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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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  • 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 labs share four essentials for ugrad research success

    April 18, 2019 by Sarah Hansen Undergraduate research at UMBC is booming. As Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) approaches, students across campus are preparing talks...
    Posted: April 19, 2019 7:00 AM
  • “Researching” to “researcher”: students reflect on research

    UMBC students share why mentoring is the key
    April 18, 2019 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Day allows students to reflect on a year or more of work intensively focused on a project, often...
    Posted: April 19, 2019 6:57 AM
  • UMBC researchers invent a new technique to eliminate PCBs

    invention will remove dangerous pollutant from waterways
    April 10, 2019 by Sarah Hansen UMBC professors Kevin Sowers and Upal Ghosh have advanced a new technique to eliminate PCBs—one of the most persistent, pervasive, and dangerous chemical...
    Posted: April 11, 2019 3:18 PM
  • New GEARS symposium showcases research across disciplines

    March 27, 2019 by Sarah Hansen On March 27, 2019, UMBC graduate students will gather in the University Center Ballroom to improve their communication skills, share their work, and get to know...
    Posted: March 29, 2019 11:53 AM
  • UMBC recognizes Renetta Tull

    for transformative leadership advancing diversity in STEM
    March 26, 2019 by Megan Hanks Renetta Tull, UMBC’s associate vice provost for strategic initiatives, and professor of practice in College of Engineering and Information Technology, is...
    Posted: March 26, 2019 12:30 PM
  • UMBC delegation attends International Model African Union

    17th annual MAU Conference held in Washington, D.C.
    March 15, 2019 by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque A delegation of UMBC Africana studies students recently joined teams from three continents for the 17th annual International Model African...
    Posted: March 20, 2019 7:49 AM
  • UMBC School of Public Policy & APPAM host public policy camp

    March 14, 2019 by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque Frances Carter-Johnson, M.S. ’07, applied physics, and Ph.D. ’11, public policy, is used to getting questions about why she jumped from physics...
    Posted: March 20, 2019 7:34 AM
  • U.S. News recognizes UMBC graduate programs as among nation

    COEIT stands as one of the best in 2020 rankings
    March 12, 2019 by Kait McCaffrey According to U.S. News rankings released today, UMBC graduate programs are some of the best in the nation for 2020. The rankings are developed based on expert...
    Posted: March 13, 2019 10:07 AM