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  • Dr. Shawn Bediako Receives Marilyn E. Demorest Award

    Inaugural Marilyn E. Demorest Award for Faculty Advancement
    From Provost Philip Rous: I am pleased to announce that Shawn Bediako, Associate Professor of Psychology, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Marilyn E. Demorest Award for Faculty...
    Posted: November 13, 2015 3:31 PM
  • Jessica Berman Presents at Prominent International Symposium

    On research about transnational movements in 20th c. media
    At a recent symposium held at Uppsala University, Sweden featuring prominent international modernist research, Jessica Berman, director of the Dresher Center for the Humanities and professor of...
    Posted: November 13, 2015 3:17 PM
  • George Derek Musgrove's Research Featured in Washington Post

    Research on gentrification in the nation’s capital
    In advance of the annual Conference on D.C. Historical Studies, the Washington Post highlighted research by George Derek Musgrove ’97, history, associate professor of history, that identifies four...
    Posted: November 13, 2015 3:13 PM
  • MEMS Lecture Emphasizes Role of Humanities in Digital Age

    In an increasingly digital world, scholars now have more information than ever to conduct research and to interpret historical documents. But as technology enriches work by humanities scholars and...
    Posted: November 2, 2015 12:38 PM
  • Kimberly Moffitt Moderates Republican Debate Panel

    On Marc Steiner Show
    Following the October 28 Republican presidential debate on CNBC, Kimberly Moffitt, an associate professor of American studies, moderated a panel on WEAA’s The Marc Steiner Show analyzing the...
    Posted: November 2, 2015 12:32 PM
  • John Rennie Short Weighs Costs, Benefits of Urban Resurgence

    Published in the Conversation
    On United Nations’ World Cities Day, School of Public Policy Professor John Rennie Short published a column in The Conversation about what he calls the “Third Revolution,” or urban resurgence of...
    Posted: November 2, 2015 12:31 PM
  • Danielle Beatty Featured in National Journal

    Discussing the Black-White Sleep Gap
    Danielle Beatty, Psychology was recently featured in an article in The National Journal in which she discusses an unexpected challenge in the quest for racial justice.  Beatty goes over a study...
    Posted: November 2, 2015 12:25 PM
  • Christy Chapin Analyzes 20th Century Health Care Evolution

    New Book "Ensuring America's Health"
    Christy Chapin, an assistant professor of history, recently joined the Harvard University podcast This Week in Health Law for a discussion about the history of health care in the United States....
    Posted: November 2, 2015 12:18 PM
  • Dennis Coates Weighs Costs of Public Subsidies in Pro Sports

    Published Op-Ed in Orange Country Register
    As several NFL franchises are competing to relocate to the Los Angeles area, Dennis Coates, a professor of economics, argues that facts do not support the claim that professional football would be...
    Posted: October 26, 2015 1:56 PM
  • School of Public Policy Hosts Forum on Urban Sustainability

    Eric Zeemering speaks during UMBC’s School of Public Policy Forum on Urban Sustainability. Many local governments around the country are redesigning and rethinking policies and programs to...
    Posted: October 26, 2015 12:14 PM