The Office of Philanthropy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is pleased to present engaging stories of newsworthy events and milestones happening across the University that are bringing about change in Baltimore and beyond.
Highlights in this issue include:
UMB Launches Center for Violence Protection
UMB and Shock Trauma announced the launch of the UMB Center for Violence Protection to help reduce and respond to violence in Baltimore City and beyond. Read more about the Center for Violence Prevention.
School of Nursing’s BSN Program Ranks No. 9 in Nation
In the 2022-23 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the University of Maryland School of Nursing ranked No. 9 in the nation, moving up one spot from last year. Read more about the School of Nursing’s ranking.
USM Foundation Wins Endowment of the Year Award
The University System of Maryland Foundation (USMF) investment team was named Endowment of the Year for 2022 by Institutional Investor, beating out Harvard Management Company, Hamilton College, Villanova University, Washington University, and Williams College — an impressive group of competitors. Read more about the award.
Jarrell Abuzz About Eastern Shore Efforts
Harking back to the days when his family operated its own canning facility on the Eastern Shore, UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS, joined Gov. Larry Hogan and other officials in celebrating the grand opening of Phillips Packing House, a revitalized canning facility that will serve as a community engagement hub and further the University’s programs in the region. Read more about Eastern Shore efforts.
An Inside Look at COVID-19 with Coronavirus Researcher Matthew Frieman, PhD
What is it like researching COVID-19, the disease that has changed the world? And where do we go from here? In this informative podcast episode, University of Maryland School of Medicine professor Matthew Frieman, PhD, talks about his journey of researching coronaviruses, the future of therapeutic medications to battle COVID-19, and what we should expect this fall. Listen to this episode of “The UMB Pulse” podcast.