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The proposed merger of UMBC and the University of Baltimore was not without controversy. In many Letters the Editor published by the Baltimore Sun, readers pointed out that combining two schools with different students and missions (UB served…

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Congressman Benjamin L. Cardin represented Maryland's 3rd district and sponsored congressional recognition of UMBC on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. Cardin has served as a United States Senator from Maryland since 2007.

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During the summer of 1992, President Michael Hooker left UMBC to take the helm of the five-school University of Massachusetts System. Freeman Hrabowski, who had first served as Vice Provost and then as Vice President, was selected as the interim…

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Originally, UMBC set up a system of academic divisions instead of colleges, including the Divisions of Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences. A Dean of Arts and Sciences replaced the Dean of Faculty in 1980, and the the College of Arts…

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During the 1940s into the 1950s, dramatic increases in the number of Marylanders seeking a university education motivated State officials to begin planning for expansion of the University of Maryland. Beginning in 1955, a series of state commissions…

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Although not UMBC's first literary journal, Bartleby is UMBC's longest running and continues to be one of our most well-known traditions. Originally based out of the English department, Bartleby has been published in several different formats and…

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The Joseph Beuys Sculpture Park was established at UMBC in April 2001 as part of a Baltimore-wide tree-planting effort. Designer and project coordinator for the Fine Arts Gallery (now the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture) Renee van der Stelt…

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Prove It!, first offered by the SGA in 2008, is an opportunity for UMBC students to plan and execute projects to improve the campus experience. Project plans are submitted and the winner is given a monetary prize - which has varied from $10,000 to…

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In 1994, UMBC was awarded a teaching grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The funding was directed towards the HHMI Scholars Program, an educational program that works with students from diverse backgrounds. Dr. Michael Summers was…

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The library went unnamed, aside from Library or University Library, until the official dedication ceremony on December 13, 1982 when it was named for UMBC�s founding chancellor, Albin O. Kuhn. The occasion was hosted by Chancellor Dorsey and too…

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