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NASA selects UMBC-led Lunar Instrument for Implementation on
Artemis III Moon Landing Mission

The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), along with several institutional partners, have been selected to develop one of the first three lunar instruments chosen for implementation and deployment as part of NASA’s forthcoming Artemis III mission, humanity’s first return to the lunar surface in more than 50 years. (Artist’s concept of astronaut deploying an instrument on lunar surface. Photo Credit: NASA)

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Three UMBC artists—Kelley Bell, Corrie Francis Parks, and Katie Hileman—named Baker Artist Award finalists

As part of the Baker program, artists across six disciplines—visual arts, film/video, interdisciplinary, literary arts, performance, and music—are invited to establish online portfolios of their work, which are housed on the Baker Artist Awards website. This year’s awardees will be announced in May.

UMBC joins BRAIN Center to Advance Innovations in Neurotechnologies

The BRAIN Center brings together experts from a wide range of topics. The goal is for it to become a neurotechnology hub by creating a pipeline from discoveries to solutions, while helping students, scientists, and engineers solve one of the greatest unmet medical and healthcare needs of our time.

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Jason Schiffman, Psychology, in The Daily Beast

An article published February 9 in The Daily Beast titled “What Military Base Shootings Reveal about the Mental Health Debate” examines if better mental health screening can prevent future...

Posted: February 12, 2014, 5:45 PM

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