When the pandemic first hit, many of us found ourselves looking closely at what surrounded us and what confined us. For Brea Souders ’01, visual arts, however, the circumstances drove her to look outward through the screen of her upstate New York window, and to wonder deeply about the lives happening beyond her driveway.
A new online exhibit featuring alumnus Zachary Z. Handler’s pandemic portraits of friends and strangers makes the most of a challenging situation.
UMBC’s latest virtual gathering featured alumni experts to discuss balancing the university’s shared commitments to free speech and inclusion.
This year’s Election Extravaganze was reenvisioned via Discord, complete with chat rooms to match the physical spaces everyone was missing.
The first half of UMBC’s academic year looked different from years past, but Retriever pride remained steady as the community pulled together.
It’s no secret why first generation college students thrive at UMBC. Our network of first generation staff and faculty make it the center of their work as educators and researchers.
Every so often, we chat with an alum about what they do and how they got there. By day, Melissa Penley Cormier, M.F.A '17, intermedia + digital arts...
Every day, Retrievers are working behind the scenes to make a difference in the lives of our students. Jamie Jaegers '14, health administration and public policy,...
As the nation confronts generations-worth of structural racism, UMBC’s community is digging deep to learn, reflect, and take action for long-term change.
Ways our Retriever community is reaching together to offer sound advice on money, careers, and more.