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  • UMBC's 50th in Savoy Magazine

    Savoy Magazine’s new “Power 300” summer issue highlights UMBC’s “inclusive excellence and STEM innovation at 50” in a vivid five-page education feature. UMBC is “a campus deeply committed to...
    Posted: August 3, 2016 7:51 PM
  • Story Time: New Way to Share Your UMBC Stories

    UMBC Magazine explores new "Retriever Stories" site
    UMBC celebrates its formal 50th anniversary in September. But two years ago, before the calendar turned to 2015, a small team on campus began creating a new way for UMBC alumni and others in the...
    Posted: June 8, 2016 10:12 PM
  • UMBC campus stories on Explore Baltimore Heritage

    Explore the UMBC Campus!
    Take a tour through UMBC history via the Explore Baltimore Heritage website. This tour of UMBC campus buildings, public art and other landmarks was created by Baltimore Heritage in partnership...
    Posted: June 8, 2016 10:06 PM
  • UMBC Grit: Student Video Fresh Take on Linguistic Diversity

    When Christine Mallinson asked her students to find a new way to highlight UMBC’s linguistic diversity, she knew they’d get creative. In fact, they made waves in the education world with a video...
    Posted: March 9, 2016 2:05 PM
  • UMBC Grit: Duke and MIT Presidents Praise UMBC Success

    When UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski spoke at Duke University on February 23, 2016, about supporting minority students in STEM fields, he began by asking UMBC alumni in the audience to stand. A...
    Posted: March 1, 2016 1:18 PM
  • Story Time: New Way to Share Your UMBC Stories

    UMBC Magazine explores new "Retriever Stories" site
    UMBC celebrates its formal 50th anniversary in September. But two years ago, before the calendar turned to 2015, a small team on campus began creating a new way for UMBC alumni and others in the...
    Posted: February 28, 2016 8:16 AM
  • UMBC Grit: Swimming and Diving Team Back-to-back Champs

    For the second year in a row, both the UMBC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have earned conference championship titles, setting dozens of school and league records on their paths to...
    Posted: February 26, 2016 3:09 PM
  • Dr. Hrabowski Discusses 50th, Higher Ed on MPT

    UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski celebrated UMBC’s upcoming 50th anniversary and reflected on current major issues in higher education during an interview with Jeff Salkin on MPT’s “Direct...
    Posted: February 3, 2016 7:04 PM
  • 2nd Round of Funding Available for 50th Events

    UMBC’s 50th Anniversary is a unique opportunity to show the impact of our exceptional campus community. We want every member of the UMBC community to stand up and show their black and gold pride —...
    Posted: February 2, 2016 7:31 PM
  • Keeping Up With the Doyles

    Two generations of Retrievers
    For a university that’s only turning 50 next year, UMBC has already developed some pretty significant stories. The Doyle family story, which begins with the Fab Four graduating class of 1970 and...
    Posted: October 27, 2015 9:49 AM