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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Summer Student Poll: What do You Love about Campus in the Summer?

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  For Summer Session 2016, we hit the streets and began polling students (online and in-person) about various aspects of campus life. Recently, we asked students a simple question, “What do you love about campus during the summer?” We received numerous great responses, but with 48% of the votes, the thing students love most about UMBC during the summer is (Drum roll, please)……More Available Parking! Despite 7,250 parking spaces […]

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Featured Faculty: Gib Mason

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  Gib Mason, a UMBC alumnus, is a successful serial entrepreneur who is passionate about his students, which is greatly reflected in his teach style. Former students describe Gib as amazing, dedicated, genuine, and invigorating. Gib has worked as CEO, COO, and CFO for various different startups and well-established companies, including the 180s, which is known for inventing those wrap […]

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Featured Course: History of Film

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  Film greatly influences the way we see, feel, and understand the world around us. This summer, explore the fascinating world of cinema with ART 325: History of Film and Video: 1965 to Present. Topics covered include the political, economic, artistic, and technical factors influencing film and video production. Films from the counter culture of the 60s, the American New Wave of […]

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Featured Faculty: Bambi Chapin

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  “Exceptional” and “Excellent” are just two words that describe Dr. Bambi Chapin, an associate professor of Anthropology here at UMBC, says two of her former students, Daniel C. and Ruhma S. “I have been a student of Dr. Chapin since my first semester at UMBC, and after four years, the positive impact that this professor and mentor has had on my academic […]

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Featured Course: Critical Sexuality Studies

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  Last summer’s Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage had a tremendous impact on our nation. This ruling, however, merely scratched the surface in terms of sexuality and gender identity in our country. We must continue this important conversation and dig deeper, paying special attention to intersections of sexuality with gender, race, ethnicity, religion, class, and disability. GWST 210: Introduction to Critical Sexuality Studies introduces students to […]

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