May 2020

May 29, 2020  |  UMB’s annual employee recognition awards honor employees for excellence, professional development, community service, and longevity.

May 28, 2020  |  University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers developed an experimental rapid COVID-19 test using innovative nanoparticle technique that could provide results in 10 minutes.

May 27, 2020  |  Questions are answered at a virtual town hall about plans to prepare for and restart research at UMB and other USM institutions.

May 26, 2020  |  An experimental stem cell therapy developed by Mesoblast Limited is being tested by University of Maryland, Baltimore researchers to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients, who are on ventilators.

May 22, 2020  |  The May 21, 2020, edition of Virtual Face to Face with Dr. Bruce Jarrell examines the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the nation’s mental health.

May 18, 2020  |  From midafternoon to midnight, senior building chiefs Joe Pfeiffer and Howard Hamlin make the rounds to ensure UMB’s facilities remain in proper working order.

May 15, 2020  |  No tassels to turn in turbulent times, but graduation celebrations abound.

May 15, 2020  |  On the May 14 edition of Virtual Face to Face with Dr. Bruce Jarrell, CVD director Dr. Kathleen Neuzil explains her team’s work on an mRNA vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

May 12, 2020  |  On the CapitalM Zoomcast, Jim Hughes, senior vice president and chief enterprise and economic development officer, shared how UMB is working to bring innovations to life in the fight against COVID-19.

May 11, 2020  |  The 2019-2020 President’s Symposium and White Paper Project examined actionable strategies for institutionalizing the University’s core values.

May 8, 2020  |  The May 7 edition of Virtual Face to Face with Dr. Bruce Jarrell looks at rising violence against women and the intensifying impact on human trafficking survivors.

May 6, 2020  |  Researchers in the School of Medicine will test COVID-19 RNA-based vaccine candidates developed by Pfizer and BioNTech.

in the news

May 6, 2020  |  UMB's Community Engagement Center teamed with Southwest Baltimore’s Arabber Preservation Society to deliver 2,000 pounds of frozen chicken to West Baltimore.

May 6, 2020  |  Innovative portable artificial lung system to bring better solutions to patients suffering from lung failure.

May 5, 2020  |  Brian Zelip of the University of Maryland Health Sciences and Human Services Library has 3D-printed more than 700 personal protective equipment components for local health care workers.

May 5, 2020  |  New guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services adds licensed pharmacists as “covered persons” under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act.

in the news

May 4, 2020  |  The resources provided by the Agriculture Law Education Initiative are more important than ever for Maryland's farmers.

May 1, 2020  |  The April 30 edition of Virtual Face to Face with Dr. Bruce Jarrell features Carey Law professor and UM Center for Health and Homeland Security Director Michael Greenberger.

April 30, 2020  |  New guide recommends ways to improve resident-centered health and reduce opportunities for transmission of COVID-19 in post-acute and long-term care facilities.