UMBC News and Magazine Headlines

From UMBC News and Magazine

Connecting the Dots

Students come to UMBC for many reasons—to find community, to explore a passion, to make change in the world. Once they figure out the “why” that truly drives their interests, the Retriever...

Posted: November 30, 2022, 3:17 PM

How to Bridge Your Two Homes

With Jess Presuel ’23, biological sciences, an international student from Mexico Jess Presuel’s route to UMBC was not a direct flight from Mérida, Yucatán—her home state in Mexico—to UMBC....

Posted: November 23, 2022, 1:23 PM

Her Story of History 

Ellicott City, founded 250 years ago this year, holds more than its share of history. The lore of the old mill town is dense with pioneers, millers, astronomers, abolitionists, fires, floods, and...

Posted: November 23, 2022, 1:02 PM

Meet a Retriever — Maria Bruno ’19, social work

Meet Maria Bruno ’19, social work, a first-generation college student who transferred to UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove from Montgomery College. Currently working as a mental health...

Posted: November 23, 2022, 10:52 AM

Meet a Retriever — Phil Shockley ’04, M.P.P. ’09

Meet UMBC Retriever Phil Shockley ’04, political science and information systems, M.P.P. ’09. As an undergraduate, he was Student Government Association president and took part in leadership roles...

Posted: November 17, 2022, 3:38 PM

Voting Is an Everyday Practice

Today, millions of college students across the country are voting. Other students are not voting—they might be discouraged that their voice can make a difference, uninformed about their voting...

Posted: November 8, 2022, 11:12 AM