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  • F. Chris Curran named Emerging Education Policy Scholar

    F. Chris Curran, an assistant professor in UMBC’s School of Public Policy, has been named an Emerging Education Policy Scholar for 2015-16 by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the American...
    Posted: January 14, 2016 3:51 PM
  • Constantine Vaporis Presents Research at UPenn

    Center for Integrated Study of Japan inauguration
    In conjunction with the inauguration of University of Pennsylvania’s new Center for the Integrated Study of Japan, Constantine Vaporis presented an invited talk that focused on his research about...
    Posted: November 30, 2015 12:51 PM
  • Jason Loviglio Comments on Expanding Access to Podcasts

    Offering analysis of lack of diversity in new tech
    A National Journal article published November 23 examines why even with the recent boom in podcasts, there’s still a lack of underrepresented minorities in tech. Jason Loviglio, an expert in media...
    Posted: November 30, 2015 12:46 PM
  • Chris Curran, School of Public Policy, op-ed in the Sun

    Chris Curran recently had an op-ed published in the Baltimore Sun, discussing the need for Baltimore schools to improve to attract families.  Speaking as a recent Baltimore transplant and a parent...
    Posted: November 30, 2015 12:42 PM
  • Marjoleine Kars, History, on WYPR's Humanities Connection

    From 1763-1764, nearly 5,000 enslaved people in the Dutch colony of Berbice in South America rebelled. In studying the history of the rebellion on the surface, one might think it fits the pattern...
    Posted: November 30, 2015 12:38 PM
  • 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