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Happy 4th of July!

Good morning everybody,

(well, it’s morning for me so play along those of you in a different timezone)

Happy 4th of July! I don’t have any preview t-shirt pictures for you, … 158 more words

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Institutional Biosafety Committee

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) has been approved by the NIH Office of Biotechnology Activities. The IBC is responsible for ensuring that all recombinant DNA or synthetic nucleic acid moleculesresearch as well as research with transgenic animals and biohazardous materials (such as bacterium, fungi, algae, potential infectious agents and select agents) conducted at UMBC and sponsored by external/internal funding be performed in compliance with the NIH Guidelines and with proper concern for the safety of research personnel, the environment, and the surrounding communities. 58 more words

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Faculty/Staff Facilitators Needed for UMBC’s New Student Book Experience (8/24)

UMBC’s New Student Book Experience this year is An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Dr. Kay Jamison.

All new students attending UMBC in fall 2015 are asked to read the book… 204 more words


Garage projects break new ground, Minecraft links with learning and Microsoft shows Pride — Weekend Reading: July 2 edition

It’s a holiday week amid the lazy days of summer, but there’s still been plenty going on around Microsoft. Round out your weekend of barbecues, parades and fireworks with our quick guide to the week’s most inspiring news and tech highlights. 684 more words


Fiske Guide to Colleges Names UMBC a 2016 "Best Buy"

UMBC has been named a “Best Buy” university for the second consecutive year in the newly published 2016 Fiske Guide to Colleges. UMBC is one of only 20 public universities, and the only Maryland institution, on the 2016 list, which also includes 24 private universities. 227 more words

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Minecraft TNT Cake, pt. 1

I am working on it I swear. Do you see this nonsense? This is a four layer, 9″ square homemade Cake of Doom, with extra special homemade Cream Doom Frosting. 82 more words


Campus Closed Fri., July 3 for Independence Day

In observance of the July 4 holiday, campus and campus services will be closed on Fri., July 3. Services will reopen on Mon., July 6. Have a happy holiday!