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  • Listen to Prof. Anne Rubin

    The Journal of American history now interviews the writers of important books - to listen to Dr. Rubin's podcast, click on the website below!
    Posted: December 12, 2014 12:46 PM
  • Our Public History MA program in the News!

     The UMBC Magazine asked Max Cole to write a feature on the Public History track in the Historical Studies MA at UMBC.  Max did a great job writing about our program, some of our awesome alums,...
    Posted: December 7, 2014 4:19 PM
  • Prof. Kate Brown's book one of ten best in UK Physics world

    Prof. Kate Brown's book, Plutopia, was named on one of the ten best physics books by the UK Physicsworld, the journal of the British physics society. The ultimate winner will be announced in...
    Posted: December 4, 2014 5:55 PM
  • Prof. Terry Bouton wins CAHSS Research fellowship

    to write about how foreigners influenced the Constitution
    Prof. Terry Bouton has been been named a CAHSS Research Fellow for 2015-16. He will take up the fellowship in fall 2015, following his sabbatical this coming spring, to write his book, “Foreign...
    Posted: November 24, 2014 3:18 PM
  • Prof. Derek Musgrove in the New York Times

    Prof. Derek Musgrove, hard at work to finish his book on race relations in the nation's capital, is regularly called by reporters for his views on DC politics.  This time, we find him quoted not...
    Posted: October 30, 2014 3:39 PM
  • Prof. Kate Brown wins the AHA's 2014 Albert J. Beveridge prize

    Dr. Brown's book *Plutopia* won its sixth prize, the prestigious Albert J. Beveridge Award from the American Historical Association. The prize is awarded for the best book in English on the...
    Posted: October 27, 2014 1:48 PM
  • Prof. Derek Musgrove on NPR!

    Prof. Musgrove nails gentrification
    On Friday, September 26, WAMU, the NPR affiliate in Washington, D.C., aired a discussion on the history of gentrification and political representation in the nation’s capital. The segment ran...
    Posted: October 13, 2014 12:49 PM
  • History Major Jen Wechtel on research

    Undergrad rescues forgotten Jews
    History major Jen Wechtel won a URA (Undergraduate Research Award) to do research in Jewish history.  Watch this video of Jen doing her research and working as an intern in the UMBC special...
    Posted: October 8, 2014 12:53 PM
  • Dr. Rubin wins a Hrabowski Innovation Grant

    Announcing our spring 2014 grants from the Hrabowski Fund for Innovation We are proud to announce the spring 2014 projects selected to receive funding from the Hrabowski Fund for Innovation....
    Posted: September 12, 2014 6:00 PM
  • Dr. Meringolo explains herself!

    Nice interview with Prof. Denise Meringolo about what moves her, in her work and at UMBC.
    Posted: September 12, 2014 5:57 PM