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  • Call for Faculty Working Groups

    The Center for Social Science Scholarship invites applications for Faculty Working Groups to promote intellectual exchange in the social sciences and across campus. These collaborative scholarly...
    Posted: April 22, 2019 10:09 AM
  • Evan Avila Wins Prestigious Truman Scholarship!

    Congratulations to Evan Avila (Economics, Political Science, 2020), winner of the prestigious Truman Scholarship for 2019!   Established in 1975, the Truman Foundation is the nation’s official...
    Posted: April 11, 2019 4:57 PM
  • Funding Opportunities

    for Social Science Faculty & Graduate Students
    Please see below for a curated list of upcoming funding opportunities. The Center for Social Science Scholarship and the Maryland Institute for Policy, Analysis, and Research (MIPAR) assist...
    Posted: April 11, 2019 1:25 PM
  • Of Note: Social Science Faculty, Students, and Alumns

    Congratulations to the following faculty, students, and alumni for their recent accomplishments! John Borrero, Psychology, will be represented #UMBC for an invited address at the Heartland...
    Posted: April 10, 2019 11:43 AM
  • Congratulations to Susan Sterett!

    Congratulations to Susan Sterett for her recent award from the National Science Foundation. Professor Sterett intends to use the award to hold  a workshop to be held at the beginning of the 2019...
    Posted: April 9, 2019 3:18 PM
  • SSF 3/26 CANCELLED

    Dear colleagues, Due to illness, Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa is unfortunately unable to give the March 26th Social Sciences Forum lecture as scheduled.  We regret any inconvenience this cancellation...
    Posted: March 25, 2019 9:50 AM
  • License Update Information for UMBC Stata Users

    License Update Information for UMBC Stata Users Stata Users: Please see the link to the "STATA Wiki" on UMBC's Software download page: https://wiki.umbc.edu/display/faq/Stata. As you will see on...
    Posted: March 14, 2019 2:12 PM
  • Funding Opportunities

    for Social Science Faculty & Graduate Students
    Please see below for a curated list of upcoming funding opportunities. The Center for Social Science Scholarship and the Maryland Institute for Policy, Analysis, and Research (MIPAR) assist...
    Posted: March 14, 2019 12:05 PM
  • Of Note: Social Science Faculty, Students, and Alumns

    Congratulations to the following faculty, students, and alum
    Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman and Olusayo Adeleye, UMBC Economics students, co-create 1st U.S. conference for Black women economists. ChrisCurran, public policy, published new research that suggests...
    Posted: March 13, 2019 12:06 PM
  • Grand Challenge Scholars Program

    Calling All Undergraduate Social Scientists!
    UMBC’s Grand Challenge Scholars Program is designed for students from all majors who are interested in solving important societal problems. The program fosters a vibrant interdisciplinary...
    Posted: March 13, 2019 11:50 AM