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BSU & UMD Students and Faculty Used Art to Foster Peace, Justice & Unity

WHAT: Bowie State University President Aminta H. Breaux and University of Maryland, College Park President Wallace Loh will join together at the Maryland House of Delegates Office Building to celebrate the public display of a Unity Mural, created by art students at both universities. Designed by BSU and UMD students and faculty, the multicolored, four-panel Unity Mural was developed to use art and creative expression to foster joint stewardship of the relationships between the campuses and promote the themes of peace, justice and unity. The mural was live painted by more than 250 people at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center’s NextNOW Fest in September 2017. The mural now hangs in a first-floor art gallery hallway of the House of Delegates Office Building for the duration of the 2018 legislative session.

WHO: Aminta H. Breaux, President, Bowie State University
Wallace Loh, President, University of Maryland, College Park
BSU Professor Gina Lewis, who coordinated BSU student participation
UMD Professor Margaret Walker, who coordinated UMD student participation
BSU and UMD students who designed the mural

WHEN: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: House of Delegates Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
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About Bowie State University
Bowie State University (BSU) is an important higher education access portal for qualified persons from diverse academic and socioeconomic backgrounds, seeking a high-quality and affordable public comprehensive university. The university places special emphasis on the science, technology, cybersecurity, teacher education, business, and nursing disciplines within the context of a liberal arts education. For more information about BSU, visit www.bowiestate.edu.

About the University of Maryland
The University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 38,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes two Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 60 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.9 billion operating budget and secures $560 million annually in external research funding. For more information about the University of Maryland, College Park, visit www.umd.edu.

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