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  • 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
  • Dr. Ataca studies new ways to make one-atom thick materials

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Imagine a sheet that’s only one atom thick. It won’t keep you very warm, but single-atom-thick materials under...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 12:23 PM
  • Prof. Brewster studies cell survival for organ transplant

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu Two years ago, developmental biologist Rachel Brewster embarked on a journey to learn more about how zebrafish...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 12:20 PM
  • UMBC, NASA, partners mount Chesapeake Bay air-quality study

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu This summer, students and faculty from UMBC and three additional universities teamed up with NASA researchers and...
    Posted: October 18, 2018 12:17 PM
  • Baltimore approves study of chemicals in Back River

    UMBC and the U.S. Geological Survey will be collaborating on the collection and analysis of PCBs in Back River, as detailed by the Baltimore Sun...
    Posted: October 4, 2018 11:47 AM
  • 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 news.umbc.edu 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 news.umbc.edu 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