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In September 1987, President Michael Hooker informally proposed three new names for UMBC: 1) Maryland State University; 2) Maryland State University and Technical Institute; and 3) Maryland Institute of Technology. The topic was later taken up by the…

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In 1996, the UMBC Chess Team won the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship and nine more times between 1998 and 2012. The team also has the distinction of qualifying for The President's Cup (also known as the Final Four of College…

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The Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, comprised of faculty, associate and classified staff, and student volunteers was formed in order to advise Chancellor Hooker and the Director Human Relations on matters and issues related to implementation…

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The Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, comprised of faculty, associate and classified staff, and student volunteers was formed in order to advise Chancellor Hooker and the Director Human Relations on matters and issues related to implementation…

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Michael Kenneth Hooker (1945-1999) followed John Dorsey as chancellor of the university in 1986. Hooker looked forward to the challenge UMBC presented as it did not yet have a widely-recognized reputation or competitive status. Although Hooker earned…

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Quadmania in 1998 was almost Quad"-less. The festival was originally scheduled to be held in Parking Lot 16 due to construction in the area of the RAC and Commons; only a few weeks prior were the students informed that Quadmania would be held on the…

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A group of the founding faculty and staff gathered for a portrait by photographer Tim Ford on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of UMBC. Just a few of their stories include: David Lewis, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, was a native of…

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Although the bwtech@UMBC Research & Technology Park opened in 2002, it was a project more than a decade in the making. After discovering an illegal garbage dump in 1990, the university decided to publicly make plans for the construction of a…

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In Spring 1994, Academic Computing Services offered classes for UMBC faculty and staff, including an introductory class about the Internet and how to use word processors and spreadsheets. The classes were co-sponsored by Continuing Education.

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The Shriver Center was dedicated at UMBC on December 14, 1993. It is named in honor of Sargent Shriver, founder of VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America), Head Start, the Job Corps, and the first director of the Peace Corps and the Office of…
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