Steven Leyva, assistant professor in The University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, will see his debut full-length collection of poems, The Understudy's Handbook, celebrated with a bookwarming and roundtable discussion with fellow poets Tim Seibles and zakia henderson-brown on Nov. 11 on Zoom. The book is the winner of the 2020 Jean Feldmen Poetry Prize.
Have you voted? Do you plan to vote? On Tuesday, Nov. 3 from noon to 2 p.m., The University of Baltimore will host an Election Day Bash on Zoom. Join the UB Votes Team for a celebration of the right to vote and some helpful tips that will ensure you're prepared on Election Day and in the days to come.
Daniel Immerwahr, associate professor of history at Northwestern University and author of the national bestseller How to Hide an Empire: Telling the Story of the Greater United States, will discuss how different U.S. history would look like if it weren't just the history of the continental states, but of all U.S. land on Nov. 10.
In his latest report with the cybersecurity company CHEQ, Roberto Cavazos, Executive in Residence in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and a veteran economic analyst, says that marketing losses due to ad fraud will rise to $35 billion this year, and may end up closer to $40 billion. Advertising fraud is now larger than fraud from credit cards, and trends show that little is being done to combat the problem.
A series of three National Science Foundation grant programs will include the work and support of The University of Baltimore's Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance-Jacob France Institute (BNIA-JFI), UB's home for research and analysis dedicated to local neighborhoods and community initiatives.
Robert Lande, Venable Professor of Law in The University of Baltimore School of Law, writes in the school's newsletter that the U.S. Department of Justice's suit against Google alleging a monopoly on internet search and internet search advertising could be the most important antitrust case filed since the DOJ's 1998 suit against Microsoft. "The Microsoft case was so large and important it often was referred to as 'World War 3.0,'" Prof. Lande writes. "The case against Google should be called 'World War 4.0.'"
In the space between The University of Baltimore's Liberal Arts and Policy Building and the William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, the UB Student Government Association recently added some vibrant color and positivity to the campus. While the pandemic has quieted this normally bustling neighborhood, the energy and spirit that typifies the UB community remains intact, in a new mural created by UB volunteers.
In the wake of a major verdict against Purdue Pharma, following a federal trial about the company's role in the national crisis over opioid abuse, Tom Carr, executive director of the Center for Drug Policy and Prevention in The University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, is speaking out about the case.
Speaking on WBFF-TV Fox 45, Roger Hartley, dean of the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, and Tom Carr, executive director of the college's Center for Drug Policy and Prevention, discuss the center's work in bringing the nation's drug problems under control.
The University of Baltimore's History program welcomes three exciting alumni -- Rita C. Davenport, B.A. '18, social studies teacher at Leith Walk Elementary Middle School in Baltimore; Michael Guy, B.A. '13, a Ph.D. candidate at George Washington University and former intern at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art; and Takia Ross, B.A. '11, owner of Accessmatized and one of The Baltimore Sun's Top 25 Women to Watch in 2019 -- to talk about their current business, scholarly, and teaching careers. Anyone interested in learning about what you can do with a history degree is welcome. This virtual event is free and open to the public.