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  • COEIT faculty share expertise to protect from cyber attacks

    help people protect themselves from fraud and hacks
    November 14, 2017 by Megan Hanks UMBC faculty who focus on cybersecurity are sharing their expertise in articles across the web to help people protect themselves from fraud and hacks. One...
    Posted: November 16, 2017 11:08 AM
  • UMBC upgrades High Performance Computing Facility

    NSF grant expands possibilities for data-intensive research
    November 3, 2017 by Megan Hanks The National Science Foundation recently awarded UMBC a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award totaling more than $550,000 to expand the university’s High...
    Posted: November 6, 2017 2:24 PM
  • The Big Build: UMBC Magazine article

    a look at the mechanical engineering capstone design course
    October 2017 by Megan Hanks In the real world, the more projects and problems an engineer works on, the better they get at coming up with solutions that actually work. That’s why, during the...
    Posted: November 2, 2017 3:30 PM
  • Erin Lavik to create “living model of the human retina”

    funding received from National Eye Institute
    October 25, 2017 by Megan Hanks More than 200 million people around the world have visual impairments, making retinal research crucial to the development of more effective treatment plans. To...
    Posted: October 25, 2017 10:51 AM
  • UMBC named as one of the world’s top universities

    Center for World University Rankings for 2017 released
    October 24, 2017 by Kait McCaffrey The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) named UMBC as one of the top universities in the world according to their 2017 report released last week....
    Posted: October 25, 2017 7:43 AM
  • UMBC faculty awarded NSF grant to shrink tumors

    grant to develop approach using heat and nanoparticles
    October 18, 2017 by  Megan Hanks The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded funding to a group of UMBC faculty in two Colleges to study how applying heat to drug-carrying nanoparticles...
    Posted: October 19, 2017 9:26 AM
  • GRIT-X talks showcase outstanding faculty and alumni

    share experiences “from outer space to inner space”
    October 18, 2017 by Sarah Hansen Nine distinguished faculty and alumni shared their stories at GRIT-X, a TED talk-style event during UMBC’s Homecoming. Karl Steiner, UMBC vice president for...
    Posted: October 18, 2017 1:35 PM
  • 2017 Alumni Awards celebrates UMBC alumni and faculty

    impressive contributions across Colleges and disciplines
    October 12, 2017 by Megan Hanks The UMBC community gathered for the 2017 UMBC Alumni Awards on October 5 in the Linehan Concert Hall to celebrate individuals who have made impressive...
    Posted: October 12, 2017 3:28 PM
  • UMBC participates in national study on Ph.D. career pathways

    October 4, 2017 by  Sarah Hansen UMBC is one of 29 universities nationwide joining forces to better serve Ph.D. students by examining the broad range of pathways they take from graduate school...
    Posted: October 5, 2017 7:12 AM
  • Retrievers gear up for action-packed UMBC Homecoming

    events for whole UMBC community scheduled Oct 5 thru Oct 14
    October 3, 2017 by Dinah Winnick With black and gold streamers flying across campus and pathways covered in paw prints, UMBC is busy preparing for an action-packed Homecoming 2017. Running...
    Posted: October 3, 2017 4:04 PM