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This spring, most UMBC courses are being offered online with enhanced teaching techniques. For Fall 2021, we plan to significantly increase in-person learning, within required safety constraints. Learn more about UMBC’s plans, support for students, and health resources.

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URCAD 2021 showcases creativity, resilience of UMBC student researchers

Due to the constraints of COVID, student researchers have become even more creative in using technology not just to display their research, but to pursue their research at a time when in-person interviews, fieldwork, and traditional performances aren’t possible. Students learned to do interviews online and navigated lab research within physical distancing guidelines. They also responded to the pandemic by examining the changes in society and in themselves. Continue reading URCAD 2021 showcases creativity, resilience of UMBC student researchers

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UMBC announces return to vibrant on-campus community for Fall 2021

“We are excited to be able to return to offering a fully immersive on-campus experience this fall,” says Yvette Mozie-Ross, vice provost. “These experiences help to enrich the academic and social life at UMBC for many of our students.” Continue reading UMBC announces return to vibrant on-campus community for Fall 2021

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UMBC celebrates U.S. News Best Grad School rankings in engineering, public affairs

In the latest national U.S. News Graduate School rankings, UMBC has top-100 programs in public affairs and several engineering fields. Engineering is one of a few areas where rankings also reflect the opinions of professionals who hire or work with new graduates. Continue reading UMBC celebrates U.S. News Best Grad School rankings in engineering, public affairs

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Take a Virtual Walk Around Campus

Our new 360° tour of UMBC may not be quite the same as an in-person visit, but it's a great start. And we hope to be able to welcome you to campus soon.

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