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This spring, most UMBC courses are being offered online with enhanced teaching techniques. For Fall 2021, we plan to significantly increase in-person learning, within required safety constraints. Learn more about UMBC’s plans, support for students, and health resources.

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Featured News

UMBC’s Jordan Troutman to continue algorithmic fairness research as Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford

Jordan Troutman’s experience as a Meyerhoff Scholar and member of the Honors College, and involvement with the National Society for Black Engineers, Student Government Association, and Center for Democracy and Civic Life have all informed his UMBC experience, where he’s had space to develop his authentic self and build confidence that he can do impactful work. “I think that’s the beauty of this school,” Troutman shares. “You can be whoever you want.” Continue reading UMBC’s Jordan Troutman to continue algorithmic fairness research as Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford

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UMBC’s Anthony Johnson, pulse laser innovator, elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Being elected as a member of the Academy is one of the highest honors a scholar can receive. Founded in 1780, its members, who come from every field of study, “examine new ideas [and] address issues of importance to the nation and the world.” Anthony Johnson has spent his career dedicated equally to creative applications of ultrashort pulse lasers and to teaching and mentorship. Continue reading UMBC’s Anthony Johnson, pulse laser innovator, elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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UMBC Mock Trial defeats Yale to win first national championship

On the evening of April 18, UMBC defeated Yale University to win the American Mock Trial Association National Championship for the first time in program history. The suspenseful final round was a nail-biter for Retriever fans tuning in online. “I’m always confident in my team’s ability,” says team member Thomas Azari ’22. “But I was on the edge of my seat.” Continue reading UMBC Mock Trial defeats Yale to win first national championship

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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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