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  • Create and sustain a magazine and Web site that strengthens each UMBC graduate’s intellectual and emotional ties to the University.
  • Maintain the highest journalistic and literary standards. Stimulate thinking and expand perspectives.
  • Reflect UMBC’s strengths as a research and teaching university and as a diverse and global campus in the magazine’s content.
  • Imbue the publication with a lively design, incorporating high-quality photography, video, and illustrations.
  • Paint a picture of the campus as it is now; establish a sense of place.
  • Report on the institution with candor and impartiality.
  • Create forums that provide alumni with opportunities for self-expression, personal reflection and re-connection with other alumni and the wider university community.