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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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Jason Schiffman, Psychology, in The Baltimore Sun

Psychology Associate Professor Jason Schiffman is in the news again for his role in Maryland’s new Center for Excellence on Early Intervention for Serious Mental Illness. The center aims to...

Posted: October 21, 2013, 12:25 PM

Donald Norris, Public Policy, on WBAL-TV

The Gonzales Maryland Poll for October was released Thursday, and the results showed approval ratings dropping for Governor Martin O’Malley and President Barack Obama. The poll surveyed 819...

Posted: October 18, 2013, 12:07 PM