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  • Alums in the News: The Brothers Dzirasa

    Kafui Dzirasa ’01, M8 and Delali Dzirasa ’04 in the news
    October 19, 2016 in News and Stories for UMBC Alumni Kafui Dzirasa ’01, right, on a panel with President Barack Obama and Atul Gawande at the White House Frontiers Conference. Photo by Tracy...
    Posted: October 19, 2016 7:44 AM
  • HackUMBC inspires students to create technical solutions

    Whirlwind 24-hour hackathon held Oct. 1 and 2
    October 18, 2016 by Megan Hanks Nearly 500 students from UMBC and colleges across the region gathered on campus for HackUMBC 2016, a 24-hour hackathon for students to develop technological...
    Posted: October 18, 2016 2:51 PM
  • 2016 Alumni Awards highlight UMBC alumni and faculty

    October 14, 2016 by Sarah Hansen The UMBC community gathered in the Linehan Concert Hall on October 6 for a moving ceremony to honor the profound impacts and achievements of nine outstanding...
    Posted: October 18, 2016 7:07 AM
  • Alum Kafui Dzirasa MD PhD (ChE'01, M8) panelist w/ POTUS

    Brain sci @ White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh
    October 17, 2016 by Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering UMBC CBEE alumnus and Duke neuroscientist Dr. Kafui Dzirasa (lab website; ChE'01, M8) recently spoke as part of a panel...
    Posted: October 18, 2016 7:02 AM
  • Researchers explore explain new virtual & augmented reality

    October 6, 2016 by Megan Hanks ABC News in Baltimore took an in-depth look at virtual and augmented reality this week, ahead of Sony’s planned launch of a Playstation virtual reality system....
    Posted: October 7, 2016 6:50 AM
  • NSF provides $5 million to UMBC-led LSAMP program

    to support students from underrepresented groups in STEM
    October 5, 2016 by Sarah Hansen UMBC is the lead institution on a $5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that provides additional funds for the University System of Maryland Louis...
    Posted: October 7, 2016 6:47 AM
  • Julie Ross elected to Global Engineering Dean’s Council

    will serve three-year term on Executive Committee
    October 3, 2016 by Megan Hanks Dean Julie Ross of UMBC’s College of Engineering and Information Technology, has been named to the Executive Committee of the Global Engineering Dean’s Council. She...
    Posted: October 4, 2016 8:08 AM
  • Practicing vigilance can protect personal email from hacks

    UMBC cybersecurity expert Rick Forno interview on WHYYY
    September 30, 2016 by Megan Hanks In the past year, dozens of companies have faced cyber attacks and hacks, with the most recently announced attack affecting half a billion Yahoo accounts....
    Posted: October 3, 2016 9:28 AM
  • UMBC signs academic agreement with Tel Aviv University

    collaboration establishes a framework for joint research
    September 30, 2016 by Megan Hanks UMBC and Tel Aviv University signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, to formalize an academic collaboration between the two...
    Posted: October 3, 2016 9:23 AM
  • MPT highlights UMBC’s 50 years of growth and achievement

    Maryland Public Television feature: Education Spotlight
    September 27, 2016 by Megan Hanks In a half-century, UMBC has graduated more than 70,000 people, and the university’s alumni have gone on to rewarding and impactful careers in the arts,...
    Posted: September 28, 2016 7:16 AM