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  • Honors College's Jaelyn Bos: Intern of the Week

    Read about Jaelyn's experience at the National Park Service!
    Last summer, I worked for the National Park Service's Inventory and Monitoring program in the National Capital Region. The role of this program is to routinely assess the state of natural...
    Posted: May 13, 2016 11:06 AM
  • Zainab Alkebsi '09 Alum admitted to Supreme Court Bar

    Among 13 members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Assoc.
    On Tuesday, April 19, Zainab Alkebsi ’09, political science, Honors College, and Sondheim Public Affairs Scholar, was among 13 members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) sworn...
    Posted: May 5, 2016 10:03 AM
  • Become a Mentor to Refugee Youth in UMBC's College JUMP!

    Honors College alum, Christie Smith, runs UMBC's College JUMP program and is looking for mentors to serve in the program in the fall. Read more below and contact Christie if you're interested!...
    Posted: April 30, 2016 11:14 AM
  • Honors College Council Election Results

    Meet the 2016-2017 Honors College Council executive board
    Thank you to all that ran for positions and to those that voted for our executive board of the Honors College Council. The 2016-2017 Executive Board will be: Marina Mizell, President Ana...
    Posted: April 25, 2016 10:47 AM
  • Penn Honors Diversity Symposium

    Learn about this 2-day program at the U Penn in Philadelphia
    On September 29 to October 1, 2016, will be the first ever Penn Honors Diversity (PHD) Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. This Symposium, co-organized by many of the PhD...
    Posted: April 25, 2016 10:06 AM
  • Honors Faculty Fellow Dr. Bediako, UMBC Service Award

    2015-2016 Marilyn E. Demorest Award for Faculty Advancement
    Shawn Bediako, Associate Professor, Psychology, Honors College Faculty Fellow Over the past 10 years at UMBC, Shawn Bediako has been a leader in the advancement of mentorship and professional...
    Posted: April 20, 2016 10:09 AM
  • Career Center names Honors College member Intern of the Week

    Learn about Linda Wiratan's research experience
    Name: Linda Wiratan Internship, Co-op or Research Site: UMBC Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Position Title: Research Assistant Major(s)/Minor(s): B.S. Biochemistry &...
    Posted: April 20, 2016 10:01 AM
  • Honors Faculty Fellow Dr. Brown selected as research fellow

    2016 Carneigie Fellows Program awardee
    Kate Brown, a professor of history, and Honors College Faculty Fellow, has received a prestigious research fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and is one of just 33 scholars...
    Posted: April 20, 2016 9:58 AM
  • Honors College Alums part of NSF Gradaute Research Fellows

    Nick Rogers and Abigail Jackson recieved NSF awards
    Six members of the UMBC community, including one current undergraduate and five recent alumni, have received highly competitive National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship...
    Posted: April 20, 2016 9:50 AM
  • Honors College Faculty Fellow reflects on a new exhibition

    Dr. Spitz's review of Hieronymus Bosch's 500th Anniversary
    The Noordbrabants Museum in the Netherlands has opened a new exhibition commemorating artist Hieronymous Bosch’s 500th anniversary. Honors College Professor Ellen Handler Spitz wrote a detailed...
    Posted: April 20, 2016 9:32 AM