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  • MIPAR welcomes new Interim Director, Anne Brodsky

    UMBC also celebrates Anne Brodsky‘s new appointment as interim director of MIPAR and special assistant to the dean for social sciences. “I’m excited to join the wonderful MIPAR staff, help...
    Posted: August 18, 2017 8:57 AM
  • School of Public Policy welcomes new Director, Susan Sterett

    Susan Sterett, the new director of the School of Public Policy, comes to UMBC after serving three years as a professor in the Center for Public Administration and Policy and director of the...
    Posted: August 17, 2017 10:18 AM
  • Social Sciences Forum Fall 2017

    Free Social Sciences Lecture Series on campus
    Attached is the information flier for the UMBC Social Sciences Form series for fall 2017.  The full details of guest speakers, topics, times, and locations are on this flier.  These are  free...
    Posted: August 3, 2017 1:47 PM
  • In Memoriam: Julia Blanche Anderson

    Julie Blanche Anderson, PhD 1995
    In Memoriam: Julia Blanche Anderson, 1951-2017 Filed in In Memoriam on July 14, 2017 (Journal of Blacks in Higher Education) Julia B. Anderson, the founding director of the Institute for...
    Posted: August 1, 2017 11:08 AM
  • David B. Muhlhausen, PhD 2004 - Justice Dept. appointment

    David Muhlausen to be appointed Director, Dept. of Justice
    David B. Muhlhausen, PhD 2004, UMBC, to be Director of the National Institute of Justice, Department of Justice.  Dr. Muhlhausen, a research fellow in empirical policy analysis at the Heritage...
    Posted: August 1, 2017 10:59 AM
  • Steve Sharkey named 2017 Daily Record VIP

    Congratulations to MPP alum Steve Sharkey
    Steve Sharkey, MPP 2006 Director, Baltimore City Department of General Services has been named a winner of the Daily Record 2017 VIP List - Very Important Professionals Successful by 40 awards...
    Posted: August 1, 2017 10:41 AM
  • Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD '06 - Outstanding Alumni of the Year

    Sylvia Trent-Adams chosen for alumni award
    Outstanding 2017 Alumnus of the Year -- Social and Behavioral Sciences* Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, Ph.D. '06, Public Policy The award ceremony will be October 5 , 2017. On April 21,...
    Posted: August 1, 2017 10:39 AM
  • New Education Policy Analysis course

    Jane Lincove to teach new Education Policy Analysis course
    PUBL 610 -03 Special Topic:  Education Policy Analysis Fall 2017 Mondays, 4:30--7:00 p.m. Instructor: Jane Arnold Lincove, Assoc. Prof. School of Public Policy Course Description: In the US...
    Posted: July 5, 2017 10:38 AM
  • Alumnus James P. Howard, II shared good news

    PhD Alumnus has Computational Methods book published
    James P. Howard, II, PhD 2014, has announced that his new book, Computational Methods for Numerical Analysis with R, was published by Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, June 2017. It's an introduction...
    Posted: June 22, 2017 10:52 AM
  • Dr. F. Chris Curran principal investigator on NIJ grant

    Examining the role of law enforcement in schools
    A recently received grant of approximately $620 thousand dollars from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will fund innovative work examining the role of law enforcement in schools by...
    Posted: May 30, 2017 11:44 AM