What does it mean to have equitable transportation design? How do we make sure our public transportation systems meet the needs of people across race, gender, class, and ability lines? Join Dr. Celeste Chavis as she shares her research and her experiences on Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s Transportation and Infrastructure Transition Team.
Liz Patton explores how the ongoing pandemic has reimagined work-life balance and the history of working from home throughout the 20th century.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental, social, and economic well-being of our communities. But even in times of crisis, art has the power to unite and connect us. Learn how public art can collectively reimagine and adapt public spaces to best reflect and meet peoples’ personal and public health needs.
UMBC graduate Gabriel Duran will share how his experience and research at UMBC influenced his STEM career path. He will share stories about his student journey and offer helpful advice on how to successfully navigate the undergraduate student experience.
Join Special Collections staff along with CoLab project participants Kate Drabinski, Avnee Sharma, and Gabe Brunal to learn about the Radical Literature collection, how it came to be at UMBC, and how researchers can use it to study the past--and the future.
Join Sally Scott and Joby Taylor for a shared discussion: What would you Reimagine for our Baltimore?
LGBTQ+ history is a growing field, but in many cases, researchers must build their own archives because our stories have not been preserved in traditional ways. Join Dr. Kate Drabinski and UMBC student contributors to learn about the new LGBTQ+ Oral History project she has started with students, to be archived at UMBC's Special Collections.
The waters of the Chesapeake Bay teem with microscopic organisms—swimming single-celled plankton known as dinoflagellates. But how can we peer into the depths to see them?
The current biodiversity crisis is often depicted as a struggle to preserve untouched habitats, but global land use history confirms that empowering Indigenous peoples and local communities is critical to conserve biodiversity across the planet.
Find out how this narrative-based research and digital story-telling program promotes interdisciplinary learning, develops valuable collaboration skills, and creates meaningful final products for the campus and greater Baltimore community.
Join Dr. Jessica Floyd to learn about erotic song from the repertoire of famed chantey singer Stan Hugill.
In this presentation, Courtney Hobson will share her experiences working on these projects, which collect oral histories of descendants and work with them at the site, as well as the benefits and challenges of collaborating with descendant communities.