Catalyst Magazine

University of Maryland, Baltimore Spotlight February 2021, Changing the Future through Philanthropy


SPOTLIGHT newsletter is published bi-monthly by the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). A sister publication to CATALYST magazine, SPOTLIGHT features compelling stories that connect philanthropy and UMB’s Catalyst Campaign to newsworthy events and milestones happening across the University such as community engagement endeavors and successes, new and exciting technologies, programs and initiatives, historic accomplishments, major gifts, profiles of influential donors, and inspiring gifts.

Each issue of SPOTLIGHT newsletter reaches more than 75,000 UMB donors, alumni, and influential leaders and thinkers in their fields and community.

Enjoy reading our February 2021 issue!

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Executive Board

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


Lynne Henry

Managing Editor

Chris Zang

Assistant Editor

Kate Tafelski

Photography Director

Matthew D’Agostino


Michelle Baffuto

Web Director

Amir Chamsaz

Marketing Manager

Kristi McGuire