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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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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, 6:29 PM

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, 4:25 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, 4:07 PM