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  • GRIT-X talks showcase groundbreaking research & achievements

    September 22, 2016 by Max Cole Some of UMBC’s most fascinating research and achievements were shared through an exciting “GRIT-X’ format during the university’s 50th anniversary celebration on...
    Posted: September 23, 2016 8:02 AM
  • New UMBC partnership will increase STEM opportunities

    UMBC and the Howard County Public School System partnership
    September 14, 2016 by Megan Hanks A new partnership between UMBC and the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will increase opportunities for HCPSS students in STEM, with a focus on...
    Posted: September 15, 2016 9:11 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
  • Delegation from University of Kassel in Germany visits UMBC

    to grow interdisciplinary exchange program
    September 9, 2016 by Sarah Hansen Eight administrators and faculty members from the University of Kassel in central Germany visited UMBC from August 29 to September 2 to build on a thriving...
    Posted: September 12, 2016 12:35 PM
  • Three UMBC faculty awarded two of 18 new NSF grants

    to support multidisciplinary research related to the brain
    September 8, 2016 by Megan Hanks Three UMBC faculty have been awarded two of 18 new grants announced by the National Science Foundation under the Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS) program to...
    Posted: September 9, 2016 7:17 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
  • UMBC researchers develop new flash flood alert system

    New technology will combine sensors and social media
    September 6, 2016 by Megan Hanks Severe storms and rapidly accumulating rain recently contributed to historic flooding that caused extreme damage to the main street of Ellicott City, located not...
    Posted: September 6, 2016 11:48 AM
  • Nanoparticles promote blood clotting after traumatic injury

    Prof. Erin Lavik develops nanoparticle that will save lives
    September 2, 2016 by Megan Hanks When a person suffers a severe injury, it is crucial that any bleeding is stopped quickly. While there are many ways to stop external bleeding, current methods...
    Posted: September 4, 2016 6:49 PM
  • UMBC alumni connect with fellow Retrievers in Baltimore

    Summer internships pair current students with alumni mentors
    August 26, 2016 by Megan Hanks Each year several hundred UMBC students take advantage of the summer months to explore careers related to their majors, expand their knowledge and skills, and learn...
    Posted: August 29, 2016 11:47 AM
  • UMBC alumni compete on the world stage at the 2016 Olympics

    Retrievers in Rio include Mohamed Hussein (ME ‘14)
    August 9, 2016 by Megan Hanks With the 2016 Olympic Games off to an exciting start in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the UMBC community will have the chance to see two alumni compete in the pool and...
    Posted: August 12, 2016 2:25 PM