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  • UMBC research suggests need to rethink global reforestation

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Many countries have made commitments to restore huge areas of forest as part of the Bonn Challenge, organized by...
    Posted: November 26, 2018 12:31 PM
  • Bahama Oriole Project team awarded NSF grant

    More undergrads to have international research experiences
    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC is recognized as a national leader in undergraduate teaching, in part because the university connects so many...
    Posted: November 26, 2018 12:29 PM
  • Prof. Sherman, colleagues receive $5M+ from NSF for cyber ed

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu The National Science Foundation recently awarded Alan Sherman, professor of computer science and electrical...
    Posted: November 9, 2018 10:32 AM
  • Twenty years of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study

    An icon of urban ecology research
    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu The Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) is one of only two urban Long-Term Ecological Research projects initially...
    Posted: November 9, 2018 10:31 AM
  • Third annual UMBC GRIT-X: ideas, experiences, discoveries

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Explore videos of all GRIT-X talks on the Research at UMBC website. Artists, scientists, and social change...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 2:12 PM
  • UMBC opens new center, a hub for social science research

    This story was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Center for Social Science Scholarship has opened its doors this fall with Christine...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 1:32 PM
  • Alumni startup earns award for AI work with UMBC researchers

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu The artificial intelligence startup RedShred—cofounded by two UMBC alumni and housed in the bwtech@UMBC...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 1:29 PM
  • New methods to fight biases in science, starting with birds

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu New UMBC research is helping dismantle gender and publication biases in science. A team of researchers working...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 1:28 PM
  • Dr. Deffner receives FQXi support to define laws of universe

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Sebastian Deffner plans to spend his career expanding on the work of physics giants to refine our understanding of...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 1:25 PM
  • Porta-NERDs: Meet the team changing how we think about waste

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Lee Blaney is known for his innovative research on water and soil contamination, working to keep people and...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 1:23 PM