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  • UMBC upgrades High Performance Computing Facility

    NSF grant expands possibilities for data-intensive research
    This story was first published  here and was written by Megan Hanks. The National Science Foundation recently awarded UMBC a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award totaling more than...
    Posted: November 17, 2017 9:06 AM
  • Nominations Sought for Five New UMBC Faculty Awards

    UMBC recognizes excellence in teaching and research through the Presidential Teaching & Research Professor Award, which are recognizing outstanding contributions of our tenured faculty members...
    Posted: November 10, 2017 3:40 PM
  • 20th Undergraduate Research Symposium

    shines light on students’ diverse contributions to science
    This story was first published  here and was written by Sarah Hansen. UMBC’s Undergraduate Research Symposium for the Chemical and Biological Sciences has become a destination for young...
    Posted: November 10, 2017 9:31 AM
  • UMBC scientists measure plant productivity from space

    applications from farming to forest conservation
    This story was first published  here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Two researchers at UMBC’s Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) and colleagues have found that instrumentation...
    Posted: November 10, 2017 9:26 AM
  • UMBC’s Erin Lavik receives National Eye Institute funding

    to create “living model of the human retina”
    This story was first published  here and was written by Megan Hanks. More than 200 million people around the world have visual impairments, making retinal research crucial to the development...
    Posted: November 10, 2017 9:21 AM
  • UMBC faculty awarded NSF grant to shrink tumors

    by applying heat to drug-carrying nanoparticles
    This story was first published  here and was written by Megan Hanks. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded funding to a group of UMBC faculty in two colleges to study how applying...
    Posted: October 31, 2017 10:46 AM
  • GRIT-X showcases experiences of outstanding faculty, alumni

    “from outer space to inner space”
    This story initially appeared here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Nine distinguished faculty and alumni shared their stories at GRIT-X, a TED talk-style event during UMBC’s Homecoming. Karl...
    Posted: October 20, 2017 1:23 PM
  • UMBC dedicates new Earth and Space Institute (ESI)

    ESI builds on decades of UMBC/NASA collaboration
    This story was first published here and was written by Sarah Hansen. On the third floor of the UMBC Physics Building, a glass sign with crisp white lettering announces UMBC’s newest research...
    Posted: October 10, 2017 1:57 PM
  • Kuali Now Live at UMBC!

    Providing a Single Source, Web-based Software Solution
    Over the next six months, UMBC will be transitioning to a new software system, Kuali, to significantly improve the process of proposal submission and several other critical extramural related...
    Posted: October 6, 2017 8:24 AM
  • Belay Demoz, JCET Director, elected as a fellow to the AMS

    Fellow to the prestigious American Meteorological Society
    This story was first published  here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Belay Demoz has been part of UMBC’s Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) since its founding more than 20 years...
    Posted: September 12, 2017 10:10 AM