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LightCityU Information Session (10/14)

The campus community is invited to attend an information session about the LightCityU Innovation Conference (March 28 – April 2, 2016) on Monday, October 14, at 2 pm at 331 The Commons. 305 more words

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China’s First Nobel Laureate in Science 

Ms. Tu won for the discovery of artemisinin, a drug that has significantly reduced mortality rates among malaria patients.

Tu Youyou, awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine… 508 more words


The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 jointly shared by Chinese, American and Japanese

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

with one half jointly to

William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura
for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites…
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Jeff Halverson Explains Why it's So Difficult to Predict Where Hurricanes Will Make Landfall

As Hurricane Joaquin threatened to make landfall on the East Coast last week, Jeff Halverson, a professor of geography and environmental systems, was interviewed by  257 more words


The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015

Metamorphosis in the particle world

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 recognises Takaaki Kajita in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald in Canada, for their key contributions to the experiments which demonstrated that neutrinos change identities. 160 more words

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UMBC awarded NSF grant to automate energy assement for low-income Baltimore neighborhoods

UMBC Professors Nirmalya Roy (IS), Nilanjan Banerjee (CSEE), and Ryan Robucci (CSEE) have been awarded a $500K National Science Foundation Cyber-physical Systems Grant to develop sensing systems that can automate energy consumption and wastage estimation in low income homes in Baltimore. 176 more words

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