October 2017

News, Hot Topics, & Press Releases

November 21, 2017  |  Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana S. Wen shared her insights on public health at a recent University of Maryland School of Social Work lecture.

November 2, 2017  |  Derreck Kayongo, CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and founder of Global Soap Project, was the latest speaker for the President’s Panel on Politics and Policy.

October 30, 2017  |  The Maryland Technology Development Corporation has chosen three teams with ties to the University of Maryland, Baltimore among six winners in a competition to encourage technology incubators.

October 30, 2017  |  Sarah Bloom Raskin, JD, discussed the impact of policy on the financial lives of ordinary Americans in the 2017 Norman P. Ramsey Lecture at the Maryland Carey School of Law.

October 27, 2017  |  Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana S. Wen shared her insights into the opioid epidemic at a recent University of Maryland School of Nursing lecture.

October 27, 2017  |  A panel discussion during the RISING Baltimore symposium discusses the role the University should play in the West Baltimore community.

October 26, 2017  |  The University of Maryland School of Dentistry refines a model for delivering oral health care during a Mission of Mercy dental clinic in Baltimore.

October 26, 2017  |  Rising Baltimore encouraged participants to share community engagement strategies across professions, between universities, and even across borders.

October 25, 2017  |  A new grant will assist the University of Maryland SAFE Center and the Prince George's County Police Department in aiding victims of human trafficking.

October 20, 2017  |  UMB's 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year has spent 20 years developing the world’s first wearable, artificial lung system and founded Breethe, Inc. to perfect and commercialize it.

October 20, 2017  |  University of Maryland School of Nursing's Mary Regan launches study on vaginal health.

October 20, 2017  |  Microbes residing in the vagina are critical to women’s reproductive health, play key role in preventing several diseases.

October 19, 2017  |  Researcher of the Year Robert Ernst, professor in the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, presented a lecture on bacterial molecules during Founders Week.

October 18, 2017  |  Congressman's visit to UM BioPark affirms the importance of emerging biotechnology to the nation's economy and welfare.

October 18, 2017  |  UMB CURE Scholars Program inducts its third group of young students into an innovative medical mentorship pipeline.

October 15, 2017  |  UMB President Perman calls Catalyst campaign "how we make a difference in the communities that need us now more than ever."

October 13, 2017  |  Students volunteer at Project Homeless Connect

October 13, 2017  |  The University of Maryland BioPark was recognized as outstanding among its peers by the Association of University Research Parks.

October 11, 2017  |  School of Medicine study allows for new insights into the role microbes play in human health and disease.

October 10, 2017  |  University of Maryland Law Professor Larry Gibson, LLB, says "Marshall" a new film about the early career of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, is a good representation of the man he knew.

October 6, 2017  |  Five new signature projects advance the goals of the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State.

October 5, 2017  |  A new program places social work students in library branches where they provide social services to patrons.

October 4, 2017  |  Seed grant award recipients were announced Oct.2, at the University of Maryland, Baltimore

October 3, 2017  |  The University of Maryland School of Dentistry and West Cecil Health Center become partners in a Cecil County dental clinic seen as a national model for delivering oral care.

October 2, 2017  |  University of Maryland School of Medicine Vaccine Expert Kathleen Neuzil warns that those 65 and older are at the highest risk of severe complications from influenza.