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  • UMBC receives NSF grant for big data computing training

    First-of-its-kind training for interdisciplinary research
    This story was first published  here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Today, data of all kinds is generated at a nearly incomprehensible rate, creating endless opportunities for advances in...
    Posted: September 7, 2017 10:11 AM
  • Center for Art, Design, Visual Culture exhibits “Gun Show"

    Aims to prompt discussion about gun violence
    This story was first published  here and was written by Tom Moore. In 2012, following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Baltimore artist David Hess felt compelled to accelerate the...
    Posted: September 7, 2017 10:01 AM
  • Dr. Slaughter' bioreactors could pause clock for transplants

    By Megan Hanks, originally posted here. UMBC’s Gymama Slaughter will develop a bioreactor to extend the viability of lifesaving human organs as they await transplant through a major new grant...
    Posted: September 2, 2017 6:30 AM
  • Danielle L. Beatty Moody receives competitive fellowship to

    for enhancing mentoring of diverse trainees
    This article was originally written here by Sarah Hansen on May 24, 2017. Just as the classes she’s teaching wrap up, Danielle L. Beatty Moody, assistant professor of psychology, will...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:41 PM
  • Helena Mentis examines how activity trackers help patients

    Informing treatment plans for Parkinson's Disease patients
    This article was originally written here by Megan Hanks on June 16, 2017. Helena Mentis, assistant professor of information systems and 2016 recipient of a prestigious NSF CAREER...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:37 PM
  • Cardboard Incubator Gives Preemies Better Chance of Survival

    This article was originally written here by Maria Fontanazza on August 24, 2017. The first few weeks of life are critical for premature and low birth weight babies, as their ability to...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:33 PM
  • UMBC's Lipi Mukherjee receives NASA Fellowship

    in Earth and Space Science for Atmospheric Physics Research
    Lipi Mukherjee, Ph.D. student in atmospheric physics at UMBC, has received the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF), which will provide funding to support her research for up to three...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:25 PM
  • UMBC receives NEA Art Works grant

    Credit goes to Margaret Re's "A Designated Life"
    This article was originally written here by Catherine Borg on June 21, 2017. UMBC’s Margaret Re will develop the exhibition and catalog for A Designed Life: American Textiles, Wallpapers,...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:20 PM
  • UMBC announces largest-ever group of Postdoctoral Fellows

    Faculty Diversity improving
    This article was originally written here by Megan Hanks on June 22, 2017. UMBC’s newest Postdoctoral Fellows for Faculty Diversity will soon begin a two-year experience focused on...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:16 PM
  • UMBC computer scientists explain how AI can help users

    Translating Legalese before online users click "agree"
    This article was originally written here by Megan Hanks on June 30, 2017. Every day, people interact with large amounts of text online, including legal documents they might quickly...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 2:02 PM