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  • Heliophysics center to receive up to $20 million from NASA

    UMBC's Goddard Planetary Heliophysics Institute renewed
    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks. NASA has renewed its support for the Goddard Planetary Heliophysics Institute (GPHI), granting permission for a...
    Posted: June 14, 2016 8:15 AM
  • The Economist features UMBC’s revolutionary aquaculture

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Dinah Winnick. UMBC Professor Yonathan Zohar, chair of marine biotechnology, is featured in a new issue of The Economist focused...
    Posted: June 13, 2016 6:26 PM
  • Marc Olano delivers TEDx talk about technology and reality

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks. Marc Olano, associate professor of computer science and electrical engineering, offered attendees of TEDxTowson 2016...
    Posted: May 28, 2016 6:58 PM
  • Erin Lavik’s dynamic TED talk connects theatre, engineering

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks. When Erin Lavik, professor of chemical, biochemical and environmental engineering, was pursuing her graduate degree,...
    Posted: May 28, 2016 6:48 PM
  • Former Apple CEO John Sculley learns about UMBC engineering

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. John Sculley, former CEO of Apple and Pepsi-Cola and currently entrepreneur and investor in high-tech startups,...
    Posted: May 28, 2016 6:40 PM
  • President of German Research Foundation visits UMBC

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. Peter Strohschneider, president of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, or DFG), visited...
    Posted: May 28, 2016 6:34 PM
  • NIDA’s deputy director visits campus to promote resources

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. Wilson Compton, deputy director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), visited UMBC on April 20, meeting...
    Posted: May 28, 2016 6:28 PM
  • Two UMBC history professors win Berlin Prize fellowships

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Max Cole. Rebecca Boehling and Kate Brown have won a coveted semester-long fellowship from The American Academy in Berlin. Boehling...
    Posted: May 18, 2016 6:47 PM
  • UMBC and IBM Research launch Cognitive Cybersecurity Lab

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks. UMBC and IBM Research have announced an exciting new collaboration to create the Accelerated Cognitive Cybersecurity...
    Posted: May 18, 2016 6:27 PM
  • UMBC hosts NSF CAREER Awards workshop

    UMBC's has an excellent track record in our junior faculty securing NSF CAREER awards, a prestigious program which supports research early in the recipient's career. Last Wednesday, May 11th,...
    Posted: May 18, 2016 2:32 PM