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.
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.
UMBC researchers are tackling disparities related to healthcare and changing the way people around the world access health technologies.