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  • UMBC major partner in NEH grant on Baltimore race narratives

    A $225,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded to the College of Arts and Humanities at University of Maryland (UMD) and the Maryland Humanities Council will fund a series...
    Posted: December 16, 2015 2:49 PM
  • 3D Scanning Room opens with a 90-camera flash

    3D Scanning Room opens with a 90-camera flash UMBC’s Imaging Research Center (IRC) has debuted the 3D Scanning Room, featuring new software that allows 3D models to be created by combining...
    Posted: December 14, 2015 9:20 AM
  • UMBC Inventors’ Luncheon honors UMBC faculty innovators

    Innaugural event's span the disciplines
    UMBC’s inaugural Innovators Luncheon, held November 30, 2015, celebrated faculty innovators from across the university who are forging new paths in their fields. Sponsored by the Office of the...
    Posted: December 4, 2015 11:32 PM
  • USDA designates UMBC a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture

    Designation coincides with new aquaculture research funding
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food Administration (NIFA) has formally awarded UMBC the designation of Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture (NLGCA). The NLGCA...
    Posted: December 2, 2015 10:48 PM
  • Helping Kids with Asthma Breathe Easier

    UMBC team to develop wearable system to track asthma triggers in pediatric patients. An innovative team of researchers working across engineering fields has received a nearly $2 million award...
    Posted: November 19, 2015 4:56 PM
  • SRAIS Funding Awarded to UMBC Faculty to Advance Research

    For the current academic year, ten UMBC faculty received a financial boost to advance their innovative research through funding from the Special Research Assistantship/Initiative Support (SRAIS)...
    Posted: November 10, 2015 8:43 AM
  • Faculty across disciplines receive UMBC Summer Fellowships

    UMBC faculty across all three colleges and the School of Social Work were awarded funding through the Summer Faculty Fellowship (SFF) for this past summer. The SFF program supports non-tenured,...
    Posted: November 9, 2015 5:03 PM
  • UMBC Research Forum on Climate Change and the Environment

    Forum Highlights Value of Diverse Perspectives, Partnerships
    UMBC’s Office of the Vice President for Research hosted “Climate Change and the Environment,” on October 30, 2015, as a forum to examine today’s most pressing environmental issues from a diverse...
    Posted: November 4, 2015 8:17 AM
  • Wearable biomedical technology NSF grant for Prof. Mohsenin

    [This story initially appeared on the CSEE website] CSEE Professor Tinoosh Mohsenin received a $212,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for a three-year project that will develop a...
    Posted: November 4, 2015 7:55 AM
  • MD Dept. of the Environment Secretary Grumbles visits UMBC

    Visit focuses on impact of environmental research, teaching
    Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles visited UMBC on October 7, 2015, to learn about the university's longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability through...
    Posted: October 27, 2015 5:00 PM