Audience members

Explore all the events hosted by the office of president below. 

Upcoming Events

President’s Signature Events

Graduation Celebration

President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS

UMB will hold a large and festive celebration for all graduates and their family members on May 15, 2024.

Core Values

Core Value Speakers

The UMB Core Values Speaker Series promotes the values of Respect and Integrity, Well-Being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery. National and international leaders come to UMB to talk about their expertise and experiences to a broad University/ communitywide audience.

Diversity Speaker Series

Diversity Speakers

The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosts UMB's Diversity Speaker Series on campus, promoting diversity and inclusion at UMB. Visit the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion website for additional information.

Founders Week

Founders Week Cook Out

UMB celebrates its students, faculty, and staff and pays tribute to its long history each year with a series of Founders Week events.

Holiday Craft Fair

Holiday Craft Fair

Each year, vendors and the UMB community gather for a fun-filled event at the SMC Campus Center. 

President’s Panel on Politics and Policy

President's Panel

This speaker series examines issues important to the UMB community that are likely to be affected by the current presidential administration and Congress. 

More Events

Lunch with the President

Breakfast with the President

Join UMB President Bruce Jarrell and a small group of students, faculty, and staff members for lunch and a conversation on current events or topics of interest. Registration is first-come, first-served.

President’s Q&A

Q and A

President Jarrell gives updates on UMB news and events, then answers questions. 

Virtual Face to Face

Virtual Face to Face is an online interview program where President Jarrell explores issues of interest with experts from UMB, government and health officials, and others.