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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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  • Unique research experiences open doors: UMBC’s Class of 2020

    May 18, 2020 by Megan Hanks Danilo Symonette, Robin Bailey, and Hye-Jin Park are earning their UMBC degrees this month having researched in top labs and being invited to present their...
    Posted: May 18, 2020 1:42 PM
  • UMBC receives a research training focused on STEM leadership

    April 29, 2020 by Sarah Hansen Since it launched at UMBC in 1997, the MARC U*STAR Program has connected nearly 500 hundred UMBC students with research opportunities and invaluable support....
    Posted: April 29, 2020 1:32 PM
  • Naomi Mburu to pursue engineering Ph.D. at Oxford

    UMBC’s first Rhodes Scholar,
    February 15, 2018 by Megan Hanks Naomi Mburu B.S., Chemical Engineering Summa Cum Laude Hometown: Ellicott City, Maryland Plans: Ph.D., University of Oxford As a scientist interested in...
    Posted: May 14, 2018 2:47 PM
  • UMBC leads nation in producing undergrads in key STEM areas

    January 2, 2018 by Megan Hanks According to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), UMBC undergraduate alumni who identify as African American have gone on to pursue...
    Posted: January 3, 2018 4:57 PM
  • Daniel Ocasio, UMBC’s 2017 valedictorian

    to pursue environmental engineering Ph.D.
    May 13, 2017 by  Megan Hanks Daniel Ocasio B.S., Chemical Engineering Summa Cum Laude, Certificate: Honors College Hometown: Severn, Maryland Plans: Ph.D., UC Berkeley UMBC fosters a...
    Posted: May 15, 2017 8:00 AM
  • Andreas Seas pursues biomedical engineering M.D./Ph.D.

    while supporting next generation of diverse STEM students
    May 12, 2017 by Megan Hanks Andreas Seas B.S., Chemical Engineering Summa Cum Laude, Certificate: Honors College Hometown: Ellicott City, Maryland Plans: M.D./Ph.D., Duke University...
    Posted: May 15, 2017 7:37 AM
  • UMBC a case study for success supporting STEM students

    all backgrounds including traditionally underrepresented
    April 26, 2017 by  Sarah Hansen In a new article for Issues in Science and Technology, President Freeman Hrabowski and Peter Henderson, senior advisor to the president, describe the concerning...
    Posted: April 27, 2017 7:09 AM
  • AAMC highlights UMBC’s national model

    to support minority student success in med school
    January 26, 2017 by Sarah Hansen The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) has published a new article by UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski and Peter Henderson, senior advisor to the...
    Posted: January 30, 2017 8:59 AM
  • NSF provides $5 million to UMBC-led LSAMP program

    to support students from underrepresented groups in STEM
    October 5, 2016 by Sarah Hansen UMBC is the lead institution on a $5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that provides additional funds for the University System of Maryland Louis...
    Posted: October 7, 2016 6:47 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