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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Mock Trial Remains Undefeated at Georgetown’s Hilltop Invitational

UMBC’s Mock Trial A-Team finishes 8-0, earning the top prize and two high-level individual awards.


UMBC To Host AAAS Science and Religion Dialogue Project

UMBC was chosen as one of six universities to host the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) Engaging Scientists in the Science and Religion Dialogue project this March.


President Hrabowski Shares How He Leads a Diverse and Inclusive Community

In a recent interview at the Bipartisan Policy Center series on leadership, President Hrabowski shared his perspective on diversity and inclusivity.


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Awards Grant to UMBC Scientists

Yonathan Zohar, professor and chair of marine biotechnology, and Ten-Tsao Wong, assistant professor of marine biotechnology, received a $670,000 grant to continue research into fish escaping from net pens and disease spread.


Scott Casper Elected As A Member of the Board of Directors for Maryland Humanities

Scott Casper, Dean of UMBC’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, will now begin a three-year term with Maryland Humanities and the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance.

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