon I decided I didn't 
want to spend my life doing 
this," he says, so he gave up and 
joined what was then called the 
Wilson Teachers' College, also in 
Washington, with the ambition 
of becoming an elementary 
school teacher. 

"When this didn't work out 
either, he decided to learn 
music, to which he had been 
introduced at a young age. A nun 
at his school had taught him 
choral conducting and the 
piano. Looking back, he says, "it's 
amazing that what 1 am doing 
today is where she started me out." 

Although his father didn't quite 
approve of his son's chosen vocation at 
first, Traver went on to earn both a 
bachelor's degree in music and then a 
master's degree in piano studies from 
the Catholic University of America in 
Washington, D.C. He then earned a doc- 
toral degree from Stanford University, 
before joining the University of 
Maryland's faculty. 

At the School of Music,Traver met 
his future wife, Mary Kathryn. She gave 
up the job after they were married. 
"She is a pianist as well, and I took over 
from her after she left. I trained the 
first student here to graduate with a 
major in piano," he recalls. 

Since then, he has trained hundreds 
of students even as the school has gone 
through "enormous" changes. "We had 
14 faculty members when 1 joined, and 



now we have nearly 50. We have also 
grown in the number of programs 
offered ."The university now offers doc- 
torates in major fields of music, he 
adds. 

As for himself, he couldn't be happi- 
er with how his own career shaped up 
at the school. "Everything in my life lias 
come at the right time," he says. 

He hopes before he leaves, he will 
be able to perform at the concert hall 
in the new fine arts theatre which is 
currently under construction. He also 
will organize the Handel fesdval on 
campus in 2001. 

The Handel Festival, the only one of 
its kind in the country which draws 



books, travel with my wife, spend more 
time with my grandchildren... You've 
got to work at being a good grandfa- 
ther." 

He points to pictures of his four 
grandchildren, and another one of him- 
self with his wife and children. "She's 
the talented one in the family," he says 
of his wife.Two of his three children 
live in Washington and while none of 
them are professional musicians, "they 
have all learned music." 

Among the books he plans to write, 
there will be one about choral history. 
"I could produce a very good book on 
techniques of conducting," he says. He 
would like to write a small monograph 




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audiences from across the world, was a 
brainchild of Traver and his friend, 
Howard Serwer.They decided on 
Handel, he says, as there was no festival 
dedicated to him in the country, but 
wondered if the university would be 
interested. 

"The first year itself was a great suc- 
cess," he remembers. "We got a six-col- 
umn article in the New Yorker, written 
by Andrew Porter, who was a great 
Handel expert. That article clinched the 
deal for us." 

He has seen the school through 
many other such successes, but now 
feels it is time he stepped down. "I am 
not as young as I once was. I can still 
handle the work, but I pay a higher 
physical price." 

Still irrepressible, he's making sure 
his retired life will be full of new tilings 
to do. "I would like to write a couple of 



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on his association with the great com- 
poser Antal Dorati. "[Dorati's] impact on 
mine and the university's life is pro- 
found." 

Another subject he wants to write 
about is the history of the Maryland 
Chorus. "These people have given and 
given and given to the chorus in every 
way — they have worked beyond 
understanding and goodwill," he says, 
and this will be his way of showing his 
appreciation of their hard work. 

He also expresses appreciation of 
the support he has received from the 
university for his various projects."! 
am," he concludes, "one of the luckiest 
and blessed people on earth." 

He pauses, then says with a wistful 
smile.Tt's been a good life," 

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Your Guide to University Events 

May 4-13 



May 7 



&/^ 4 p.m. Physics Department: 
-The Logic of the LHC: How Do We 
Know Where to Look If We Don't 
Know What We are Going to find?" 
Howard M. Georgi, Harvard 
University. 1410 Physics Bldg. 
5-3401. 

Jp 7 p.m. School of Music: "Chamber 
Music Student Honors Recitals." 
Featuring Brahms Sextet, Schubert 
"Trout" Quintet and Late Beethoven 
Op. 132. Ulrich Recital Hall.Tawes 
Fine Arts Bldg. 5-1150. 



May 5 



•^ 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Study Abroad 
Information FairWmterterm. Come 
leam more about study abroad and 
the new opportunities for 
Wuuerterm 2000. Stamp Student 
Union. 4-7746. 

6V Noon-1 p.m. Research St 
Development Presentations: 
"Measuring the Working Alliance 
in Advisor-Advisee Relationships in 
Graduate School," Lewis 
Scholosser. 0106-01 14 Counseling 
Center, Shoemaker Bldg. 

^iy" 4-5 p.m. Department of 
Astronomy: "Dusty Lyman Alpha 
Emitters at High Redshift." Marco 
Spaans. 2400 Computer & Space 
Sciences Bldg. 

J& 7-9 p.m Writers Here & Now: 
Spring Readings, Student Prize 
Reading, the winners of the 
Katherine Anne Porter Fiction 
Prize and the Academy of 
American Poets. McKeldin Library. 
5-3820. 

*" 8-10 p.m. "The Mineola Twins." 

by Paula Vogcl.A daring new com- 
edy about two sisters from 
Mineola and their identity, their 
politics and their sexuality told 
through "seven scenes, four 
dreams and five wigs." Pugliese 
Theatre. 5-2201." 



May 6 



&f 3:30 p.m. Department of 
Meteorology: "Arctic Sea Ice 
Variability in the Context of Recent 
Atmospheric Circulation Trends," 
Clara Deser, NCAR. 2400 Computer 
& Space Sciences Bldg. 

J> 7 p.m. School of Music: 
"Chamber Music Student Honors 
Recitals." Featuring Brahms Sextet, 
Schubert "Trout" Quintet and Late 
Beethoven Op 132 Ulrich Recital 
Hall,Tawes Fine Arts Bldg. 5-1150. 



&*/^ 1 p.m. Department of Materials 
and Nuclear Engineering: "Modeling 
f hi in nit Mind: Merging Cognitive 
Science and Human Reliability," All 
Mosleh, 21 10 Chemical & Nuclear 
Engineering Bldg. 5-5207. 

6V 2:30 p.m. Mechanical 
Engineering: "Free Volume Effects in 
the Deformation of Polymers," 
Wolfgang Knauss, California Institute 
of Technology. 1 202 Engineering 
Classroom Bldg. 5-5309. 

tB " 5 p.m. Department of Dance: 
"New Dances ."An informal concert 
featuring student choreography. 
Dorothy Madden Theater/Dance 
Bldg. 5-3180. 

J> 8 p.m. School of Music: The Vocal 
Ensemble. Performing Rossini's Petite 
Messe Solennelle. Ulrich Recital Hall, 
Tawes Fine Arts Bldg. 5-1 150. 

•" 8-10 p.m. "The Mineola Twins" by 
PaulaVogel.A daring new comedy 
about two sisters from Mineola and 
their identity, their politics and their 
sexuality told through "seven scenes, 
four dreams and five wigs." Pugliese 
Theatre. 5-2201.* 



May 8 



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8 p.m. School of Music: Guarnerj 
String Quartet. All Beethoven pro- 
gram. Ulrich Recital Hall.Tawes Fine 
Arts Bldg. 5-1150.* 



May 9 



J! 2-1:40 p.m. School of Music: 
Twenty-third Annual "Pops Concert." 
Featuring broadway selections by 
Maryland's Symphonic Wind 
Ensemble and Concert Band Grand 
Ballroom, Stamp Student Union. 
5-1150. 

** 2-4 p. m. "The Mineola Twins"by 
Paula Vogel.A daring new comedy 
about two sisters from Mineola and 
their identity, their politics and their 
sexuality told through "seven scenes, 
four dreams and five wigs." Pugliese 
Theatre. 5-2201.* 

J> 4 p.m. School of Music: The Vocal 
Ensemhle. Performing Rossini's Petite 
Messe Solennelle. Lutheran Church of 
the Reformation. Washington, D.C. 



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The university 
will go "Y2Kra2yr 
on May 7 when 
Art Attack hits 
campus. With a 
millennium- 
approaching 
theme, the annual 
Art Attack event is 
going futuristic 
with a variety of events starring 10 a.m. 

This year's festivities includes the MTV 
College Invasion Tour, featuring four 18-feet-high 
tents filled with a "variable shish-kabob of enter- 
tainment and attractions," according to MTV The 
four themes of the tents are MTV 101 (learning 
the art of professional record mixing), New 
Music (where students can preview new music 
videos), House of Style Make Up Room (students 
can get skin care dps) and the Pro-Social (where 
students can voice their views on topics on MCI 
pay phones). 

SEE Productions has added more exciting 
attractions to the daytime fun. Look out for car- 



Sugar Ray 



nival rides and 
possibly a giant 
slide, human 
velcro wall, a 
28-foot rock 
wall and human 
foosball. 
Entertainment 
groups will per- 
form on stage 
during the day, plus there will be activities pre- 
sented by university student groups. 

The night heats up one of the hottest nation- 
al bands of 1999, Sugar Ray, who will perform 
live (for free) on McKeldin Mall. Band members 
Mark McGrath, Murphy Karges, Stan Frazier, 
Craig Bullock and Rodney Sheppard will rock 
Maryland with songs off of their hit album 
14:15- Their hit single, "Every Morning" has con- 
sis tendy been at the top of the music charts and 
has frequented the top-five requested lists on 
major radio stations across the country. 

For more information, call SEE Productions at 
314^8342. 



May 10 



Ji 5:30-7:30 p.m. School of Music: 
University of Maryland Jazz 
Ensembles Courtyard Concert. The 
annual courtyard concert by the 
University of Maryland's Jazz 
Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band. 
Outside Loggia.Tawes Fine Arts 
Bldg. 5-5542. 

$ 8 p.m. School of Music: The Vocal 
Ensemble. Ffcrformuig Rossini's 
Petite Messe Solennelle. Roman 
Catholic Church of St. Andrew by 
the Bay, Annapolis. 



May 12 



^ 9 a.m. -noon. "Printing 
Presumptions. "This seminar conduct- 
ed at Printing Services gives a com- 
prehensive overview of the process a 
job follows from designer through 
mailing. A tour of the printing plant is 
included. This is an opportunity to 
learn from the experts what terms 
like "bluclinc, film stripping, plate 
making and Cheshire labels" mean. 
1 122 Patapsco Bldg. 5-9500. 

&=T 4-5 p.m. Department or 
Astronomy: "Cosmology from 
Supernova," Bradley Schaefer, Yale 
University. 2400 Computer & Space 
Sciences Bldg, 



"*" 9 a.m. -noon. "Printing 
Pre sumptions." This seminar con- 
ducted at Printing Services gives a 
comprehensive overview of the 
process a job follows from designer 
through mailing. A tour of the print- 
ing plant is included. This is an 
opportunity to learn from the 
experts what terms like "hlueline, 
film stripping, plate making and 
Cheshire labels" mean. 1 122 
Patapsco Bldg. 5-9500. 



May 11 



"^ 2-3 p.m. aTTs: Web Clinic, 4404 
Computer & Space Sciences Bldg. 
www. inform . umd . edu/WebClin ics. 

^e/" 1 3-5 p.m. Committee on Africa 
and the Americas: "Racial Strategies 
in the Public Sphere." A Research 
and Travel Grant panel discussion. 
With Cedric Joh n son , We ndy 
Smooth, Judi Moore Latta and mod- 
erator, Fancille Rusan Wilson. 1 104 
Jimenez Hall. 5-6835. 



May 13 



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*" 7:30-8:45 p.m. Physics is Phun. 
Seeing the Light: light, lenses, mirrors 
and the eye. Halls open at 7 p.m. for 
hands-on experiments, formal pn> 
gram from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. 1410, 
1412 Physics Bldg. 5-5994. 



Calendar Guide 

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4-xxxx or 5-xxxx stand for the 
prefix 314- or 405. Events are free 
and open to the public unless 
noted by an asterisk <*). Calendar 
information for Outlook is com- 
piled from a combination of 
inforM's calendars and submissions 
to the Outlook office. To reach the 
calendar editor, call 405-7615 ore- 
mail outlook@accmail.umd.edu.