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  • Belay Demoz, JCET Director, elected as a fellow to the AMS

    Fellow to the prestigious American Meteorological Society
    This story was first published  here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Belay Demoz has been part of UMBC’s Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) since its founding more than 20 years...
    Posted: September 12, 2017 10:10 AM
  • UMBC undergrads conduct pharmaceutical research at UMB

    New internship program sponsored jointly by UMBC and UMB
    This story was first published  here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Arissa Falat ‘18, biochemistry and molecular biology, knew last spring how she wanted to spend her summer vacation: making...
    Posted: September 12, 2017 10:02 AM
  • UMBC Holds 20th Summer Undergraduate Research Fest

    showcases emerging science talent from across the nation
    This story was first published  here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Marking the last weeks of the season, UMBC’s University Center Ballroom buzzed with a contagious energy last month as more...
    Posted: September 12, 2017 9:57 AM
  • UMBC Presents at APLU Council on Research Annual Meeting

    In the recent 2017 annual meeting of the Council on Research (CoR) of the Assocation of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), UMBC's participation included co-organizing two sessions,...
    Posted: September 12, 2017 9:27 AM
  • 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