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  • 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
  • Kate Brown Awarded ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship

    by Sierra Francis This year, in an interdisciplinary collaboration with evolutionary biologist Timothy A. Mousseau (University of South Carolina), UMBC environmental...
    Posted: March 2, 2015 1:56 PM
  • $50k awarded to CAST team for preemie respiration monitor

    by Sarah HansenRight: The winners and judges after the NCC-PDI conference and competition.Govind Rao, UMBC Professor and Director of the Center for Advanced Sensor Technology (CAST), was the only...
    Posted: February 26, 2015 7:03 PM
  • Yujie Wang receives NASA Peer Award

    Atmospheric correction algorithm aids air quality research
    By Sarah HansenYujie Wang, Associate Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD and part of the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) between UMBC and...
    Posted: February 25, 2015 8:56 AM
  • Physics Prof. Martins discusses his climate satellite on NPR

    Dr. Vanderlei Martins, UMBC Professor of Physics, was on NPR this week to discuss his CubeSat, a tiny satellite which measures atmospheric composition from space.The NPR interview is available...
    Posted: February 18, 2015 9:52 PM
  • UMBC-UMB Partnership Awards a Catalyst for Collaboration

    UMBC and UMB celebrate research partnerships with symposium and innovation grants. [story re-posted from]...
    Posted: February 17, 2015 1:48 PM
  • UMBC-UMB Partnership Symposium celebrates collaboration

    New grants awarded and previous recipients report progress
    Inaugural UMBC-UMB Research and Innovation Partnership Symposium celebrates cross-campus collaborationBy Sarah HansenRight: UMB President Jay Perman (left), UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski...
    Posted: February 12, 2015 9:33 PM
  • The Science of Attraction

    Biologist Tamra Mendelson explains how sexual selection plays a major role in the evolution of vibrant features, from stripes to tail feathers. Male cardinals...
    Posted: February 11, 2015 10:08 PM
  • Timothy Nohe Selected as Warnock Foundation Social Innovator

    by Sierra Francis Tim Nohe, UMBC Professor of Visual Arts and director of the Center for...
    Posted: February 10, 2015 12:31 PM
  • UMBC visits Japan to kick off cybersecurity partnership

    Steiner and Moreira represent UMBC at Kyushu University
    By Sarah HansenUMBC Vice President for Research Karl V. Steiner and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Antonio Moreira traveled to Fukuoka, Japan for the opening of Japan’s first academic...
    Posted: February 9, 2015 3:26 PM