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  • U.S. voting machines need to be updated regularly

    UMBC cybersecurity expert advises during recent segment
    September 26, 2016 by Megan Hanks In recent months, as the U.S. presidential election has approached, concerns over email hacks and the security of voting systems have frequently appeared in the...
    Posted: September 27, 2016 7:34 AM
  • Alumni Awards: Dr. Vince Calhoun, '02 Electrical Engineering

    2016 Awards Ceremondy to be held October 6th
    September 23, 2016 by News and Stories for UMBC Alumni  In the weeks leading up to the 2016 Alumni Awards Ceremony, we’ll be profiling each honoree in detail here on the blog. This year’s...
    Posted: September 26, 2016 7:14 AM
  • Founders Day celebrates 50 years of inclusive excellence

    September 21, 2016 by Max Cole On September 19, 1966, the first students began classes at UMBC. Fifty years later to the day, the UMBC community gathered for a special Founders Day celebration...
    Posted: September 23, 2016 9:47 AM
  • Thousands gather at UMBC for 50th anniversary celebration

    September 20, 2016 by Dinah Winnick Thousands of Retrievers came together as a community on Saturday night—alumni, faculty, staff, and students from all five decades of UMBC history—to...
    Posted: September 23, 2016 9:45 AM
  • GRIT-X talks showcase groundbreaking research & achievements

    September 22, 2016 by Max Cole Some of UMBC’s most fascinating research and achievements were shared through an exciting “GRIT-X’ format during the university’s 50th anniversary celebration on...
    Posted: September 23, 2016 8:02 AM
  • UMBC recognized as one of the world’s top universities

    Times Higher Education (THE) 2016-2017 again rank UMBC
    September 21, 2016 by Dinah Winnick Times Higher Education (THE) has named UMBC one of world’s top universities for 2016-17, marking UMBC’s fifth consecutive year on the prestigious...
    Posted: September 22, 2016 2:22 PM
  • UMBC and Portuguese Naval Academy launch partnership

    partnership will promote academic and cultural exchange
    September 15, 2016 by Sarah Hansen A delegation from Portugal visited UMBC earlier this month to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining plans to develop collaborative exchange...
    Posted: September 15, 2016 11:06 AM
  • New UMBC partnership will increase STEM opportunities

    UMBC and the Howard County Public School System partnership
    September 14, 2016 by Megan Hanks A new partnership between UMBC and the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will increase opportunities for HCPSS students in STEM, with a focus on...
    Posted: September 15, 2016 9:11 AM
  • U.S. News has again affirmed UMBC's continued standing

    Recognized as a national leader in innovation and teaching
    September 13, 2016 by Dinah Winnick Just days ahead of UMBC’s 50th anniversary celebration, U.S. News & World Report has again affirmed the university’s continued standing as one of the...
    Posted: September 13, 2016 9:14 AM
  • MARC U*STAR program celebrates 100th alumnus to earn a Ph.D.

    September 9, 2016 by Sarah Hansen Lasse Lindahl’s goal for the MARC U*STAR Scholars program is to “light the fire in the belly so students are hooked on science.” Lindahl, director of the MARC...
    Posted: September 12, 2016 12:38 PM