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  • UMBC’s Daniel Lobo receives $1.9 million NIH grant

    Will explore genetic control of development and regeneration
    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Salamanders regenerate their tails. Sea stars regenerate their arms. Most species of planaria, a type of flatworm,...
    Posted: September 9, 2020 5:24 PM
  • UMBC's Taka Yamashita receives $1.4 million grant

    Adult literacy's impact on community college STEM Education
    This story was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Taka Yamashita has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of...
    Posted: September 9, 2020 3:37 PM
  • UMBC’s Tulay Adali receives prestigious Humboldt Award

    Research Award for advanced data analysis at Paderborn Univ.
    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Tulay Adali, professor of computer science and electrical engineering (CSEE) and distinguished university...
    Posted: September 5, 2020 11:45 AM
  • UMBC study reveals gender bias in bird song research

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu A revolutionary group of scientists has been rethinking for two decades how we understand bird song, with women...
    Posted: September 5, 2020 11:41 AM
  • UMBC STEM BUILD students conduct and present viral research

    in reimagined summer program
    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu The 19 members of UMBC’s STEM BUILD Cohort 5 and their instructors had been looking forward to a summer wet lab...
    Posted: September 5, 2020 11:38 AM
  • $4.8M NSF award: urban environment study led by Claire Welty

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu There is an essential resource constantly flowing beneath our feet: groundwater. Urban denizens may not think...
    Posted: September 2, 2020 2:30 PM
  • UMBC-led team receives DOE grant to advance fusion energy

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Carlos Romero-Talamas is leading a group of researchers in designing and building a machine to produce...
    Posted: August 13, 2020 2:20 PM
  • UMBC’s HARP named SmallSat Mission of the Year

    Small satellite, big ambitions
    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (HARP) Satellite, which began in Vanderlei Martins’s imagination more...
    Posted: August 13, 2020 2:18 PM
  • Margo Young promoted to ESRA Director

    It is my distinct pleasure to announce the promotion of Ms. Margo Young as Director of the Earth & Space Research Administration (ESRA). Margo has been serving as the ESRA Associate Director...
    Posted: August 4, 2020 4:37 PM
  • Prof Hamidi receives NSF grant to expand internet access

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu During the COVID-19 pandemic, internet access has become more critical, with people relying on it to work, learn,...
    Posted: July 31, 2020 9:57 AM