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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tuition Remission for Faculty & Staff

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Tuition Remission

  Tuition remission is available during Summer Session 2017 for eligible UMBC faculty and staff, as well as their spouses and dependents. As an additional benefit, mandatory fees associated with course registration (i.e., the summer session fee and auxiliary facilities fee) will be remitted for UMBC faculty/staff taking courses at UMBC. If you’ve always wanted to take a class for personal interest […]

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Featured Course: Gender and Inequality in America

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Gender and Inequality in America

  Gender inequality has a huge influence on everyday life, whether we notice or not. The most glaring example of gender inequality exists in the workplace, in the form of occupation and wage. In 2015, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research found that women earn an average 20% less than their male counterparts, despite holding more college and graduate degrees. This […]

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Featured Course: Animal Behavior

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  When we think of social networks in the human world, the first things that come to mind are Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. But what kind of social networks are used in the animal world, a world outside of the internet? Do they even have social networks? The answer is yes, they do, and they use the next best […]

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