Martial Arts BA


UB martial arts studies major a winner at the World Taekowndo Poomsae Championships


Edward Jeong, a sophomore Martial Arts Studies major at the University of Bridgeport, has won the bronze medal at the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships that were held October 30 to November 2 in Mexico.

Last year, Jeong finished seventh in the world.

Martial Arts Studies Program Chairman Dr. Yongbom Kim called Jeong “a hardworking, exceptional, accomplished athlete and dedicated student.”

Ideas took center stage at the University of Bridgeport Faculty Research Day on February 11


 

Shrinivas Bhosale pointed to the black-and-white image of a human liver. On the left side of the picture was a large milky blot of white. “There’s the tumor,” Bhosale said. “That’s what we’re looking at.”

In fact, Bhosale, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science, and a team of researchers are looking at the tumor in a radically new light; they’re using computer algorithms to produce state-of-the-art 3D images that reveal not just tumors’ volumetric size, but also their density.