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  • UMBC again named one of nation’s top public universities

    in Business First 2017 ranking
    April 4, 2017 by Dinah Winnick UMBC is featured in Business First’s new 2017 list of top public colleges and universities in the United States, jumping up 10 spots from 2016. The university...
    Posted: April 5, 2017 7:07 AM
  • First-ever Grand Challenge Symposium

    focuses on value of interdisciplinary collaboration
    April 4, 2017 by Megan Hanks The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) hosted its inaugural symposium in February, featuring lightning talks by faculty who described their research in...
    Posted: April 4, 2017 10:38 AM
  • UMBC adds spark to Light City Baltimore

    March 29, 2017 by Tom Moore With art, ideas, and entertainment, UMBC will add spark to the second annual Light City Baltimore festival, running from March 31 through April 8 in the Inner...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 2:18 PM
  • Lee Blaney receives NSF CAREER Award

    will advance research on contaminants in urban streams
    March 28, 2017 by Megan Hanks Lee Blaney, assistant professor of chemical, biochemical and environmental engineering, has received a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science...
    Posted: March 28, 2017 1:24 PM
  • Wikileaks hack highlights importance of cyberdefense basics

    March 24, 2017 by Megan Hanks The Central Intelligence Agency’s latest leak is the most recent major hack exposing information that could possibly compromise national security. In The...
    Posted: March 24, 2017 11:40 AM
  • UMBC hosts FIRST LEGO League state championship tournament

    March 15, 2017 by Megan Hanks More than 500 kids, ages 9-14, on 72 teams gathered at UMBC on Saturday, February 25 to participate in the Maryland State FIRST LEGO League Championship...
    Posted: March 16, 2017 1:32 PM
  • UMBC Engineers Week celebrates contributions of engineers

    to society and highlights career paths
    March 8, 2017 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s third annual Engineers Week brought the campus community and corporate partners together for a celebration of the ways engineers contribute to society and...
    Posted: March 8, 2017 2:13 PM
  • Pulse Finder game to teach local kids about heart health

    game developed by UMBC students
    February 23, 2017 by Sarah Hansen A team of UMBC students is on a mission to improve cardiovascular health education for kids. Maniraj Jeyaraju ’17, interdisciplinary studies, and Henry Wu ’17,...
    Posted: February 24, 2017 6:54 AM
  • Josiah Dykstra ('13 CompSci) for work tackling cybercrime

    Presidential Early Career Award in Science Engineering
    February 16, 2017 by Megan Hanks Josiah Dykstra, Ph.D. ‘13, computer science, has received the prominent Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering (PECASE) for his work on...
    Posted: February 17, 2017 8:09 AM
  • UMBC’s Cyber Scholars program stands out as a national model

    new article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    February 3, 2017 by Megan Hanks At a time when just 12 percent of information security analysts are black, Hispanic or Asian, and only 20 percent of information security analysts are women,...
    Posted: February 6, 2017 9:00 AM