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2015 Welcome Week – Session I

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Welcome to 2015 UMBC Summer Session! Students, faculty and staff are invited to join us for Summer Session Welcome Week. Learn about academic support and events, enter to win prizes, meet Summer Session staff and students. Summer Session Welcome Week May 26 – 28 from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. University Center Plaza Join and follow us on Twitter with […]

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Visiting Students, Welcome to UMBC!

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Visiting Student Online Welcome Session As you prepare for summer session, we invite you to join us on May 19, 2015 at 3pm for an interactive Online Welcome Session via Google+ Hangout On Air. This is a time for you to ask questions about the UMBC experience to faculty, staff and students and learn about resources and activities during UMBC […]

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Featured Course: Media Literacy

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Summer 2015 – Media Literacy How do you use Facebook? Some people use it to discuss politics, sports, or post their favorite pet videos. In MCS 101, you’ll use Facebook to develop your own media literacy skills. Explore net neutrality, bias in the news industry, and viral media. Analyze the value of Wikipedia, as well as the economic, social, legal, […]

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Featured Course: Introduction to Critical Sexuality Studies

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Summer 2015 – Introduction to Critical Sexuality Studies Let’s talk about sex! GWST/AMST 210: Introduction to Critical Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary look at sexuality–in history, media, politics, and personal life. Explore the wide world of sexuality, including the origins of heterosexuality as an identity, the global history of lesbianism, the feminist porn wars, the criminalization of LGBT people in […]

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