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  • UMBC Delegation visits NASA Wallops Island

    The plurality of UMBC's research funding comes from NASA, and much of this comes through NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Many in the UMBC community are familiar with GSFC's nearby...
    Posted: April 26, 2016 5:26 PM
  • Professor Kate Brown selected as Andrew Carnegie Fellow

    This story first appeared on and was written by Max Cole. Kate Brown, a professor of history, has received a prestigious research fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation of New...
    Posted: April 20, 2016 11:45 AM
  • How to get the good stuff out of chicken manure

    This story appears on Chemical Engineering News and was written by Michael Torrice. Assistant professor of Chemical, Biochemical and Environment Engineering, Lee Blaney, and his students are...
    Posted: April 18, 2016 9:08 PM
  • Viviana MacManus awarded Career Enhancement Fellowship

    This story first appeared on and was written by Max Cole. Viviana MacManus, an assistant professor of gender and women’s studies, has been awarded a Career Enhancement...
    Posted: April 15, 2016 4:40 PM
  • Jessica Berman's new book: Virginia Woolf in global contexts

    This story first appeared on and was written by Max Cole. Jessica Berman, director of the Dresher Center for the Humanities and professor of English, has published a new...
    Posted: April 15, 2016 4:36 PM
  • Six 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships to UMBC Students

    The original version of this article appeared on and was written by Megan Hanks. Six members of the UMBC community, including one current undergraduate and five recent alumni,...
    Posted: April 15, 2016 4:31 PM
  • Announcing latest grants from Hrabowski Fund for Innovation

    UMBC is proud to announce the projects awarded grants in the fall 2015 round of the Hrabowski Fund for Innovation competition. IMPLEMENTATION AND RESEARCH GRANTS Virtual Reality Design...
    Posted: April 14, 2016 4:04 PM
  • Matt Pelton receives NSF CAREER Award

    Grant will advance his research on vibrating nanoparticles
    This story initially appeared on and was written by Megan Hanks. Matt Pelton, assistant professor of physics, has received the prominent CAREER Award from the National Science...
    Posted: April 14, 2016 3:57 PM
  • UMBC, USNA share progress on research partnerships

    USNA-UMBC Partnership Symposium was held March 22, 2016
    UMBC and U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) faculty researchers presented updates on five collaborative cybersecurity projects funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) during the inaugural USNA-UMBC...
    Posted: April 1, 2016 10:43 AM
  • Cange analyzes Baltimore perceptions of law enforcement

    Earlier this month, a report was released by the West Baltimore Community Commission on Police Misconduct and The No Boundaries Coalition based off of a quantitative study of 1,500...
    Posted: March 30, 2016 2:52 PM