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8:30pm update: Shelter in Place
The University of Maryland, Baltimore remains under a Shelter in Place order at 8:30pm, Monday, April 27. Police ask you to stay inside in a safe location until given the "all clear."
If you need police assistance, call UMB Police at (410) 706-6882.
8:00pm update: UMB Shelter in Place
The University of Maryland, Baltimore remains under a Shelter in Place order at 8:00pm Monday, April 27 due to continuing disturbances near the campus. Please remain indoors in a safe location until authorities issue an "all clear" message.
If you need police assistance, call (410) 706-6882.
7:30pm update: Shelter in Place
University of Maryland, Baltimore Police Chief Antonio Williams has maintained the Shelter in Place order for the UMB campus. Please remain indoors in a safe location until further notice. Police report continuing disturbances nearby and urge you to stay where you are.
Anyone who is currently off campus should remain off campus.
If you need police assistance, call (410) 706-6882.
7:00pm update: Shelter in Place
A Shelter in Place order remains in effect for the University of Maryland, Baltimore due to violence in some nearby areas. Please stay indoors in a safe location. UMB Police ask you not to leave your current location until further notice. If you are not on campus now, please stay away from campus.
Anyone requiring police assistance can call (410) 706-6882
Student Assaulted on Campus
University of Maryland, Baltimore Police report that a School of Social Work student was assaulted on campus at approximately 5:40pm Monday evening. The student was in the doorway of a Pascault Row apartment in the 600 block of West Lexington Street when he was hit by a rock thrown by an assailant believed to be a juvenile. The student was not seriously injured and was not taken for medical treatment. The assailant remains at large.
At this time the UMB campus is under a Shelter in Place order. Please stay indoors in a safe place and do not exit until further notice from authorities. If you need police assistance, call (410) 706-6882.
UMB Police issue Shelter in Place order
University of Maryland, Baltimore Police have issued a shelter in place order at 5:25PM Monday, April 27 due to potentially violent activity in the campus area.
Please stay in a safe location and do not leave your building. If you are off campus, do not enter campus.
UMB Police will issue updates as they are warranted.
UMB Police Escort Services are Closed
Due to activity in the city this evening, the University of Maryland, Baltimore walking and van escort services are closed for Monday, April 27. To contact police for other services, call (410) 706-6882.
Please be aware of your surroundings, walk in pairs if possible, and don't walk and talk or text.
UMB Closing Today at 2 pm
Due to reports from the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) concerning scheduled activities today beginning at 3 p.m., UMB will close today at 2 p.m. at the recommendation of the BPD. These activities may be potentially violent and UMB could be in the path of any violence. The safety of our students and employees is of paramount importance please vacate the campus as soon as possible.
UMB In the News
The Death of Freddie Gray
April 27, 2015
Geoffrey Greif of the School of Social Work wrote the blog post, "The Death of Freddie Gray," on Psychology Today. Psychology Today - April 22
UMB's Perman pushing for progress
April 24, 2015
Jay A. Perman of the University of Maryland, Baltimore was featured in the article, "UMB's Perman pushing for progress," in the Baltimore Business Journal. Baltimore Business Journal - April 24
Maryland researchers identify new tick-borne disease
April 23, 2015
J. Stephen Dumler of the School of Medicine was quoted in the article "Maryland researchers identify new tick-borne disease" on upi.com stonehearthnewsletters.com bioportfolio.com eurekalert.org copdnewsoftheday.com sciencecodex.com Jewish Business News - April 22 HealthCanal News-Medical.net Fox News - April 23
FDA weighs crackdown on homeopathic remedies: 'They're mostly sugar pills'
April 22, 2015
Luana Colloca of the School of Nursing and the School of Medicine was quoted in the MSN.com story "FDA weighs crackdown on homeopathic remedies: 'They're mostly sugar pills.'" MSN.com - April 21
UMB Press Releases
April 21, 2015 | Bedford Falls gift will provide 157 scholarships, help meet demand for BSN-prepared nurses.
April 21, 2015 | Exhibition examines relationship between traditional healing practices and Western medicine.
April 15, 2015 | Nursing students will be able to apply simultaneously to UMSON, CSM.
April 9, 2015 | Kirschling joins a select group of deans from universities committed to educating health professionals about health impacts of climate change.
March 20, 2015 | Third annual Interprofessional Education Day brings students from all UMB schools, including many from programs at USG.
March 23, 2015 | School of Medicine concludes study of treatment for traumatic brain injuries.
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law to Host March 27 Symposium on the Impact of the First Amendment on American Business
March 23, 2015 | Top FCC enforcement official to speak at School of Law symposium
March 16, 2015 | School of Nursing advances from a No. 11 ranking in 2011 to a tie for No. 6 in 2015
February 9, 2015 | Statement on 'Fixing No Child Left Behind: Innovation to Better Meet the Needs of Students'
January 21, 2015 | Patent Law and cybersecurity are new Master of Science in Law options.
February 25, 2015 | Seven Maryland Carey Law Alumni Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court Bar
February 3, 2015 | 30 percent decrease overall, but violent crime is up
Older Adults and Alcohol: A DUI tragedy calls attention to the need to better identify at-risk drinkers and offer them options for getting help.
January 13, 2015 | Paul Sacco is the principal investigator on a project to train social workers to screen for at-risk drinking, provide a brief intervention, and refer those who have an Alcohol Use Disorder.
December 16, 2014 | Maryland Carey Law professor and law student author op ed: Wise up, make website accessible to all.
Intertwined Epidemics: Heroin Snares Users of Pain Pills Who Seek to Avoid Opiate Withdrawal; Satisfy Cravings
December 10, 2014 | Jay Unick of the UM School of Social Work can speak to the demographics behind a troubling trend from pain medications to heroin.
December 1, 2014 | As the Daniel Thursz Distinguished Professor of Social Justice, Michael Reisch can discuss how widening income disparity deepens a fissure in U.S. society.
November 26, 2014 | With each mouse click people leave digital footprints for big data brokers to scrutinize. That's reason for concern says Maryland Carey Law Professor Frank Pasquale, author of The Black Box Society.
September 30, 2014 | School of Pharmacy’s Dr. Nicole Brandt urges congress to step back from a proposal that could threaten the welfare of millions of Americans living with HIV, cancer and other serious conditions
September 25, 2014 | Maryland Carey Law professors claim Facebook and dating site OkCupid broke the law when they conducted secret research on members. Our professors want Maryland’s Attorney General to press charges.