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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski to Retire

After more than three decades of selfless service, Dr. Hrabowski has announced his plans to retire at the end of the academic year and officially begin a new stage in UMBC’s history.

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UMBC to launch prestigious Beckman Scholars Program for aspiring M.D./Ph.D.s

“The Beckman Scholars Program at UMBC will serve as a springboard for students from all backgrounds to launch themselves into successful careers as physician scientists. And as Beckman Scholars, they will be surrounded by a community that enables them to explore, challenge themselves, and, yes, sometimes fail—all while feeling supported,” says Dean Bill LaCourse.  Continue reading UMBC to launch prestigious Beckman Scholars Program for aspiring M.D./Ph.D.s

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UMBC continues to advance Maryland’s biotech workforce through $900K biomanufacturing grant

UMBC’s new biomanufacturing program “is really the next wave of UMBC expanding our training offerings,” says Annica Wayman, associate dean. It builds on success with an award-winning Biotech Boot Camp and the Translational Life Science Technology bachelor’s degree, launched in 2019. Continue reading UMBC continues to advance Maryland’s biotech workforce through $900K biomanufacturing grant

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UMBC’s Top 12 Stories of 2021

While we can’t wait to see what memories we will make in 2022, let’s first take a look back at the milestones, breakthroughs, and student stories that shaped our UMBC community in 2021. Continue reading UMBC’s Top 12 Stories of 2021

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Take a Virtual Walk Around Campus

Our new 360° tour of UMBC may not be quite the same as an in-person visit, but it's a great start. And we hope to be able to welcome you to campus soon.

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