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  • 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
  • Douglas Lamdin, Econ, Featured on AAII

    Studying whether gold mining stocks more like stocks or gold
    Douglas Lamdin, Economics, had his recent study featured on the website of the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII). The article, “New Evidence on Whether Gold Mining Stocks are...
    Posted: September 24, 2015 12:06 PM
  • Eric Dyer, Visual Arts, at the Baltimore Museum of Art

    Among six artists featured in new exhibition
    Eric Dyer, associate professor of Visual Arts, will be among six artists featured in an exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art that celebrates the winners of the 2014 and 2015 Baker Artist...
    Posted: September 24, 2015 12:05 PM
  • Anne Brodsky Examines What Enables Women to Endure Adversity

    Ranging from Baltimore to Afghanistan
    When Anne E. Brodsky won a national award in February 2014 for contributions to the field of community psychology, it came as no surprise to her students and colleagues at UMBC. Brodsky is a...
    Posted: September 14, 2015 3:56 PM
  • Kimberly Moffitt, AMST, Discusses #BlackLivesMatter on ABC2

    Explains the growth of the movement compared to Civil Rights
    As #BlackLivesMatter continues to grow on social media, ABC 2 TV in Baltimore recently hosted Kimberly Moffitt for a discussion to explain how the movement has spread and how it is different from...
    Posted: September 14, 2015 12:14 PM
  • John Rennie Short, PUBL, Writes in the Conversation

    Explains the impact of wealth on immigration policy
    In a new column in The Conversation, School of Public Policy Professor John Rennie Short revealed how immigrants can be treated differently based on wealth. Short wrote about how Canada’s...
    Posted: September 14, 2015 12:11 PM