In Memoriam

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Remembering Dr. Robert P. Burchard

It is with sorrow that we note the passing of Dr. Robert P. Burchard, professor emeritus of biological sciences. Bob believed in the potential of the young university that he joined during its...

Posted: September 28, 2021, 9:01 AM

Remembering Dr. J. Marvin Cook

On May 13, 2021, J. Marvin Cook, Ph.D., Founder and Director of the Instructional Systems Development graduate program at UMBC, died peacefully with his family by his side at the Charlestown...

Posted: May 26, 2021, 10:52 AM

Remembering Dr. Thomas “Tom” Roth

We are deeply saddened to share that Dr. Thomas “Tom” Roth passed away on Sunday, April 18, at the age of 89. Tom devoted his career to UMBC students for over 25 years, first as a biological...

Posted: April 23, 2021, 4:48 PM

UMBC Mourns the Passing of Alex Rittle, GSA President

Dear UMBC Community, It is with much sadness that we inform the campus that Alex Rittle, President of the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and a Ph.D. candidate in Geography and Environmental...

Posted: December 17, 2020, 5:14 PM

Remembering Dr. William Rothstein

Founding UMBC faculty member

We were deeply saddened this weekend to hear of the passing of William Rothstein, a beloved founding faculty member of UMBC. He was 83. We will remember him as one of the most exemplary professors...

Posted: December 8, 2020, 9:44 AM

Remembering Sharon Doherty-Ritter

It is with deep sadness that we recognize the passing of Sharon Doherty-Ritter, the Director of Management Advisory Services (MAS), on October 12, 2020. Sharon came to UMBC in 2001 as a management...

Posted: October 16, 2020, 4:55 PM

Remembering Maurice Berger

Dear UMBC Community, It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of Dr. Maurice Berger, chief curator and research professor at UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture...

Posted: March 25, 2020, 11:00 AM