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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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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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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 1980 UMBC men's lacrosse team brought glory to the campus by winning the first national championship in school history. During the regular season, the team won strong victories over Salisbury State (21-11), Delaware (22-12), and perennial…

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Both a symbol and a signpost, the silo serves as a sentinel along UMBC Boulevard, reminding those entering and leaving campus about the school's agrarian past. Built about 1919 when Spring Grove State Hospital owned the property, the silo is a…

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In 1988, Governor William Donald Schaefer signed a bill that would completely change the way Maryland divided the state�s academic budget and programs. The newly created University System of Maryland (USM) would bring together the five University o…

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In 1986, UMBC commissioned alumna Paulette Raye �87, philosophy, to create a bronze-cast model of the Retriever for the school�s 20th anniversary. Raye worked in a studio at Towson University, using a Chesapeake Bay Retriever named Nit…

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UMBC�s earliest access to mainframe computing was through telephone connections to a Univac computer at University of Maryland, College Park. In 1981, UMBC Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Walter Jones was presented with an opportunity t…

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Conflicting opinions about the naming scheme of UMBC�s buildings, and Academic IV in particular, motivated the formation of a committee to propose a formal process by which names could be approved. The report of the committee was sent to the UMB…

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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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