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About mimi2491

I am a first-generation Immigrant from Pakistan and I am a senior at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. I am currently taking classes at the Universities of Shady Grove. My major is History with a minor in Public History. I am passionate about the history field and I particularly focus on history through Global or World History perspective. After obtaining my bachelors, I will be applying for a Masters program in History. My career goal is to either teach history or work in a Museum, where I can use my knowledge of history to better my community.

Celebrating Eid Ul-Adha During Covid-19

From Friday to Sunday, Muslims around the world celebrated a religious holiday called Eid Ul-Adha. It is a holiday that celebrates Abraham’s sacrifice to God and follows the completion of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, at the time of Qurbani (sacrifice). Traditionally, the … Continue reading

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Studying the Art of Byzantine Civilization

Hope everyone is having a wonderful summer break and staying safe in this humid weather. For today’s blog, I will be discussing my summer class by giving my analysis on Byzantine art history. I am taking an online summer course … Continue reading

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Summer Break Continued…..

It is July and we are half way through the summer. I hope everyone is doing well and enjoying the summer heat and their Fourth of July Weekend. I have recently applied for two internship opportunities and they include, the … Continue reading

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Why Study History?

Growing up in the Montgomery County Public Schools, I always had a passion for social studies and reading. I had learned about history from ancient civilizations to European and American History. But one thing that always struck me was the … Continue reading

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Summer Break during Covid-19

Spring semester is finally over and now we have summer to think about and plan for. Some of you maybe taking summer classes, while most of you are thinking about relaxing and planning activities to do during Covid-19. It has … Continue reading

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Preparing for Finals Week During COVID-19

Finals are just around corner and it can be stressful and daunting. But not to worry, I have some tips and recommendation to help with preparing for finals week. Before I delve into discussing some tips and recommendation, its first … Continue reading

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How To Cope During COVID-19

Now that our institutions are physically closed due to the national emergency of the corona-virus pandemic, now more than ever, college student are asked to adjust to new living situations. This situation for anyone is not ideal. What should one … Continue reading

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Universities at Shady Grove Student Council: Who We Are and What We Do

Student Council at the Universities at Shady Grove Did you know that we have an elected student body government at the Universities at Shady Grove? Or maybe you have heard of us but still do not know what we do … Continue reading

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USG Advocacy Day and What to Look Forward to this Week…..

Here’s to the beginning of a new semester and a new year. It has only been two months since we started our Spring 2020 semester and I am already excited and motivated to get a fresh start. I hope you … Continue reading

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Winter Break: My Study Abroad Trip to Denmark

This winter break, I had the privilege to leave the United States and fly across the continent to a small country in Europe called, Denmark. As a student with UMBC, I decided to apply for the study abroad program to … Continue reading

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