Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Rita R. Colwell, Ph.D. (1934- )
MSA SC 3520-11592

Sources:

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES:

Allen, Arthur. ""Is malaria coming home to roost?." Washington Post. January 11, 2011. Every Edition. Lexis Research System.

"ARCHIVES SCIENCE TALK." Washington Post. November 1, 2001. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Barnes, Bart. "Probing Unseen Worlds in the Rich Depths of the Chesapeake Bay." Washington Post. October 25, 1979. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

"Biosciences Task Force Convenes First Meeting." Washington Post. October 16, 2008. Every Edition. Lexis Research System.

Birch, Douglas M. and Christian Ewell. "Columbus Center targets Pfiesteria; Goal is to combat microbe that has killed fish, sickened people." Baltimore Sun.
    September 20, 1997. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Bor, Jonathan. "Gallo gets his chance; Institute: Dr. Robert Gallo's Institute of Human Virolgoy will formally open in Baltimore tomorrow, and taxpayers can see
    what $12 million has bought." Baltimore Sun. November 17, 1996. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Boston, Gabriella. "Winners honor 100 Nobel years." Washington Times. November 30, 2001. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Burdeau, Cain. "Scientists frustrated at pace of gulf study on effects of spill." Washington Post. April 25, 2011. Suburband Edition. Lexis Research System.

Cohen, Philip. "Scientist tries new test for bacteria; UM microbiologist reasons that nutrients are a key growth factor." Baltimore Sun. September 21, 1997.
    Arundel Edition. Lexis Research System.

Cohn, Meredith. "HARMFUL BACTERIA THRIVES IN BAY; VIBRIO CAN CAUSE SKIN INFECTIONS, GASTROINTESTINAL ILLNESS, HEALTH
    OFFICIALS WARN." Baltimore Sun. August 13, 2010. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Day, Kathleen. "Research and Developers, Md.'s Prospective Partners; A State Bill Seeks to Ease the Arm's-Length Relationship." Washington Post. March 1,
    1996. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Dean, Cornelia. "At a Scientific Gathering, U.S. Policies Are Lamented." New York Times. February 19, 2006.

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    Sun. September 27, 2000. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Dreifus, Claudia. "Always, Always, Going Against the Norm." New York Times. February 16, 1999. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Epstein, Paul R. "Link With Cholera." New York Times. March 10, 1992. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Folkenflik, David. "Colwell's job searches unsettle UM officials; She maintains she has 'deep and loyal affection for the state of Maryland.'" Baltimore Sun.
    November 5, 1995. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

"For the Record." Washington Post. April 30, 1999. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Gately, Gary and Guy Matthews. "Columbus Center lacking visitors; Hall of Exploration's attendance shortfall causing cash crunch." Baltimore Sun. October 22,
    1997. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Gately, Gary. "It's time to explore science's fun center; Spectacle: When the Columbus Center's Hall of Exploration opens Saturday in downtown Baltimore, it will
    showcase larger-than-life exhibits." Baltimore Sun. April 29, 1997. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Gately, Gary. "Science puts itself under the microscope; Baltimore convention to cover all fields." Baltimore Sun. February 7, 1996. Final Edition. Lexis Research
    System.

Gavin, Kathleen. "Questioning the Questions." New York Times. February 23, 1999. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Goff, Karen Goldberg. "WATER WORLD; Darwin's followers take his work deep into sea, bring Imax viewers, too." Washington Times. November 7, 1999.
    Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Gugliotta, Guy. "EMPTY PIPELINE: The Federal Employment Crisis; Science Fields Offer Prestige, Few Perks." Washington Post. May 8, 2000. Final Edition.
    Lexis Research System.

Guidera, Mark. "Bio Science lands major Merck pact; Young Baltimore firm will supply materials for vaccines research; 'Validates our expertise'; New jobs called
    result of state funding for Maryland BioCenter; Biotechnology." Baltimore Sun. June 12, 1997. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Guidera, Mark. "Biotech's time is now." Baltimore Sun. September 28, 1995. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Guidera, Mark. "Cloning is laden with promise, but it may not change the world." Baltimore Sun. March 9, 1997. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Hill, Michael. "Cheers greet 900 UMBC graduates; Diplomas delivered before raucous crowd of 8,000 at Baltimore Arena." Baltimore Sun. May 26, 1999. Lexis
    Research System.

Hill, Retha. "Demystifying Science: Microbiologist Spreads Her Gospel." Washington Post. February 10, 1994. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Holter, Rick. "Woman Named Academic Vice President of U-Md." Washington Post. May 5, 1983. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Hussey, Kristin. "Local scientist tapped to head biotech institute." The Capital (Annapolis). August 23, 1998. Lexis Research System.

McCaslin, John. "WHERE NEXT?." Washington Times. May 3, 1999. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

"National Science Medal Winners." Washington Post. August 2, 2007. Every Edition. Lexis Research System.

"NEW AT NIST." Washington Post. December 8, 1999. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Newman, Jeff. "Bacteria in bay cause skin and blood infections, intestinal illness." Washington Post. August 26, 2010. Every Edition. Lexis Research System.

"Old Sari Cloth Filters Cholera, Study Finds." New York Times. January 14, 2003. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Pelton, Tom. "Eastern Shore Fisherman succumbs to rare infection; Talbot health official issues Vibrio warning." Baltimore Sun. Final Edition. Lexis Research
    System.

Price, Joyce Howard. "Even NSF's allies concede many projects are waste." Washington Times. August 8, 1999. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Pyatt, Jr., Rudolph A. "Biotech Center Planned for Shady Grove." Washington Post. February 11, 1984. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Riley, Karen. "Prophecy fulfilled; Biotechnology boom continues for Maryland." Washington Times. May 27, 1995. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

"Rita R. Colwell: Sea Grant dirctor." Baltimore Sun. June 30, 1977. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Samuels, Sam Hooper. "BLACKBOARD: Where Graduate Students Seldom Go-Grade School." New York Times. November 11, 2001. ProQuest Historical
    Newspapers.

Sanchez, Rene. "Clinton Proposes More Spending for Research; Nearly $3 Billion in Extra Funding Planned For Science, Technology." Washington Post. January
    22, 2000. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Schemo, Diana Jean. "Worldwide Survey Finds U.S. Students Are Not Keeping Up." New York Times. December 6, 2000. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

"SCIENCE AND SPACE HEARING." Washington Times. April 25, 2001. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Sehlstedt, Albert. "National science board nominee has 'zest for life.'" Baltimore Sun. September 23, 1984. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Shack, Elizabeth A. "Lawmakers on junket to a warmer climate." The Capital (Annapolis). January 27, 2003. Lexis Research System.

Sugg, Diana K. "Scientists warned of possibility of plagues; Infectious diseases on rise despite use of antiobiotics." Baltimore Sun. February 11, 1996. Final
    Edition. Lexis Research System.

Suplee, Curt. "NSF Chief Cuts A Fresh Course; Crossing Disciplines Comes Naturally." Washington Post. September 1, 1998. Final Edition. Lexis Research
    System.

"UM microbiologist to study oil spill." Baltimore Sun. July 10, 1975. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Valentine, Paul W. "A Wider Sea Of Discovery; New Hall at Marine Center." Washington Post. May 15, 1997. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

Weiss, Rick. "For Science, Nanotech Poses Big Unknowns." Washington Post. February 1, 2004. Final Edition. Lexis Research System.

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WEBSITES:

"2010 Stockholm Water Prize." Stockholm International Water Institute.
    http://www.siwi.org/documents/Resources/Prize_Nomination/2010_SWP_nomination_brochure.pdf (Accessed July 7, 2011).

"Dr. Rita R. Colwell." University of Maryland. http://www.cbcb.umd.edu/~rcolwell/ (Accessed July 7, 2011).

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Rath, Molly. "Out to Sea: How the Columbus Center Sank and Took More Than $100 Million of Your Money With It." Baltimore City Paper.
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"Rita R. Colwell Biography." BookRags.com. http://www.bookrags.com/printfriendly/?p=bios&u=rita-r-colwell (Accessed July 7, 2011).

"Rita R. Colwell Profile." Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. http://www.jhsph.edu/faculty/directory/profile/4146/Colwell/Rita_R._ (Accessed July
    7, 2011).

"Rita Rossi Colwell." National Women's Hall of Fame. http://www.greatwomen.org/women-of-the-hall/search-the-hall/details/2/211-Colwell (Accessed July 7,
    2011).

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   Beverly%2c+Essex%2c+Massachusetts%2c+USA&msbpn=4367&msbpn_PInfo=8-%7c4367%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=ukd&msbdp=5&_83
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"Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ON THE AIR!" WAMC. http://www.womeninscience.org/story.php?storyID=113 (Accessed July
    7, 2011).


JOURNAL ARTICLES:

Mervis, Jeffrey. "The Biocomplex World of Rita Colwell." Science 281, No. 5385 (July 25, 1998): 1944-1947. EBSCOhost.
 
 
 

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