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During the Fall 2021 semester, UMBC's continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. .

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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 receives a $1M gift plus $1M in state match to establish the Fred and Virginia Pausch Professorship in Economics

“The process of creating this professorship speaks to the power of collaboration within the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) and across UMBC,” says Kimberly Moffitt, interim dean of CAHSS. “I am excited to partner with donors and other supporters who are so dedicated to building programs that broaden the reach and impact of UMBC’s teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.” Continue reading UMBC receives a $1M gift plus $1M in state match to establish the Fred and Virginia Pausch Professorship in Economics

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UMBC’s GRIT-X talks return for Homecoming 2021, highlighting research with a public impact

Eight members of the UMBC community, including faculty and alumni, spoke about their work, providing online and in-person audiences a glimpse of UMBC’s local, national, and global impact. Continue reading UMBC’s GRIT-X talks return for Homecoming 2021, highlighting research with a public impact

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UMBC to lead climate-focused NSF data science institute through $13M award

Tens of millions of people live in areas that are at risk for flooding due to climate change, sea level rise, and melting of glaciers. UMBC’s Maryam Rahnemoonfar and a team of researchers are using data science, machine learning, and AI to analyze enormous volumes of climate data, and Arctic and Antarctic observations, in ways that could help populations prepare for and respond to these risks.  Continue reading UMBC to lead climate-focused NSF data science institute through $13M award

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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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