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One thousand students packed into the quad Monday, chanting slogans, waving placards, and cheering speakers in the largest mass meeting in UMBC's recent history. The rally followed reports in the Sunpapers, News American, and the Washington Star of…

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The University Center opened to praises at the start of the 1982 fall semester with couches for quiet study, dining options, and offices for the SGA and the Retriever. In 1981, SGA president Terry Nolan proposed that the old Student Union building…

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Created in 1985 by the Board of Regents, the UMGSB represents the administrative arm of the combined graduate and research programs at UMBC and UMAB � the University System's doctoral research campuses in the Baltimore area... It was the Regents…

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During Dorsey's nine years of leadership, he focused on restructuring administration and academics while enhancing the university's profile. SAT scores of incoming freshmen increased by nearly 100 points, and the student body increased from 5,200 to…

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During Dorsey's nine years of leadership, he focused on restructuring administration and academics while enhancing the university's profile. SAT scores of incoming freshmen increased by nearly 100 points, and the student body increased from 5,200 to…

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All institutions of higher education seek to preserve the past. We are citadels of learning, guardians of culture. We recognize that the past is prologue, and know that those who fail to study history are doomed to repeat it. But progressive…

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Nationally-known illustrator Lance Hidy designed the poster commemorating the 20th anniversary of the university. His work is known for its minimal detail and flat, solid colors. The university also commissioned artist and alumna Paulette Raye to…

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The Maryland State Board of Higher Education approved engineering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs at UMBC in 1984, though not without heated competition from Morgan State University. Previously, pre-engineering classes were offered at…

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Students celebrate graduation in 1986. The Gamma Pi chapter of the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority was established at UMBC in 1979.

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Alumna and artist Paulette Raye, �87, sculpted a wax casting of her Retriever model Nitty Gritty before casting the statue in bronze.

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