Catalyst Magazine

UMB’s Leading Women: Making an Impact as Deans

Since the second half of the 20th century, women have long held leadership roles at the University.

Branching Out: UMSON Students Offer Health Services to Community at Pratt Library

The program helps to fill gaps in community health care made more evident during the pandemic and provides a hands-on clinical experience for nursing students.

Taking a Bite Out of Malaria: School of Medicine Works to Control Spread of the Disease Across the Globe

Researchers at the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health have been leading the fight to stop the spread of the life-threatening illness.

President’s Message

UMB is proud of the work that we do in our community, writes President Jarrell.

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President’s Message

Together we have accomplished an amazing goal: The Catalyst Campaign was the most ambitious fundraising campaign in UMB's history with a goal of $750 million. I am proud to say that we not only met that goal, we also...

Community Engagement

Community engagement is vital to the health and well-being of every community. At UMB, we are deeply committed to improving quality of life in West Baltimore and the communities surrounding our campus.

UMB researchers played key roles throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, conducting research, clinical trials, and large-scale testing.

COVID-19 Response

UMB responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by redoubling our efforts to improve the human condition and serve the public good through education, research, clinical care, and service.

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Lynne Henry, Laura Kozak, Larry Kushner, Jennifer Litchman, Thomas Sullivan, Kate Ostrowski


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