UMB Cure Scholars

Watch UMB CURE Scholars in ‘From West Baltimore’ Documentary

Five UMB CURE Scholars talk about their lives in middle school, their fears, and their hopes in From West Baltimore, a documentary first airing Oct. 15 on Maryland Public Television (MPT).

Produced by MedSchool Maryland Productions, the documentary is about West Baltimore, a community plagued with violence, high unemployment, and generational poverty. The students, however, have a ray of hope thanks to the CURE Scholars Program that matches them with mentors, challenges them to rise above their circumstances, and sets them on a path to a promising career in medicine.

The program is scheduled to air on MPT, Channel 22, on two dates:

Sunday, Oct. 15, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1:30 a.m.

You can watch a trailer on the From West Baltimore website and learn more about the UMB CURE Scholars Program here.

Betsy Stein Collaboration, Community Service, Education, For B'more, People, UMB News, University LifeOctober 3, 20170 commentsCURE Scholars Program, Medschool Maryland Productions, MPT documentary, University of Maryland President's Office.

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