An Elemental Education
Spend a semester inside UMBC’s pioneering Chemistry Discovery Center. Plus: A look at how Philip Rous, dean of the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, is extending the active learning concept to other departments.
Tapping Into The Wire
American Studies professor Kimberly Moffitt felt like a stranger when she moved to Baltimore. But her research on attitudes to the gritty HBO crime drama brought the city closer to home. Plus: Case files on three alumni who appeared in The Wire.
The Healing Hands of the Humanities
In the midst of the current debates on the future of American health care, a much less discussed crisis has been brewing: the growing estrangement of physicians from the very people they seek to treat.