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  • Iyelli Ichile is first Africana studies postdoctoral fellow

    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum, in partnership with UMBC’s Department of Africana Studies, will host postdoctoral fellow and instructor Iyelli Ichile during the upcoming year. As part of the...
    Posted: September 3, 2016 1:07 PM
  • Lia Purpura named “Best Poet of 2016” by Baltimore Magazine

    Baltimore Magazine recently released its “Best of 2016” edition, which highlighted leaders in arts and culture from across the city over the past year. Lia Purpura, writer in residence in UMBC’s...
    Posted: September 3, 2016 1:05 PM
  • Marjoleine Kars and Kate Brown win prominent fellowships

    Marjoleine Kars and Kate Brown, both professors in UMBC’s history department, have been awarded prestigious fellowships to study at the European University Institute (EUI) in Italy for fall 2016....
    Posted: August 18, 2016 7:48 PM
  • Mentoring program connects refugees with college opportunity

    A new college access mentoring program for refugees in Baltimore has demonstrated tremendous success in its first year, with all of the graduating seniors in the program accepted into college....
    Posted: August 1, 2016 7:10 PM
  • Kimberly Moffitt discusses recent shootings in Sun podcast

    Kimberly Moffitt, an associate professor of American studies, joined The Baltimore Sun’s “Roughly Speaking” podcast with Dan Rodricks on July 20 to discuss reaction surrounding recent shootings...
    Posted: July 24, 2016 11:51 AM
  • Lauren Edwards informs voters of election process

    A new eight-part series at Towson Library aims to answer questions and inform citizens about this year’s election process. The series, which started last week, is organized by School of Public...
    Posted: July 21, 2016 3:57 PM
  • Tim Brennan on the eocnomic implications of net neutrality

    Article released in The Free State Foundation Journal
    Last month, a panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) net neutrality rules, the idea that Internet service providers should allow access to...
    Posted: July 12, 2016 8:44 PM
  • John Rennie Short on Brexit and Inequality

    Op-Ed Published in "The Conversation"
    There has been widespread analysis and commentary in recent weeks about what the Brexit vote will mean for the global economy, but School of Public Policy Professor John Rennie Short wrote in a...
    Posted: July 12, 2016 8:37 PM
  • “For All the World to See” exhibition tour extended

    Ten-year tour organized by CADVC, Smithsonian, NEH
    For the past five years, For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, an exhibition organized by UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) in...
    Posted: July 2, 2016 11:02 AM
  • Kimberly Moffitt discusses election in Sun podcast

    Kimberly Moffitt recently joined The Baltimore Sun’s “Roughly Speaking” podcast with Dan Rodricks to discuss the state of the 2016 presidential campaign and Gov. Larry Hogan’s announcement that he...
    Posted: June 25, 2016 4:11 PM