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COEIT News Archive

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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College of Engineering and Information News (all)

  • UMBC Cyber Dawgs rank #1 at annual Capture the Flag event

    April 22, 2020 by Megan Hanks The UMBC Cyber Dawgs ranked #1 among university teams in a challenging cybersecurity competition hosted virtually by the University of Maryland, College Park...
    Posted: April 22, 2020 12:28 PM
  • CWIT Scholar finds and builds a community of support at UMBC

    April 15, 2020 by Megan Hanks When her courses moved online in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, Sammie Maygers ‘20, chemical engineering, knew staying connected with her UMBC...
    Posted: April 15, 2020 4:15 PM
  • UMBC Cyber Dawgs win Cyber Defense Competition

    April 6, 2020 by Megan Hanks Over the weekend, the UMBC Cyber Dawgs took first place in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC), which was held virtually. UMBC’s team...
    Posted: April 6, 2020 5:15 PM
  • Latest global, national rankings - UMBC a leading university

    March 31, 2020 by Kait McCaffrey UMBC is again one of the top 500 universities in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. In their recently released subject area rankings,...
    Posted: April 6, 2020 7:18 AM
  • Danilo Symonette & Jeremy Rubin Selected for NSF Fellowship

    URA Scholars win funding for graduate school
    April 1, 2020 by Undergraduate Research This story originally appeared on UMBC Undergraduate Research myUMBC Group post ( For...
    Posted: April 1, 2020 1:01 PM
  • Deceptive techniques and impact on user experience

    Rick Forno shares how tech companies affect decision making
    UMBC’s Rick Forno has brought to light some important concerns about technology users’ experiences with decision-making related to their devices. Forno, senior lecturer and assistant director of...
    Posted: March 31, 2020 9:19 AM
  • Three UMBC students receive Goldwater Scholarships

    March 30, 2020 by Megan Hanks Three UMBC students have been named Barry Goldwater Scholars for the 2020 – 2021 academic year, earning one of the most prestigious scholarships available to U.S....
    Posted: March 30, 2020 2:58 PM
  • UMBC Snowmobile Team Places Second in 2020 SAE Challenge

    A group of UMBC students in the College of Engineering and Information Technology participated in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Clean Snowmobile Challenge competition in Michigan...
    Posted: March 30, 2020 1:06 PM
  • Researchers to study COVID-19-related discrimination

    March 6, 2020 by Megan Hanks As the COVID-19 outbreak originating in China has spread to populations across all continents except Antarctica, racism and discrimination against...
    Posted: March 6, 2020 3:14 PM
  • The Conversation: Predicting the coronavirus outbreak

    How AI connects the dots to warn about disease threats
    UMBC Magazine | Editor | March 3, 2020 This story was written by Vandana Janeja, professor and interim chair of information systems, and first appeared in The Conversation...
    Posted: March 3, 2020 9:11 AM