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Maryland state of mind, [Winter 1999]

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Summary:Hungry for Hollywood illustrates how Towson University's Mass Communication program teaches techniques of filmmaking and highlights a recent graduate who landed a job working in Hollywood. Name, rank and G.P.A. examines how the University of Maryland University College's Asia Division provides higher education classes to American military personnel stationed in Korea. Softer software visits University of Maryland College Park researchers at the Human-Computer Interaction Lab who are working to develop ways of making computers easier to use, including working with young children. The sky's the limit examines the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's new major in aviation which covers all elements of the aviation industry and provides students with a four year aviation science degree. Seeing the forest and the trees visits Frostburg State University scientists, ecologists and ornithologists who are learning about the forces which shape old growth forests in efforts to save them from dangers such as the logging industry and foreign introduced insects. Rockfish resurgence visits University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science scientists who are looking for causes of past population declines of striped bass, or rockfish, in efforts to prevent declines in the future. Something for the pain illustrates how the University of Maryland at Baltimore is involved in the Regional Center for Persistent and Chronic Pain which is headquarted at the University of Maryland at Baltimore, School of Dentistry and teams University of Maryland with Johns Hopkins University in research into chronic pain management.
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:Soldiers Education, Non-military Korea
Computer software Development
Aeronautics Study and teaching
Old growth forest conservation
Motion pictures Production and direction Study and teaching
Computers and children Research
Computer software Human factors
Old growth forest ecology
Striped bass Research
Chronic pain Treatment
University System of Maryland
Towson State University
University of Maryland University College
Frostburg State University
University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
University of Maryland at Baltimore
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Maryland at Baltimore. School of Dentistry
Credits:Host, Scott Simon. Narrators, Betsy Ames, Mike Pengra.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
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Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
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