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  • MHEC selects UMBC’s Jordan Troutman as student commissioner

    October 17, 2019 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s Jordan Troutman ‘21, M29, enjoys challenging assumptions. Recently named the student commissioner for the Maryland Higher Education Commission...
    Posted: October 17, 2019 9:29 AM
  • 2019 Cangialosi Business Innovation Competition standouts

    May 24, 2019 2:53 pm Megan Hanks At a hackathon last year, two UMBC students took a stand against online harassment through tech innovation, forming a partnership that would become MindStand...
    Posted: May 28, 2019 8:47 AM
  • How study abroad shaped four UMBC student experiences

    May 20, 2019 by Catherine Borg Many students come to UMBC with the goal of leaving the familiar behind to take on new challenges and gain a fresh perspective. Once they’re on campus, that’s...
    Posted: May 21, 2019 2:10 PM
  • UMBC’s newest grads choose their own adventures

    May 16, 2019 by Kait McCaffrey He’s a bassoonist and chemical engineer. She’s a dancer and social justice advocate. UMBC students have a lot of focus, but that doesn’t mean they have to...
    Posted: May 17, 2019 6:34 AM
  • Meyerhoff Scholars model extended though $6.9M investment

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative heads to UC Berkeley and UCSD
    April 9, 2019 by Sarah Hansen “The key to accelerating discoveries in science or the next tech breakthrough will be dependent on our ability to bring fresh perspectives to STEM fields,” says...
    Posted: April 26, 2019 4:45 PM
  • UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars lauded as national model

    other institutions show notable success in first four years
    April 25, 2019 by Sarah Hansen UMBC’s Meyerhoff Scholars Program has been lauded as a national model for supporting diverse students in STEM fields. Other institutions across the United States...
    Posted: April 25, 2019 2:33 PM
  • UMBC’s Top 10 Highlights of 2018

    January 15, 2019 by Kait McCaffrey It wouldn’t be a proper farewell to 2018 without reminiscing about some of the biggest UMBC stories from the year. The Retrievers made NCAA history, the...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:52 PM
  • Times Higher Ed spotlights UMBC

    as a model in supporting student achievement
    January 4, 2019 by Dinah Winnick This week, Times Higher Education shined a spotlight on UMBC’s advancements in graduating more low-income and minority students in the sciences—what it calls...
    Posted: January 8, 2019 11:28 AM
  • Boston Globe profiles UMBC as a model of excellence

    July 24, 2018 by Dinah Winnick Last Sunday’s Boston Globe greeted readers with a front-page story about lessons to be learned from a top research university, but it wasn’t about local...
    Posted: August 2, 2018 12:10 PM
  • UMBC offers a national model for cyber workforce development

    June 21, 2018 by Megan Hanks Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States and a recent Business-Higher Education Forum report calls Maryland the “epicenter of...
    Posted: June 21, 2018 5:05 PM