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.
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.
Have you ever tried to make yourself laugh – or make yourself stop laughing?...
Certain European countries’ experience confronting Russian disinformation campaigns may offer useful lessons as the U.S. joins the battle.
Seen through an international lens, both migrant-sending and migrant-receiving countries share responsibility for the people displaced by globalization.
Lucky for us, UMBC’s Special Collections has an out of this world selection of fanzine treasures!
The beauty and splendor of diamonds goes well beyond the surface. Like a diamond hunter digging in an underground mine, one must look deeper to their atomic characteristics to understand what sets these stones apart – and what makes them valuable not just for romantics but also for scientists.
Beneath the black and gold, and far beyond what might immediately catch your eye, lies a world of wonder. You just need to know where — and how — to look.
UMBC’s photography collection includes more than two million works, including rare and historic prints showcasing a range of formats, processes, genres, and technologies. Among these are the approximately one hundred images chosen for Depth of Field, an exhibit showcasing work acquired over the past decade.