Celebrating our Alumni | UMBC Campus News
Using Your Segal Americorps Education Award
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The Art and Science of Organizing Data | UMBC Industry News
Six years ago, I completed an Americorps year of service. It was a difficult but rewarding experience. I was placed at an elementary school and tasked with managing their volunteer program on a shoestring budget. Because my placement stipend only paid $13,000/year, I learned a lot about living on a shoestring budget myself.
An Innovative Journey | UMBC Industry News
Data is everywhere. And companies struggle with what to do with all that data. The Data Science Master’s program at UMBC prepares students from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds for careers in data science.
A Career in the Health IT Field | UMBC Career Outlook
UMBC associate professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering, Lee Blaney, is conducting an innovative project on nutrients found in urine. The EPA is funding this project so he can investigate the ability of his Nutrient Extraction and Recovery Device (NERD) technology to recover nutrients from human urine.
The Health IT field is continuing to expand due largely in part to the large demand for care within our aging population. Have you ever considered a career in HIT? If not, read on to find out more about the many benefits of this booming field.