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  • New iCyberCenter will help international cyber companies

    establish U.S. presence at bwtech@UMBC
    July 7, 2017 by Dinah Winnick The bwtech@UMBC research and technology park has officially launched the iCyberCenter@bwtech to support companies from the United Kingdom and other nations as they...
    Posted: July 7, 2017 3:19 PM
  • American Democracy Project honors Provost Philip Rous

    recognized for leadership in civic engagement
    June 30, 2017 by Megan Hanks The Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting (CLDE17) held in Baltimore this month offered an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff from colleges...
    Posted: June 30, 2017 2:36 PM
  • Using AI to translate legalese before online users “agree”

    Every day, people interact with large amounts of text online, including legal documents they might quickly skim and sign without full, careful review. In an article recently published in The...
    Posted: June 30, 2017 9:27 AM
  • National media coverage of UMBC leadership

    highlights collaboration as key to inclusive campus culture
    For 25 years President Freeman Hrabowski has led UMBC’s growth as a teaching and research powerhouse with a reputation for inclusive excellence, in partnership with colleagues across the...
    Posted: June 26, 2017 1:36 PM
  • UMBC kicks off statewide public service scholars programs

    Summer 2017 includes four initiatives across the state
    June 22, 2017 by Dinah Winnick UMBC has marked the start of summer by hosting statewide kickoff events for Maryland’s newest group of public service scholars, who will serve at state agencies...
    Posted: June 23, 2017 7:11 AM
  • UMBC launches Grit & Greatness campaign

    big breakthroughs, true partnerships, and transforming lives
    June 16, 2017 by Jenny O'Grady UMBC launched a new $150 million campaign on June 9, on the heels of a joyful 50th anniversary year, by coming together in harmony, quite literally. With...
    Posted: June 20, 2017 10:24 AM
  • Helena Mentis' research uses activity trackers and sensors

    treatment plans for patients with Parkinson’s disease
    June 16, 2017 by  Megan Hanks Helena Mentis, assistant professor of information systems and 2016 recipient of a prestigious NSF CAREER Award, is seeing results in new research using activity...
    Posted: June 19, 2017 7:56 AM
  • bwtech@UMBC has formally received RISE Zone designation

    June 14, 2017 by Megan Hanks The bwtech@UMBC research and technology park has formally received Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise (RISE) Zone designation from the Maryland Department...
    Posted: June 15, 2017 7:57 AM
  • Hackathon participants “Innovate Good” through technology

    June 6, 2017 by Megan Hanks Ahead of final exams this spring, nearly 200 students gathered at UMBC  for “Innovate Good,” a hackathon co-hosted by HackUMBC and The Shriver Center, UMBC’s hub...
    Posted: June 6, 2017 2:51 PM
  • UMBC’s spring 2017 commencement honors each student’s story

    June 2, 2017 by Dinah Winnick The Retriever community came together late last week to celebrate UMBC’s final spring commencement in downtown Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena. Two decades after...
    Posted: June 2, 2017 3:51 PM