Each year, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) celebrates the achievements and successes of our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and philanthropic supporters and pays tribute to UMB’s 200-plus-year history with a series of Founders Week events. The celebration kicks off with the Founders Week Gala on Saturday night, followed by these events next week:
Monday, Oct. 15
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
To offer everyone a chance to enjoy lunch, there will be two seatings: 11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m., followed by 12:20 to 1 p.m. Tickets are required.
Entrepreneurs of the Year Presentation and Reception
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Shock Trauma Auditorium
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Presentation by Thomas M. Scalea, MD, FACS, MCCM – Supporting Failing Organs
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Reception immediately following in lobby outside of the auditorium
Read about the Entrepreneurs of the Year, the MARS team: Scalea; Deborah M. Stein, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM; and Steven I. Hanish, MD, FACS.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
Art Sculpture Unveiling
11 a.m. to noon
Health Sciences Research Facility (HSRF) III plaza
Special guests: First Lady of Maryland Yumi Hogan and members of the Maryland State Arts Council
Researcher of the Year Lecture and Reception
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
HSRF II Auditorium
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Lecture presented by Karen L. Kotloff, MD — Global Health: Where Science Meets Humanity
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Reception immediately following in atrium of HSRF II
Read about Kotloff, the Researcher of the Year.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
School of Nursing Courtyard
The student cookout offers free food, greetings from President Jay A. Perman, MD, and the chance to be served by a school dean, University vice president, or UMB administrator.
More on Founders Week
Read about the Public Servant of the Year, Valli Meeks, DDS, MS, RDH.
Read about the Teacher of the Year, Geoffrey L. Greif, PhD, MSW.
Visit the Founders Week website for more information.