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Gender and Immigration Policies with Amy Bhatt
Professor Amy Bhatt makes national headlines by providing her unique expertise on U.S. immigration policies. Interested in putting a human face to policy, Bhatt uses the personal narratives of immigrants in her new book, High-Tech Housewives: Indian IT Workers, Gendered Labor, and Transmigration.
UMBC Hosts Its Largest-Ever Research Symposium
Undergraduate researchers from over 40 colleges and universities came together to present their research at the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences’ (CNMS) 21st Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS); almost 300 projects were presented.
Men’s Soccer Team Lands Place in America East Championship
UMBC’s Jordan Dove scored the first and only goal of the game, making the final score 1-0 and advancing the team to the America East Tournament Championship for the first time since 2014.
UMBC Joins American Council on Education (ACE) Internalization Lab
UMBC is now one of only 12 higher education institutions in the U.S. to participate in the program, proving its dedication to internalization.
Recent Partnership with Blackboard and VitalSource
The Division of Information Technology and its researchers have teamed up with Blackboard and VitalSource to find connections between how students use course tools and their academic performance.