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  • Center for Social Science Scholarship

    Congratulations to our 2020 Summer Fellows
    Keisha McIntosh Allen Assistant Professor, Department of Education “The Souls of Black Teachers: Theorizing Black Teachers’ Spiritually Grounded Professional Lives” While Black teachers’...
    Posted: May 20, 2020 10:10 PM
  • The Dresher Center for the Humanities

    Congratulations to our Summer and Fall 2020 Research Fellows
    Earl Brooks, Assistant Professor, English Summer 2020 Fellow Project: Black Sonorities: Rhetoric and Black Music Black Sonorities explores the expansive rhetorical nature of Black music. This...
    Posted: May 20, 2020 10:02 PM
  • Army, UMBC collaborate on VR for cybersecurity vizualization

    "Researchers from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County [Anita Komlodi, Don Engel] and Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. [Laurin Buchanan], collaborated with the U.S....
    Posted: May 8, 2020 8:34 AM
  • New Report Releases Findings of VCU/Hilltop Evaluation

    Study of MD/VA Experience w/Substance Use Disorder Waivers
    A report just published by AcademyHealth has released the findings of a study conducted by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and The Hilltop Institute at UMBC that examined the...
    Posted: April 30, 2020 2:27 PM
  • UMBC team makes breakthrough discovery in HIV research

    Discovery opens path to new, better therapies
    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on New research on the structure of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has revealed a promising novel drug target...
    Posted: April 29, 2020 4:40 PM
  • Jianwu Wang receives NSF CAREER Award

    Will help climate scientists make data-driven discoveries
    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on Jianwu Wang, assistant professor of information systems, is the most recent UMBC faculty member to receive a...
    Posted: April 29, 2020 1:31 PM
  • UMBC to receive $7.7 M for U-RISE research training program

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on Since it launched at UMBC in 1997, the MARC U*STAR Program has connected nearly 500 hundred UMBC students with...
    Posted: April 29, 2020 1:25 PM
  • UMBC developing light-driven chips for super-fast computing

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on By combining their expertise in physics and chemistry, Matt Pelton and Marie-Christine Daniel are working toward...
    Posted: April 6, 2020 2:49 PM
  • Latest rankings name UMBC a leading university across fields

    This story was written by Kait McCaffrey and first appeared on UMBC is again one of the top 500 universities in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. In...
    Posted: April 6, 2020 2:46 PM
  • Psych. faculty working to prevent intimate partner violence

    This story was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque and first appeared on UMBC’s psychology faculty closely collaborate with communities on research to prevent intimate...
    Posted: April 6, 2020 2:44 PM