Category Archives: Graduate

First Women of the University of Maryland, Baltimore

In March 2020, before UMB entered into mandatory telework due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the HSHSL installed an exhibit called First Women of the University of Maryland, Baltimore. As the title suggests, the exhibit highlighted the first women—first graduates, deans, etc.—of UMB. Unfortunately, the exhibit was installed a mere two weeks before the library shut down and was taken down before the library reopened in the fall; therefore, few people had the opportunity to view the exhibit. This blog post recreates the exhibit’s literature and photographs. Continue reading

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HS/HSL Celebrates Open Access Week with New Scholarly Publishing Videos

In celebration of Open Access Week 2020, the HS/HSL has released a new set of brief videos about various topics related to scholarly publishing. The new videos include: Introduction to Open Access Choosing the Right Journal for Your Research Enhancing … Continue reading

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1920: A look back at the Graduate School 100 Years Ago

In 1920 the University of Maryland Graduate School was only a two-year-old institution (the school was established during the 1918-1919 academic year).  The Graduate School was founded at the Maryland State College of Agriculture in College Park, which merged with the University of Maryland (Baltimore) in 1920 forming two campuses under the UM name.  The Graduate School oversaw all students taking graduate coursework at the University of Maryland and remained at College Park after the merger in 1920.  Continue reading

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