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.
Building Blocks: UMSOD Works to Expand Children’s Access to Oral Health Care
The Oral Health for Underserved Uninsured Children program offers services including examinations, preventive care, and comprehensive restorative care.
‘Beating Heart’ of Law School: Clinical Law Program Has Been Making a Difference for 50 Years
The program continues to address Baltimore’s severe lack of access to justice for disadvantaged and underrepresented communities.
Community Impact Archives
Port to Discovery
Like any devoted parent, Lekisha McCray wants to take her children to exciting places where they can have fun and explore.
Healing Youth Alliance: Young Ambassadors Work to Promote Mental Health Awareness, Reduce Stigma in Black Community
After 24 weeks of training, the ambassadors are equipped to discuss coping strategies with peers.
A Neighborly Thing to Do
The improved LNYW Program offers eligible employees a UMB grant of $16,000 — plus $2,500 from the city of Baltimore — to help with closing costs and down payments.
Ready and Waiting: UMB’s New Community Engagement Center Is Complete
The historic building at 16 S. Poppleton St. is seven times larger than the original center.
UMB’s Commitment to Community
The UMB Community Campus is the centerpiece of the University’s deep commitment to West Baltimore and to the collaboration — undertaken with its neighbors — that will strengthen it.
Saving Lives: CEC Canvasses Community to Register Neighbors for COVID Vaccine
School of Nursing students help residents sign up for vaccine appointments.
Laying a Foundation: Inscribed, Donated Bricks Pave Walkway of New Community Engagement Center
Over 270 donors sponsored more than 560 bricks and pavers for Welcome Way.
Extending Their Reach: UMSOM Addiction Experts Use Innovative Approaches to Help Remote Areas of the State
Programs address the state's opioid and addiction epidemic.
Philanthropy Highlights: UMB Community Continues to Show Its Generosity
We have raised $579 million in the $750 million UMB Catalyst Campaign.
Paws on Patrol: Poe Joins UMBPD as Comfort K9
After three years of service, comfort K9 Lexi is retiring from the department.
Rite of Passage: CURE Celebrates National Award, White Coat Ceremony, and Fifth Anniversary
CURE welcomes sixth cohort into its program, which won a 2020 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
Saddling Up: CEC Brings Free Horseback Riding Program to West Baltimore Youths
Children learned basic horse skills as well as lessons in leadership and critical thinking.
Legal Advice, Too
Every Tuesday, the UMB Community Engagement Center is filled with students from the Francis King Carey School of Law for the JustAdvice legal clinic.
Meet UMB’s Public Servant of the Year
Joshua M. Abzug, MD, founded Camp Open Arms for children with limb differences
Clinic Steps Up for Immigrants
To understand the work of the Immigration Clinic at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, listen to the tale of J.R., whose name has been changed to protect his privacy.
Another Philanthropic Milestone: UMB’s Catalyst Campaign Surpasses $600 Million
The philanthropic endeavor has raised 83 percent of its $750 million goal.
One-on-One Outreach: UMB Schools Combat COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Misinformation in the Community
UMB continues efforts to increase vaccination rates in most vulnerable and underserved communities.
Fighting for Justice: Chacón Center for Immigrant Justice Offers Hope to Maryland’s Immigrant Community
Couple donates $5 million to establish the center and expand the work of Maryland Carey Law's Immigration Clinic.
Wi-Fi for All: UMB Partners with Project Waves to Expand Internet Access to Baltimore Families
The project is bringing free access to hundreds of families.
Connecting Neighbors to Jobs
After an eight-hour shift, Ayisha Harris has a half-hour to get to her second full-time job as a housekeeper in the Bressler Research Building at UMB.
“Art Brings All of Us Together”
UMB’s first piece of public art stands proudly at the corner of Baltimore and Pine streets, a 30-foot-tall kinetic sculpture by artist Eric Peltzer.