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In preparing materials for the commencement program, we asked the members of the platform party what advice they would have for the UMB Class of 2013. Here are some of their remarks:

Keynote Speaker Stanley A. McChrystal, MS, MA Retired four-star general

“Whatever your professional training is, your positions of leadership are going to require you to ...

Featured, Message From the President »

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UMB strives to be a leader and to develop leaders. Thus, leadership is one of the core values in our University’s strategic plan. I believe exposure to positive, motivational, and successful leadership is one approach to learning how to be a good leader. 

That is why I am so pleased that retired General Stanley A. McChrystal, ...

Faculty & Staff, President's Office »

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During a recent brainstorming session of the Diversity Advisory Council (DAC), members put their heads together to identify diversity-related needs that are common to each of the University’s schools.

“It quickly became clear that building a highly talented and diverse pipeline of applicants for all of our schools is a shared commitment at our University,” ...

Faculty & Staff, President's Office »

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Nominees for the University’s Cecil S. Kelly Memorial Employee of the Year Award, the James T. Hill Scholarship, and the Community Service Award were on the edge of their seats as the winners were about to be announced during the annual Employee Service Recognition and Community Service Awards Program, held at ...

Campus, Faculty & Staff, Students, UM Go Green »

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Members of UM Go Green and first-grade students at Southwest Baltimore Charter School (SBCS), located in West Baltimore, planted apple and peach trees in the school’s front yard. SBCS partners with the CLUB UMB Mentoring and Youth Leadership Program, an initiative of the University’s President’s Outreach Council. Pictured is Brian Sturdivant, MSW, director ...

Campus »

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The University donated professional clothing items to Dress for Success Baltimore.







Dress for Success representatives with Nancy Gordon, executive director of the Office of Protocol and Special Events and Holly Bowman, assistant director.

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Friday, May 17, 2 p.m. 1st Mariner Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St.

Keynote speech presented by retired General Stanley A. McChrystal, MS, MA, senior fellow at the Yale University Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and former commander of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan. 

Don’t miss the fifth annual academic procession! Meet in your regalia by 1 ...

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1. Plaza Park Renovations

Plaza Park, across from the University of Maryland Medical Center entrance, now includes new café tables, chess tables, recycling bins, and flowers in bloom. The University recently renovated the park to maintain a sense of community and celebrate the arrival of spring. 


2. Wellness Fair

URecFit and Human Resource Services hosted the University’s annual ...

Campus, Faculty & Staff, Students »

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After more than nine months of planning by the President’s Interprofessional Education Task Force, on April 10, one mannequin, several actors, 309 students, and 114 faculty members from all six professional schools at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) came together for the University’s first Interprofessional Education (IPE) Day. 

The University plans to establish a ...

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Of all the very interesting and inspiring stories in the March 2013 issue of the VOICE, I was amazed and profoundly proud to see my photograph and story as the headline! Thank you very much. 

Over the years I have been impressed with the “outer focus” of your publication. You highlight community initiatives, worldwide efforts to ...