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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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From UMBC News and Magazine

Robert Provine, Psychology, to be Featured in New Book

Psychology professor Robert Provine participated in this year’s annual question on Edge.org, 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

UMBC Study on Maryland Dream Act in the Gazette

An article published January 8th in The Gazette examines the impact of the Maryland Dream Act after its first year. The law allows undocumented immigrants who graduate from Maryland high schools...

Posted: January 9, 2014, 6:05 PM

Stuart Schwartz, CUERE, on the Marc Steiner Show

On December 17, Stuart Schwartz, a senior research scientist at the Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education (CUERE) was a guest on the Marc Steiner Show. Schwartz discussed his...

Posted: December 20, 2013, 10:03 PM

Gymama Slaughter, CSEE, Receives NSF CAREER Award

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced on December 11, 2013 that Gymama Slaughter, an assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering (CSEE), received an NSF CAREER...

Posted: December 13, 2013, 9:04 PM