Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman and Olusayo Adeleye, UMBC Economics students, co-create 1st U.S. conference for Black women economists.
ChrisCurran, public policy, published new research that suggests the term "zero tolerance" is often misunderstood. Just what are 'zero tolerance' policies - and are they still common in America's schools? (My San Antonio)
Taylor Darden, doctoral student, community psychology, discusses the social determinants of high rates of pregnancy-related deaths for Black women.
The Public Health Crisis of the Maternal Mortality Rate (Psychology Today)
Tim Gindling (Economics) received praise for his work with the Baltimore City Public Schools counting students in poverty in the school district.
Ruken Isik, doctoral student, language, literacy, and culture, explains the issues raised when the United Kingdom stripped ISIS wives of citizenship.
Ex-wives ISIS: Caliphate is over, take us back home! (Rudaw)
Bryan Kelly '92, economics, was named chair of the board of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health. Bryan E. Kelly, James Harkins, Franklin Hajek and Richard Streett Jr. | UM UCH (The Daily Record)
Derek Musgrove, history, comments on the changing reasons why black people have been moving to Prince George’s county from DC over the last 50-plus years.
Prince George’s place in the black migration (The Washington Informer)
Joe Sherburne ’18, financial economics, was named the Academic All-American of the Year, in addition to America East honors. UMBC men's basketball captain Joe Sherburne named Academic All-American of the Year (Baltimore Sun)
John Rennie Short, public policy, writes about how an increase in foot and bike traffic in cities, while a good idea in the long run, is causing problems in the short and medium term.
Why cities are becoming more dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians (The Conversation)
Jonathan Singer (Education) supports South Korean science teachers through Howard County partnership.
Chris Swan, geography and environmental systems, comments on how well native plants can thrive in urban environments.
The orchid whisperers: Rare blooms find an urban perch (Christian Science Monitor andEpeak News)
Former state, Obama administration official tapped to become top Baltimore Co. official (WBAL)