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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Featured Faculty: Chris Peregoy

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  Chris Peregoy has been capturing photographs through both traditional and digital formats for over 30 years, often blending the two to create truly unique pieces. His work has been seen and recognized across the world, throughout North and South America, Europe, and Japan. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts InterArts grant and two Maryland State Individual Artist Grants. […]

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Summer Student Poll: Why Take Summer Session Classes?

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UMBC Summer Session 2016

  For Summer Session 2016, we hit the streets and began polling students (online and in-person) on various aspects of campus life. Our first question: “Why is it a good idea to take courses during Summer Session?” We received numerous great responses, but with nearly 52% of the votes, the #1 reason why students believe it’s a good idea to take a Summer […]

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Featured Course: Ancient Greeks

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  The rise and fall of ancient Greece has provided the bases of many things we take for granted in the modern word. For example, the first historians and mathematicians developed their crafts in reaction to the the shift to empirical thinking and reasoning. Additionally, the democratic political and judicial system was used to organize society, while poetry, theater, and […]

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