Current Retriever Sydney Fryer sat down for a chat with fellow Sondheim Scholar Alicia Wilson, vice president for Economic Development at Johns Hopkins University.
A UMBC alumnus donates the VX system, a wearable piece of technology that helps soccer players track their movements and their heart rates.
Lydia Coley ’20, American studies, has started a new adventure this semester, doing what she has been preparing for over the last three years—be a student-teacher.
Sergeant Cheatem and Officer Chip sit down for a job interview.
Steve Chu, co-owner of Ekiben along with two other UMBC alumni, shares how the store owes its origins to UMBC and Baltimore City, and why these Retriever chefs care so much about the communities they serve.
“I maintain a pretty high performance and art schedule, and have for a long time,” says Alexander, who is pursuing an MFA in UMBC’s intermedia and digital arts program as much for the community and the push to produce as anything else.
Climate change and other environmental issues like air and water quality disproportionately affect people of color. Today, Demoz sees his role at UMBC as empowering students, especially students from underrepresented backgrounds, to take ownership of their research and contribute to their communities. Eventually, he hopes his graduates will also become mentors and advocates for their own students and colleagues—behaviors he models for them every day.
Stan VanDerBeek, who taught at UMBC for almost a decade, was more than an artist; he was a visionary who thought beyond limits and boundaries.
Staging intimacy—which includes everything from holding hands to simulated sex—can be one of the most challenging parts of producing a play.
Ainsworth says that Heard has been instrumental in holding open the door for the next generation of lawyers and judges. “She has, like, an army of little children, just all over the place, doing good work.”