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  • Tinoosh Mohsenin receives nearly $500,000 NSF CAREER Award

    This story was first published on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks.  Tinoosh Mohsenin, assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering, has received a CAREER...
    Posted: April 20, 2017 2:32 PM
  • First-ever Grand Challenge Symposium

    Focuses on value of interdisciplinary collaboration
    This story was first published on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks. The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) hosted its inaugural symposium in February, featuring lightning...
    Posted: April 20, 2017 2:28 PM
  • CRESST II space science consortium to receive $87.5 million

    In new agreement with NASA Goddard
    This story was first published on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. The Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science and Technology (CRESST II) is prepared to embark on a...
    Posted: March 30, 2017 3:11 PM
  • UMBC adds spark to Light City Baltimore

    This story was first published on news.umbc.edu and was written by Tom Moore.  With art, ideas, and entertainment, UMBC will add spark to the second annual Light City Baltimore festival,...
    Posted: March 30, 2017 2:56 PM
  • UMBC Gets Award - Support Inclusive Excellence in Humanities

    This story was first published on news.umbc.edu and was written by Dinah Winnick. UMBC’s Dresher Center for the Humanities and College of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) are...
    Posted: March 30, 2017 2:51 PM
  • Lee Blaney receives NSF CAREER Award

    To Address Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Urban Streams
    This article was first published here and was written by Megan Hanks. Lee Blaney, assistant professor of chemical, biochemical and environmental engineering, has received a prestigious CAREER...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 11:53 AM
  • Colin Studds on WYPR's On The Record

    Discussing how Climate Change Affects Seasonal Rhythms
    This article was first published here and was written by Sarah Hansen. February 2017 in Baltimore was 8.5 degrees warmer than average, and 1 degree warmer than an average March. The...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 11:47 AM
  • A New Wrinkle in the Role of Clouds in Climate Change

    UMBC’s JCET researchers discover new complexities
    This article was first published here  and was written by Sarah Hansen. Clouds continue to be one of the greatest sources of uncertainty in climate change models. At night, clouds keep Earth...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 11:40 AM
  • Dawn Biehler Spotlights Link Between Urban Pests and Housing

    This article was first published here  and was written by Max Cole. The last year has brought increased attention to mosquito-borne diseases, including the Zika virus, West Nile virus, and...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 11:29 AM
  • Core Facilities expanding at UMBC and local start-ups

    Offering Imaging and Analysis services
    This article was originally published here and written by Sarah Hansen. Dean Bill LaCourse, of the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (CNMS), has been working for 20 years to build...
    Posted: March 28, 2017 4:19 PM