Despite conservation efforts, the global rate of loss of tropical forests is accelerating, reaching a 15-year high in 2016.
What’s the real story behind True Grit? Why was a Chesapeake Bay Retriever chosen as the school’s mascot?
One of the challengers at this year’s Oscars is “The Favourite,” a film set in the early 18th-century court of British monarch Queen Anne. But how does the portrayal of these women stack up against the historical reality?
As cities strive to improve the quality of life for their residents, many are working to promote walking and biking. Such policies make sense, since they can, in the long run, lead to less traffic, cleaner air and healthier people. But the results aren’t all positive, especially in the short to medium term.
When parents and educators discuss school discipline, one of the things that comes up most are “zero tolerance” policies. But, this term is often misused and misunderstood.
As a historian of contemporary art, she wanted to learn more about a headline-grabbing work. So she followed the artist’s directive and saw it for herself.
The look, feel and functionality of the modern American office can be traced back to the work of one woman.
by F. Chris Curran, assistant professor of public policy, UMBC
Proponents of restorative justice suffered a blow recently with the late 2018 release of a much anticipated RAND study of...
Certain European countries’ experience confronting Russian disinformation campaigns may offer useful lessons as the U.S. joins the battle.
Twenty-five years ago, when Sarge and Eunice Shriver inaugurated the new Shriver Center at UMBC, they charged the community to connect scholarship, service, and...