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Maryland state of mind, [spring 2000]

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Alternate title:Glass act
Food for thought
Memories to share
Splendor in the grass
Making a name for themselves
Smile a mile wide
Summary:In Man the "terpedo", engineering students at the University of Maryland, College Park design and build a human-powered submarine. A glass act discusses the glass blowing sculpture program at Salisbury State University. Food for thought discusses how scientists at the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute are studying the genetic modification of plant and animal foods. Memories to share discusses "Passager", a literary journal produced by the University of Baltimore. Splendor in the grass discusses a program coordinated by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science which enables school children and teachers to conduct scientific experiments in the Chesapeake Bay. Making a name for themselves discusses a group of eighty freshman at Frostburg State University who are conducting volunteer service in their community by participating in he Americorps program. A smile a mile wide discusses a program at the University of Maryland Dental School which provides dental care for economically challenged children.
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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:Engineering Study and teaching Maryland
Food Biotechnology Maryland
Genetics Research Maryland
Environmental sciences Study and teaching Maryland
Student service Maryland
Glass art Study and teaching Maryland
Submarines (Ships) Design and construction
Scholarly periodicals
Dental care Research Maryland
Dental clinics Maryland
University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
Salisbury State University
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
University of Baltimore
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Frostburg State University
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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