Two alumni award winners are graduates of UMBC’s language, literacy, and culture Ph.D. program, the first of its kind to bring an interdisciplinary approach to research that crosses the humanities, social sciences, and education.
Three of UMBC’s 2019 Alumni Award winners play a role in smoothing out the flaws in health care access, while serving millions at home and abroad.
As one of three Peace Corps staff in the Kyrgyzstan capital, Bishkek, Ryan Monroe finds the work enriching but challenging—and just what he had hoped for.
Zack Smedley ’18 spent the first half of his senior year working on the manuscript that eventually became his debut young adult novel, Deposing Nathan.
While most mothers and daughters share some things in common, it’s a special bond to carry on the Retriever legacy.
Tiffany Robinson ’97, political science, was appointed by Governor Larry Hogan as Maryland’s new Secretary of Labor.
The Maryland Small Business Administration recently named UMBC alumna Samantha Walls ’12, psychology, the 2019 Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
Lyric had no idea when she was cheering at her mother’s alma mater’s Homecoming games or attending UMBC Nike Basketball Camp in 8th grade that she would one day leave her own legacy on the same court.
In May, real estate appraiser and UMBC alum Steven O’Farrell released his first YA novel, Simone LaFray and the Chocolatiers’ Ball.
“Don’t let the temporary absence of community deter you from pursuing your goals’” says Opoku-Agyeman, who attributes her success to her support network.