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http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/UMBC_50th_Online_Exhibit/50umbctimeline/PDFs/50UMBC-040.pdf
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 addition to the new space for student activities, the Commons also featured many new dining options such as the Retriever Grill, Pete�s Arena Pizza, MeinBowl, and more. The UMBC Bookstore and OTC Shop (both previously and now known as the Yu…

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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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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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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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The Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program honors the work of Walter Sondheim, a Baltimore business leader and education advocate. Students explore and work to address the critical social issues of our cities and communities through community…

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In 2001, UMBC held a Sweetheart Swing, a Valentine�s Day celebration and dance to honor UMBC couples who had met and fell in love at UMBC. The dance was hosted by UMBC alumni couples, including Bob and Mimi (Haw) Dietrich who were both part of UMBC…

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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 September 18, 2001, the front page of The Retriever Weekly chronicled student life in the week after the September 11th terrorist attacks. The paper described the confusion and heightened emotions in the aftermath, but also chose to focus on the…

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In February 2004, the men's swimming and diving team made school history by becoming the first Retriever team to win an American East Conference Championship. The women�s team captured second place. The Retriever�s 901-point score was well ahe…
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