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Maryland state of mind, [Fall 1997]

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Alternate title:Robot ruckus
World harmony
Lessons from the dead
Command performance
Crab lab
Artist's touch
Lasting impression
Summary:Robot ruckus examines University of Maryland College Park engineering and computer science students who win an international robotics competition in Tokyo, Japan with their robot jouster Lancelot. World harmony illustrates the World Cello Congress II which took place in St. Petersburg, Russia and featured violoncellists from 20 countries and was organized by Towson State University. Lessons from the dead illustrates the history of Maryland's first medical school at University of Maryland highlighting the early use of body snatchers to collect freshly buried corpses for anatomy classes. Command performance examines the University of Maryland Baltimore County drama department's performance of the play, Diary of a Scoundrel, at the John F. Kennedy Center. Maryland blue crab waterman turns to aquaculture experts at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in efforts to learn more about the physiology and biology of crabs to keep them alive until they shed into soft crabs in Crab lab. An artist's touch illustrates art exhibits featuring the Maryland Artists Collection are displayed at the University of Maryland Universtiy College Conference Center; highlights include works by Maryland artists Herman Maril, Selma Oppenheimer and Perna Krick, and African-American painter Preston Sampson. Lasting impression discusses the University of Maryland's increasing dependence on individual and corporate financial assistance in the forms of grants, endowments, scholarships and gifts due to declines in state and federal funding.
Contributor:Ostrovsky, Aleksandr Nikolaevich 1823-1886
Day, Kenneth
Provider:Maryland Public Television
University System of Maryland
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Topical subjects:Robotics
College theater Maryland
Blue crab industry Maryland
Aquaculture Maryland
Artists Maryland
Violoncello Performance
Medical colleges Maryland History
Art Maryland Exhibitions
Music Performance
University System of Maryland
Towson State University
University of Maryland University College
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Credits:Host, Scott Simon. Narrators, Betsy Ames, Mike Pengra.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
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University of Maryland
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