One of the things that makes UMBC great is how wonderful our alumni, students, faculty, and staff are. Because of these amazing people, UMBC often finds itself “in the news,” so each week, we’ll be sharing with you a round-up of the most newsworthy achievements from our community.
- Jeff Halverson, geography and environmental systems, talked to NPR’s Robert Siegel about the “inscrutability” of Hurricane Joaquin.
- Stephen E. Braude, professor emeritus and former department chair of philosophy, was interviewed for the new book REINCARNATION: Good News for Open-Minded Christians & Other Truth-Seekers.
- UMBC hosted the 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences on October 3.
- Sara Buckingham, Ph.D. candidate in human services psychology, advocates for legal counsel for unaccompanied migrant children.
- Tom Beck of the Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture will be speaking on the work of photographer A. Aubrey Bodine at the Chesapeake Maritime Museum on November 5.
- Stephen Carracciolo, music, is the new Artistic Director of the LancasterChorale in Ohio.
- Jack Seuss, Department of Information Technology, offers his expertise on the NIST authentication standards.
- Women’s volleyball beat UMass Lowell 3-1 in its America East opener on Friday.
- Women’s soccer faces Hartford at home tonight at 7.