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UMBC heads to Light City Baltimore

festival of light, music, innovation

This story initially appeared on, written by Dinnah Winnick. Baltimore’s history as the first U.S. city to be illuminated by gas lamps has inspired Light City Baltimore, a major...

Posted: March 30, 2016, 10:28 AM

UMBC’s hosts 10th Annual Arts Integration Conference

hosted by UMBC Dept. of Education, focuses on social justice

This story initially appeared on, written by Max Cole. Nearly 200 educators, students, artists, and administrators attended the 10th Annual Arts Integration Conference on...

Posted: March 30, 2016, 10:15 AM

Summer Fellowships Awarded to UMBC Faculty

Fellowships span disciplines, enable impactful research.

[This story is a repost from the UMBC News site] The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has awarded Summer Faculty Fellowships (SFFs) to 11 faculty across disciplines. The SFF...

Posted: March 8, 2016, 2:14 PM

Prof. Chuck Bieberich awarded Chair in Entrepreneurship

Chuck Bieberich, professor of biological sciences, has been named The Herbert Bearman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship for 2016-2019. The Herbert Bearman Foundation Chair recognizes and...

Posted: March 5, 2016, 6:29 AM

Office of the VP for Research hosts New Faculty Luncheon

On February 24, 2016, the UMBC Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) hosted a luncheon for new tenure-track faculty and their chairs. Almost 30 new tenure-track professors have joined...

Posted: February 29, 2016, 3:43 PM

NSF CAREER Award to Prof Mentis for surgical telemedicine

UMBC’s Helena Mentis, assistant professor of information systems, has received the distinguished CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance her research on surgical...

Posted: February 29, 2016, 3:36 PM

UMBC researchers introduce innovative curriculum

INSPIRES high school students to explore engineering

UMBC engineering and education researchers have partnered with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) to develop and implement an innovative curriculum that exposes high school students to...

Posted: February 29, 2016, 3:33 PM

Prof. Slaughter re-imagines life-saving medical devices

No batteries required

Gymama Slaughter offered a thrilling glimpse into the future of medicine at TEDxBaltimore, held January 14, 2016, at Morgan State University. Slaughter, assistant professor of computer science and...

Posted: February 29, 2016, 3:29 PM