A Night of Stars - 2020 UMB Founders Week Virtual Gala

A Night of Stars | 2020 UMB Founders Week Virtual Gala

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Read about how our A Night of Stars gala shined, along with our other stories.

Want the recipe for the steak dinner that was presented by Linwoods? We've got you covered.

UMB thanks our event sponsors for their support of the University and the Founders Week Gala. Without them, this event wouldn't have been so successful.

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Catalyst Award Winners

The Catalyst for Excellence Award winners are recognized for philanthropic efforts at their respective UMB schools.

Educator of the Year

Meet our Educator of the Year: Russell A. McClain, JD ’95, of the Francis King Carey School of Law.

Student Fund

UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS, introduces School of Social Work graduate Stephanie Weber, MSW ’20, to talk about the aid she received from the Student Emergency Fund to ease COVID-19-related financial stress.

West Baltimore Initiative

UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS, discusses the University’s community engagement efforts and introduces James McHenry Elementary/Middle School principal Chris Turk, who details how UMB supports his school’s students.

Norm Lewis Sings "Unforgettable"

Norm Lewis is joined by fellow Broadway star and good friend Nikki Renée Daniels to perform the classic song “Unforgettable.”

Tuscan Steak Recipe from Linwoods

Linwood Dame, owner and chef of Linwoods restaurant in Owings Mills, demonstrates how to prepare and grill a Tuscan steak.

Researcher of the Year

Meet our Researcher of the Year: Jay S. Magaziner, PhD, MSHyg, of the School of Medicine.

David J. Ramsay Entrepreneur of the Year

Meet our David J. Ramsay Entrepreneur of the Year: Joseph R. Scalea, MD ’07, of the School of Medicine.

Public Servant of the Year

Meet our Public Servant of the Year: Maureen A. Sweeney, JD, of the Francis King Carey School of Law.

Norm Lewis sings "Stars"

Emcee Denise Koch of WJZ-TV opens the Gala and introduces Broadway star Norm Lewis, who sings “Stars” from Les Miserables.

Norm Lewis sings "Music of the Night"

Broadway star Norm Lewis helps to close out the Gala by singing “Music of the Night” from Phantom of the Opera.