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  • 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
  • STEM teaching, mentorship, and collaboration in South Korea

    UMBC grad students participate in 2016 Global Student Forum
    December 13, 2016 by Sarah Hansen A UMBC delegation of Ph.D. students and their mentors traveled to Seoul, South Korea in early November to discuss with international colleagues how engineering...
    Posted: December 15, 2016 9:56 PM
  • Hour of Code: Baltimore youth get intro to computing careers

    UMBC students & hands-on Lakeland Elementary/Middle School
    December 13, 2016 by Megan Hanks At one table, thirteen Lakeland Elementary/Middle School students from Baltimore used tablets to create patterns of colorful shapes through code. At another...
    Posted: December 13, 2016 2:55 PM
  • Cybersecurity instructor selected for prestigious program

    selected for Brookings Legis Congressional Fellows Program
    December 6, 2016 by Megan Hanks Diana Parr, adjunct instructor for the Cybersecurity Graduate Program, has been selected to participate in the highly competitive Brookings Legis Congressional...
    Posted: December 8, 2016 8:35 AM
  • Stacy Branham offers tips to more deeply connect with family

    Holiday season can offer important in-person opportunities
    December 5, 2016 by Megan Hanks The winter holiday season can offer important in-person opportunities to strengthen relationships and deepen communication with family and friends, says Stacy...
    Posted: December 5, 2016 4:00 PM
  • Cyber Monday will soon be biggest shopping day of the year

    predicts e-commerce expert Ant Ozok
    December 2, 2016 by Megan Hanks When Cyber Monday was created in 2005, retailers wanted to target workers who were in their offices, in front of computers, and possibly “could be enticed by a few...
    Posted: December 2, 2016 3:25 PM
  • BUILD Training Program: Unique introduction to lab research

    Students discover and name new viruses
    November 23, 2016 by Sarah Hansen It’s the middle of August, and a group of rising UMBC sophomores enters the classroom with anticipation. “Once everyone walks into the lab, you start hearing...
    Posted: November 29, 2016 7:27 AM
  • Fresh Ideas Win 2016 Idea Competition

    Students pitched innovative ideas at annual Idea Comp
    November 21, 2016 by The Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship The Sports Zone was packed Thursday night, November 17, for the 7th annual UMBC Idea Competition. Seven ideas were pitched to a...
    Posted: November 22, 2016 10:45 AM
  • Baltimore City elementary school students visit UMBC

    learn about college opportunities
    November 14, 2016 by Megan Hanks Prospective students tour UMBC on a daily basis, rain or shine, but last week saw a particularly special visit from around 80 fifth graders from Armistead...
    Posted: November 17, 2016 7:01 AM