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  • UMBC researchers address diverse factors

    Impacting US Schooling
    This article was written here by Sarah Hansen on July 10, 2017. UMBC researchers from across the humanities and social sciences recently earned press coverage for their work exploring...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:54 PM
  • UMBC's Bob Provine answers "Why do we yawn?" on NPR

    Yawning, a common, but mysterious behavior
    This article was originally written here by Sarah Hansen on July 10, 2017. Yawning may have the dubious distinction of being the least understood common human behavior,” UMBC’s Bob...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:48 PM
  • UMBC’s Don Engel selected for inaugural cohort

    APLU Research Fellows
    This article was originally written here by Sarah Hansen on July 18, 2017. Don Engel, UMBC’s assistant vice president for research, has been selected as one of just eight participants...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:39 PM
  • Kavita Krishnaswamy, CSEE Ph.D. student

    One of 25 women in robotics you need to know about
    This article was originally written here by Megan Hanks on July 26, 2017. Kavita Krishnaswamy ’07, computer science and mathematics, Ph.D. ’18, computer science, has been named both a...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:31 PM
  • UMBC’s Erin Green receives nearly $1 million NIH grant

    Cutting Edge Genetics Research
    This article was originally written here on July 28,2017 by Sarah Hansen. UMBC biologist Erin Green has received a five-year, nearly $1 million grant from the National institutes of...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:25 PM
  • New study by UMBC’s Chris Swan yields surprising results

    Restoration effects more effective in small streams
    This article was originally written here by Sarah Hansen on July 28, 2017. A new study led by Chris Swan has found that stream restoration efforts such as bank stabilization, tree...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:21 PM
  • Chuck Eggleton receives Fulbright award in Columbia

    He will teach global engineering and study cellular adhesion
    This article was originally written here on August 2, 2017 by Megan Hanks. Chuck Eggleton, professor and chair of mechanical engineering, has received a Fulbright award to teach two...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:14 PM
  • UMBC’s Jason Link leads development of cosmic ray detector

    Cosmic Ray Detector headed for International Space Station
    This article was originally written here on August 11,2017 by Sarah Hansen. A white box the size of a refrigerator, called Cosmic Ray Energetics and Mass (CREAM), will head to the...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 1:07 PM
  • UMBC’s Lipi Mukherjee receives NASA Fellowship

    This story was first published  here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Lipi Mukherjee, Ph.D. student in atmospheric physics at UMBC, has received the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship...
    Posted: August 28, 2017 11:59 AM
  • Dr. Govind Rao's Research featured in MedTech Intelligence

    Dr. Govind Rao's research was recently featured in MedTech Intelligence. See the full article here:...
    Posted: August 28, 2017 11:33 AM