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  • UMBC heads to Light City Baltimore

    festival of light, music, innovation
    This story initially appeared on news.umbc.edu, written by Dinnah Winnick. Baltimore’s history as the first U.S. city to be illuminated by gas lamps has inspired Light City Baltimore, a major...
    Posted: March 30, 2016 10:28 AM
  • UMBC’s hosts 10th Annual Arts Integration Conference

    hosted by UMBC Dept. of Education, focuses on social justice
    This story initially appeared on news.umbc.edu, written by Max Cole. Nearly 200 educators, students, artists, and administrators attended the 10th Annual Arts Integration Conference on...
    Posted: March 30, 2016 10:15 AM
  • Summer Fellowships Awarded to UMBC Faculty

    Fellowships span disciplines, enable impactful research.
    [This story is a repost from the UMBC News site] The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has awarded Summer Faculty Fellowships (SFFs) to 11 faculty across disciplines. The SFF...
    Posted: March 8, 2016 2:14 PM
  • Prof. Chuck Bieberich awarded Chair in Entrepreneurship

    Chuck Bieberich, professor of biological sciences, has been named The Herbert Bearman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship for 2016-2019. The Herbert Bearman Foundation Chair recognizes and...
    Posted: March 5, 2016 6:29 AM
  • Office of the VP for Research hosts New Faculty Luncheon

    On February 24, 2016, the UMBC Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) hosted a luncheon for new tenure-track faculty and their chairs. Almost 30 new tenure-track professors have joined...
    Posted: February 29, 2016 3:43 PM
  • NSF CAREER Award to Prof Mentis for surgical telemedicine

    UMBC’s Helena Mentis, assistant professor of information systems, has received the distinguished CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance her research on surgical...
    Posted: February 29, 2016 3:36 PM
  • UMBC researchers introduce innovative curriculum

    INSPIRES high school students to explore engineering
    UMBC engineering and education researchers have partnered with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) to develop and implement an innovative curriculum that exposes high school students to...
    Posted: February 29, 2016 3:33 PM
  • Prof. Slaughter re-imagines life-saving medical devices

    No batteries required
    Gymama Slaughter offered a thrilling glimpse into the future of medicine at TEDxBaltimore, held January 14, 2016, at Morgan State University. Slaughter, assistant professor of computer science and...
    Posted: February 29, 2016 3:29 PM