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University of Maryland, Baltimore

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Established 1807
Type Public
President David J. Ramsay
Faculty 2,197
Undergraduates 858
Postgraduates 4,652
Location Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Campus Urban, 60 acres (242,811 m²)
Website http://www.umaryland.edu

University of Maryland, Baltimore, (also known as UMB) was founded in 1807. It is one of the oldest universities in the United States and comprises some of the oldest professional schools in the nation and world. It is the original campus of the University System of Maryland. Located on 60 acres (242,811 m²) in downtown Baltimore, Maryland, it is part of the University System of Maryland. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1807 (MDCCCVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Nickname: Motto: The Greatest City in America,[4] Get in on it. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... A website (alternatively, Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP, a... Year 1807 (MDCCCVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... A profession is a specialized work function within society, generally performed by a professional. ... Nickname: Motto: The Greatest City in America,[4] Get in on it. ... University System of Maryland The University System of Maryland (USM) is a public corporation and charter school system comprising 13 Maryland institutions of higher education. ...


UMB comprises seven professional schools:

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Professional schools

University of Maryland Dental School

The University of Maryland Dental School was the first dental school in the world. Founded in 1840 as the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery (BCDS), it was chartered by an act of the Maryland General Assembly. Its principal founders were Drs. Horace H. Hayden and Chapin A. Harris. It was the first school in the world to offer a science-based curriculum in dentistry.[2] It currently ranks 7th among the nation's dental schools in NIH funding. Currently celebrating its 160th anniversary, the School will host the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and American Association for Dental Research (AADR) at their meeting in Baltimore in 2005. Baltimore College of Dental Surgery The University of Maryland Dental School holds a unique position in oral health education and patient care. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


University of Maryland School of Law

The University of Maryland School of Law opened in 1823 as the "Maryland Law Institute" "in a spacious and commodious building on South street, near Market street."[3]. The law school moved to a new building in 2003, adjacent to the site of Westminster Presbyterian Burying Ground the cemetery where the poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe is buried. It is the only law school in the United States with a famous author buried on its campus. Westminster Hall is used for campus events and is often requested for wedding ceremonies. University of Maryland School of Law is a law school located in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Westminster Hall and Burying Ground, is located on the corner of Fayette and Greene Streets on the west side of downtown Baltimore. ... Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American poet, short story writer, editor, critic and one of the leaders of the American Romantic Movement. ...


The University of Maryland School of Law was ranked 36th among law schools according to the 2008 edition of U.S. News and World Report law school rankings and was also ranked among the top 10 programs for environmental law. The School of Law's students' undergraduate median GPA is a 3.60 and median Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) score is a 162. It admits 16.1% of applicants.[4]. The initials GPA can refer, among other things, to Grade Point Average; see Grade (education) Guinness Peat Aviation General Practice Australia, a private, independent medical accreditation society Greyhound Pets of America This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is a standardized test used for admission to law schools in the United States of America and Canada that are members of the Law School Admissions Council. ...


University of Maryland School of Medicine

Established in 1807, the University of Maryland School of Medicine is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States and the first to institute a residency training program. The medical school includes Davidge Hall, which was built in 1812 and is the oldest building in the Northern Hemisphere in continuous use for medical education.[5] It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Medical Schools offers a joint MD/Master in Public Health (MPH) degree. [6] In the 1950s, it was named after founder and first dean John Beale Davidge. Year 1807 (MDCCCVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas, USA. A medical school or faculty of medicine is a tertiary educational institution or part of such an institution that teaches medicine. ... For the overture by Tchaikovsky, see 1812 Overture; For the wars, see War of 1812 (USA - United Kingdom) or Patriotic War of 1812 (France - Russia) For the Siberia Airlines plane crashed over the Black Sea on October 4, 2001, see Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 1812 was a leap year starting... The Northern Hemisphere is the half of a planets surface (or celestial sphere) that is north of the equator (the word hemisphere literally means half ball). On the Earth, the Northern Hemisphere contains most of the land and about 88-90% of the human population. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Medical School was ranked 30th for primary care and 41st for medical research in the 2008 edition of U.S. News and World Report medical school rankings. It admits 8.4% of applicants. [7]. This school recently celebrated its bicentennial culminating with the 2007 commencement.


University of Maryland School of Nursing

The University of Maryland School of Nursing, founded in 1889 by Nightingale Fund graduate Louisa Parsons, is one of the oldest and one of the largest nursing schools in the nation. It employes and partners with the leaders of today in order to create the leaders of the future. The School is known for innovative educational programs that address urgent healthcare needs nationally and internationally. The school pioneered the first nursing informatics program in the world and the nation's first nursing health policy program. According to the most recent nursing school rankings, The University of Maryland School of Nursing was ranked the 7th best nursing school in the 2008 edition of U.S. News and World Report. Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, founded in 1841, is the fourth oldest school of pharmacy in the nation and the only pharmacy school in Maryland. The School of Pharmacy comprises three departments, Pharmacy Practice and Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. According to the most recent pharmacy school rankings, The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy was ranked 8th among pharmacy schools in the 2005 edition of U.S. News and World Report. 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


University of Maryland School of Social Work

The University of Maryland School of Social Work is a top program in social work education. Graduates of the School of Social Work have become policymakers at all levels of government, from the U.S. Senate to the state and federal courts, to the State Department and departments of social services. Graduates also work as educators and researchers at universities across the country and have become therapists, community organizers, and managers. According to the most recent rankings, The University of Maryland School of Social Work was ranked 19th among schools of social work in the 2004 edition of U.S. News and World Report.


University of Maryland, Baltimore Health Sciences & Human Services Library

UMB's Health Sciences & Human Services Library was founded in 1813 from the collection of Doctor John Crawford, a former British naval surgeon, and is the origin of the entire University of Maryland Library System.[8] The first location of the library was across from the medical school (now known as Davidge Hall), in a church. The church was later razed for construction of a new library that opened in 1960. The library has since moved into a large modern building in 1998. Year 1813 (MDCCCXIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ...


UMB Graduate School

The Graduate School was founded in 1918. UMB graduate school offers 43 degree programs in total. 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ...


Name of the institution

The professional schools housed at the University of Maryland, Baltimore may also simply use the name "University of Maryland" when describing themselves despite the fact that the University of Maryland, College Park also refers to itself simply as the University of Maryland. There is relatively little confusion resulting from the shared name due to the fact that the University of Maryland, College Park offers largely research-oriented graduate programs and houses fewer professional schools. The University of Maryland, Baltimore does not offer NCAA sports. Although this university mainly offer graduate and professional study, it offers several undergraduate courses, which include nursing, physical therapy, dental hygiene and Medical Technology. By law and tradition each school is entitled to use the "University of Maryland" name in recognition of their shared history. While both schools are University System of Maryland institutions, neither is a part of the other. The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...


The University of Maryland, Baltimore is also often mistaken for the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), which is a separate University System of Maryland institution located outside the City of Baltimore. The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is a public university, part of the University System of Maryland, located in the southwest Baltimore County communities of Catonsville and Arbutus. ...


Notable Alumni

Governors

U.S. Senators Austin Lane Crothers (May 17, 1860 - May 25, 1912), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 46th governor of the State of Maryland in the United States from 1908 to 1912. ... Thomas Johnson, the first Governor of Maryland after independence. ... Theodore McKeldin Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin (b. ... Thomas Johnson, the first Governor of Maryland after independence. ... Herbert OConor Herbert Romulus OConor (November 17, 1896 – March 4, 1960), a Democrat, was the 51st Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1939 to 1947. ... Thomas Johnson, the first Governor of Maryland after independence. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Martin Joseph OMalley (born January 18, 1963) is a Democratic politician and the 61st and current Governor of Maryland. ... Here is a list of mayors that have served the city of Baltimore, Maryland. ... Categories: People stubs | 1876 births | 1936 deaths | Governors of Maryland ... Thomas Johnson, the first Governor of Maryland after independence. ...

U.S. Congressmen Daniel B. Brewster Daniel Baugh Brewster (b. ... Categories: | ... William C. Bruce William Cabell Bruce (b. ... Benjamin Louis Ben Cardin (born October 5, 1943) is a Democratic member of the United States Senate representing the state of Maryland. ... Charles McCurdy Mac Mathias, Jr. ... Barbara Ann Mikulski (born July 20, 1936), a member of the Democratic Party, is the current Class 3 United States Senator representing the State of Maryland. ... Date of birth: August 22, 1877 Place of birth: Cambridge, Maryland Date of death: July 29, 1974 Place of death: Baltimore, Maryland Spouse: Mary McKim Marriott Political party: Democrat Office(s): Senator (Class 1) from Maryland (1953–1965) George Lovic Pierce Radcliffe (b. ... Isidor Rayner Isidor Rayner (b. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... Joseph Tydings Joseph Davies Tydings (b. ... Millard E. Tydings Millard Evelyn Tydings (April 6, 1890–February 9, 1961) was an attorney, author, soldier, state legislator, and served as a Democratic Representative and Senator in the United States Congress from Maryland. ...

State Senators William Purington Cole, Jr. ... Categories: | ... Elijah Eugene Cummings (born January 18, 1951) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Categories: | ... Linthicum (right) with colleague John Hill. ... Categories: | ... Hugh Allen Meade (April 4, 1907–July 8, 1949) was a U.S. Congressman, representing the second district of Maryland from 1947 to 1949. ... Categories: | ...


State Delegates Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. ...

Judges Adelaide C. Eckardt (Born: September 8, 1943), is a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, District 37B. // Adelaide C. Eckardt was first elected in 1994 to represent the new District 37B.[1] District 37B covers parts of Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot, & Wicomico counties. ... The Maryland House of Delegates is the lower house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... // Donald Elliott was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1986 to represent District 4B, which covers Carroll and Frederick Counties. ... The Maryland House of Delegates is the lower house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland. ...

Others Lynne A. Battaglia is an American lawyer and jurist from Howard County, Maryland. ... The seven judges of the Maryland Court of Appeals in their crimson robes. ... Clayton Greene, Jr. ... The seven judges of the Maryland Court of Appeals in their crimson robes. ... Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. ... The seven judges of the Maryland Court of Appeals in their crimson robes. ... The seven judges of the Maryland Court of Appeals in their crimson robes. ... Alan M. Wilner (born January 26, 1937) is an American lawyer and jurist from Baltimore County, Maryland. ... The seven judges of the Maryland Court of Appeals in their crimson robes. ...

Louis Lazarus Goldstein (1913 - 1998) served as Comptroller of the Treasury of the State of Maryland from 1959 to 1998. ... Dr. Antonio Fernós-Isern (May 10, 1885 – January 19, 1974) born in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico - cardiologist. ... Robert M. Parker, Jr. ... James T. Smith Jr. ...

Notable Faculty

// Dr. Dan K. Morhaim was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates as a Delegate to District 11, which covers Baltimore County, in 1995. ... The Maryland House of Delegates is the lower house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland. ...

Campus

The campus is composed of 58 buildings located near Camden Yards and Baltimore's famous Lexington Market. Construction on a new 114,000 square-foot campus center began at the start of 2007 and is scheduled to be completed in January of 2009.[9] UMB has also recently undertaken a vast west campus expansion. This ten-acre project, known as BioPark, will create ten new buildings containing a total of 1.2 million square feet of classroom, lab, and office space.[10] In addition, University of Maryland Medical has cleared a downtown site for the construction of a $329 million ambulatory care center. Oriole Park at Camden Yards is a Major League Baseball stadium located in Baltimore, Maryland which was constructed to replace the aging Memorial Stadium. ... Lexington Market is a historic market in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. ...


The university is served by the University Center/Baltimore Street station of the Baltimore Light Rail system, which is at the eastern edge of campus. Light rail at BWI station The Baltimore Light Rail is a small light rail network serving Baltimore, Maryland and the surrounding suburbs. ...


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BIGpedia - University of Maryland, Baltimore - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (298 words)
University of Maryland, Baltimore, (also known as UMB), is located on 56 acres (230,000 m²) in downtown Baltimore, Maryland and is part of the University System of Maryland.
UMB is the center for medical education in Maryland.
UMB also houses Davidge Hall, built in 1812 it's the oldest building in the Northern Hemisphere in continuous use for medical education and the School of Dental Surgery was the first dental school in the world.
University of Maryland, Baltimore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (781 words)
University of Maryland, Baltimore, (also known as UMB, and occasionally as UMAB due to its former name, University of Maryland at Baltimore) was founded in 1807.
UMB's Health Sciences and Human Services Library was founded in 1813 from the collection of Doctor John Crawford, a former British naval surgeon, and is the origin of the entire University of Maryland Library System.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is also often mistaken for the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), which is a separate University System of Maryland institution located outside the City of Baltimore.
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