Catalyst Magazine

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.

Community Impact

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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.

Making a PAL-pable Difference

When Cpl. Hazel Lewis walks into the UMB Community Engagement Center on a weekday afternoon, she is always greeted with a chorus of excited elementary school children.

Port to Discovery

Like any devoted parent, Lekisha McCray wants to take her children to exciting places where they can have fun and explore.

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.

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.

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.

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Executive Board

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


Lynne Henry

Managing Editor

Chris Zang

Assistant Editor

Kate Ostrowski

Photography Director

Matthew D’Agostino


Michelle Baffuto

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Amir Chamsaz

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