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National concern for student demonstrations in the 1960s and 1970s prompted Congress to pass laws that would penalize students who accepted federal scholarship or loan money and got arrested for civil disobedience. Selected sections of Public Law…

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Mass demonstrations erupted at many U.S. campuses following the shootings at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. In response, the UMBC Assembly passed a resolution declaring Thursday, May 7th a day of mourning and reflection and established a…

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Dr. Kuhn's memorandum assured students that classes would be held on Friday, May 8, 1970 and students could choose to attend or not. If the University were to suspend the right of students to attend classes or the right of faculty to teach, it would…

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Memo from Homer Schamp, Jr., Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, to All Faculty assuring faculty members that their right to conduct classes would be protected and warning that students who attempt disruption of classes or examinations should be…

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On Thursday, May 7, 1970, students and faculty came together and took part in picket lines and teach-ins, and made speeches expressing their concerns. They called for a campuswide strike on May 8, counter to Kuhn's announced resumption of classes.…

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The New Democratic Coalition, a regional political group, sponsored environmental awareness activities during April and May 1970. Speakers included Biological Sciences Department professors Robert Burchard and Bob Platt. On Earth Day, Students…

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One thousand students packed into the quad Monday, chanting slogans, waving placards, and cheering speakers in the largest mass meeting in UMBC's recent history. The rally followed reports in the Sunpapers, News American, and the Washington Star of…

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