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  • Hilltop Awarded Contract to Estimate the Costs of Tobacco

    News from UMBC's Hilltop Institute
    The Center for Mississippi Health Policy has commissioned UMBC's Hilltop Institute to estimate the costs to Mississippi Medicaid attributable to tobacco. Using the best available evidence from the...
    Posted: October 3, 2018 12:46 PM
  • Transition to Kuali COI

    Dear Faculty,     As announced in July 2018, UMBC is transitioning from the research management format in PeopleSoft to the cloud-based Kuali system. The Office of the Vice President for...
    Posted: September 17, 2018 8:53 AM
  • Lessons from Maryland's Community First Choice Program

    Featured Work of UMBC's Hilltop Institute
    In collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and with support from the Commonwealth Fund, UMBC's Hilltop Institute examined the experience with Maryland’s Community...
    Posted: August 23, 2018 12:38 PM
  • UMBC awarded grant to innovate anti-malarial drug production

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on A team of researchers from UMBC’s Center for Advanced Sensor Technology (CAST) and department of chemical,...
    Posted: August 13, 2018 7:00 AM
  • Kenji Hamaguchi confirms binary stars produces cosmic rays

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on Eta Carinae is the most massive and luminous star system within 10,000 light years of Earth. New UMBC research...
    Posted: August 13, 2018 6:58 AM
  • When did humans start to transform Earth?

    UMBC’s Erle Ellis introduces the Anthropocene
    This story was written by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque and first appeared on “Humans have emerged as a force of nature on this planet,” UMBC’s Erle Ellis says, as he begins...
    Posted: August 13, 2018 6:55 AM
  • Lisa Moren brings Baltimore's McKeldin Fountain back to life

    This story was written by Tom Moore and first appeared on Baltimore’s McKeldin Fountain, an icon of Brutalist architecture, may have been demolished in 2016, but Lisa Moren,...
    Posted: August 13, 2018 6:36 AM
  • UMBC and U. Limpopo partner to grow research and exchanges

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on On June 12, leaders from UMBC and the University of Limpopo in South Africa formalized commitments to collaborate...
    Posted: August 13, 2018 6:03 AM
  • Entrepreneurs Rising

    This article by Sarah Hansen and illustrated by Ruth Chan originally appeared in the UMBC Magazine Every day, UMBC researchers work tirelessly to make and build upon discoveries in their...
    Posted: July 14, 2018 10:47 PM
  • UMBC research forum held on health justice

    By Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque for How does unequal access to health care affect the lives and experiences of people from different communities across Baltimore and the...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 3:33 PM