Here’s a recap of what’s in the news in and around the UMBC campus, originally brought to you by UMBC News.

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UMBC Faculty Participate in Title IX Seminar

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Over 125 members of the UMBC community, both students and faculty, attended the annual Title IX and Sexual Misconduct Seminar to discuss more effective ways to respond to sexual misconduct allegations.


UMBC Named as One of the Nation’s Top Universities

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The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education named UMBC as one of the top universities in the U.S., highlighting our diverse learning environment.


STEM BUILD Students Continue to Expand Their Research

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From South Africa to Colorado, five STEM BUILD students used their summer to participate in life-changing research programs.


Sherman STEM Teachers Scholars Program Celebrates Students’ PARCC Scores

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Baltimore County’s Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) standardized test scores were released, showing a significant progress in math performances since the program was launched.


Rachel Brewster and Team Given The Exploratory Research Award To Continue Research

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Developmental biologist, Rachel Brewster, and her team were recently awarded a $400,000, two-year Exploratory Research Award to continue their research on how zebrafish embryos survive up to 50 hours without oxygen.

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