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  • NIH newsletter features Dr. Kathy Sutphin

    This February, the NIH Diversity Program Consortium newsletter highlighted Dr. Sutphin’s 25 years of supporting students with the following story: “Behind-the-scenes” STEM BUILD mentor Dr. Kathy...
    Posted: February 24, 2021 11:21 AM
  • Register now: CNMS Spotlight

    A conversation with Dean LaCourse and Assoc. Dean Wayman '99
    Join fellow Retrievers Friday, February 19 for an inside look at the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences in the current landscape. Annica Wayman ’99, M6, associate dean for Shady Grove...
    Posted: January 21, 2021 3:13 PM
  • Virtual BUILD Research Symposium

    Dear BUILD Community and Partners Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of BUILD Trainees and Interns with a week of science presentations during the first ever Virtual BUILD Research...
    Posted: January 19, 2021 11:38 AM
  • 10 STEM BUILD Trainees attend virtual ABRCMS conference

    Meyerhoff and URISE Scholars help them prepare
    Forming a network of mentors and peers who can open doors to opportunities, offer support and encouragement, and create a sense of community is an important part of any emerging scientist’s...
    Posted: December 1, 2020 2:46 PM
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fest goes Virtual in 2020!

    SURF showcases student research presentations Aug. 5 to 14
    This year's UMBC Summer Undergraduate Research Fest or SURF is being hosted virtually by the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences from August 5 to 14, 2020. This marks the twenty-third...
    Posted: July 29, 2020 4:12 PM
  • Looking back on 2019 - 2020

    Research and student success initiatives take center stage
    Our College will likely remember Spring 2020 most vividly for the impact of COVID-19. Faculty members, staff, and students rose to the challenge of teaching, learning, and working remotely, and...
    Posted: June 9, 2020 9:29 AM
  • CNMS Awards and Recognition Day Booklet Now Available

    View the online booklet honoring this year's awardees
    CNMS Awards and Recognition Day is an annual event to acknowledge the achievements of current CNMS undergraduate, graduate students, and faculty. Each year the event is held in late spring,...
    Posted: May 22, 2020 7:29 PM
  • 2020 CNMS Scholars Program Application Now Open

    Apply now!
    The CNMS Scholars Program at UMBC is a selective undergraduate initiative designed to support talented individuals interested in the advancement of women students in the sciences and engineering....
    Posted: March 27, 2020 1:17 PM
  • Research Graphics Open House February 26!

    Meet the new manager, Melissa Penley Cormier, M.F.A. '17
    The College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences is pleased to formally announce the arrival of Melissa Penley Cormier, M.F.A. ‘17, as the manager of Research Graphics, a core facility within the...
    Posted: January 29, 2020 3:27 PM
  • Hundreds of student scientists travel to UMBC for 22nd URS

    Nearly 300 students from six states and the District of Columbia traveled to UMBC this October to present their work at the 22nd Undergraduate Research Symposium for the Chemical and Biological...
    Posted: November 12, 2019 11:38 AM