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  • Prof. Meyer explains how big data is changing astronomy

    By Sarah Hansen for UMBC’s Eileen Meyer, assistant professor of physics, argues that recent technological advances in the big data era are changing how astronomers learn about...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 3:26 PM
  • Prof. Green receives nearly $1 million NIH epigenetics grant

    By Sarah Hansen for UMBC biologist Erin Green has received a five-year, nearly $1 million grant from the National institutes of Health to examine how cells respond to...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 3:21 PM
  • UMBC’s Evan Avila wins iOme Challenge

    Entry aims to help millennials save for retirement
    By Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque for Evan Avila ‘20, economics and political science, is a millennial with retirement on his mind, and his fresh ideas are now capturing the...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 3:16 PM
  • Rapid sepsis test wins UMBC Cangialosi Business Competition

    By Megan Hanks for Six finalists pitched creative business ideas to a panel of judges during UMBC’s fifth annual Cangialosi Business Innovation Competition (CBIC), held on April...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 3:02 PM
  • UMBC faculty and alumnus honored by Maryland Science Center

    By Megan Hanks for A UMBC faculty member and a UMBC alumnus were recognized by the Maryland Science Center for their outstanding work in engineering and science. Lee Blaney,...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 2:56 PM
  • UMBC researchers open cybersecurity startup w/ TEDCO support

    UMBC’s George Karabatis, associate professor of information systems, and Ahmed AlEroud M.S. ‘12, information systems, Ph.D. ‘14, information systems, recently launched the cybersecurity startup...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 2:45 PM
  • Prof. Lin receives NIDA grant on e-cigarette flavor safety

    This story was initially written on by Sarah Hansen UMBC’s Weihong Lin is helping to close a major gap in knowledge about e-cigarettes, with a focus on flavorings. The National...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 2:24 PM
  • UMBC launches cybersecurity research collaboration

    to focus on infrastructure; partners are in Japan and the UK
    This story initially appeared on and was written by Megan Hanks UMBC is one of three leading academic institutions collaborating on a new research initiative focused on...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 12:26 PM
  • UMBC and University of Limpopo Formalize Partnership

    A commitment to collaborate via joint research and exchanges
    This story was first published  here and was written by Sarah Hansen. On June 12, leaders from UMBC and the University of Limpopo in South Africa formalized commitments to collaborate...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 10:52 AM
  • Health Justice Research Forum on Value of Community Voices

    UMBC’s Public Humanities and Health Justice Research Forum
    This story was first published  here and was written by  Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque. How does unequal access to health care affect the lives and experiences of people from different...
    Posted: July 6, 2018 10:46 AM