Political Science

UMBC Responds to Putin’s War in Ukraine

Following Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the Retriever community has turned to students and faculty to provide insight on the subject, as well as ways to help.

UMBC’s Farah Helal, longtime student advocate, is named USM student regent

Farah Helal ’24, global studies and political science, is the newly appointed 2022 University System of Maryland (USM) student regent. “Student representatives provide educators and policymakers with the perspective needed to ensure the student voice is valued and understood throughout the decision-making process,” she says.

Sherman Scholars Live Out Founder’s Legacy

Following the passing of George Sherman, the Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars carry on the legacy of inclusive education in underserved communities.

Up On the Roof—Spring 2021

In a recent chat, President Hrabowski and Alumni Association President Brian Frazee share why it’s so important to stay connected to fellow Retrievers.

Building a Better Baltimore—Together

As deputy director of communication for Baltimore’s Mayor Scott, Stefanie Mavronis ’12 channels her hometown pride to connect with the city in a equitable way.

Access for All—Rising Together

Many Retrievers aspire to create a community that treats each member as a whole person deserving of respect, no matter their age or identity. These two Rising Stars are doing just that.

Finding Joy in the Classroom

Theresa Bruce didn’t set out to be a teacher—she had her sights set on being a hot-shot lawyer. So how to explain her last decade as a city teacher?

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