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UMBC ascends to the nation’s highest level as a research university

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has announced that UMBC has been placed into the category of doctoral universities with very high research activity, popularly known as Research 1 (or R1).

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Creating Antiviral Drugs: Katherine Seley-Radtke’s innovative “fleximer” receives $3.5M From NIH

First invented by Seley-Radtke in 2000, fleximers are modified forms of an established class of antiviral drugs called nucleoside analogues — with a useful twist.

New Carnegie Fellow Derek Musgrove examines Black political movements in the U.S., 1980 – 1997

Musgrove, an associate professor of history, is one of 28 scholars across the U.S. to receive the prestigious Carnegie award this year, from nearly 300 nominations.

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