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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Motto An Honors University in Maryland
Established 1966
Type Public
Academic term 4-1-4
President Freeman A. Hrabowski III
Faculty 949
Undergraduates 9,668
Postgraduates 2,184
Location Catonsville, Maryland, United States
Address 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250
Campus Suburban, 500 acres (2 km²) Virtual Tour
Weather UMBC Weather Station
Colors Black, Gold and Red                   Graphic Standards
Nickname Retrievers
Mascot True Grit
Athletics The UMBC Retrievers
Website www.umbc.edu

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is a public university, part of the University System of Maryland, located in the southwest Baltimore County community of Catonsville. It was founded in 1966 and specializes in the natural sciences and engineering while also offering a breadth of programs in the liberal arts. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... An academic term is a division of an academic year, the time during which a school, college or university holds classes. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, is a prominent African-American educator. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Catonsville is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 101 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N  - Longitude 75° 03′ W to 79° 29... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... This article is about the color. ... Gold is a shade of the color yellow closest to that of gold metal. ... For other uses, see Red (disambiguation). ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is a breed of dog that was developed along the Chesapeake Bay to hunt waterfowl under adverse weather and water conditions, often having to break ice during the course of many strenuous multiple retrieves. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... True Grit at a lacrosse match. ... The UMBC Retrievers represent the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in NCAA Division I athletics. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... University System of Maryland The University System of Maryland (USM) is a public corporation and charter school system comprising 13 Maryland institutions of higher education. ... For other uses of Baltimore, see Baltimore (disambiguation). ... Catonsville is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. ...

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Academics

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UMBC offers 42 majors and 41 minors and 24 certificate programs in the physical and biological sciences, social and behavioral sciences, engineering, mathematics, information technology, humanities and visual and performing arts. New degree programs include management of aging services, media and communication studies, and gender and women's studies. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


UMBC's Graduate School offers 33 master's degree programs, 23 doctoral degree programs and 20 graduate certificate programs. Programs are offered in education, engineering, imaging and digital arts, information technology, life sciences, psychology, public policy and a host of other areas of interest. A new gerontology Ph.D. program is one of only six in the United States.


The Carnegie Foundation's new classification of American colleges and universities places UMBC alongside other extensive doctoral/research universities. UMBC is one of only two public universities in Maryland to hold this position, the other being University of Maryland, College Park. Only 152 universities are part of this category nationwide. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an international centre for research in education based in the United States of America. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ...


Majors and Programs

Offerings[1] edit Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Certificate Minor Offerings Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Certificate Minor
Acting Y Gerontology Y
Africana Studies Y Y Health Administration and Policy Y
American Contemporary Music PB Cert. Historical Studies Y
American Studies Y Y History Y Y
Ancient Studies
  • Greek
  • Latin
Y Y Human Centered Computing Y Y
Applied Developmental Psychology Y Human Context of Science & Technology UD Cert.
Applied Mathematics Y Y Human Services Psychology Y Y
Applied Physics Y Y Imaging and Digital Arts Y
Applied Sociology Y Information Systems Y Y Y
Astronomy Y Instructional Systems Development Y PB Cert.
Atmospheric Physics Y Y Instructional Technology PB Cert.
Biochemical Regulatory Engineering PB Cert. Intercultural Communication Y UD Cert.
Biochemistry Y Interdisciplinary Studies Y
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Y Judaic Studies Y
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Y Language Literacy & Culture Y
Biological Sciences Y Y Y Y Management PB Cert.
Biotechnology Y Management of Aging Services Y Y
Biotechnology Management PB Cert. Management Science UD Cert.
Business Technology Administration Y Marine-Estuarine Environmental Science Y Y
Cartography UD Cert. Mathematics Y
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Y Y Mathematics Education PB Cert.
Chemical Engineering Y Mechanical Engineering Y Y Y
Chemistry Y Y Y Y Mechatronics PB Cert.
Civil and Environmental Engineering Y Y Media and Communications Studies Y UD Cert.
Computational Thermal/Fluid Dynamics PB Cert. Modern Languages and Linguistics
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish
Y Y
Computer Engineering Y Y Molecular and Cell Biology Y
Computer Science Y Y Y Y Molecular Biology, Applied Y
Cultural Anthropology Y Music Y Y
Dance Y Y Network Administration UD Cert.
Decision Making Support UD Cert. Neurosciences and Cognitive Sciences Y
Distance Education PB Cert. Personnel & Industrial Psychology UD Cert.
Early Childhood Education
  • UD Cert.
  • M.S.D.E.
Philosophy Y Y
East Asian History Y Physics Y Y
Economic Policy Analysis Y Physics Education Y
Economics Y Y Political Science Y Y
Education Y Preprofessional Studies in Accounting UD Cert.
Electrical Engineering Y Y Psychology Y Y
Electronic Government PB Cert. Public Administration and Policy UD Cert.
Elementary Education
  • UD Cert.
  • M.S.D.E.
Public Policy Y Y
Elementary/Middle Science Education PB Cert. Religious Studies Y
Emergency Health Services Y Y Secondary Education
  • UD Cert.
  • M.S.D.E.
Emergency Management PB Cert. Senior Housing Administration PB Cert.
Engineering Management Y PB Cert. Social Work Y Y
English Y Y Sociology Y Y
Environmental Science Y Statistics Y Y Y Y
Environmental Studies Y Systems Engineering PB Cert.
ESOL/Bilingual Y UD Cert. Teaching Y
Finance UD Cert. TESOL PB Cert.
Financial Economics Y The Nonprofit Sector PB Cert.
Gender and Women's Studies Y
  • UD Cert.
  • PB Cert.
Y Theatre Y Y
Geographic Information Science Applications UD Cert. Visual and Performing Arts Y
Geographic Information Systems Y PB Cert. Visual Arts Y
Geography Y Web Development UD Cert.
Geography and Environmental Systems Y Y Y
  • PB Cert. = Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • UD Cert. = Upper Division Certificate

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Finances and scholarships

UMBC is home to the Meyerhoff Scholarship Program, a program focused on the cultivation of underrepresented minority scholarship and awareness in the math, science, and engineering disciplines. The Meyerhoff Scholarship Program was founded at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) in 1988 with a grant from the Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Foundation, under the guidance of future UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski III. It is a program focused on the cultivation of underrepresented minority scholarship and...


Other scholarship programs include the CWIT Scholars Program, the Humanities Scholars Program, the Linehan Artist Scholars Program, the Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program and the Sherman Teacher Education Scholars Program. The Center for Women and Information Technology Scholars Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County is a merit scholarship opportunity for talented undergraduates majoring in computer science, computer engineering, information systems or a related program. ...


Major businesses in the Baltimore-Washington area recruit using scholarships and internship opportunities.


Departments

Aging Studies

The Erickson School at UMBC was created with an explicit focus on preparing a community of leaders for the 21 st century in practice and scholarship who will improve society by enhancing the lives of older adults. Created by a $5 million gift from retirement community developer John Erickson, the Erickson School offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, professional certificate programs, executive education programs as well as cutting edge applied research. John Erickson may refer to: John Erickson (historian) John H. Erickson, dean of Saint Vladimirs Orthodox Theological Seminary in the United States This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ...


Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences, one of UMBC's largest academic departments, has 28 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and seven instructors and lecturers. The department encompasses a wide breadth of research and teaching with foci in molecular, cellular and developmental biology; neurobiology; physiology; and evolution, ecology and environmental biology. The department offers a full complement of baccalaureate and graduate programs leading to B.A., B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees, which are recognized widely for their strength because of the emphasis on research, scientific approach, faculty contact, and extensive lab offerings. These programs serve to train a broad spectrum of future biologists and researchers and to prepare students for graduate and professional schools.


Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering contains undergraduate programs in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, and graduate programs in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. The department receives a significant portion of the school's research budget and contains a multitude of research laboratories, such as the Maryland Center for Telecommunications Research, Cognition Robotics and Learning Lab, and the UMBC Center for Information Security and Assurance. Joint research efforts include sponsors such as NASA, the NSA, NIST, and both Army and Navy Research Laboratories. This article is about the American space agency. ... NSA can stand for: National Security Agency of the USA The British Librarys National Sound Archive This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... As a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce’s Technology Administration, the National Institute of Standards (NIST) develops and promotes measurement, standards, and technology to enhance productivity, facilitate trade, and improve the quality of life. ...


Computer Engineering

Although relatively new, Computer Engineering is a rapidly growing program with nearly 400 undergraduate majors and a solid core of graduate students. The program recently expanded to contain both a VLSI and communications track. Both tracks provide a combination of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering topics, covering coursework in systems design and integration, software design and testing, and circuit design and analysis. The communications track specializes in topics such as signal processing, modulation, wave transmissions, coding techniques, and mobile phone communications. The VLSI track concentrates on integrated circuit chip design, FPGAs, IC fabrication and testing, and automated circuit synthesis. VLSI may refer to: Very-large-scale integration, a process for the creation of electronic integrated circuits VLSI Technology (1979–1999), a former American integrated circuit manufacturer, now a part of Philips Electronics VLSI Solution, a Finnish integrated circuit manufacturer Category: ... The term communications is used in a number of disciplines: Communications, also known as communication studies is the academic discipline which studies communication, generally seen as a mixture between media studies and linguistics. ... Signal processing is the processing, amplification and interpretation of signals, and deals with the analysis and manipulation of signals. ... In telecommunications, modulation is the process of varying a periodic waveform, i. ... Surface waves in water This article is about waves in the most general scientific sense. ... Transmission is the following: Generally, transmission is the act of passing something on. ... The term coding has the following meanings: In communications systems, the altering of the characteristics of a signal to make the signal more suitable for an intended application, such as optimizing the signal for transmission, improving transmission quality and fidelity, modifying the signal spectrum, increasing the information content, providing error... Integrated circuit of Atmel Diopsis 740 System on Chip showing memory blocks, logic and input/output pads around the periphery Microchips with a transparent window, showing the integrated circuit inside. ... A field-programmable gate array or FPGA is a gate array that can be reprogrammed after it is manufactured, rather than having its programming fixed during the manufacturing — a programmable logic device. ... Integrated circuit of Atmel Diopsis 740 System on Chip showing memory blocks, logic and input/output pads around the periphery Microchips with a transparent window, showing the integrated circuit inside. ...


Computer Science

Computer science is one of the largest majors on the campus, and takes the undergraduate through a series of courses starting with basic C programming at the 100 level all the way to theoretical analysis of algorithms at the 400 level. The upper level faculty in this department has generally gotten good ratings from the students, and several undergraduates a year choose to remain with the department for their graduate studies. The large graduate program specializes in advanced study in artificial intelligence, graphics, networking, systems, databases, mobile computing and theory. The department initiated a special track in games, animation and interactive media in conjunction with the Visual Arts Department in 2007. In mathematics, computing, linguistics, and related disciplines, an algorithm is a finite list of well-defined instructions for accomplishing some task that, given an initial state, will terminate in a defined end-state. ...


Emergency Health Services

The Department of Emergency Health Services offers a unique perspective for the education of future EMS professionals. This is accomplished by providing a broad liberal-arts and sciences education, which enhances the graduates' employment opportunities as pre-hospital providers and managers. The Department of Emergency Health Services also prepares graduates for advancement to graduate and professional studies. The program is one of only about 14 in the United States to offer a four year bachelor's degree (BS) in the emergency health services field. The Department also offers a Master's Degree (MS). Four tracks are currently available: administration, planning, and policy; education; preventive medicine and epidemiology; and emergency management. A 12-17 credit hour graduate certificate can be earned in the field of emergency management. EMS or Ems may refer to: // E. M. S. Namboodiripad, for many years General Secretary of the Communist Party of India and the first Chief Minister of the state of Kerala. ...


Geography & Environmental Systems

The Department of Geography & Environmental Systems currently offers undergraduate degrees in Environmental Science (BS), Physical Geography (BS), Human Geography (BA) and Environmental Studies (BA), and graduate degrees (Ph.D., MS) in Geography & Environmental Systems. Also offered are certificates in GIS and Cartography. The department features labs for teaching and research in Geographic Information Systems, Cartography and Environmental Science. A geographic information system (GIS) is a system for managing data that has a spatial specialized form of an information system. ... Cartography or mapmaking (in Greek chartis = map and graphein = write) is the study and practice of making maps or globes. ...


Information Systems

Information systems is another important department with large graduate and undergraduate programs. Specializations include human-computer interactions, data and knowledge management, decision support systems, software engineering and management information systems. The department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Information System, an undergraduate degree in Business Technology Administration and, starting in 2006, MS and PhD degrees in Human Centered Computing.


Mathematics

The mathematics program at UMBC is almost exclusively focused on applied (as opposed to pure) mathematics, with every full time faculty member working in the former field. Faculty specialties include ordinary and partial differential equations, probability and Markov theory, numerical computation, functional analysis, optimization, and linear algebra. Part time faculty from the nearby National Security Agency also teach courses in pure mathematics including combinatorics, coding theory, algebra, and number theory. “NSA” redirects here. ...


Physics

The Physics Department at UMBC is well known as one of the most rigorous in the university, and is well regarded by graduate schools across the country, consistently sending students to a range of top graduate programs. The department is host to the Joint Center for Astrophysics (JCA) and the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology programs partnered with NASA Goddard. The department provides many resources to its students including a well supplied computer room, student lounge, physics student staffed and run tutorial center open to all majors, as well as very comprehensive lab classes in Optics, Electronics, and Modern Physics topics. All of this is facilitated by the dedicated physics building, which houses the professor offices and most of the upper level physics classes. The building also boasts a 32 inch roof mounted telescope. The department supports student involvement in The Society of Physics Students The Society of Physics Students (SPS), a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), is an organization of undergraduate students in physics and related fields. ...


Political Science

The Department of Political Science offers a wide assortment of classes for students who want to work towards a B.A. or minor in political science. The B.A. program allows students to concentrate in several subfields such as American government and politics, comparative politics and area studies, international relations/foreign policy, political philosophy, public administration and policy, or public law. In addition, it runs the pre-law program and has guided students who have gone on to law schools such as Yale, the University of Chicago, University of Virginia, Georgetown, and William & Mary.


The department currently has 14 full-time faculty, 2 emeritus faculty, and numerous adjuncts. In addition to academics, the department sponsors several student organizations including the Political Science Council of Majors, Model United Nations, and the Mock Trial team. The department is housed on the third floor of the recently built Public Policy building.


Psychology

The psychology department is a one of the larger departments on campus with 29 full-time faculty members. The department focuses on preparing students to be proficient in research. Students must take two semesters of experimental psychology, which prepares them for a required independent research project. The department offers programs leading to B.A., B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.


The department's graduate program offers degrees in applied behavior analysis, applied developmental psychology, and human services psychology. The graduate program also offers concentrations in behavioral medicine, clinical psychology, and community social psychology.


The undergraduate program offers concentrations in personnel and industrial psychology, biopsychology, development psychology, and human-services psychology. Undergraduate students also have the opportunity to earn credit while working in research labs with faculty. After graduating, many students go on to graduate and professionals programs across the country.


Public Policy

The Department of Public Policy at UMBC offers the M.P.P. (Masters in Public Policy), the Ph.D. degree, and advanced graduate certificates in five policy areas. The Department received national recognition in 2002 when it produced 20 Ph.D.s, making it one of the most active departments in the nation. The mission is to provide quality education for a diverse range of high quality students (both full-time and part-time) with a variety of aspirations and career goals related to public policy. These include: students who have recently completed their undergraduate education and are interested in pursuing careers in policy analysis, management, or research; in-service (mid-career) professionals who want to improve their abilities and qualifications; students who have already completed a master's degree in public policy, public administration, planning, or a related discipline and wish to pursue additional education; and individuals who are interested in teaching or research positions in public policy related fields at academic institutions. The graduate program includes, as an integral part of its operation, the Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (MIPAR), which is also UMBC's premier applied social science research institute. Two Public Policy graduates have received the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) Annual Dissertation Award. Dr. Samuel Brown was the 1998 recipient and Dr. Todd Eberly received the award in 2006. The NASPAA award recognizes significant research by a doctoral candidate in the field of public administration and public affairs.


Visual Arts

UMBC's Visual Arts program is presented to students as being pre-professional, since this reflects the bias of the student body (and as a consequence, style of education, at least in theory). The Visual Arts major includes a variety of areas of study including Art History & Theory, Graphic Design, Photography, Print Media, Film & Video, Animation, and Interactivity. The department's emphases serve as funnels into particular industries, while the overall education is that of fine arts, including courses in art history, and topics in art or media, which is designed to produce graduates that are educated in fine art, rather than simply possessing a skill set. Prospective students are required to undergo the portfolio review process in order to gain formal acceptance into the department and its resources. The Visual Arts program is a growing major at UMBC. Despite the apparent lack of resources and funding, the Visual Arts is poised to take recognition at a school that has historically been known as a school for sciences.


Notable buildings

Public Policy Building

Completed in 2003 at an estimated cost of $18,700,000, the Public Policy Building houses the Shriver Center and related departments. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Hillcrest Building

Built in 1921 and completed in 1922, it was designed specifically for the containment and rehabilitation of criminally insane patients, and one of the first of its kind. After several decades of use, the building eventually became outdated and unable to compete with newer facilities in the area. In 1965 the land UMBC currently occupies was sold to its proprietors, which included the Hillcrest Building. In this period it functioned as an administration building, with rooms for student organizations and clubs and housed the Residential Life office. The basement of the building was renovated into a club known as "The Rattskeller". The building ceased to be used by the university in 2000, and future plans to demolish it were announced. Some students took an interest in trying to preserve the building on the grounds of its historical significance. Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ...


Trevor Blank, a former student at UMBC, has led a historic preservation effort[1] to halt administrative efforts to raze the structure. He currently is working towards a Ph.D. at the Indiana University Folklore Institute and is in the process of co-authoring a book with David M. Helsel, M.D. on the history of Spring Grove State Hospital, which will include a spotlight on the Hillcrest Building's history. It is scheduled for a February 2008 release by Arcadia Publishing. Indiana University, founded in 1820, is a nine-campus university system in the state of Indiana. ...


During the Summer of 2007 the building began to be demolished. As of late August, the building has been completely torn down.


The Commons

The Commons, which opened in January 2002, is the hub of student life on campus. It consists of multiple dining opportunities, the campus bookstore, Off-campus Student Services, the Women’s Center, various student lounges, meeting rooms, administrative offices, as well as office space for many of the 180-plus UMBC student organizations, including the Graduate Student Association. Occupying more than 144,000 square feet, The Commons is "high-tech" with wireless computer technology and information displays. Architecturally, the facility is transparent with a multitude of glass windows that provide an appealing environment for the many social activities taking place therein.


Other locations

Drainage tunnels

A system of drainage tunnels lies underneath the campus at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Unknown to most of the student body, it is most accessible through a sizeable entrance near the Commons Garage and the Grassy Knoll. It traverses through much of the campus, the main shaft ending at the artificial pond near the Albin O. Kuhn Library. Multiple secondary tunnels deviate from the main tunnel, branching off towards the Biology and the Public Policy Buildings. Many students and fraternities have explored and made their mark (often with graffiti) within the system, The condition of the tunnel system is not satisfactory for exploration by the public, so caution should be taken if entered, both in safety and being aware of possible repercussions from the campus authorities. For other uses, see Graffiti (disambiguation). ...


Steam tunnels

The steam tunnels are a series of maintenance tunnels that connect almost all major buildings on campus. The main tunnel runs directly under the "main concourse" that leads from the library to the administration building, and is about 1/2 a mile in length. They carry all heating, water, electrical, and data lines within them. They are only accessible from secured entrances within the buildings themselves.


Grassy knoll

The "Grassy Knoll" is a landmark in a somewhat hidden clearing in the woods between the Administration Drive and the Commons Garage. It is accessible via a path near the drainage tunnel.


Pig Pen Pond

Located on the south end of campus, Pig Pen Pond is one of the few remaining elements of the farmland upon which UMBC was built. It is home to much wildlife, including the Baltimore oriole[2]. Binomial name Icterus galbula (Linnaeus,, 1758) The Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula, is a small icterid blackbird. ...


Notable professors

Aging Studies

  • Dr. William H. Thomas - International authority on geriatric medicine and eldercare, founder of The Eden Alternative and author of "What Are Old People For?"

Dr. William H. Thomas is an international authority on geriatric medicine and eldercare and a professor of aging studies at the Erickson School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. ...

Political Science

  • Nabil Mikhail - Expert in the field of Middle Eastern Relations.
  • Thomas Schaller - Talk show host, political commentator, and author of "Whistling Past Dixie".

Nabil Mikhail Speaking Dr. Nabil Mikhail is a very well known Political Scientist in the Baltimore-Washington area. ... Thomas F. Schaller, Ph. ...

Gender and Women's Studies

  • Carole McCann - Reproductive politics, cultural politics of gender, sexuality, race and science, U.S. women's history.
  • Anne Brodsky, Director - Girls', women's risk and resilience in community context, qualitative methods.

Carole McCann is a professor in Gender and Womens Studies and American Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). ... Anne Brodsky is a professor in Psychology and Gender and Womens Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). ...

Philosophy

Stephen E. Braude is an American philosopher and parapsychologist. ... Early parapsychological research employed the use of Zener cards in experiments designed to test for possible telepathic communication. ... In logic, the term temporal logic is used to describe any system of rules and symbolism for representing, and reasoning about, propositions qualified in terms of time. ... A phrenological mapping of the brain. ...

Psychology

Chris Murphy. ...

Notable Alumni

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Campus life

Approximately 75% of freshman students live on campus. With the completion of Erickson Hall, Harbor Hall, and the Walker Avenue Apartments, UMBC is making the transition from a commuter school to a residential school. As more students move onto campus, organization such as the Resident Student Association (RSA) and Student Events Board (SEB) are continually creating more activities for students to become involved in. In addition to events created and sponsored by the University, hundreds of university-sanctioned clubs and organizations are present on campus to build a sense of community. These clubs and organizations range from Greek life to academic and cultural clubs, to activity-based clubs including ice hockey, sky diving, sailing, tennis, rowing, and the martial arts. The school is known for the ethnically diverse student body and remains in the top 20 most diverse schools in the country.[citation needed]


Clubs, organizations, and events

// The UMBC chess team, which has won Pan-American Championships against fields with dozens of teams, including Ivy League institutions and other top competitors, has received substantial recognition for its record of success. ...

Athletics

Main article: UMBC Retrievers

The UMBC Retrievers represent the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in NCAA Division I athletics. ...

Notes

  1. ^ |http://www.umbc.edu/academics/degrees.html|

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