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

Can positive peer pressure keep coronavirus off campus?


Anjali DasSarma is the summer editorial board intern at The Baltimore Sun. She is a senior Humanities Scholar in Media and Communication Studies with a minor in Journalism, Editor-in-Chief of The...

Posted: July 8, 2020, 8:53 AM

Undergraduate Research Awardee 2020-2021 Harini Narayan

She'll present her findings at URCAD April 21, 2021

Harini Narayan - Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication and Asian Studies “A Picture Paints A Thousand Words: Examining Linkages Between North Korean Propaganda and...

Posted: July 1, 2020, 2:29 PM

Undergraduate Researcher of the Week: Camille Blackford

Impact of the corona virus on the happiness of UMBC students

My name is Camille Blackford and I am a senior cultural anthropology major and Korean minor here at UMBC. I am also a part of the Humanities Scholars Program, and I am expecting to graduate Spring...

Posted: July 1, 2020, 12:36 PM

Undergraduate Research Awards 2020-2021 Awardee

HumScholar Camille Blackford doing important and timely work

Camille Blackford - Sociology and Anthropology   “A Proposal for an Ethnography on the Happiness of UMBC Students During the Coronavirus Pandemic” Mentors: Bambi Chapin and Sarah Chard...

Posted: June 22, 2020, 12:00 PM

Tess McRae returns to Maryland early

"A lot can happen in 49 days. I know that twice around now."

Tess McRae Humanities Scholars majoring in English with minor in Creative Writing returned early from Brighton University, Brighton England due to COVID19. "I had the honor of taking over the...

Posted: May 5, 2020, 1:40 PM