UMBC Watch

4/25/11
UMBC is Named One of the Nation’s “Best Value” Public Universities

3/10/11
President Freeman Hrabowski Receives Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence

10/1/10
Report Shows UMBC ACTiVATE Entrepreneur Training Program Creates Jobs and Builds Maryland’s Economy

8/17/10
UMBC Tops U.S. News “Up-and-Coming” List For Second Year

6/15/10
UMBC Students Recognized through Prestigious Scholarships and Competitions

5/27/10
UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski Receives Honorary Degree from Harvard

12/1/09
Time Magazine Names President Hrabowski One of the Nation’s Ten Best College Presidents

10/23/09
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty and Staff Awarded National Research Grants for Innovative Projects

8/20/09
UMBC Named Number One Up-and-Coming School in U.S. News & World Report

7/20/09
Science Hails UMBC as National Model for Closing Minority STEM Gap

6/15/09
Biodiesel Club Students Win Funding from International Sustainability Contest

4/17/09
ACTiVATE® Entrepreneurship Program Receives International Recognition

1/19/09
UMBC Named One of Nation's "Best Value" Public Universities

12/3/08
U.S. News & World Report Names President Freeman Hrabowski to "America's Best Leaders" List

9/9/08
UMBC Among Top Five Schools to Watch in U.S. News & World Report

8/8/08
UMBC Named One of Nation's Most Diverse Universities

7/21/2008
Faculty Research Recognized with Top Rankings

3/17/2008
Senior Philip Graff Wins Prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

3/10/2008
Novel by Math Professor and Author Receives National Attention

12/10/2007
Music Professor Earns Prestigious Award for Music Education and Outreach

11/12/2007
ACTiVATE Program Success Sparks National Award, Additional Funding

9/5/2007
Alumni Win Highly Selective Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Study Awards

6/25/2007
Alumnus Ian M. Ralby Receives Prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

5/24/2007
UMBC Student Receives National Scholar-Athlete Award

4/12/2007
Alumnus Richard Byrne '86 Earns Prestigious Theatrical Honor

3/19/2007
UMBC Professor One of Six State Department Jefferson Science Fellows

1/16/2007
Kauffman Foundation Awards $2 Million to Fund Entrepreneurship Education at UMBC

12/13/2006
UMBC Faculty Honored With Fulbright Awards

11/13/2006
UMBC Historian to Help Cambridge Celebrate Darwin's Birthday

9/26/2006
UMBC Biologist Receives Top Honor for Young Scientists

7/19/2006
HHMI Scholars Program Receives $2.2 Million Teaching Grant

5/18/2006
UMBC Joins Princeton in Engineering Research Center

4/11/2006
Noted Political Cartoonist Joins Imaging Research Center

3/10/2006
UMBC Alumna Joins White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

2/16/2006
Center for History Education Receives $1 Million U.S. Dept. of Education Grant

12/01/2005
Center for Art and Visual Culture Earning Broad Recognition

09/07/2005
Faculty and Students Honored With Fulbright, Goldwater Awards

03/30/2005
National Endowment for the Humanities Recognizes UMBC Faculty Research

02/01/2005
UMBC’s Best Excel in Diverse Careers

11/05/2004
UMBC Alumnus Named Maryland Teacher of the Year

10/20/2004
National Science Foundation Taps UMBC to Connect Women with Technology Transfer

09/28/2004
UMBC Named One of Best 50 Colleges for Women

09/01/2004
Mathematician and Author Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

08/16/2004
UMBC Alumna Goes for the Gold in 2004 Olympic Games

07/27/2004
UMBC’s Historians Honored with Prestigious Awards

07/02/2004
UMBC Alumnus Draws National Acclaim for First Feature Film

06/11/2004
UMBC Students Earn Prestigious Science Awards

04/01/2004
UMBC Theatre Students Win Coveted Spot at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

12/08/2003
World-Class Researcher Heads Photonics Center at UMBC

11/04/2003
UMBC Stands Out In “Purple Cow” Competition

09/09/2003
UMBC Entrepreneurs Are “Innovator of the Year” Finalists

08/11/2003
UMBC Competing for $5 Million Entrepreneurship Grant

06/18/2003
National and International Accolades to Artist Showcased by UMBC

05/09/2003
UMBC Joins the NCAA America East Conference

04/14/2003
Highly Selective National Award Supports Outstanding Undergraduate Research at UMBC

03/05/2003
UMBC Official Leads International Research Park Group

02/07/2003
Faculty Achievements Place UMBC Among the Nation’s Best

01/21/2003
UMBC Honored for Promoting Diversity in Graduate Education

01/10/2003
UMBC Wins Sixth Chess Championship

11/21/2002
UMBC Atmospheric Scientist Receives NASA's Top Award

10/14/2002
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Honors UMBC Alumna

08/27/2002
Newsweek Picks UMBC as a “Hot School”

08/19/2002
UMBC Graduate to Lead the Maryland Bar Association

07/24/2002
UMBC Athletes Win Fourth Consecutive Commissioner's Cup

06/28/2002
Strong Showing for UMBC Incubator Companies

05/22/2002
UMBC to Launch Innovative Science and Math Partnership With Baltimore Schools

04/30/2002
UMBC Leaps in Research Rankings

04/10/2002
UMBC Visual Arts Faculty Dominate Awards Competition

01/29/2002
President Hrabowski Receives McGraw Prize in Education

01/18/2002
UMBC Chess Is "Maryland's #1 Team"

9/21/2001
National Honors to President Hrabowski Put UMBC in the Spotlight

03/01/2001
UMBC Historian Awarded Highest Prize for Civil War Research

12/11/2000
UMBC Earns High Marks in National Rankings

08/01/2000
UMBC Athletes Win Commissioner's Cup Again

07/06/2000
UMBC Stands Out at Entrepreneur Awards

06/12/2000
Imaging Research Center Project to Air Nationwide on PBS

05/30/2000
UMBC Leads in Science Degree Ranking

05/09/2000
$1-Million Gift Launches Entrepreneurship Center at UMBC

04/17/2000
UMBC Alumnus Wins Oscar for Documentary Film

04/04/2000
$70-million NASA Contract Largest in UMBC History

03/28/2000
UMBC Faculty Lead Board of Regents Awards

02/07/2000
Chemistry Faculty Among Nations's Research Elite

01/11/2000
UMBC's Chess Team Continues Pan-Am Reign

12/21/99
UMBC's Shriver Center Called a Model Program for Colleges and Universities Nationwide

11/10/99
UMBC Helps Combat Urban Teacher Shortage

10/20/99
UMBC Launches Public Affairs Scholars Program

08/18/99
UMBC Student Shares Screen With Stars in Runaway Bride

07/30/99
Fine Arts Gallery Publications Win First Prize in National Design Competition

07/20/99
UMBC Ranks as One of America's "Most Wired"

07/01/99
UMBC Athletics Wins Commissioner's Cup

06/04/99
UMBC's Shriver Center Celebrates Five Years of Service, Achievements

04/27/99
UMBC Wins Model United Nations Honors

01/12/99
UMBC Recaptures "World Series of College Chess" Title

06/22/98
Spotlight on the Class of 1998

04/21/98
UMBC Students Awarded Goldwater Scholarships

04/10/98
UMBC Alumni Honored for Their Achievements

03/03/98
UMBC Professors Receive Fulbright Awards

12/22/97
UMBC Quiz Bowl Team Wins National Tournament

10/27/97
UMBC Launches its First Endowment Campaign

10/22/97
UMBC Awarded Phi Beta Kappa Chapter

8/4/97
UMBC Technology Center 99 Percent Leased

7/23/97
UMBC Summer Interns Find a World of Opportunity

7/2/97
Student Teams and Clubs Mark Winning Season

4/1/97
UMBC Theatre Students Win Spot at Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival

1/20/97
UMBC Imaging Research Center

1/6/97
National Spotlight Shines on UMBC's Commitment to Students

10/24/96
UMBC Chess Team Beats Harvard

10/11/96
Fourth UMBC Community Member Honored as Maryland Professor of the Year

10/1/96
UMBC Honoring Academic Achievements of Faculty and Staff

9/13/96
UMBC Receives High Marks From External Review Team

9/4/96
UMBC Professor and Students Solve Key HIV Protein Structure





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