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  • GRIT-X showcases groundbreaking UMBC work

    Event featured research, scholarship, creative acheivemet
    This article was first published on news.umbc.edu and was written by Max Cole. An inaugural GRIT-X event held during UMBC’s 50th anniversary weekend featured some of the university community’s...
    Posted: September 28, 2016 1:32 PM
  • UMBC and Portuguese Naval Academy launch partnership

    Aims to promote academic and cultural exchange
    This story was originally published on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. A delegation from Portugal visited UMBC earlier this month to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...
    Posted: September 19, 2016 10:49 PM
  • University of Kassel visits UMBC

    Delegation aims to grow interdisciplinary exchange program
    This story was first published on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. Eight administrators and faculty members from the University of Kassel in central Germany visited UMBC from...
    Posted: September 19, 2016 10:43 PM
  • UMBC faculty studying the human brain

    Studies to offer options for treatment, early intervention
    This story was originally published on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks Three UMBC faculty have been awarded two of 18 new grants announced by the National Science Foundation under...
    Posted: September 9, 2016 2:06 PM
  • Erin Lavik: Nanoparticles will promote blood clotting

    UMBC faculty says new tech will save lives after injuries
    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks. When a person suffers a severe injury, it is crucial that any bleeding is stopped quickly. While there are many ways...
    Posted: September 2, 2016 6:53 PM
  • UMBC host startup round table for faculty-founded startups

    On August 24, 2016, UMBC’s Office of Technology Development held its second UMBC Startup Round Table which was attended by about a dozen faculty who have or are planning to start a company.  Also...
    Posted: September 1, 2016 12:46 PM
  • UMBC scientist's oral vaccine to save fish industry millions

    Vikram Vakharia launches company to commercialize vaccine
    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. Every year, millions of fish raised in aquaculture die of nervous necrosis virus (NNV). “The disease affects the brain,...
    Posted: August 30, 2016 8:41 AM
  • Marjoleine Kars and Kate Brown win prominent fellowship

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Max Cole. Marjoleine Kars and Kate Brown, both professors in UMBC’s history department, have been awarded prestigious fellowships...
    Posted: August 29, 2016 7:35 PM
  • Rick Forno on preventing cyber attacks to election tech

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks. With the presidential election just a few months away, and a recent hack against the Democratic National Committee...
    Posted: August 29, 2016 7:20 PM
  • Jeffrey Halverson called on to explain Ellicott City flood

    The Washington Post and WAMU radio turn to this UMBC expert
    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. The devastating flash flood that hit Ellicott City, Maryland, last Saturday night was so severe that meteorologists...
    Posted: August 29, 2016 7:06 PM