January 2017

News, Hot Topics, & Press Releases

February 2, 2017  |  Sherrilyn Ifill, President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, addresses the civil rights challenges of 2017 at UMB's Black History Month celebration.

January 31, 2017  |  The President's Panel on Politics and Policy kicks off with the chief public policy officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

January 30, 2017  |  UMB President Jay A. Perman, MD, issues a statement on President Trump's temporary travel ban.

January 27, 2017  |  Michael Reisch, PhD, the Daniel Thursz Distinguished Professor of Social Justice, shares his insights into what it takes to promote social justice in a divided society.

January 27, 2017  |  Gift of $2M to the University of Maryland School of Nursing will be used for scholarships, Family Nurse Practitioner program expansion.

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January 26, 2017  |  Gift of $2M to the University of Maryland School of Nursing will be used for scholarships, Family Nurse Practitioner program expansion.

January 26, 2017  |  School of Dentistry Associate Professor Norbert Myslinski, PhD, is honored by the Society for Neuroscience.

January 26, 2017  |  Cardinal Health Foundation's E3 grant will emphasize patient activation during transitions of care for high-risk patients in Prince George’s County.

January 23, 2017  |  Nonviolent active bystander workshop encourages people to become active bystanders by coming to the aid of someone being verbally abused or harassed.

January 20, 2017  |  School of Social Work Richard P. Barth, PhD, MSW, and Faculty Chair Karen Hopkins, share an open letter to elected officials on Inauguration Day.

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January 19, 2017  |  Researchers at UMB, UMCP to collaborate in National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals

January 19, 2017  |  Gathering celebrates common cause and collaborative efforts to educate and improve the human condition.

January 19, 2017  |  UMSOP and leading academic partners, including the University of Maryland, College Park, will join public and private collaborators in an initiative to accelerate biopharmaceutical innovation.

January 18, 2017  |  Scientists at the University of Maryland Schools of Medicine and Dentistry publish on Ebola, vaccines, biofilms and other in a special issue of Pathogens and Disease.

January 18, 2017  |  The University of Maryland, Baltimore experienced fewer incidents of crime, particularly violent crime, in 2016.

January 9, 2017  |  UM School of Medicine scientists look at seven key proteins that may make Zika virus so deadly.

January 6, 2017  |  Almost 7,000 individuals with active failure-to-appear (FTA) misdemeanor warrants in Baltimore City are getting a second chance in the new year.

January 4, 2017  |  A series of stories on WYPR-FM explores how community engagement by the University of Maryland, Baltimore strengthens the Southwest Partnership and its seven neighborhoods.