G. Derek Musgrove will discuss his newest project, the Black Power in Washington, DC website. This online storytelling site invites visitors to explore histories of Black Power through text and photographs while interacting with maps that allow visitors to remain rooted in the space of the city itself.
Join Dr. Kate Drabinski for a video tour of what Baltimoreans and the UMBC community are doing to combat the issue of food insecurity and make sure we all have plenty to eat.
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 voices of youth in Baltimore ring loudly and clearly, especially through their writing, poetry, media-making, and more. Join Dr. Kate Drabinski for a video tour of Baltimore's thriving youth literary movement and discover how the power of words can change our worlds.
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.
In August 1885, Baltimore became the first city in the United States to have a commercially operated electric streetcar. Join Dr. Kate Drabinski to learn about the history of Baltimore's streetcar, bus, subway, and light rail systems and the politics and economics of moving people around the city.