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Women leaders from UMBC, Morgan State, and UMD receive $3M Mellon grant to diversify senior leadership in higher ed

This program will develop a pipeline to higher ed leadership for scholars in the arts and humanities. It will focus on interested faculty members at the rank of associate and full professor, particularly women faculty and Black, Hispanic, and American Indian/Alaska Native faculty members.

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UMBC’s Lavik and Bieberich develop new approach to nanoparticles that stop internal bleeding

Four UMBC researchers have developed a unique way of modifying the surfaces of nanoparticles within these life-saving medications to provide infusions that can be delivered more quickly, but with a reduced risk of negative reactions.

UMBC’s Fernando Tormos-Aponte is named an Early Career Faculty Innovator for research on energy inequality

Prof. Tormos-Aponte will receive funding for two years of research, partnering with NCAR scientists to examine energy inequality and resource allocation in the wake of disasters.

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Marjoleine Kars, History, on WAMU’s The Diane Rehm Show

A movie released last month tells the story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York who was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  “Twelve Years a Slave” powerfully depicts that...

Posted: November 1, 2013, 10:24 AM

Stuart Schwartz, CUERE, in the Baltimore Sun and TakePart

Radishes: They’re not just for salad anymore. In fact, they may be useful for controlling runoff into the Chesapeake. Stuart Schwartz, senior scientist with UMBC’s Center for Urban Environmental...

Posted: October 31, 2013, 2:29 PM

Jason Schiffman, Psychology, on WYPR’s Maryland Morning

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of medicine,” says Psychology Associate Professor Jason Schiffman when describing treatment of psychosis. Schiffman is a staff member at the new “Center...

Posted: October 28, 2013, 1:53 PM