When Real-World Problems Drive the Work

Maryam Rahnemoonfar combined her interests in civil engineering, remote sensing, and computer science to create an algorithm to assess natural disaster data.

Paving the Way in Python-Tracking

A python-tracking study is paving the way in decreasing the python problem in the Everglades, while further advancing optics research and system design.

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.

Five women officers of the Women’s League in Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1899, Source: National Women’s History Museum.

Enshrined But Not Guaranteed

Marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment, three experts acknowledge how systemic racism plagued the women’s rights movement from its roots.

Meaningful Representation

Minner hopes the creation of an archive at UMBC will encourage more members of the Lumbee Tribe to dig into their past, while also finding pride in their present.

Chasing Antibodies

Kaitlyn Sadtler ’11 leads study to learn how many Americans have been exposed to SARS-CoV-2.

Still from “Dude Descending a Staircase” courtesy of Rahhe Alexander.

50-Foot Woman Tells All

“I maintain a pretty high performance and art schedule, and have for a long time,” says Alexander, who is pursuing an MFA in UMBC’s intermedia and digital arts program as much for the community and the push to produce as anything else.

acting and sociology, and Hannah Kelly ’17, acting, pose for

Keeping Pace with Theatrical Intimacy 

Staging intimacy—which includes everything from holding hands to simulated sex—can be one of the most challenging parts of producing a play. 

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