• Nov. 17: President’s Panel on Politics and Policy

    Join us for a discussion about the midterm election results with Mara Liasson and Jonah Goldberg.

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  • A Conversation with Chris Wallace: Misinformation

    President’s Panel on Politics and Policy

    Veteran journalist Chris Wallace discussed misinformation, political polarization, echo chambers, interview techniques, and more with UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS.

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June 30, 2022  |  On June 29, UMB President Bruce Jarrell convened faculty experts to discuss the impact the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will have on women's health.

April 11, 2022  |  “I don’t think you should trust any one source for news,” veteran journalist says as guest on UMB’s President’s Panel on Politics and Policy.

February 11, 2022  |  The Eviction Prevention Project has logged over 4,500 hours of community outreach since September 2021.

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February 4, 2022  |  Maryland Carey Law is the first and only law school selected to participate in CYBERCOM's Academic Engagement Network.

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January 25, 2022  |  The former UMCP dean and psychology researcher will lead a $1.3 billion joint research enterprise.