All posts by: Jenny O'Grady


Incoming President Surprises an Excited Campus

Valerie Sheares Ashby, current dean of Duke University’s Trinity School of Arts & Sciences, may not officially start her role until August 1, but she’s already making a splash on campus.

Q&A: Celebrating our Veterans

In honor of National Veterans Week, we’re chatting with UMBC senior media and communications major Alexandra Hulett, a veteran of the United States Army.

The Show Must Go On

UMBC Magazine sat down with five alumni working in Hollywood to hear how they got their start, and what has kept them going creatively during the pandemic.

Caring for Each Other—and Ourselves

Many caregivers in our community—whether they’re caring for children, providing assistance for aging parents, or balancing life with chronic illness—are turning to each other and resources offered by UMBC for support.

Career Q&A: Robert Deloatch ’11, M19

Robert Deloatch ’11, M9, has followed his research interests to an exciting job at Apple. We asked Robert about what his experience as a Meyerhoff Scholar means in his life today, and what he would say to a future scholar.

Q&A: View from the End of the Road

When the pandemic first hit, many of us found ourselves looking closely at what surrounded us and what confined us. For Brea Souders ’01, visual arts, however, the circumstances drove her to look outward through the screen of her upstate New York window, and to wonder deeply about the lives happening beyond her driveway.

ERRANDS with Friends

A new online exhibit featuring alumnus Zachary Z. Handler’s pandemic portraits of friends and strangers makes the most of a challenging situation.

Then & Now—Electoral College

This year’s Election Extravaganze was reenvisioned via Discord, complete with chat rooms to match the physical spaces everyone was missing.

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