One of the things that makes UMBC great is how wonderful our alumni, students, faculty, and staff are. Because of these amazing people, UMBC often finds itself “in the news,” so each week, we’ll be sharing with you a round-up of the most newsworthy achievements from our community.
- Dr. Hrabowski discusses his experiences in the Civil Rights movement on the Kojo Nnamdi Show
- Amy Hurst, information systems, studied assistive technologies in the maker community and created tools to help the public make useful objects.
- Maryland Unites: UMBC Community Service Leave
- Justin Vélez-Hagan, School of Public Policy, Weighs in on Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Crisis
- Erickson School and Sociology and Anthropology Featured in the Baltimore Sun for Work with St. Agnes Hospital
- UMBC’s student conduct referral rate is mentioned in an article about the University of Maryland, College Park’s on-campus drug violations.
- Greg Simmons, institutional advancement, discusses UMBC’s successful fundraising efforts, which are expected to double the university’s goal for the year.
- Clifford Murphy, American studies, is the new director of folk and traditional arts for the National Endowment for the Arts.
- Chris Corbett, English, recounts the actions of Baltimore police and political leaders in the months after Freddie Gray’s death.