UMBC is named a Fulbright Top Producing Institution

“Retrievers have a deep understanding of the value of diverse experiences, identities, and cultures,” says Brian Souders, UMBC’s Fulbright program advisor. “They know that the world they dream of can only be made possible by reaching together in mutual understanding.”

Leaders in Teaching – Alumni Award Winners Raise the Bar

Two alumni award winners are graduates of UMBC’s language, literacy, and culture Ph.D. program, the first of its kind to bring an interdisciplinary approach to research that crosses the humanities, social sciences, and education.

Sheets of Russian choral music with student notes. Photo courtesy of Randianne Leyshon. '09.

Hitting All the Right Notes

UMBC’s Russian Chorus is one of only three like it in the whole country. Students and alumni continue to participate primarily because of one man: Slava Liberman.

Amy Bhatt shines light on gender and immigration policy in new book High-Tech Housewives

“Now more than ever, Professor Bhatt’s research is crucial in helping all of us understand the everyday impact of high-skilled immigration,” shares Jessica Berman, director of the Dresher Center for the Humanities. “Thriving academic research communities are enriched by the knowledge and expertise highly-skilled international faculty, staff, and students bring and share.”

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.

Congrats, Class of 2018! UMBC celebrates students making history.

UMBC students have rewritten the record books in 2018. With graduation around the corner, and our soon-to-be new Retriever alumni preparing for graduate school, careers, and research around the world, we reflect on all they have achieved.

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