As we enter the traditional, post-Labor Day sprint in the campaign season, voters may want to consider how much their vote really counts.
The restoration of Maryland’s Blode Dam is a one-of-a-kind natural experiment that will help test how relatively inexpensive drones can help scientists understand the integrity of streams and rivers.
Every day there are roughly 386,000 new mouths to feed, and in that same 24 hours, scientists estimate between one and 100 species will go extinct. That’s it. Lost forever.
Imagine having the chance to put down your books and computers, and hit the open road. For a growing number of UMBC students, summer study abroad offers the opportunity to explore new cultures, meet interesting people, and see the beauties of the world first-hand.
Back in the day, most teens had some sort of job lined up for the summer. Recently, however, that seems to be no longer the case.
When you think about fearsome predators in the ocean, the first thing that pops into your mind is probably a shark. Sure, sharks are OK, with their sleek, menacing shape and their gaping jaws with rows of jagged teeth. But if you were a fish living on a coral reef or cruising along the shore over the sands of a tropical island, you would fear a far more terrifying predator.
In piles on a table in the chilly back room of UMBC’s Special Collections office lie a science fiction lover’s dream: decades-worth of fanzines in all their...
With 25 years of hindsight, “Jurassic Park” marks a pivotal point in the history of visual effects in film.
Becoming an academic superstar doesn’t happen overnight. It takes grit, character, and a community of true believers. Luckily for Naomi Mburu ’18 — UMBC’s very first Rhodes Scholar — she has all three.
Every day, UMBC researchers work tirelessly to make and build upon discoveries in their fields. For many, these successes lead to scientific publications, opportunities for further funding, or both. For some, however, a discovery is also the first step in a long and often winding pathway to entrepreneurship.