UMBC takes first steps in mandatory Title IX training for all
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UMBC takes first steps in mandatory Title IX training for all

UMBC hosted a mandatory Title IX training on Dec. 6 for 350 responsible employees, who are required to report incidents of sexual misconduct and who were determined to…

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Faculty Senate votes for the removal of physical education requirement

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Faculty Senate votes for the removal of physical education requirement

This article will be updated. The Faculty Senate has voted for the removal of the physical education graduation requirement at a routine meeting on Dec. 11. The decision,…

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The great leap forward

Regardless of all the issues and controversies UMBC has faced this semester, there are many things for students to be objectively optimistic about. Studies and other pieces of…

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Professor’s new book highlights immigration policy and gender
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Professor’s new book highlights immigration policy and gender

Dr. Amy Bhatt, associate professor of gender and women’s studies, recently authored the book “High Tech Housewives: Indian IT Workers, Gendered Labor, and Transmigration.” The book discusses the…

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Trump’s administration brings changes to Title IX protections
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Trump’s administration brings changes to Title IX protections

Title IX is a federal civil rights law passed by president Richard Nixon in 1972 which states, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of…

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Retriever Courage launched as campus demands change
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Retriever Courage launched as campus demands change

In early September, UMBC was faced with a lawsuit alleging that the campus and county police, along with higher-authority officials, mishandled sexual assault allegations. Almost immediately after the…

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