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  • UMBC/HHMI Meyerhoff Video Wins Telly Award

    The inspiring video “Strength in Numbers: Inside the Meyerhoff Scholars Program” has won a 2015 Telly Award. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) created this video for a feature article...
    Posted: June 22, 2015 3:33 PM
  • UMBC Hosts International Engineering Design Event

    Baja Maryland 2015 - college engineering and design event
    One hundred teams, including 30 international teams from eight countries, gathered at Budds Creek Motocross Race Track for the action-packed Baja SAE Maryland 2015 competition, hosted May 7-10 by...
    Posted: June 18, 2015 10:50 AM
  • UMBC President Discusses the Importance of Partnerships

    UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski spoke with  Campus Technology about the need for research universities to become more inclusive in terms of working with agencies and other partners at multiple,...
    Posted: May 20, 2015 10:25 AM
  • Higher Education and Busness Partnerships Lead the Way

    President Hrabowski introduces new book
    President Freeman Hrabowski has authored the preface to a new book: Advancing a Jobs-Driven Economy: Higher Education and Business Partnerships Lead the Way from the STEM Higher Ed Council and...
    Posted: May 4, 2015 10:48 AM
  • Constellation Awards E2 Energy to Educate Grant to UMBC’s Information Systems Department

    For the second year in a row, UMBC has been awarded an E2 Energy to Educate grant from Constellation. E2 Energy to Educate grants support learning-focused, team-oriented projects that yield...
    Posted: April 21, 2015 10:12 AM
  • Yelena Yesha, CSEE, Discusses Northrop Grumman Partnership in The Washington Post

    The Washington Post reported on a new partnership between Northrop Grumman and UMBC that explores using cybersecurity tools to analyze health data. Yelena Yesha, computer science and electrical...
    Posted: April 15, 2015 11:37 AM
  • Yelena Yesha, CSEE, Discusses Northrop Grumman Partnership in The Washington Post

    The Washington Post reported on a new partnership between Northrop Grumman and UMBC that explores using cybersecurity tools to analyze health data. Yelena Yesha, computer science and electrical...
    Posted: April 15, 2015 11:37 AM
  • Strong Scholars at UMBC

    UMBC is thrilled to be the newest school to participate in the Strong Scholars Program with the Hattie M. Strong Foundation. The program provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate...
    Posted: March 31, 2015 1:04 PM
  • Northorp Grumman Scholarship for Computer Engineering

    Northrop Grumman’s Electronic Systems sector recently donated $30,000 to support the Northrop Grumman Scholarship at UMBC.   Awards of $10,000 will be made to three students who are U.S. citizens...
    Posted: March 30, 2015 11:05 AM
  • UMBC CyberDawgs win Mid-Atlantic Regional CCDC Finals

    This weekend, UMBC’s Cyber Defense Team (the ‘CyberDawgs’) took first place at the 2015 National CyberWatch Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). UMBC was one of ten teams...
    Posted: March 30, 2015 10:39 AM