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UMBC Presents at APLU Council on Research Annual Meeting

September 12, 2017 9:27 AM
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, speakers in two panels, and membership in the new class of APLU CoR Research Leadership Fellows.

Karl Steiner,UMBC's vice president for research, co-organized the opening session, Bridging the Cultural Divide: Bringing the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences Together. Lee Boot, director of the UMBC Imaging Research Center (IRC) was one of this session's five panelists. Dr. Steiner also organized a later session on Open Data and Public Access, which featured Jack Suess, UMBC's 
vice president for information technology, as one of three speakers.

Also in the program, Don Engel, UMBC's assistant vice president for research, was inducted into the first class of APLU CoR's new Research Leadership Fellows program.

Karl Steiner opens the first session of the APLU CoR Meeting. Photo credit: Sarah Rovito.

Lee Boot speaks in "Bridging the Cultural Divide: Bringing the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences Together." Front table, left to right: Karl Steiner, Seda McKilligan, Debra Moddelmog, Lee Boot. Photo credit: Sarah Rovito

Karl Steiner moderates "Bridging the Cultural Divide: Bringing the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences Together." Left to right: Karl Steiner, Kelly Rusch, Sandra Brown, Mridul Gautam. Photo credit: Sarah Rovito.

Induction of first class of APLU CoR Research Leader Fellowship Program. Left to right: Howard Gobstein, Robert Nobles, Kevin Gardner, Ralph Davis, Jason Carter, Doug Delahanty, Faith Kirkham Hawkins, Jane E. Strasser, Gillian Wilson, Don Engel, Alicia Knoedler, Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan. Photo credit: Sarah Rovito.

Don Engel and Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan. Photo credit: Sarah Rovito.

Karl Steiner in group discussion. Photo credit: Sarah Rovito.
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