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  • UMBC's Lipi Mukherjee receives NASA Fellowship

    in Earth and Space Science for Atmospheric Physics Research
    Lipi Mukherjee, Ph.D. student in atmospheric physics at UMBC, has received the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF), which will provide funding to support her research for up to three...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:25 PM
  • UMBC receives NEA Art Works grant

    Credit goes to Margaret Re's "A Designated Life"
    This article was originally written here by Catherine Borg on June 21, 2017. UMBC’s Margaret Re will develop the exhibition and catalog for A Designed Life: American Textiles, Wallpapers,...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:20 PM
  • UMBC announces largest-ever group of Postdoctoral Fellows

    Faculty Diversity improving
    This article was originally written here by Megan Hanks on June 22, 2017. UMBC’s newest Postdoctoral Fellows for Faculty Diversity will soon begin a two-year experience focused on...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:16 PM
  • UMBC computer scientists explain how AI can help users

    Translating Legalese before online users click "agree"
    This article was originally written here by Megan Hanks on June 30, 2017. Every day, people interact with large amounts of text online, including legal documents they might quickly...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:02 PM
  • UMBC researchers address diverse factors

    Impacting US Schooling
    This article was written here by Sarah Hansen on July 10, 2017. UMBC researchers from across the humanities and social sciences recently earned press coverage for their work exploring...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:54 PM
  • UMBC's Bob Provine answers "Why do we yawn?" on NPR

    Yawning, a common, but mysterious behavior
    This article was originally written here by Sarah Hansen on July 10, 2017. Yawning may have the dubious distinction of being the least understood common human behavior,” UMBC’s Bob...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:48 PM
  • UMBC’s Don Engel selected for inaugural cohort

    APLU Research Fellows
    This article was originally written here by Sarah Hansen on July 18, 2017. Don Engel, UMBC’s assistant vice president for research, has been selected as one of just eight participants...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:39 PM
  • Kavita Krishnaswamy, CSEE Ph.D. student

    One of 25 women in robotics you need to know about
    This article was originally written here by Megan Hanks on July 26, 2017. Kavita Krishnaswamy ’07, computer science and mathematics, Ph.D. ’18, computer science, has been named both a...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:31 PM
  • UMBC’s Erin Green receives nearly $1 million NIH grant

    Cutting Edge Genetics Research
    This article was originally written here on July 28,2017 by Sarah Hansen. UMBC biologist Erin Green has received a five-year, nearly $1 million grant from the National institutes of...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:25 PM
  • New study by UMBC’s Chris Swan yields surprising results

    Restoration effects more effective in small streams
    This article was originally written here by Sarah Hansen on July 28, 2017. A new study led by Chris Swan has found that stream restoration efforts such as bank stabilization, tree...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:21 PM