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Maryland state of mind, [Spring 1998]

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Alternate title:Portable plague
Helping out at home
Blight in the Bay
Be our guest
Calming effect
Estrogen: assessing its power
Quality control
Summary:The portable plague describes the Black Plague and examines the use of biological weapons in modern warfare as studied by the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute. Helping out at home shows how Peace Corps volunteers from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County use their experiences in third world countries to help solve local problems such as drug and alcohol addiction. A blight in the Bay examines the problem of Piscicides that are polluting the bay and poisoning fish. Be our guest profiles the hotel restaurant management program at University of Maryland Eastern Shore and how it trains students the science of entertaining tourists. A calming effect looks at the role of conflict in our lives and nonviolent solutions such as mediation. Estrogen: assessing its power focuses on the role of the female hormone in woman's health and sexuality as studied by the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Quality control features the business management program at the University of Maryland, College Park and stresses the importance of teamwork and good problem solving skills.
Provider:Maryland Public Television
University of Maryland (System)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Topical subjects:Black Death
Biological weapons
Alcoholism Treatment
Drug abuse Treatment
Piscicides Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
Hotel management Study and teaching Maryland
Restaurants Vocational guidance Maryland
Conflict management
Industrial management Maryland
Teams in the workplace Training of Maryland
University System of Maryland
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Peace Corps (U.S.)
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Bowie State University
University of Maryland at Baltimore. School of Medicine
University of Maryland, College Park
Credits:Host: Scott Simon.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
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University of Maryland
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