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Student Scholarship Q&A: Kirley Silva, information systems

Every so often, we highlight the importance of student scholarships by introducing you to the very students they help to succeed. Today, we’re featuring Kirley Silva ‘15, information systems, 544 more words


Study says students prefer in-class work over online

Professors from seven Maryland universities over the past 18 months explored the effectiveness of online courseware from Coursera and Carnegie Mellon’s Open Learning Initiative.

By Jenny Hottle, Daily Record Business Writer…

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Profile of a Woman in STEM - Jen B: PhD in Bioinformatics. Running the Numbers at the National Institues of Health.

I first met Jen in a kickboxing instructor training class. We hit it off right away and started practicing our jabs, punches, and kicks together. Little did I know, that Ms Fit, was also a brainiac! 1,112 more words


Generosity Answered

UMBC students called, and generosity answered.

The UMBC Phonathon program began its third year of calling on Sept 15, 2013.

By June 30 2014 (the end of UMBC’s fiscal year), Phonathon callers secured 1,076 gifts for a total of nearly $60,000. 186 more words


The Instructional Design Mold to Autism Training

This week’s blog entry, The Instructional Design Mold to Autism Training, was written by Vijayshree Rautela

The instructional design formula, when correctly implemented, can make training for any type of target audience effective. 740 more words


Meet the Staff: Leslie Waters

Here in the Office of Alumni Relations, we spend a lot of time telling stories about and talking with our wonderfully supportive alums. However, we’ve decided to turn the tables and take time to get to know the people behind the scenes – the advancement and alumni relations staff members who are hard at work on behalf of our alumni. 235 more words

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