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Third annual UMBC GRIT-X talks highlight thought-provoking ideas, experiences, and discoveries

Artists, scientists, and social change agents from across UMBC presented the third annual GRIT-X talks on October 13, sharing their ideas and perspectives on stage in UMBC’s Dance Cube. “All our talks gave a different facet, a different beam of light, on what we do at UMBC,” said Vice President for Research Karl Steiner, who spearheaded the event.

30th UMBC Alumni Awards celebrate leadership, service, and community

Hundreds of enthusiastic attendees heeded President Hrabowski’s advice to “listen, learn, and be inspired” as eight exceptional awardees from the founding class to the 2000s shared their UMBC stories. They all emphasized the relationships they formed here that are still strong today.

UMBC hosts social justice-focused panel on gentrification in Baltimore

How can Baltimore neighborhoods renew themselves without forcing out local residents or homogenizing diverse populations? Community-engaged researchers from UMBC, Morgan State University, and the University of Baltimore will examine this question through a special event on April 18.

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UMBC celebrates 2018 Presidential Faculty and Staff Award winners

Thanking UMBC’s committed faculty and staff for their contributions to the university, President Hrabowski shared that UMBC is a place where “we make history,” and in working every day to achieve greatness, “We are in this together.”

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UMBC adds spark to Light City Baltimore

The evening celebration of light and its companion series of daytime innovation conferences — the Labs@LightCity — will prominently feature UMBC faculty, staff, students, and alumni as artists and thought leaders.

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