In an editorial focusing on successes in the area of minority student success in the sciences, New York Times writer Brent Staples cites UMBC as the leader among universities. UMBC president Freeman Hrabowski recently chaired the committee that produced “Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation,” an eye-opening study issued by the National Academies, the country’s leading science advisory group.
Read "(Not) Crossing the Finish Line," published in Inside Higher Ed on September 9, 2009.
On February 20, 2009, The Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program in collaboration with PROMISE will host Dr. Damian Young, from the Broad Institute. Location and time of event will be announced.
On February 4, 2009, Sonnet Davis (MGF), a 4th year chemistry Ph.D. student passed her qualifying examination. Sonnet is currently pursuing her Ph.D. under the mentorship of Dr. Dan Fabris. Congratulations Sonnet!