The program provides students with the skills to lead the charge toward a more equitable and inclusive future.
Student Life Archives
Hunger Gains: UMB Student Pantry Takes a Bite Out of Food Insecurity
The Division of Student Affairs launched the UMB Student Pantry in 2021 to provide food to students regardless of need.
Studying During a Pandemic: Two-Year Degree Program Students Reflect on Challenges, Achievements as They Prepare to Graduate
For these students, the pandemic has been a part of their entire time studying and training at UMB.
Meet UMB’s Student of the Year Jazmin Jones
Jazmin Jones is the Doctor of Dental Surgery Class of 2022 president.
In Person at Last: Students Happy to Return to the Classroom After Months of Virtual Learning
Students are back in the classroom, albeit with masks and other precautions such as physical distancing.
Meet UMB’s Student of the Year Emily Smith
Emily Smith of the Graduate School was president of the Graduate Student Association.
High Achievement: Nation’s Only Master’s Program in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics Graduates First Class
Groundbreaking School of Pharmacy program continues strong with its new Class of 2023.
Reflecting on Graduating into a COVID-19 World
We asked graduates what it means to them to be graduating into a world that has experienced the worst pandemic in the past 100 years.
Cummings Scholar Creates Excellence from Adversity
Randall Ainsworth receives first scholarship endowment honoring late civil rights icon Elijah E. Cummings.
Dogtor Loki Is In: Therapy Dog Is Face of Healing Kits UMSOM Student Caroline Benzel Makes for Front-Line Workers
Loki receives national attention and several prestigious awards.
A Shot in the Arm: UMB Students Prepare, Administer Doses at COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Campus
Students are playing a vital role in combating the pandemic.
Student Vaccine Volunteers Share their Reflections
Four School of Pharmacy students discuss their first day at the clinic.
Winning Combination: School of Dentistry Student Group Wins Two National Awards with Collaboration, Enthusiasm
The Student National Dental Association chapter has a history of launching high-impact initiatives.
Eviction Prevention Program
The program works with the School of Social Work and the Francis King Carey School of Law to assist clients who have been evicted or are at risk of being evicted.
Back to Campus: Students Face Challenges, Uncertainty Head-On in Return to In-Person Learning
Their worries range from child care to transportation to their health.
Learning Teamwork, One Giggle at a Time
A cute 19-month-old named Claudine stole the show as the UMB Center for Interprofessional Education held its seventh annual IPE Day on April 3.
Ex-Major Leaguer Joins Dental Student Lineup
Having already reached the best of the best in baseball by making it to the major leagues, Justin Maxwell, after a seven-year MLB career, now is striving to do the same in dentistry.
In Dr. Perman’s State of the University Address in May 2019, he kept coming back to one phrase: “Believe students.” Believe students when they tell us how they feel.
The Class of 2019 turned out in record numbers for UMB’s two-day May commencement celebration.