Browse Exhibits (31 total)

Communications Photography 2019

Communications Photography

Students from Prossor Coleman's Communications 398N class took photos while applying techniques learned in Fall 2019.

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USG Throughout the Years

Highlights at Universities at Shady Grove during 2000-2016

The Helping Pioneers

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Social work is a career that is rewarding yet challenging. Social workers contribute to the society by helping people overcome difficulties and improve their lives. Social work pioneers are social workers who have explored new territories and built outposts for human services on many frontiers around the globe. Some of these pioneers are well known while others are less famous outside the field of social work and the region where they live and work. However, each one of them has made an important contribution to the social work profession and to social policies through service, teaching, writing, research, program development, administration, or legislation. This exhibit highlights the actions/contributions of prominent (or influential) individual social workers from various countries spanning across six continents.

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Communications Photography Spring 2018

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Students from the University of Maryland's COMM398J take photographs using techniques learned throughout the semester.

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Diversity Beyond the Dictionary: An Interactive Exhibit

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The Diversity and Culture Committee at The Universities at
Shady Grove works to promote a positive institutional culture
that appreciates diversity, enriches the educational experience
of students and supports a healthy workplace environment and
promotes personal growth.
As a way to recognize diversity we have listed some
diversity-related terms and their Oxford dictionary definitions.
Please, engage the community by participating in this
interactive exhibit. Write your own understanding of what
these words mean to you. Pens are hanging on each poster for
you to participate.
Since creating a safe learning environment is a priority for USG,
we encourage all members of the USG Community to utilize the
USG Center for Counseling and Consultation at 301-738-6273
for assistance or referral in case needed.

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Celebrations Across Nations

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Holidays across the world whether religious or cultural
are celebrated with rich customs and various traditions.
Taking a look at the ways in which different cultures
celebrate their holidays allows us to learn about what is
important to them and gives us a glimpse of their culture
and practices.

This exhibit explores eighteen holidays that represent
and are celebrated by diverse religions as well as
cultures that span beyond borders. While this exhibit
covers only a fraction of the festivities that exist and
occur around the world, it aims to initiate an acceptance,
interest, learning and appreciation for diversity.

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Communications Photography Fall 2017


Students from the University of Maryland's COMM 398N take photographs using techniques learned throughout the semester.

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University of Baltimore Storyboards


University of Baltimore’s (UB) Simulation and Digital Entertainment Program students produced an interactive exhibit featuring storyboards and video shorts.

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Multicultural Themes in the Juvenile Collection

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The multicultural themes in the juvenile collection at the Priddy Library represent some of the most common experiences of new arrivals in our communities. The themes are universal regardless of background or cultural identity of children, young people and their families.

The exhibit is in celebration of Multicultural Children’s Book Day which is January 27, 2017. Its purpose is to raise awareness of diversity in children’s literature since only 10% of children’s books published have diversity content. All children should see themselves in the pages of a book.

The Juvenile Collection at the Priddy Library of the Universities at Shady Grove is endowed in the memory Molly Counihan by members of the Eugene Counihan family. Molly Counihan was an Education Studies student at Towson University in Education when she passed away.

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Women on the Money

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In this exhibit, we present a representation of the diversity and regularity of women as the face on a unit of currency in their respective countries. Women on the countries’ national currency signifies a progressive step toward gender equality and highlights the vital roles that women play in making the world a better place.

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