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August 2010 Archives

The Translator: Campus-Wide Discussion

The New Student Book Experience welcomes all members of the campus community to read and discuss The Translator by Daoud Hari, this year's campus book. The book discussion gives new students the opportunity to meet other incoming students and make connections with faculty. Discussions will take place during Welcome Week on Monday, August 30th from 11:00AM - 12:00PM and will continue in fall and spring English 100 classes. For more information: http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/book/current_book.html

NIH Research Opportunity

Four-day research-intensive program for college seniors at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Application deadline October 15. For students with strong academic standing who are from populations underrepresented in biomedical research. Held at NIH in Bethesda Feb 7 - 10, 2011. Travel, hotel, and meals paid.

Great Course for Researchers - Fall 2010

ENES 200: Introduction to Entrepreneurship - Wednesday from 4:30 -7:00pm.
Taught by a practicing entrepreneur, this course will cover topics such as
opportunity recognition, market assessment, feasibility plan, how to
structure a new venture, pricing strategies, legal issues, and financing
the product or service. Students will develop a business plan as part of
the course. The course is listed under Engineering Sciences in the
catalog and is open to ALL MAJORS.

Great Way to Get Science Credit

New to UMBC? There is still time to add GES 110Y Physical Geography to your schedule for this fall. This four-credit course includes a weekly Honors University section for students in their first year at UMBC (freshmen and transfer students) Add via myUMBC. GES 110Y Physical Geography meets the science,non-lab, general education requirement.

New to UMBC?

Find out what the Office of Undergraduate Education can do for you. This Open House is for students new to UMBC. Learn about helpful first-year experiences, research opportunities open to new students, and pathways to outstanding academic success. Thursday, September 2 at 4 p.m. in Administration Building Room 911. www.umbc.edu/oue .

Undergraduate Research in Political Science

See what undergraduate David Pourshoushtari learned about public perceptions of Supreme Court justices. Learn how to find undergraduate research opportunities in the social science.