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  • 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
  • Prof. Pan receives two NIH grants on rapid COVID-19 testing

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Dipanjan Pan, professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering, has received two new grants from...
    Posted: July 31, 2020 9:53 AM
  • Global Pandemic in History

    How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague
    Kathryn McKinley, a medievalist and Professor of English at UMBC, discusses the eerie similarities in how the rich reacted to the bubonic plague in Boccaccio's The Decameron and the pandemic...
    Posted: July 17, 2020 5:09 PM
  • Structural Inequality and Systemic Racism

    Overcoming Barriers to Homeownership In Baltimore City
    Sally Scott, Director of the MPS in Community Leadership (UMBC) and Seema Iyer, Associate Director of the Jacob France Institute (UB) have published a report through the Abell Foundation which...
    Posted: July 17, 2020 4:48 PM
  • Kathleen Hoffman receives new grants to improve HIV modeling

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Kathleen Hoffman, professor of mathematics and statistics, thrives on solving puzzles. She has spent her career...
    Posted: July 15, 2020 2:27 PM
  • UMBC collaborates with MxD on cybersecurity curriculum

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC researchers will collaborate with the Chicago-based MxD to develop a curriculum and online platform for...
    Posted: July 15, 2020 2:24 PM
  • Groundbreaking fish research draws aquaculture giant to UMBC

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu More and more U.S. states, from Texas to Maine, are increasing their capacity to produce fish for human...
    Posted: July 3, 2020 6:53 AM
  • Prof Wilson helps governors, public respond to COVID-19

    This story was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Governors across the United States have been working to determine what safe reopening might...
    Posted: June 22, 2020 3:45 PM
  • Hilltop Researcher to Predict Risk of COVID Hospitalization

    Hilltop Senior Data Scientist Fei Han, PhD, has been awarded funding for a proposal titled "Reducing Patient Risk through Actionable Artificial Intelligence." The project is funded by the...
    Posted: June 22, 2020 10:30 AM