Featured Stories

  • Earth Day
    BSOS Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainability Plan

    The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences proudly celebrates Earth Day, April 22, by launching its first Sustainability Plan. The BSOS Sustainability Plan complements the University’s Climate Action Plan to help the University of Maryland become a national model of a green university. It is the first plan of its kind at the college level at UMD, and was designed to serve as a guide for...

  • ANTH Celebrates 40th Anniversary, 1st Endowed Chair

    For decades, the Department of Anthropology has taken pride in being a small department with a global impact. Faculty, staff, students and alumni reunited on April 4 to celebrate Anthropology’s 40th anniversary at a special event in McKeldin Library. View...

  • GVPT Grad Student Conducts War-Zone Survey in Syria

    Data Offers Civilian, Rebel Views on Peace, Western Intervention and the Future

  • Group Processes Lab Creates Unique Research Opportunities for Students

    The Department of Sociology’s Group Processes Laboratory conducts social science experiments conceptualized, designed and carried out by undergraduate and graduate students working closely with faculty members. These students and faculty also study and publish the resulting data to share the findings with the academic community and the public.

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    10 BSOS Programs Ranked in the Nation’s Top 40 by U.S. News

    The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is the proud home of 10 programs and areas of specialty ranked among the top 40 in the nation in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools. Once again, the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice's graduate program is ranked #1.

    The Department of Sociology’s sex and gender specialty is ranked #...

  • HRC and Jon Allen
    Washington Insider: Journalist Jonathan Allen, BA ’98

    As a White House reporter for Bloomberg and the former White House bureau chief for Politico, Jonathan Allen, BA (GVPT) ’98, knows Washington inside and out. Allen—who is poised to cover the 2016 presidential campaign—recently published HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton with coauthor Amie Parnes. The book has quickly become required reading inside and...

Profiles Showcase

  • Chef Huda Mu’min, SOCY '05
  • Charmaine Wilson-Jones, GVPT major
  • Thomas Manger, CCJS '76
  • Paige Haley, CCJS '13



Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremonies