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  • “A Look Ahead” symposium

    sparks optimism for the future of cancer treatment
    by Sarah HansenThe 18th annual “A Look Ahead” Symposium happened Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in UMBC’s University Center Ballroom.  The symposium brought together UMBC faculty, students, and alumni,...
    Posted: April 21, 2015 5:55 PM
  • UMBC CHMPR and Northrop Grumman partner on health analytics

    [This news was also shared in a Washington Post article.] Northrop Grumman Corporation announced an expansion of its cybersecurity work with UMBC to include research on health data analytics...
    Posted: April 15, 2015 10:56 AM
  • CSEE Professor Curtis Menyuk wins Humboldt Research Award

    Coveted international prize a win for UMBC, too
    By Sarah HansenUMBC Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Curtis Menyuk recently won the prestigious Humboldt Research Award.  Academics from any discipline are eligible for the...
    Posted: April 13, 2015 5:38 PM
  • President Hrabowski speaks at Maryland Biotech Forum

    Meeting fosters growth across academia, industry, government
    The Maryland Regional Biotech Forum was held at the MedImmune campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland on March 30 and 31.  The event brought together representatives from government, industry, and...
    Posted: March 31, 2015 11:47 AM
  • Gas flowing from black hole could stunt galaxy growth

    UMBC Professor of Physics Dr. Tracey Jane Turner was co-author of the study discussed in this Baltimore Sun article.
    Posted: March 30, 2015 11:19 AM
  • Technology Catalyst Fund jumpstarts inventions on campus

    (At right: A still from an informational video about a distracted driving detection system project, available here.)By Sarah HansenThe Office of Technology Development (OTD) at UMBC granted its...
    Posted: March 30, 2015 8:04 AM
  • IMET–UMBC collaborative grant program takes off

    by Sarah HansenLast spring, the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) initiated the IMET–Partner Institutions Seed Grant Program.  The program stipulates that proposals include...
    Posted: March 13, 2015 4:32 PM
  • UMBC-UMB Collaboration Seeks Mechanisms Behind Migraines

    This story covers a UMBC-UMB research collaboration and is cross-posted from the UMB news site. For scientists,...
    Posted: March 13, 2015 9:07 AM
  • MIPAR Researchers Receive International Award

    The International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics has awarded UMBC researchers David Salkever (Public Policy) and Brent Gibbons (Ph.D., ’13, Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and...
    Posted: March 10, 2015 3:40 PM
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Workshop at UMBC

    Dresher Center and CAHSS host regional NEH Grants Workshop
    UMBC welcomed the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a regional grant-writing workshop on February 20, 2015. The workshop, conducted by the NEH’s Division of Research Programs, was...
    Posted: March 2, 2015 2:10 PM