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  • UMBC’s Gloria Chuku receives international award

    for influential scholarship in Africana studies
    This story was first published  here and was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque. Gloria Chuku, chair and professor of Africana studies, and affiliate professor of both gender and...
    Posted: April 26, 2018 6:15 PM
  • Christy Ford Chapin begins Library of Congress fellowship

    continuing history faculty’s trend of research achievement
    This story was first published  here and was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque. When Christy Ford Chapin, associate professor of history, began teaching at UMBC in 2012, she started...
    Posted: April 26, 2018 6:12 PM
  • Charissa Cheah receives Fulbright award for research

    identity development of Muslim Tunisian immigrants in Sicily
    This story was first published  here and was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque. Charissa Cheah, professor of psychology, has received a Fulbright to collaborate with  psychologists at...
    Posted: April 26, 2018 6:09 PM
  • UMBC’s Chris Curran receives major NIJ grant

    for research on law enforcement in K–12 schools
    This story was first published  here and was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque. UMBC’s F. Chris Curran, assistant professor of public policy, has received a two-year $620,000 National...
    Posted: April 26, 2018 6:05 PM
  • 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