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October 2014

Governor Votes Early at UMB

Posting Date: 10/30/2014--

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley casts his ballot as UMB wraps up early voting in the Maryland general election.

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CHHS' Greenberger Appointed to National Academies Committee

Posting Date: 10/30/2014--

Center for Health and Homeland Security Director joins Committee on Science, Technology, and Law.

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Town Hall: Campus Police Say Changes Made After Recent Incidents

Posting Date: 10/28/2014--

At a second public safety Town Hall, President Perman and Police Chief Williams discussed more officers on the street and expanded safe escort program, among changes implemented to increase security.

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UMB Creates New Program to Steer Children Into Health Careers, with NCI Grant

Posting Date: 10/28/2014--

UMB is creating a new pipeline project to encourage Baltimore City children, starting in middle school, to enter health care or research careers focusing on cancer.

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New Skills for New Jobs

Posting Date: 10/27/2014--

Ready to Work Partnership grant will train 1,000 Marylanders for biotechnology and IT jobs.

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Cancer Survivor Celebrates Countdown to Opening of Proton Center in UM BioPark

Posting Date: 10/24/2014--

The Maryland Proton Treatment Center will offer cutting-edge treatment to patients in the Baltimore-Washington area.

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Maryland Health Officials, Hospitals Set Ebola Strategy

Posting Date: 10/24/2014--

State officials designate the University of Maryland Medical Center as among three hospitals to receive potential Ebola patients.

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SunTrust Foundation Endows SSW Scholarship; Further Supports Financial Social Work Initiative

Posting Date: 10/22/2014--

Plans to match the foundation's gift will enhance its support of an innovative program that equips social workers to advance economic stability.

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Police Escort Usage Increases

Posting Date: 10/20/2014--

UMB students, faculty, and staff say walking and van service is easy to use and convenient.

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UMB President and Police Chief Address Public Safety at Town Hall

Posting Date: 10/14/2014--

President Jay Perman and Police Chief Antonio Williams met with members of the University of Maryland, Baltimore community to discuss safety on campus.

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President's Fellows To Focus on Community Engagement

Posting Date: 10/13/2014--

Community Engagement is the topic for 2014-2015 President's Symposium and White Paper Project. Seven students selected as Fellows.

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Teamwork Highlights Founders Gala

Posting Date: 10/12/2014--

Entrepreneur, Teacher, Public Servant and Researchers of the Year Saluted.

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UMB Issues Information for Travelers Returning from Countries Affected by the Ebola Outbreak

Posting Date: 10/10/2014--

The University offers consultation for returning travelers to minimize any risks of potential exposure to Ebola virus disease.

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School of Medicine Begins Ebola Vaccine Trials

Posting Date: 10/09/2014--

Vaccine testing is a cooperative effort with the health ministry of Mali, in West Africa.

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High Blood Pressure Breakthrough

Posting Date: 10/07/2014--

School of Medicine researchers identify new pathway linking brain to high blood pressure.

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The Best of Times for Downtown Baltimore

Posting Date: 10/03/2014--

UMB President Jay A. Perman, MD continues as chair of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, lauds improving business and residential climate.

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MPowering Maryland for a Third Year

Posting Date: 10/01/2014--

University of Maryland: MPowering the State enters its third year, bringing together the research and educational power of UM, Baltimore with UM, College Park.

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