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  • Technology to Increase Production of High-Quality Seafood Licensed to Maryland Sustainable Mariculture, LLC

    Contact: Anthony Lane Communications Manager (410) 455-5793 alane@umbc.edu University System of Maryland (USM) scientists have developed an environmentally sustainable and cost-efficient...
    Posted: July 19, 2010 12:00 PM
  • Dawn Biehler, Geography and Environmental Systems, Receives NEH Summer Stipend

    Dawn Biehler, assistant professor of geography and environmental systems, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend for the summer of 2010. As a beneficiary of the award,...
    Posted: July 14, 2010 12:00 PM
  • Faculty Members Awarded Dresher Center Summer Fellowships

    Three UMBC professors have been chosen as summer faculty fellows by the Dresher Center for the Humanities. The fellowships support professors who are in the early stages of research. “We’re...
    Posted: July 14, 2010 12:00 PM
  • Thoughts on Ticklish Apes and the Evolution of Laughter

    Robert Provine, professor of psychology, was quoted in media across the globe recently regarding a new study on the evolution of laughter in apes. Provine, an expert on and an international...
    Posted: June 29, 2009 12:00 PM
  • The Mathematics of Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia"

    The Folger Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" has connections to UMBC experts in mathematics and the humanities. Michelle Osherow, assistant professor of...
    Posted: May 18, 2009 12:00 PM
  • A Fulbright to Protect First Responders

    Brian Maguire, clinical associate professor of emergency health studies (EHS), has won a 2009 Fulbright Scholarship to expand his groundbreaking research on the occupational risks among ambulance...
    Posted: April 23, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Adrenaline 101: Off-Road Engineers Excel

    Photo Caption: A four-hour SAE Baja race is a muddy marathon. Safety goggles are required gear in many campus labs. Mechanical engineering graduate student Sam Markkula and his teammates just...
    Posted: April 23, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Bill Thomas, Erickson School, on NPR

    Bill Thomas, professor of the Erickson School, is a man on a mission: to change our concept of nursing homes, aging and eldercare forever. Thomas, a self-described "nursing home abolitionist,"...
    Posted: April 3, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Researcher, Mentor Works to Slow Scourge of Alzheimer’s

    Theresa Good, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, works to slow the toll of Alzheimer’s, one of the world’s most devastating illnesses. Her peers recently voted her as among the...
    Posted: April 3, 2009 12:00 PM
  • Two UMBC Professors Win NSF CAREER Awards

    Theodosia Gougousi (left) and Haijun Su, who uses virtual reality in his research, are UMBC's latest NSF CAREER award winners. Two UMBC scientists were recently recognized as among the nation’s...
    Posted: April 3, 2009 12:00 PM