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This fall, most UMBC courses will be offered online with enhanced teaching techniques. A limited number of classes will include in-person elements. Learn more about UMBC’s plans for fall, support for students, and health resources.

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Featured News

Shoulder to shoulder: U.S. News again names UMBC one of the Best Global Universities

“UMBC continues to perform well on the international stage,” says David Di Maria, associate vice provost for international education. He notes, “The cross-border collaborations and contributions of our faculty, students, and staff position UMBC shoulder to shoulder amongst the top universities in the world.” Continue reading Shoulder to shoulder: U.S. News again names UMBC one of the Best Global Universities

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UMBC’s Tara LeGates is first runner-up for prestigious international neurobiology prize

“I’m really interested in how the brain integrates a lot of different kinds of information to regulate complex behaviors, such as seeking rewards,” LeGates says. Her findings published in Nature, and her lab’s continuing work, pave the way for new treatments for disorders such as addiction and depression. Continue reading UMBC’s Tara LeGates is first runner-up for prestigious international neurobiology prize

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Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education name UMBC a top university, excelling in student engagement

The ranking describes itself as “designed to put graduate success and student learning at its heart.” Across key areas measured, UMBC performs particularly well in student engagement and campus environment. Continue reading Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education name UMBC a top university, excelling in student engagement

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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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