Tuesday, October 19, 2004; VOLUME 22, NUMBER 4

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RIEHL RECEIVES LEADERSHIP CHAIR

CSE Dean James P. Riehl was recently awarded the McKnight Presidential Leadership Chair which recognizes the contributions of unique and gifted leaders among deans and executive officers. Award winners are recognized not only for their extraordinary scholarly achievements, but also for their role as respected leaders and mentors. Riehl will present a seminar of his current research titled “Chemistry and Life in a Right-handed World” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 21 in Montague Hall Room 80. A reception will follow the presentation in the Tweed Museum. Please join umd in honoring Dean Riehl for this distinguished award.

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UMD STORES NEWS

UMD Stores now has fresh flowers available for sale in their street level store. Through October 27, visit the street level store and register to win a free three-foot fiber optic Pumpkin Trio. The annual UMD Stores Balloon Sale featuring 20-80% off UMD Wear and UMD imprinted gifts will be held in the street level store from 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m on October 27. For the October monthly art specials, a 28-piece drawing set in a nifty tin is featured at a special price. Watch for UMD Stores new commercial featuring Super Fan during WDIO TV’s airing of UMD Men’s Hockey games. There is a great selection of UMD Wear & Gifts at the Bulldog Shop during UMD Men’s and Women’s Hockey games at the DECC and during UMD Football games in Malosky Stadium at Griggs Field. Bargain CDs, DVDs, and videos are on sale in UMD Stores,while supplies last.

HOMECOMING DECORATING WINNERS

The grand prize winner for the UMD homecoming decorating contest, a $100 gift certificate for Bulldog Pizza and Grill, went to University Relations and Development, 315 Darland Admininsitration Building. Honorary certificates were presented to the following offices: Most Extravagant Decorating went to the Rec Sports and Outdoor Program Office, Most Creative Decorations went to the College of Science and Engineering, and Best Homecoming Theme went to the Speech and Language Clinic.

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