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.
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...
This weekend, while millions watch the biggest football event of the year, Maceo Thomas ’93 will celebrate community and resistance through capoeira.
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...
We’ve all had these moments. Moments of wondering aloud. Moments of principled argument over sandwiches in The Commons. Moments of listening and believing as someone’s personal truth unfolds before you. Moments of examining our ideals and acting upon them.
I have a secret. No one actually pronounces my name right.
Driven in her work by memories of her grandmother, Dr. Tabassum Majid, M18, ’10, M.A. ’18, has made a career of education and research related to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Each June, faculty, staff, and students from across the U.S. gather to discuss higher education's work preparing students to engage in civic life. Below...
The Russian attacks on the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the country’s continuing election-related hacking have happened across all three dimensions of cyberspace – physical, informational and cognitive.
The attack on the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis earlier this summer shattered a community. But, I still want to be a journalist.