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  • 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
  • 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