7 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center A reenactment of the arguments before the Supreme Court culminates a series of lectures and activities marking the 50th anniversary of the decision to end federally sanctioned racial segregation in public schools. The reenactment will be followed by a panel discussion led by The Hon. Robert M. Bell, chief judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland.
APRIL 29 And Justice for All Learning from 50 Years of Brown v. Board of Education
Johns Hopkins University, Homewood Field 8 p.m. The 100th meeting between Maryland and archrival Johns Hopkins highlights the 2004 schedule for men’s lacrosse. The Terps, who reached the NCAA Semifinals in 2003 and finished the season ranked No. 3, will take on eight teams that finished last season ranked in the top 20. The season opens on February 28 when the Terps travel to Georgetown for a noon face-off.
APRIL 17 Men’s Lacrosse: 100th Meeting Between Maryland and Johns Hopkins
At last year’s Awards Gala, University President C.D. Mote Jr. presented entrepreneur Brian Hinman ’82 with the Ralph J. Tyser Medallion.
7 p.m. The College of Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce that Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Prize winner, will speak on campus this spring. Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts for democracy and human rights. She has focused especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children. The address at the university will be one of Ebadi’s first events in the Washington, D.C. area.
MAY 12 Nobel Peace Prize Winner to Address Campus
6 p.m. Cocktail Reception 7 p.m. Dinner and Awards Ceremony University of Maryland University College Inn and Conference Center In what has become a signature event hosted by the alumni association, the annual black-tie gala will honor 18 individuals whose extraordinary achievements reflect proudly on their alma mater. Six alumni will receive awards from the alumni association, including the President’s Distinguished Alumnus Award, and 12 others will accept awards from their respective colleges and schools. Join the Maryland family in congratulating this year’s shining stars. RSVP required.
APRIL 17 Fifth Annual Alumni Association Awards Gala
Featuring, Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights The University of Maryland welcomes Mary Robinson to campus as the keynote speaker for the Sadat Lecture for Peace. The annual lecture is part of the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development that was established at the University of Maryland in the fall of 1997 in memory of the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. The chair was made possible by the commitment of Anwar Sadat’s widow, Jehan Sadat, to her husband’s legacy of leadership for peace.
MARCH 17 Sadat Lecture for Peace
TOP LEFT PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER; CENTER LEFT PHOTO COURTESY OF MARYLAND ATHLETICS; CENTER RIGHT PHOTO BY MIKE MORGAN; BOTTOM RIGHT COURTESY OF THE EUROPEAN PRESS PHOTO AGENCY/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH
SHIRIN EBADI LECTURE 301.405.5790,
SADAT LECTURE 301.405.6734, www.bsos.umd.edu/SADAT/EVENTS.htm
MARYLAND DAY 301.405.4615,
CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 301.405.ARTS (Ticket Office),
BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION
ATHLETICS 301.314.7070 (Ticket Office),
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 301.405.4678 or 800.336.8627, www.alumni.umd.edu
H OT L I N E
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Campuswide The university’s open house is a day of learning, exploration and fun for the entire community. There is something for everyone to experience—from handson research demonstrations, exhibits and workshops to live music and dance performances, sporting events, tours, lectures and petting zoo.
APRIL 24 Maryland Day 2004
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center What is the difference between how we look and who we are? In this classic beauty-and-the-beast tale by Edmund Rostand, who is the beauty and who is the beast? Guest Artist Susan Einhorn, prominent offBroadway director, joins critically acclaimed actor and Department of Theatre professor Mitchell Hébert, as Cyrano, in this unassailably idealistic play that pays homage to unapologetic love.
MARCH 5–13 Cyrano de Bergerac
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center offers up love and laughter in its version of Cyrano de Bergerac. Then, follow your nose to an array of activities hosted on campus from visits by international dignitaries to a black-tie gala to the university’s annual open house.
Terp Magazine, University of Maryland