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  • UMBC connections help three students create their own paths

    May 19, 2020 by Megan Hanks Like many new UMBC students, Jana Burns ‘20, information systems, was interested in so many topics when she stepped on campus that choosing a major initially...
    Posted: May 19, 2020 10:35 AM
  • Scholar-athlete grads draw on resilience from past obstacles

    April 28, 2020 by Dinah Winnick Kennedy Lamb and Jethro Ssengonzi are finishing their final semester with uncertainty about the world, but also a sense of hope. To cope with the challenges...
    Posted: April 28, 2020 11:13 AM
  • 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 by 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