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  • On-Campus Research at UMBC during COVID-19

    Dear Colleagues, As all of us adjust to the rapidly changing and unprecedented response to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic, we appreciate all you have been doing to help our students and our...
    Posted: March 19, 2020 10:39 AM
  • NEH fellowship to Anne Rubin on Confederate food scarcity

    This story was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque and first appeared on news.umbc.edu “Historians know that the Confederacy ran out of food by the end of the Civil War, and it...
    Posted: March 10, 2020 6:03 PM
  • UMBC-led team identifies new bird species in South Pacific

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu In the 1930s, famed biologist Ernst Mayr became the first to study Pacific Robins. Based on his observations of the...
    Posted: March 6, 2020 3:49 PM
  • New study on COVID-19 prejudice against Chinese Americans

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu As the COVID-19 outbreak originating in China has spread to populations across all continents except Antarctica,...
    Posted: March 6, 2020 3:13 PM
  • UMBC again in top 150 universities in federal research funds

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu The annual Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) survey from the National Science Foundation again...
    Posted: March 5, 2020 2:54 PM
  • Hilltop Wins Award to Develop Multi-Payer Analytic Tool

    UMBC’s Hilltop Institute, with its partners ServBeyond Solutions and A-G Associates, has just been awarded a $2 million contract from the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) to...
    Posted: March 3, 2020 1:05 PM
  • Hidden by a pleasant scent

    The health consequences of flavor in e-cigarettes
    By Weihong Lin, Professor of Biological Sciences, and Rakaia Kenney, Research Assistant, UMBC Millions of Americans are vaping, and some are getting sick. Since June 2019, 2,711 have been...
    Posted: February 9, 2020 2:39 PM
  • Wearable sensors, infrared cameras: UMBC's User Studies Lab

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Interactive Systems Research Center (ISRC) has obtained new equipment designed for the precise study of human...
    Posted: February 9, 2020 2:22 PM
  • Carnegie honors UMBC as a community-engaged university

    This story was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque and first appeared on news.umbc.edu The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has honored UMBC with its distinguished...
    Posted: February 3, 2020 10:59 AM
  • Blog Post Highlights Findings of Hilltop Institute/VCU Study

    AcademyHealth Blog Post Highlights Findings of Virginia/Maryland Substance Use Disorder Waiver Evaluation The Hilltop Institute's Executive Director Cynthia Woodcock joined Virginia...
    Posted: January 31, 2020 12:46 PM