Tag Archives: the Universities at Shady Grove

Making History Happen: UMBC @ USG’s Public History Minor

The highlight of my time attending the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s undergraduate program at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) has been completing a minor in Public History. Many people have never heard of public history before, but it … Continue reading

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Presentations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Presentations are pretty nerve-wracking – if not downright terrifying – for most people, but giving a good presentation is a really important skill to have both in academics and in the work place. Continue reading

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Talk it Out

We can all benefit from getting to know ourselves better and think about ways we can enhance our lives. Continue reading

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Gear up for grad school apps!

Since those of us who are undergraduates at the Universities at Shady Grove are within at least a couple years of graduating, a lot of us have the question of what on earth we should do after graduation on our … Continue reading

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Ask a profess(or)ional.

Professors can be great mentors. Of course, you won’t like every one you have, but if you enjoy a certain professor’s class or find them very approachable, it’s definitely worth it to forge a relationship with him or her. Continue reading

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Stress: It’s Just Not Worth It!

If you’re starting to feel burnt out and overwhelmed by the coming semester, maybe it’s time for you to take a step back and evaluate what’s on your plate. Continue reading

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Career Counseling #ForTheWin

One absolutely incredible (and did I mention free!!!) service available to any student taking classes at the Universities at Shady Grove is career counseling, a set of two or more conferences with a professional on-campus psychologist designed to help you find … Continue reading

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Culture of Care

To say this week has been stressful for most people would be an understatement. This election has been extremely divisive, particularly in recent weeks, and I know that has left a lot of people across the political spectrum feeling understandably … Continue reading

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Geese Around the Grove

One of the first things I noticed on campus was this quirky yield sign near the Shady Grove Road entrance. But it wasn’t long before I found myself sitting in my car on the way to class, stopped in the … Continue reading

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#Winning at Job Fairs

On October 11, USG is having an on-campus job and internship fair for humanities and social science careers. This is an awesome chance to find out about potential jobs in your field of study and talk to people who work … Continue reading

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