Featured Stories

  • Bahá'í Chair Lecture Explores 19th Century Persia through Fiction

    The Bahá'í Chair hosts author Dr. Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, who will present “Persian Women and Other Lies: Story-Telling as Historical Retrieval.” Join us at 7 p.m. April 2 in Biosciences Research Building 1101.

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  • New Course at UMD: The Psychology of Getting Hired

    The Psychology of Getting Hired (PSYC123 at University of Maryland) was the idea of a psychology faculty member and grew into a partnership between the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the University Career Center & President’s Promise.

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  • BSOS Students, Alumni Win Prestigious NSF GRFP Awards

    The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences congratulates its alumni and students who were recently named as National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) awardees and honorable mention awardees.

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  • Bahá'í Chair Lecture Highlights Women Writers in Iranian Society

    The Bahá'í Chair for World Peace proudly presented “Iranian Women Writers: A Moderating and Modernizing Force” with Dr. Farzaneh Milani, Raymond J. Nelson Professor of the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures and Director of Studies in Women and Gender of the University of Virginia.

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  • PSYC Major Awarded Fulbright Grant

    The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences congratulates Lindsey Benjamin—a Psychology major minoring in Spanish Language and Culture, who will graduate this spring—on receiving a Fulbright grant to teach at a secondary school in Madrid, Spain next year.

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  • Dr. Sharon Harley Honored as Exceptional Historian

    The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences congratulates Dr. Sharon Harley, an associate professor in the Department of African American Studies, who will soon be honored by Michigan State University as one of the top historians in the field of Black Women's History in the United States.

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  • UMD Analysis of Satellite Data Shows Felling of Tropical Trees has Soared, Not Slowed

    GEOG researchers use Landsat imaging to provide most accurate record of loss to date.

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  • UMD Researchers Find Stress of Living in U.S. Negatively Impacts Black Immigrants' Health

    Dr. Gniesha Dinwiddie and coauthor conclude that while foreign-born Blacks have a health advantage compared to U.S.-born Blacks, this advantage dissipates due to overexposure to stress that “gets under the skin,” causing physiologic dysregulation which makes individuals more susceptible to disease.

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  • UMD Researcher Shows China’s Economic Growth Diminishing its Water Supply

    University of Maryland Professor of Geographical Sciences Klaus Hubacek and a team of international researchers have published new findings outlining the alarming future of China’s water supply, as the country’s booming economy and human activities continue to...

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