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  • Revealing the Power of Computer Models in Disease Treatment

    Assistant Professor Daniel Lobo’s latest scientific paper
    This article was first published  here  and was written by Sarah Hansen. Daniel Lobo has a knack for using artificial intelligence to solve biological puzzles, and his latest scientific paper is...
    Posted: February 23, 2017 8:04 PM
  • UMBC Biologists Explain a Charming Avian Visitor to Maryland

    And how citizens can contribute to science
    This article was first published here and was written by Sarah Hansen. The charismatic Red-breasted Nuthatch usually makes its home in Canadian forests, but this year it’s been spotted in large...
    Posted: February 23, 2017 7:51 PM
  • SmallSat Revolution Explained

    Physicist Vanderlei Martins on the rise of tiny spacecraft
    This article was first published here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Right now, almost 500 SmallSats—spacecraft from the size of a refrigerator to a golf ball—are orbiting 200 miles above...
    Posted: February 23, 2017 7:39 PM
  • Cybersecurity experts on securing the president’s smartphone

    Avoiding Cyber Fatigue
    This article was originally published here and written by Megan Hanks. With a new administration in the White House, securing the president’s smartphone is a national security priority, but...
    Posted: February 23, 2017 5:39 PM
  • New app Valuable Voices builds awareness

    Linguistic and Cultural diversity in the classroom
    This article was first published here and written by Max Cole. A new iPhone app developed at UMBC is poised to change how students and teachers think about language in the classroom....
    Posted: February 23, 2017 5:21 PM
  • Josiah Dykstra receives Presidential Early Career Award

    in Science and Engineering for work tackling cybercrime
    This article was first published here and written by Megan Hanks. Josiah Dykstra, Ph.D. ‘13, computer science, has received the prominent Presidential Early Career Award in Science and...
    Posted: February 23, 2017 4:48 PM
  • Govind Rao Receives 2017 Pioneer Award

    Creating technologies that empower patients and save lives
    This article was first published here and was written by Megan Hanks. Connected World has named Govind Rao, director of the Center for Advanced Sensor Technology (CAST) and professor of chemical,...
    Posted: January 26, 2017 1:36 PM
  • Katherine Seley-Radtke Named Maryland Chemist of the Year

    This article was first published here and was written by Sarah Hansen. The Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society has selected Katherine Seley-Radtke, professor of chemistry and...
    Posted: January 25, 2017 1:47 PM
  • The American Prize Honors E. Michael Richards, UMBC Symphony

    This article was first published here and was written by Catherine Borg. Conductor E. Michael Richards, professor of music, and the UMBC Symphony have been awarded honorable mention in the...
    Posted: January 25, 2017 1:17 PM
  • Whitney Schwab Wins NEH Grant

    Will trace origins of the philosophical study of knowledge.
    This article was first published here and was written by Max Cole. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) recently announced funding for highly competitive grants in 43 states around...
    Posted: January 25, 2017 12:51 PM