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Celebrating our Alumni | UMBC Campus News

Here’s a recap of what’s in the news in and around the UMBC campus, originally brought to you by UMBC News. This news recap is brought to you by UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies, offering a broad array of professionally-focused master’s degree and certificate programs that address industry needs while anticipating future opportunities.

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Using Your Segal Americorps Education Award

Six years ago, I completed an Americorps year of service. It was a difficult but rewarding experience. I was placed at an elementary school and tasked with managing their volunteer program on a shoestring budget. Because my placement stipend only paid $13,000/year, I learned a lot about living on a shoestring budget myself.

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An Innovative Journey | UMBC Industry News

UMBC associate professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering, Lee Blaney, is conducting an innovative project on nutrients found in urine. The EPA is funding this project so he can investigate the ability of his Nutrient Extraction and Recovery Device (NERD) technology to recover nutrients from human urine.

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A Career in the Health IT Field | UMBC Career Outlook

The Health IT field is continuing to expand due largely in part to the large demand for care within our aging population.  Have you ever considered a career in HIT? If not, read on to find out more about the many benefits of this booming field.