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Congratulations to Yosef Kuperman who is graduating in May 2011 and has just been accepted into the University of Baltimore Law School on full scholarship.
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Congratulations to James Furgol, M.A. in Historical Studies, May 2011. James is accepted into the Ph.D. program in Public Policy at UMBC and has a full Graduate Research Assistantship at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Center of HIV Prevention, funded through the Maryland Institute of Policy Analysis and Research.
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Congratulations to Bethenaee Bemis who will graduate with an M.A. in Historical Studies in May, 2011. Bethanee is the Inventory Contractor for the Military History Collections Project at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C..
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Congratulations to Daniel Burge, M.A. in Historical Studies, May 2011. Daniel will attend the Ph.D. program in History at the University of Alabama on a full departmental fellowship. departmental fellowship.
Posted on April 22, 2011 10:56 AM | Permalink
Congratulations to Sara Patenaude who is graduating with an M.A. in Historical Studies. Sara has won a Graduate Teaching Assistantship for the Ph.D. program in History at Georgia State University, in Atlanta.
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Congratulations to James Risk, M.A. in Historical Studies 2011, upon his acceptance into the doctoral program in History at the University of South Carolina, with funding. A terrific accomplishment.
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Congratulations to Nechama Newman (BS Biology, Minor History 2010) upon acceptance to George Washington University's Law School. Nechama plans to specialize in Intellectual Property Law.
Posted on March 31, 2011 3:39 PM | Permalink
American History TV broadcast UMBC's HIST 405/710 "American Youth Activism" on March 26th. Take a look and you might see someone you know
Posted on March 28, 2011 10:01 PM | Permalink
“I took Dr. Howard Smead’s civil rights course at UMBC in the spring of 1995, and just wanted to let you know what an important role it wound up playing for me. When I signed up for the course I was contemplating a career change, having completed a B.A. in biology but no longer desiring a laboratory position. Dr. Smead’s course confirmed my desire to become a historian, and that fall I began the graduate program in the history of science at Hopkins. I am thrilled to say that since then I've published my first book, The Oyster Question: Scientists, Watermen, and the Maryland Chesapeake Bay since 1880, and am an Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society in the Public Policy Department at Rochester Institute of Technology.”
Posted on March 15, 2011 8:58 AM | Permalink
Congratulations to Laura Marshallsay, 2007 B.A. in History, and will earn an M.A. in May 2011, will serve as an editor on a book for the Junior League of Baltimore's 100th anniversary. She is also running an oral history workshop with Dr. Barry Lanman for the Baltimore County Bar Association.
Posted on March 9, 2011 4:01 PM | Permalink
Melissa Cuzzart-Boyce, 2004 History B.A. and May 2009 M.A. is working for the National Park Service. She will soon attend Operational Leadership Instructor Training in Tulsa and attend an Emergency Medical Services conference on behalf of the National Capital Region.
Posted on March 9, 2011 3:57 PM | Permalink
Congratulations to Peter Bunten, M.A. December, 2010. Peter is working for the Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow. Phillipsburg is the site of a large colonial farm, and was involved in the slave trade and piracy. The site is interpreted from the vantage point of the 23 enslaved Africans who were held there during the mid-18th century. Peter was also recently the guest speaker at the Ulster County Civil War Round Table, talking on the contested memory of the Civil War.
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Eric Petenbrink, History B.A. (2003), Honors College, and LLC, is in the final stages of completing his Ph.D. dissertation at Indiana University. He writes: "I work as an editorial assistant at the Journal of American History, which is why I was at OAH in D.C. I also do some adjunct work at Franklin College, a small liberal arts school south of Indianapolis."
Posted on December 4, 2010 4:46 PM | Permalink
This year's Webb lecture of 10/27/2010 is available online: http://my.umbc.edu/media/262 Enjoy.
Posted on November 2, 2010 10:54 AM | Permalink
Open House introducing the new gallery
National Electronics Museum
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The Fall 2010 UMBC Magazine honors Prof. Robert Webb, Emeritus
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August 4, 2010, WBAL-TV News featured a story about UMBC History B.A. and Historical Studies M.A. alum Joe Tropea. Joe is making a documentary on the Catonsville Nine entitled "Hit and Stay." The news story is on the WBAL-TV website at:
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2008 M.A. graduate Jayme Hill is the final presenter in the Baltimore City Historical Society's Baltimore History Evening series for 2010. She will also be interviewed by Sheila Kast, host of WYPR's Maryland Morning.
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Congratulations to Richard Hardesty (UMBC BA 2002, MA 2008) who earned a scholarship to the George Mason University Doctoral Program in History. Richard will enter the program in Fall, 2010.
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History B.A. and Historical Studies M.A. Nick Fry writes:
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Sina Negabaum was chosen to participate in the 2009 NSAISS Seminar. He writes, "It was truly phenomenal I felt so proud to represent UMBC. I was the only Maryland student represented out of a crop of 40 graduate students. Moreover I was the youngest student selected, amongst students who had come from Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Princeton." Congratulations!
Posted on February 10, 2010 3:38 PM | Permalink
Dawn has been accepted into two Master of Public Policy programs, at George Washington and American. She will graduate magna cum laude in May, and is grateful to the History Department for her academic training.
Posted on February 10, 2010 3:10 PM | Permalink
Donna Gray, "Dispatches from the Front Line: The Brixton Riots and the Restructuring of Black British Identity"
Kevin Kelly, "The Maryland State Colonization Society and Maryland’s Ambivalence to Slavery"
Nicole Paterson, "A Comparative Analysis of Idalion’s Olive Presses and Their Relationship to Idalion’s Economic and Religions Environment"
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Chris has been offered a commission in the United States Army and starts training at Fort Leonardwood, Missouri on 27 January 2010 followed by Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia in April. In the meantime he has been substitute teaching for Anne Arundel County Public Schools and working intermittently with UMBC's Office of Academic and Pre-Professional Advising. He has also published his thesis with Lambert Academic Publishing. It will be available on or around 25 January 2010. (editor's PS---and Chris is getting married in early January--congratulations!)
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Join us for the Department of History's Annual Holiday Party, Wed., December 9th noon-1:30 pm. 7th Floor Administration Building. See you there!
Posted on December 2, 2009 12:54 PM | Permalink
An update from Mike Karabinos: "After getting my BA in 2005 I received my Masters in Library Science from the Catholic University of America and am currently the Map Librarian at the National Geographic Society." Mike is also thinking about applying for a Ph.D. program.
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John writes: "I am a 1997 graduate of UMBC where I earned my BA in History. I have been working at the B&O Railroad Museum since February of 2006 where I am the Curator of Archives and Small Objects. I work directly with the Museum's collection of archival material, photographs and railroad artifacts. I assist outside researchers and work as part of a team to create new exhibits. The knowledge and skills I learned as a student at UMBC prepared me to be effective as an archivist and historian."
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David is working at the National Archives and Records Administration. The bulk of his
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(M.A. 2004) Maureen taught as a part-time instructor at CCBC and this fall earned a full-time faculty teaching position. She teaches "Women's Autonomy in the Ancient World," "Survey of Ancient Mediterranean Religions," and the standard Ancient, Medieval, and Modern European History (Western Civilization) courses.
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(B.A. 2009) Mike entered the M.A./Ph.D. graduate program in History at Texas A & M University. He is focusing his studies on U.S. political history.
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(M.A. 2007) David is a Senior Researcher at National Geographic Magazine in Washington, D.C.
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