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Explore recent College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) news highlights on the COEIT News Archives and UMBC Science & Technology News site.

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  • UMBC celebrates 2020 – 2021 Fulbright recipients

    September 9, 2020 by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque Ten recent UMBC alumni are recipients of 2020 – 2021 Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards, including seven from UMBC’s Class of 2020....
    Posted: September 11, 2020 10:14 AM
  • UMBC is named a Fulbright Top Producing Institution

    February 10, 2020 by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque UMBC is proud to be named a 2019 – 2020 Fulbright Top Producing Institution, an honor granted by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of...
    Posted: February 11, 2020 9:48 AM
  • Third annual UMBC GRIT-X talks held

    highlight thought-provoking ideas, experiences, & discovery
    October 17, 2018 by Sarah Hansen Artists, scientists, and social change agents from across UMBC presented the third annual GRIT-X talks on October 13, sharing their ideas and perspectives...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 10:20 AM
  • Congrats, Class of 2018!

    UMBC celebrates students making history.
    May 14, 2018 by Dinah Winnick UMBC students have rewritten the record books in 2018. With graduation around the corner, and our soon-to-be new Retriever alumni preparing for graduate school,...
    Posted: May 14, 2018 2:29 PM
  • UMBC launches Wisdom Institute

    expand faculty/staff emeritus role in university’s future
    April 20, 2018 by Megan Hanks Dozens of retired faculty and staff gathered in the UMBC Event Center’s Retriever Room earlier this month to celebrate the launch of the Wisdom Institute, created...
    Posted: April 20, 2018 4:10 PM
  • 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
  • UMBC IT leaders honored for supporting student success

    innovative data analytics receive Blackboard Catalyst Award
    July 28, 2017 by  Megan Hanks Three UMBC information technology (IT) leaders have received the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Leading Change in recognition of their work implementing...
    Posted: July 31, 2017 7:47 AM
  • Spring 2017 UMBC Graduate Research Conference

    theme: “diversity across disciplines”
    April 25, 2017 by Sarah Hansen The 2017 Graduate Research Conference (GRC) at UMBC delivered on its theme, “diversity across disciplines,” with research talks, posters, and keynote speakers...
    Posted: April 26, 2017 7:48 AM
  • UMBC faculty celebrate opportunities to expand collaboration

    explore overlapping research and creative interests
    November 8, 2016 by Sarah Hansen “The complex problems we face do not organize themselves neatly into the categories we’re used to,” says Carole McCann, professor and chair of gender and women’s...
    Posted: November 10, 2016 7:43 AM
  • Hrabowski Fund for Innovation awards grants

    Four unique faculty initiatives receive funding
    September 8, 2016 by Megan Hanks Each year, the Hrabowski Fund for Innovation provides funding to faculty initiatives that challenge students to be active in their education and encourage...
    Posted: September 8, 2016 11:39 AM