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A Food Pioneer

It’s no surprise to UMBC Professor of American Studies Warren Belasco that food is entering mainstream curricula at American colleges and universities. A number of academic institutions are...

Posted: February 20, 2009, 12:00 PM

The Future of Information Sharing

As the world embraces Web 2.0, the effects of social media are on the minds of several researchers at UMBC. Assistant Professor of Sociology Zeynep Tufekci studies the impact that technology,...

Posted: February 20, 2009, 12:00 PM

UMBC Darwin Expert Speaks at Library of Congress

When UMBC history professor Sandra Herbert first saw the Charles Darwin Archives at Christ’s College, Cambridge as a graduate student, “It was like finding out Shakespeare had left unpublished...

Posted: February 20, 2009, 12:00 PM

Green Skies: A Better Environment for Air Travel

Photo Caption: Hillol Kargupta’s ideas to help airlines reduce their carbon footprint were honored with an IBM Innovation Award. Hillol Kargupta logs thousands of frequent flier miles each year...

Posted: January 21, 2009, 12:00 PM

The Joy in Discovery

A former Meyerhoff Scholar's research could help women with breast cancer. By Lila Guterman This article courtesty of UMBC Magazine Talk to Paula Whittington '01, biological sciences,...

Posted: January 14, 2009, 12:00 PM