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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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The Benefits of Online and Hybrid Courses

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Winter Session 2017 Online & Hybrid Courses

  UMBC Winter Session 2017 offers students the chance to catch up, get ahead, and GRIT going. Taking a winter course allows you to earn credits during the “off season,” which can help you graduate on time (or early) while lightening your spring course load. Still, many students forgo winter or summer session, instead opting to work, take on an […]

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Winter Session 2017 Political Science Roundup

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Political Science

  According to the U.S. Election Project, a whopping 41.9 percent of eligible voters did not go to the polls during the most recent presidential election. And despite recently overtaking the baby boomers as the largest voting-age demographic, citizens ages 18-24 have consistently had the lowest voter turnout of all age groups over the past several presidential elections. Elections have consequences, […]

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Tuition Remission for Faculty & Staff

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UMBC Tuition Remission

Tuition remission is available during Winter Session 2017 (January 3 – 27) 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 winter 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 […]

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