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  • 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
  • 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