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Shakespeare on Wheels was created by UMBC Theatre professor William Brown. While teaching at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, his mobile Elizabethan stage traveled more than 4,000 miles throughout the country, and in 1985, the UMBC Theatre…

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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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Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, UMBC's current president, took the helm after the departure of President Michael Hooker in 1992. Hrabowski has had particular success in improving achievement in higher education for minorities in STEM programs. In 1988,…

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In 1991, the Maryland Higher Education Commission recommended that the Board of Regents consider merging UMAB and UMBC in order to create one larger research university. In response, Chancellor Donald Langenberg created the UMAB/UMBC Task Force on…

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In 1977, the campus Women's Union proposed a full-time daycare facility. Although the expense for salaries and playground equipment would be significant, the Union argued that costs would be offset by increased enrollment of mothers with small…

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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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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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