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UMBC's student body continued to grow throughout the 1980s, and by 1990 it had outgrown the University Center as the main student activity space. The administration decided to build the Commons�a collaboration between Perry Dean Rogers and Desig…

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On November 12, 2002, Maryland Governor Parris Glendening and Senator Paul Sarbanes dedicated a time capsule at the nearly-finished Public Policy building. State Delegate Jim Malone and Maryland Secretary of Higher Education Karen Johnson were also…

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The first homecoming celebration at UMBC was held in February 1976, after several false starts in the years preceding. The 1976 event included the Almost Anything Goes tournament, where student organizations competed against each other for prizes; a…

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UMBC's 500 acres have seen significant development in the last 50 years. The footprint varies from original master plan but much of the same design elements are present - the loop road, academic and residential areas intersecting at the Library and…

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The Joseph Beuys Sculpture Park was established at UMBC in April 2001 as part of a Baltimore-wide tree-planting effort. Designer and project coordinator for the Fine Arts Gallery (now the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture) Renee van der…

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In 1970, the Office of Residential Life was created at UMBC. The university's first residence hall, called Dorm I but now known as Susquehanna Hall, also opened to students that year. Susquehanna was followed by the openings of Dorm II (Chesapeake…

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Even as the UC was opening, there was a clear need for additional space for student life at UMBC. Student needs seemed to outgrow the UC even before everyone had moved into the building, although it would be almost 20 years before the Commons opened…

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On April 4-5, 2008, hundreds of alumni, faculty and supporters joined to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Meyerhoff Scholarship Program. The gathering centered around a scientific symposium including oral and poster presentations, panel…

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Commencement at UMBC is a celebratory yet traditional affair. The faculty wear regalia denoting their academic field and graduate school, campus administrators and student leaders are on hand to offer inspiration and congratulations, and honorary…

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The first edition of the UMBC Review was published in 2000 under student editors Victoria Crane and Stanford Ward. As an extension of the goal of URCAD, the publication seeks to exhibit the academic and creative talents at the university. The first…
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