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  • 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
  • Amy Bhatt Featured in Documentary about '65 Immigration Act

    Documentary for PBS Seattle
    In a short documentary produced by KCTS, the PBS affiliate in Seattle, examining the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act and its impact on the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the country’s...
    Posted: October 5, 2015 3:03 PM
  • Bryce Peake, MCS, Examines Debate Over Confederate Flag

    Taking an approach to the aural nature of the debate
    Bryce Peake, a new assistant professor of media and communication studies, recently published an ethnographic study he conducted with a colleague at Central Washington University on the September...
    Posted: October 5, 2015 3:02 PM
  • Thomas Schaller Reflects on John Boehner’s Tenure as Speaker

    Following Boehner's retirement announcement
    Following John Boehner’s retirement announcement on September 25, Thomas Schaller, professor and chair of political science, wrote that the House Speaker’s time in office will be more defined by...
    Posted: October 5, 2015 3:01 PM
  • Rebecca Adelman, MCS, Analyzes Consumption of Syrian Images

    Public interpretation of imagery related to Syrian refugees
    In a recent article posted on Antenna‘s website, Rebecca Adelman, an associate professor of media and communication studies, examined public reaction to the images of Aylan Kurdi. “I am not...
    Posted: September 24, 2015 12:12 PM
  • Susan McCully, Theatre, Discusses New Play in Baltimore Sun

    Writing about Appalachia in "Kerrmoor"
    Susan McCully, Theatre, was highlighted in a September 19 article, “Women’s Voices Theater Festival aims to level the playing field,” by Tim Smith of The Baltimore Sun. Her play Kerrmoor will be...
    Posted: September 24, 2015 12:09 PM