President’s Panel on Politics and Policy

Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, JD, talked about the state of U.S. politics and the 2020 presidential race at the latest President's Panel on Politics and Policy.

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February 27, 2020  |  Former Maryland lieutenant governor and Republican National Committee chair talks about Trump, Sanders, presidential race, and more in President's Panel on Politics and Policy.

January 17, 2020  |  Event honors the legacy of former UMB President Jay A. Perman and the leadership of Interim President Bruce Jarrell.

January 2, 2020  |  The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) welcomed three ambassadors from the European Union for a lively discussion about innovation, economic development, and partnership.

November 20, 2019  |  Maryland leaders open the Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education Facility at the Universities at Shady Grove, where the School of Dentistry will offer patient care and new degree programs.

September 20, 2019  |  Dr. Kathleen Neuzil to lead major research collaborative with ultimate goal of protecting millions against emerging influenza strains.