At times of momentous change, many take solace in creating — and the UMBC is no exception, adding to a long history of pandemic-inspired work.
As the world takes on the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, bwtech finds itself in the position to innovate in more ways than ever.
While fulfilling her dream of studying language, MFA alumna Leah Michaels witnessed the first days of COVID-19’s brutal strike of Italy.
With two Fulbright awards under his belt, chemistry professor Ram Mohan, Ph.D. ’92, is sharing his passion for green chemistry with the world.
Sarah Christa Butts ’07 is used to battling big societal problems. Now she’s working to make sure social workers are themselves are adequately protected.
“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.
In this first year of Baltimore’s mash-up of eclectic and electric art festival Light City and the annual book festival—a hybrid called Brilliant Baltimore—UMBC shone brightly.
Two alumni award winners are graduates of UMBC’s language, literacy, and culture Ph.D. program, the first of its kind to bring an interdisciplinary approach to research that crosses the humanities, social sciences, and education.