Campus Life

The News – Fall 2011

WONDERFUL WORKPLACE UMBC’s reputation as an “honors university in Maryland” and as a place that revels in the diversity of its community have made it a destination for students. But what do the university’s faculty and staff members think about working at UMBC? If the Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual survey of “Great Colleges to Work For” is any indication, professor and staffers alike are finding UMBC to be a destination as well. The university was one of only 42 colleges and universities in the nation – and the only four-year institution in Maryland – to make the newspaper’s Honor… Continue Reading The News – Fall 2011

At Play – Fall 2011

WORDS AND MUSIC Open the door to Annapolis’ Rams Head Tavern and the sounds of upbeat banjo and guitar fly out into the warm night air, followed by closely by the gruff voice of Adam Trice ’04, English – who’s in the middle of a 45-minute set with his band, Red Sammy. “It ain’t you, it ain’t her,” Trice growls tunefully in a song called “It Ain’t You (Carolina Road Anthem).” “I’m heading south, but I’m not sure. You got me high, it’s kind of funny. I’m playing bars for gas money.” Trice dubs Red Sammy’s music as “graveyard country”… Continue Reading At Play – Fall 2011

Video: UMBC Food Memories

From UMBC Magazine Food Issue, Winter 2010. Video by Jenny O’Grady.

Video: Early Risers at UMBC

From UMBC Magazine Summer 2009, Early Risers, featuring Crew Club practice, ROTC morning routine, True Grits dining hall, and other UMBC voices — including one hungry squirrel. Video by Jim Lord.

Early Risers

After 9 a.m. – and until the last classes of the day – UMBC is a busy place. The Commons and Quad and Academic Walk bustle with students and faculty and staff going busily about the business of learning. Classrooms and labs are filled with the sounds of lectures and discussions – or the concentrated silence of experiments and exams. The parking lots are full – and parking services employees write tickets to the scofflaws. But there is also a great deal going on at UMBC and in its vicinity before most people turn their cars onto the Loop or… Continue Reading Early Risers

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