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Aerial photographs of campus have been made periodically throughout UMBC's history. This 1969 view shows various ongoing construction projects, including the first dormitories (slightly above and left of center), the Physical Plant building (now the…

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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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The first issue of the student newspaper in 1966 reported that the university would install a Student Government Association that would provide for self-government under the jurisdiction of the university's administrative and faculty personnel." The…

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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 first issue of the student newspaper in 1966 reported that the university would install a Student Government Association that would provide for self-government under the jurisdiction of the university's administrative and faculty personnel." The…

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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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Chancellor Michael Hooker and Director of Athletics Rick Hartzell hosted the unveiling ceremony for the True Grit statue on December 7, 1987.

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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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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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The first phase of the Retriever Activities Center renovations included the replacement of the locker rooms and training rooms. The master plan for the RAC was scheduled to take place over the next three years and would renovate the entire building…

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