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Laura Kuhn UMB / Graduate, Social Work / Pittsburgh, PA

I have lived a lot of places. I've lived in Honolulu. I've lived in New York City. Now we live in Baltimore. And I really love it here. I love that it feels like a city, and I'm not missing out on anything.”

Laura Kuhn
Portrait of person in front of waterfront in a city.
UMB / Graduate, Social Work / Pittsburgh, PA




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Find Something To Munch On

From new twists on Chesapeake Bay classics to locally sourced Black-owned vegan cuisine, dining in Baltimore is always fresh and inspired. In every neighborhood, you can find affordable menus that are both mouth-watering and photo-worthy. 



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Spend The Day Out And About

Whether you’re an amateur naturalist, sports fanatic, art enthusiast, or cultural aficionado, you’ll find countless ways to indulge your passion for the great outdoors, sports, art, and entertainment in and around Baltimore. 



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Discover New Finds And Treasures

Everything you need plus things you didn’t know you’d love - from thrift store treasures to high-end malls. Baltimore offers great shopping year-round, with unique browsing experiences in one-of-a-kind neighborhoods. 


Home to 120,000 students, Baltimore is a vibrant, energetic college town with big city amenities and small town charm. This is where talents are honed, careers are launched, and people and ideas come together. Explore the opportunities Baltimore Collegetown has to offer. 

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UMB is a leading public research university, attracting $654 million in grants and contracts in Fiscal Year 2022. At $1.14 billion, the UMB-University of Maryland, College Park combined research enterprise ranked 10th among public institutions in research and development spending in Fiscal Year 2021.


UMB spans 65 acres in downtown Baltimore, with 6.3 million gross square feet of space in 57 buildings. Nearly 7,000 students are enrolled at UMB, and more than 8,000 people are employed here.


UMB embraces its West Baltimore neighborhood with initiatives where the university provides services to nearby residents and collaborates with them in advocacy projects.


As the state’s only public health, law, and human services university, UMB strives to ensure that students of all races, ethnicities, and incomes are well-represented at the university.