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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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  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

    17 UMBC students and alumni honored
    April 20, 2018 by Sarah Hansen The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) to nine UMBC-affiliated STEM students, including seven alumni...
    Posted: April 20, 2018 4:15 PM
  • UMBC launches Wisdom Institute

    expand faculty/staff emeritus role in university’s future
    April 20, 2018 by Megan Hanks Dozens of retired faculty and staff gathered in the UMBC Event Center’s Retriever Room earlier this month to celebrate the launch of the Wisdom Institute, created...
    Posted: April 20, 2018 4:10 PM
  • UMBC Goldwater Scholarship award and honorable mention

    Yasmin Graham, mechanical engineering, robotics&prosthetics
    April 17, 2018 by  Sarah Hansen UMBC is again celebrating major national recognition for talented student researchers with the announcement that Linda Wiratan ’19, biochemistry and molecular...
    Posted: April 19, 2018 11:02 AM
  • 2018 Presidential Faculty and Staff Award winners

    UMBC celebrates the essential contributions
    April 10, 2018 by Dinah Winnick UMBC’s Presidential Faculty and Staff Awards offer a chance to reflect, each year, on the essential contributions of university employees to making UMBC a...
    Posted: April 11, 2018 7:35 AM
  • UMBC faculty and alumnus honored by Maryland Science Center

    November 22, 2017 by Megan Hanks A UMBC faculty member and a UMBC alumnus were recognized by the Maryland Science Center for their outstanding work in engineering and science. Lee Blaney,...
    Posted: November 22, 2017 10:10 AM
  • Naomi Mburu receives 1st Rhodes Scholarship in UMBC history

    November 19, 2017 by Megan Hanks Naomi Mburu ’18, chemical engineering, is the first student in UMBC history to receive the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, although several UMBC students have...
    Posted: November 20, 2017 8:43 AM
  • Erin Lavik to create “living model of the human retina”

    funding received from National Eye Institute
    October 25, 2017 by Megan Hanks More than 200 million people around the world have visual impairments, making retinal research crucial to the development of more effective treatment plans. To...
    Posted: October 25, 2017 10:51 AM
  • GRIT-X talks showcase outstanding faculty and alumni

    share experiences “from outer space to inner space”
    October 18, 2017 by Sarah Hansen Nine distinguished faculty and alumni shared their stories at GRIT-X, a TED talk-style event during UMBC’s Homecoming. Karl Steiner, UMBC vice president for...
    Posted: October 18, 2017 1:35 PM
  • 2017 Alumni Awards celebrates UMBC alumni and faculty

    impressive contributions across Colleges and disciplines
    October 12, 2017 by Megan Hanks The UMBC community gathered for the 2017 UMBC Alumni Awards on October 5 in the Linehan Concert Hall to celebrate individuals who have made impressive...
    Posted: October 12, 2017 3:28 PM
  • UMBC Homecoming 2017-- Grit-X Talks Schedule

    Back by popular demand from our 50th Anniversary weekend, it’s Grit-X! Head to UMBC’s Black Box Theatre on Saturday, October 14, from 10 a.m. to noon, and be enlightened by some of the most...
    Posted: September 26, 2017 5:54 PM