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UMBC Scientists and Engineers Celebrate Launch of HARP2 Instrument on NASAs PACE Mission

The Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem (PACE) spacecraft rocketed to orbit carrying on board the
Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (HARP2) launched into orbit on February 8, just after 1:30 am.(Photo Credits:NASA)

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UMBC Manufacturing Research Center Gets Boost from New Partnership with U.S. Army

The Center for Research in Emergent Manufacturing (CREM)is launching a major new project with the U.S. Army and other partners this year. UMBC has received an initial amount of more than $3 million to fund the first year of the project, which will investigate ways to digitize the army’s supply chain.

UMBC Expands Its Next-Generation Tech Analytics Research With Phase II Of The Center For Accelerated Real Time Analytics

CARTA Phase II, is a five-year initiative that explores data analytics research to develop new accelerated and real-time approaches to address advanced technology integration in industries such as health care, finance, and security.

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UMBC’s Hilltop Institute in The Baltimore Sun

An article published January 19 in The Baltimore Sun examines the impact of the Affordable Care Act as Marylanders gain health insurance coverage, but points to how many are switching from...

Posted: January 22, 2014, 5:38 PM

Robert Provine, Psychology, to be Featured in New Book

Psychology professor Robert Provine participated in this year’s annual question on, which features a collection of online essays that is later published as part of a high-profile and...

Posted: January 22, 2014, 3:57 PM

Tom Cronin, Biology, in WIRED

What’s the Absurd Creature of the Week in WIRED science? Why it’s none other than one of biologist Tom Cronin’s favorite sea critters, the mantis shrimp. And the eyes of these creatures are...

Posted: January 13, 2014, 8:11 PM