It took a pandemic for many to see that Black mothers face impossible choices. A UMBC sociologist centers Black mothers’ lived experiences to learn more. Continue Reading I’m a Black sociologist, and a mom – by listening to other Black mothers, I’ve learned about their pandemic struggles and strengths
Researchers found that in households with the greatest diaper need there is also a greater likelihood of other significant concerns, like depression. Continue Reading Diaper Need Emerges as Health Indicator During Pandemic
Biden has outlined plans to ramp up COVID-19 testing in an effort to curb the spread of the omicron variant. Health experts reveal why testing is crucial. Continue Reading Biden to expand access to at-home COVID kits: 4 essential reads on the critical role of rapid tests
Isolation, emotional neglect, and fear of life-threatening disease may bring up past traumas for caregivers to manage, cautions social work professor. Continue Reading Nursing home residents and staff are traumatized from the pandemic—collaborative care can help with recovery
The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic has prompted many Asian American parents to enroll their children in remote learning. Continue Reading Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans?
Will this unusual semester yield lasting, innovative teaching practices? These UMBC instructors are working to make that happen. Continue Reading Rewriting the Rules of Academia in the Age of COVID-19
In the wake of so many life-defining activities suddenly curtailed, many other things continued nevertheless—namely the indomitable UMBC grit. Continue Reading Holding Down the Fort to Keep Students Connected