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  • 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
  • $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