A day in the life of our Tiffany Award winner
It starts with a look in the mirror. She places a little make-up here and there; checks her hair; even fixes the slight bend in her wire-frame glasses. Finally, she glances down toward the bottom of the mirror and reads a simple quote: ‘Remember: the customer can hear your smile.’
Presidential Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards: Amir-Ali Shahegh
Ali Shahegh has played a central role in Residential Life. His kindness and positive attitude inspires all those around him, and his vast expertise in procurement and business processes is unparalleled.
Alternative energy preview: Hydropower
Hydropower is a proven technology for electricity production, capable of generating large amounts of renewable energy with no CO2 emissions, according to its proponents.
From cups to coolers: The Depot
There’s a lot more that goes into a blood drive than most of us see. Without all of the materials we sometimes take for granted, our blood collecting abilities would come to a screeching halt.
Presidential Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards: Marc Zupan
Marc Zupan’s career at UMBC has been marked with high praise for his excellence as a teacher, advisor, and mentor. By infusing real-world applications with innovative instruction, he prepares students for meaningful careers and personal and civic lives.
Alternative energy preview: Nuclear energy
Nuclear energy is one of the most efficient ways to generate electricity in the United States, according to its advocates. Nuclear power emits no carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases and has the potential to produce expanded supplies of clean electricity on a global scale.
Alternative energy preview: Wind power
Wind power is one of the cleanest ways to generate electricity, according to its advocates. Wind emits no pollution or toxins and is one of Earth’s most abundant resources, making it a viable alternative to fossil fuels.
Presidential Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards: Valerie A. Thomas
Through her tireless commitment to exceptional service to the campus community, Valerie Thomas has transformed the Human Resources department into a model for institutional excellence.
Alternative energy preview: Solar power
Solar power is a clean, renewable energy that is an effective supplement for existing power sources and ideal for harnessing electricity in remote locations, according to its advocates.
Presidential Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards: Upal Ghosh
During his tenure, Upal Ghosh has been instrumental in creating a thriving graduate program in the chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering department.