NASA employee Amy Lien researches an unusual blast in space nicknamed the Cow
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NASA employee Amy Lien researches an unusual blast in space nicknamed the Cow

Last summer, astronomers around the globe took a sudden interest in an intriguing blast that appeared in the sky. Referred to as the Cow, after its official name…

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Retriever Courage launched as campus demands change
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Retriever Courage launched as campus demands change

In early September, UMBC was faced with a lawsuit alleging that the campus and county police, along with higher-authority officials, mishandled sexual assault allegations. Almost immediately after the…

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Program identifying at-risk behaviors free to Maryland schools

Kognito, a virtual simulation designed to help students in distress, is available free of charge in Maryland institutions of higher education until 2019. The subscription is made available through…

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Graduating students lose a tradition with removal of UMBC sign
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Graduating students lose a tradition with removal of UMBC sign

The UMBC sign that once greeted students when entering the campus has recently been removed as a part of UMBC’s new project to revamp the campus entrance. Along…

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UMBC professor receives NSF CAREER Award

Helena Mentis, assistant professor of information systems at UMBC, was recently awarded the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for her research in surgical telemedicine. The CAREER…

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UMBC Cyber Defense Team wins 2015 Maryland Cyber Challenge
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UMBC Cyber Defense Team wins 2015 Maryland Cyber Challenge

The Cyber Defense Team, a UMBC club focusing on computer and network security, recently competed in and won the 2015 Maryland Cyber Defense Challenge, or MDC3. The competition…

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