President’s Panel on Politics and Policy

Barbara small 2Barbara Mikulski, MSW ’65, was the featured guest Nov. 27, 2018, in the seventh installment of the President’s Panel on Politics and Policy. The former U.S. senator from Maryland discussed her pioneering political career, her roots as a social worker, her hopes for the new Congress, and more.

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The President's Panel on Politics and Policy is a speaker series examining issues important to the UMB community that are likely to be affected by the Trump administration and Congress.

With so much at stake in terms of health and higher education policy, federal budget priorities, and issues of civil rights and social justice, President Jay A. Perman, MD, encourages the UMB community to take part in these timely conversations.

Past Speakers

May 1, 2018 - The Intersection of Federal Policy and State Priorities 

Former Maryland governors Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and Parris N. Glendening
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Oct. 31, 2017 - Creating Change

Derreck Kayongo, Business Visionary, Global Soap Project Founder and CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights
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May 2, 2017 – Federal Budget Outlook

Matt Hourihan, American Association for the Advancement of Science
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March 21, 2017 – Higher Education

Goldie Blumenstyk, The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Feb. 28, 2017 – Social Justice

Frank Bruni, The New York Times
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Jan. 31, 2017 – Health Care

Karen Fisher, JD, Chief Public Policy Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges
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