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  • Claire Volkening Wins The Braly Award for non-fiction

    We are proud to share that the English department's 2021 Braly Award winner for non-fiction is Clair Volkening's piece "The Bridge". Clair is a sophomore English major in the Communications and...
    Posted: April 14, 2021 11:18 AM
  • Anjali DasSarma awarded the 2021 Journalism Prize

    Congratulations Anjali!
    Anjali is graduating this year as a Media and Communication Studies major with a minor in Journalism. She'll be attending Brown University to pursue a Master's in American Studies in the fall....
    Posted: April 14, 2021 10:45 AM
  • Nailah-Benā Chambers receives Critical Language Scholarship

    Traveling to Taipei, Taiwan in June 2021
    Nailah is a sophomore Global Studies major with a Minor in Chinese. She'll be traveling to Taipei, Taiwan this June and staying through mid-August in an immersion program learning...
    Posted: April 13, 2021 2:30 PM
  • Natalie Guingrich, Matthew Kelbaugh and Danylo Leshchyshyn

    Presenting at Macksey Symposium for humanities undergrads
    Matthew Kelbaugh, a history and Russian double major was accepted to present his research in the second Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium. He will...
    Posted: April 13, 2021 2:09 PM
  • Anjali DasSarma named a Wall Street Journal Noted Advisor

    Senior Humanities Scholar is part of WSJ's third cohort
    Kudos to Anjali!  The WSJ Noted Adviser network is an online community that provides an important connection between The Wall Street Journal and audiences under the age of 35. Their second...
    Posted: March 4, 2021 9:46 AM
  • Alumna De'Jia Long Hillie shares about studying in Japan

    Create your Study Abroad experience - Here's how she did it
    De'Jia, a 2020 Humanities Scholar Global Studies graduate, shares her tips on finding ways to get your best study abroad experience. Watch here to find out the many simple things she did to...
    Posted: December 8, 2020 3:12 PM
  • Madeline Arbutus Arts Coordinator at OCA Mocha

    Visual Art and MCS Class 2022
    As Arts Coordinator at OCA Mocha, I plan, curate, and install our monthly art galleries and also organize monthly Kids Club Crafts. So far, I’ve exhibited two galleries— our October exhibition,...
    Posted: December 1, 2020 3:29 PM
  • Tess McRae presents her artwork

    The Gallery at OCA Mocha opening Sunday November 15
    The Gallery at OCA Mocha presents SPACES: Co-creating Communities at UMBC, featuring artwork by Tess McRae, opening on Sunday, November 15, and continuing through Thursday, December 10. Tess...
    Posted: November 13, 2020 12:31 PM
  • How to be a better ally

    Nailah-Benā Chambers guest poster to the Retriever
    June guest contributer to the Retreiver in June and Humanities Scholar, Nailah-Benā Chambers is a Global Studies major and Chinese minor, Class of 2022 The aftermath of George Floyd’s murder...
    Posted: August 31, 2020 9:30 AM
  • Settling for Biden

    Today's Baltimore Sun Editorial -Hum Scholar Anjali DasSarma
    The moral dilemma of a Biden presidency By Anjali DasSarma I know that there are people who aren’t voting at all this presidential election. Though I will be voting for Democrat Joe Biden...
    Posted: July 13, 2020 10:44 AM