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  • Disaster Symbols Put UMBC on the Map

    While some UMBC departments help train first-responders, the faculty, staff and students in the department of Geography & Environmental Systems(GES) recently helped make sure that emergency...
    Posted: November 14, 2005 12:00 PM
  • Discover Magazine Names UMBC Professor's 'Man Who Shocked the World' Among Top 20 Science Books of 2004

    Discover Magazine has named The Man Who Shocked the World: The Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram (Basic Books, 2004) by UMBC psychology professor Thomas Blass as one of the Top 20 Science Books...
    Posted: November 14, 2005 12:00 PM
  • Finding the Face of Terror

    FINDING THE FACE OF TERROR: Using Math to Help Track Madmen Q&A with Andrew Rukhin, Professor UMBC Department of Mathematics and Statistics The emerging field of biometrics technology...
    Posted: November 14, 2005 12:00 PM
  • Homeland Security Research

    Welcome to the new online home for UMBC research. This section features multidisciplinary approaches to real-world problems and debuts with an area dominating scientific innovation and public...
    Posted: November 14, 2005 12:00 PM
  • How Prepared is Maryland? Homeland Security and EMT Training in Maryland

    Q&A with Rick Bissell Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director UMBC Emergency Health Services (EHS) program As the U.S. presidential election draws near, homeland security...
    Posted: November 14, 2005 12:00 PM
  • Replacing Fido with Fiber Optics

    Some homeland security first responders travel on four legs. Thanks to a four-year collaboration between UMBC chemistry and biochemistry professor Bradley Arnold and George Murray of The Johns...
    Posted: November 14, 2005 12:00 PM
  • UMBC launches first spinoff; company develops food tech

    Baltimore Business Journal EXCLUSIVE REPORTS From the July 30, 2004 print edition UMBC launches first spinoff; company develops food tech Robert J. Terry Staff The University of...
    Posted: November 14, 2005 12:00 PM
  • UMBC Researchers in Nature This Month

    Research by faculty and graduate students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) was published in the prestigious Nature family of scientific journals four times in October,...
    Posted: November 14, 2005 12:00 PM
  • Cutting-Edge Research at the Speed of Light

    The science of light – photonics – is as ubiquitous as oxygen in today’s technology driven world. Go to the grocery store, make a phone call, listen to a CD or watch a movie on DVD and odds are...
    Posted: November 7, 2005 12:00 PM
  • JCA Researcher Helps Unveil Origins of Powerful Cosmic Explosions

    John Cannizzo, an associate research scientist with UMBC’s Joint Center for Astrophysics was part of a global team who recently unveiled some secrets of a little understood, powerful cosmic...
    Posted: October 27, 2005 12:00 PM