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  • Securing president’s smartphone and avoiding “cyber-fatigue"

    Cybersecurity experts weigh in
    January 30, 2017 by Megan Hanks With a new administration in the White House, securing the president’s smartphone is a national security priority, but exactly what steps are taken to secure the...
    Posted: January 31, 2017 11:18 AM
  • AAMC highlights UMBC’s national model

    to support minority student success in med school
    January 26, 2017 by Sarah Hansen The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) has published a new article by UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski and Peter Henderson, senior advisor to the...
    Posted: January 30, 2017 8:59 AM
  • UMBC celebrates launch of Hill-Lopes Scholars Program

    focused on supporting women in STEM
    January 26, 2017 by Sarah Hansen Barbara Hill and Ancelmo Lopes were drawn to UMBC by the university’s commitment to providing holistic support for students from all backgrounds. On January 13,...
    Posted: January 27, 2017 11:19 AM
  • US News ranks UMBC online MS degree in information systems

    ranked among top 20 in the nation
    January 10, 2017 by Megan Hanks In new online degree rankings announced January 10, 2017, U.S. News has again recognized online master’s degree in information systems among the top 20 in the...
    Posted: January 10, 2017 10:28 AM
  • Govind Rao receives 2017 Pioneer Award

    for technologies that empower patients and save lives
    January 9, 2017 by Megan Hanks Connected World has named Govind Rao, director of the Center for Advanced Sensor Technology (CAST) and professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental...
    Posted: January 10, 2017 10:24 AM
  • UMBC’s Top 12 Highlights of 2016

    January 4, 2017 by Dinah Winnick UMBC celebrated a banner year in 2016. In thousands of ways, big and small, this golden anniversary has been full of moments to remember for the university...
    Posted: January 9, 2017 2:23 PM
  • UMBC places 7th at Pan-Am Team Chess Championship

    December 31, 2016 by Megan Hanks UMBC Chess finished seventh overall at the 2016 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, December 27 – 30. The UMBC...
    Posted: January 3, 2017 8:22 AM
  • 2016 winter commencement ceremonies

    UMBC celebrates over 1,200 new alumni
    December 22, 2016 by Dinah Winnick The UMBC community gathered to celebrate the hard work, perseverance, and achievement of more than 1,200 new alumni at the Winter 2016 Graduate and...
    Posted: December 22, 2016 3:42 PM
  • Students solve local brewery’s production challenges

    Engineering capstone project works with real companies
    December 20, 2016 by Megan Hanks Faced with production line problems costing potentially thousands of dollars each week, a local brewery turned to a fresh source of technical knowledge from...
    Posted: December 22, 2016 3:35 PM
  • UMBC named a “Best Value College” eight years in a row

    recognized for strong academics and affordability
    December 19, 2016 by Dinah Winnick For the eighth consecutive year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named UMBC a Best Value College, featuring UMBC on both its “top 100” public universities list...
    Posted: December 19, 2016 3:39 PM