Jon Bell realized his lifelong dream of playing professional soccer when he was selected at the 2020 MLS SuperDraft before he even graduated from UMBC.
UMBC Magazine sat down with five alumni working in Hollywood to hear how they got their start, and what has kept them going creatively during the pandemic.
The outgoing editor of The Retriever, UMBC’s student newspaper, discusses the highs and lows of the position with two former editors from different decades.
As executive director of Baltimore Homecoming, Robbin Lee gives back to the city that shaped her college years and has come to be home base to her community.
Formed by UMBC alumni, the Movie Madness Facebook group ranks movies similar to NCAA March Madness to determine the best movie of all time.
Historically, as people started working from home more regularly, women have been the ones left searching for space.
As the 50th anniversary of public radio draws near, a radio historian at UMBC looks at NPR’s contradictory legacy of sonic innovation and monotony.
Mama’s Boy Dan Eiskant ’19, media and communication studies, took the American Ninja Warrior challenge head-on and has competed two trials so far. He’s also teaching the next generation of ANJ hopefuls.
Monday through Thursday, he’s your average student. But once Friday rolls around, UMBC sophomore Devin Meeks packs his bags and does a forward 180, traveling the world for his part-time job: professional jump roper.
At 5:30 a.m. every morning, Shanae Cole ‘13, Media and Communication Studies, sits down in the control room as she assists with managing cameras, news anchors, and viewers of...