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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 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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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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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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Featured Course: Be a Socialpreneur

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ENTR 340

  We, as millennials, are a HUGE wave of future entrepreneurs who’ve made ‘doing good’ a priority. As a result, social entrepreneurship is on the rise. Thanks to the Alex Brown Center at UMBC, you can master your social conscious business skills this summer in ENTR 340: Innovation, Creative Problem-Solving and & the Socialpreneur. With the guiding help of professor Gib […]

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