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The research content should be the challenge, not the dissertation process

This morning, Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale opened the Summer 2014 Dissertation House at UMBC with a story about her own dissertation process. She said that part of the motivation for her current passion as a “Dissertation Coach” is that the… 122 more words

Dissertation House

You can make a difference today!

UMBC is an incredible and diverse community of thinkers, creators, and innovators. When we work together, we can accomplish great things.

Case in point? Just today, a group of our Information Technology and Engineering alumni… 123 more words


Profile of a Woman in STEM: Priya C. Undergrad & Masters in Computer Science. Building Enterprise Software Systems.

I had the pleasure of meeting Priya through her husband, because he and I worked together for about two years building software products for our customer. 741 more words


UMBC Students Need Your Support By June 30!

Did you know that last year more than 65% of UMBC’s full-time undergraduate students applied for financial aid?

Unfortunately, more than a quarter of those students didn’t receive all—if any—of the support they so desperately need. 111 more words


eLearning - What I Wish They Told Me...

With eLearning being so popular now, many trainers and college faculty are learning to teach their first online class. Read on and hear from Dr. Greg Williams, UMBC ISD Program Director. 889 more words


We're Hiring!

UMBC is looking to hire a new Assistant Director of Annual Giving. We need someone to help us take our program to the next level. 74 more words


How FERPA Can Affect College Students And Their Parents

FERPA stands for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. This federal law was designed to protect the privacy of educational records and to establish rights of students to inspect and review their educational records. 167 more words