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  • Thoughts on Ticklish Apes and the Evolution of Laughter

    Robert Provine, professor of psychology, was quoted in media across the globe recently regarding a new study on the evolution of laughter in apes. Provine, an expert on and an international...
    Posted: June 29, 2009 12:00 PM
  • The Mathematics of Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia"

    The Folger Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" has connections to UMBC experts in mathematics and the humanities. Michelle Osherow, assistant professor of...
    Posted: May 18, 2009 12:00 PM
  • A Fulbright to Protect First Responders

    Brian Maguire, clinical associate professor of emergency health studies (EHS), has won a 2009 Fulbright Scholarship to expand his groundbreaking research on the occupational risks among ambulance...
    Posted: April 23, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Adrenaline 101: Off-Road Engineers Excel

    Photo Caption: A four-hour SAE Baja race is a muddy marathon. Safety goggles are required gear in many campus labs. Mechanical engineering graduate student Sam Markkula and his teammates just...
    Posted: April 23, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Bill Thomas, Erickson School, on NPR

    Bill Thomas, professor of the Erickson School, is a man on a mission: to change our concept of nursing homes, aging and eldercare forever. Thomas, a self-described "nursing home abolitionist,"...
    Posted: April 3, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Researcher, Mentor Works to Slow Scourge of Alzheimer’s

    Theresa Good, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, works to slow the toll of Alzheimer’s, one of the world’s most devastating illnesses. Her peers recently voted her as among the...
    Posted: April 3, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Two UMBC Professors Win NSF CAREER Awards

    Theodosia Gougousi (left) and Haijun Su, who uses virtual reality in his research, are UMBC's latest NSF CAREER award winners. Two UMBC scientists were recently recognized as among the nation’s...
    Posted: April 3, 2009 12:00 PM
  • UMBC Bioethics Association Students Present at Harvard Conference

    Photo caption: (back row, from left) Richard Blissett, Justin Donlan, professor Andrea Kalfoglou, Michael Young, (front row from left) Mary Rhee, Jacqui Wanjohi, and Melissa Chapman attend the...
    Posted: March 25, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Video Profile: Calla Thompson, Visual Arts

    Calla Thompson, assistant professor of Visual Arts, received a 2009 Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. The video profile below was produced by the Visual Arts...
    Posted: March 25, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Video: Chris Corbett, English, Discusses the Pony Express with "UMBC in the Loop"

    Chris Corbett - a veteran journalist, novelist, humorist and professor of the practice of English at UMBC - discusses his recent book "Orphans Preferred: the Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of...
    Posted: March 25, 2009 12:00 PM