UMBC combines the emphasis on teaching found at the best liberal arts colleges with the innovation of a research university. You’ll find students—inspired by and often working alongside faculty who are leaders in their fields—thinking about the hard questions of society, science and creative expression, and then moving beyond the classroom to make a difference. The Carnegie Foundation ranks UMBC in the category of Research Universities with high research activity.
The New Media Studio helps the campus community apply emerging media technologies in teaching, learning and creative endeavors. We work closely with campus clients to produce custom media solutions for the Web, multimedia and video.
The Studio includes a multimedia production lab, multiformat linear videotape editing suite, two nonlinear suites, field production unit and a television studio.
Sparking innovation, learning and creativity.
Identifying the impact of emerging technologies.
The Edward and Betty Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA) provides timely, succinct and practical knowledge about emerging technologies that museums can use to advance their missions.
The largest educational presence in any virtual world, involving more than 150 colleges and universities and a very active community of educators that numbers nearly 12,000.