UMB Highlights

Peruse human interest stories to keep informed about what is happening at UMB. This content is updated monthly.

Hear Keynote Speaker Dr. Anthony Fauci Celebrate Our UMB Students at Commencement


May 1, 2022

Special Edition of 'Virtual Face to Face': Abortion Rights Under Attack


May 1, 2022

Read the Spring 2022 Issue of UMB’s ‘CATALYST’ Magazine


May 1, 2022

New Deans to Lead Schools of Law and Medicine


May 1, 2022

New Vice President for Research Sees ‘Great Opportunity’


May 1, 2022

MIXR: New Center Brings Virtual Reality Research Into Focus


May 1, 2022

This Season on ‘The UMB Pulse’: UMB Change Makers Are Maximizing Social Impact and Galvanizing Innovation


May 1, 2022

Pantry Helps UMB Fight Students’ Food Insecurity


March 1, 2022

A New Era for Parkinson’s Disease Treatment


March 1, 2022

‘MPower’ Funds 17 New Research Collaborations


March 1, 2022

Some Like It Hot: UMSOD Professor Combats Chronic Pain by Fighting Fire with Fire


March 1, 2022

UM Medicine Performs Historic Xenotransplantation


February 1, 2022

Empowering Black and Latina Women in West Baltimore


February 1, 2022

MPower: University of Maryland Ranks in Top 10 in Research Funds


February 1, 2022

Making Progress in the Fight Against Human Trafficking


February 1, 2022

Thankful for Our Alumni


December 1, 2021

‘1807’: Alumnus Christopher Frisone’s Photo Graces Cover


December 1, 2021

Inauguration of Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS


November 8, 2021

UMSON's Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Ranked No. 10 in the Nation


September 1, 2021

Next Installment of CURE Documentary Airs in October


September 1, 2021

Donald Tobin to Step Down as Maryland Carey Law Dean


September 1, 2021

National Night Out 2021


September 1, 2021

Academy of Lifelong Learning Launches Parenting Forum


September 1, 2021

UMB Unveils Renovated Student Affairs Suites


September 1, 2021

Social Work Program Sees Record Low in Infant Deaths


August 1, 2021

UM School of Pharmacy Graduates 132 in Nation’s First Master’s in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics


August 1, 2021

Cancer Center Maintains Highest Level of Distinction


August 1, 2021

Reece to Step Down as School of Medicine Dean in 2022


April 1, 2021

$5 Million Gift from Chacóns Establishes Immigrant Justice Center


April 1, 2021

President’s Symposium on Health Literacy


April 1, 2021

Why I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine


April 1, 2021

Pharmacy Students Train to Prepare COVID-19 Vaccine


April 1, 2021

UMB Graduate School Plans New Degree Program That Studies Vulnerability, Violence Reduction


March 1, 2021

UMB School of Medicine Researchers Participate in Landmark Study Detailing Sequencing of Full Human Genomes to Better Capture Genetic Diversity


March 1, 2021

Nursing School Receives $13.8 Million Gift, Largest To Date


March 1, 2021

UMB Ranked 13th in ‘Forbes’ America’s Best Large Employers Survey


March 1, 2021

UMB's Coronavirus Response Evolves as Vaccine Distribution Increases – UMB Continues to Offer COVID-19 Resources


March 1, 2021

University of Maryland School of Social Work Busier than Ever


February 1, 2021

Faith, Science, and Trust: African American Clergy and Community Conversation on COVID-19


February 1, 2021

Hot off the Press: University of Maryland Research Receives Highest Ranking Ever


February 1, 2021

Dr. Wilbur Chen Sheds Light on the Pandemic and the Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Science


February 1, 2021

President Jarrell Responds to Riot in Washington, D.C.


January 6, 2021

Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Success Continues at UMB


December 1, 2020

Researchers Collaborate to Address COVID-19


November 30, 2020

'Rolling Stone' Profiles UMB Vaccine Efforts


November 30, 2020

UMB Rated No. 4 in Data Study of Alumni Satisfaction


November 30, 2020

UMB, Comcast Bring Internet Access to West Baltimore Families


November 30, 2020

Jarrell Named as UMB's 7th President


September 1, 2020

Judy L. Postmus Becomes Dean of UM School of Social Work


October 1, 2020

1807 Pearl Gallery


September 1, 2020

Protect UMB Pledge


September 1, 2020

SOP's Yu Leads Research to Assure Vaccine Quality


September 1, 2020

COVID-19: UMSOM Working with Pfizer on Vaccine Development


May 1, 2020

On the Bright Side: Uplifting Stories from UMB


May 1, 2020

Interim President Jarrell Joins Colleagues to Addresses Coronavirus Concerns


March 1, 2020

UMSOM Providing Expertise on Coronavirus Pandemic


March 1, 2020

COVID-19 and the Law


March 1, 2020

World Health Organization Names UMSOM Faculty Member as COVID-19 Advisor


March 1, 2020

Passing the Baton of UMB Leadership


February 1, 2020

European Ambassadors Discuss Innovation, Collaboration


February 1, 2020

Carey School of Law Scholarship Honors Elijah Cummings


February 1, 2020

Christine Lau is New Surgery Chief at School of Medicine


February 1, 2020

Jay Perman Named Next USM Chancellor


November 1, 2019

School of Medicine Wins $200 Million to Develop a Better Flu Vaccine


November 1, 2019

UMB "Reimagines" Its Community Engagement Center


November 1, 2019

From West Baltimore: Ninth Grade


November 1, 2019

UMB Will Double BioPark Size With New Building at 4 MLK Blvd.


September 1, 2019

School of Medicine First in World to Deliver a Human Organ by Drone


August 1, 2019

School of Pharmacy Debuts U.S.'s First Grad Degree in Medical Cannabis


August 1, 2019

Global Health Summit Is a Family Reunion


August 1, 2019

School of Social Work Featured on Good Morning America


November 1, 2018

School of Medicine Opens HSRF III


December 1, 2018

Graduate School Celebrates Centennial


December 1, 2018

UMB Breaks Grant-Funding Record


January 12, 2018

UMB Delegation Visits Asia for Partnership Talks


November 1, 2018

Promise Heights Wins $30 Million Federal Grant


October 1, 2018

UMB Fights the Opioid Epidemic


October 1, 2018

UMB CURE Scholars Star in Follow-up Documentary


October 1, 2018

UMB Expands Community Engagement Center


September 1, 2018

Among Small Colleges, UMB Boasts the Country's Highest Earning Alums


September 1, 2018

Maryland Carey Law Works to Secure Immigrants' Rights


September 1, 2018

JMORE Profiles Dr. Perman in Issue on Baltimore Leaders


September 1, 2018

UMB Leads $100 Million Study on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria


June 1, 2018

UMB's Robert Redfield Tapped to Head CDC


June 1, 2018

An Economic Incentive for Gun Control


April 1, 2018

New Tech for Military Vehicles May Protect Against Brain Injury


April 1, 2018

Jody Olsen Chosen to Lead Peace Corps


March 1, 2018

UMB Unveils UM Ventures 2.0 in New Innovation Space


March 1, 2018

FDA Approves GammaPod Breast Cancer Treatment


March 1, 2018

President Perman Weighs in on the Health Care Debate


December 1, 2017

Maryland Momentum Fund


December 1, 2017

From West Baltimore


November 1, 2017

Advancing the Science of Sport


September 1, 2017

The Fourth Amendment in Crisis


September 1, 2017

Turning Tech Into Fast-Growing Startups


September 1, 2017

Better Surgery Through Virtual Reality


August 1, 2017

Making Dental Care Affordable for the Elderly


August 1, 2017

Putting City Students on a Path to Success


August 1, 2017

Partnership for West Baltimore


July 1, 2017