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Symposium: Embracing Diversity in the Legal Profession, Oct. 13

Symposium: Embracing Diversity in the Legal Profession, Oct. 13

September 29, 2014

The Baltimore Bar Foundation and the Monumental City Bar Foundation will host their first annual joint symposium, "Race and Gender: Embracing Diversity in the Legal Profession," on Oct. 13 in the University of Baltimore School of Law's John and Frances Law Center.

Irish Themes Showcased in New Student Plays, Oct. 1

Irish Themes Showcased in New Student Plays, Oct. 1

September 26, 2014

Spotlight UB will present Reflections and Echoes: Fairies, Murals, and Sandwiches, a series of staged readings of new student works based on their summer residency in Northern Ireland, on Oct. 1.

Roger Scruton Lectures on 'Elitism,' Sept. 29

Roger Scruton Lectures on 'Elitism,' Sept. 29

September 26, 2014

Internationally renowned philosopher Roger Scruton will present a lecture on "Elitism" on Sept. 29, in an event sponsored by UB's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics.

UB Student is Maryland's Sole Recipient of AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship

UB Student is Maryland's Sole Recipient of AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship

September 25, 2014

Tanyeka Alexander, a senior in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, is the recipient of a 2014-15 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Alexander, an intern in the tax department of the Baltimore headquarters of the CliftonLarsonAllen accounting firm, is the only student from Maryland to receive the award. More than 1,100 students nationwide applied for the scholarship; 10 were selected.

Schaefer Center Prepares 2,400 Election Workers for Upcoming Voting

Schaefer Center Prepares 2,400 Election Workers for Upcoming Voting

September 22, 2014

With the fall election fast approaching, experts in the University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy in the College of Public Affairs are busy preparing more than 2,400 election judges to run Baltimore's 296 polling centers on Nov. 4.

President Schmoke Hails Calvin Coolidge as 'Overlooked' Figure in Fight for Racial Equality

President Schmoke Hails Calvin Coolidge as 'Overlooked' Figure in Fight for Racial Equality

September 18, 2014

In an interview in Massachusetts Matters, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke discusses the importance of Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, in redressing racial injustice during his time in office in the early 20th century.

'Future of the Symphony' Conference at UB, Sept. 27-28

'Future of the Symphony' Conference at UB, Sept. 27-28

September 18, 2014

The Future Symphony Institute—a new Baltimore-based consortium of experts who are exploring the ways that music in the classical tradition can continue to be relevant and essential in the coming decades—will hold its first-ever international conference at the University of Baltimore on Sept. 27-28.

Law Professor's New Book Covers Origins of American Law

Law Professor's New Book Covers Origins of American Law

September 18, 2014

University of Baltimore School of Law Professor John Bessler's new book, The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution, tells the little-known story of the origins of U.S. law—how an 18th-century philosophical work by a 26-year-old Italian thinker, Cesare Beccaria, became a pre-Revolutionary War bestseller in the American states and profoundly influenced the authors of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution and early American laws.

International Law Center Marks 20th Anniversary

International Law Center Marks 20th Anniversary

September 17, 2014

Festivities for the 20th anniversary of the University of Baltimore School of Law's Center for International and Comparative Law will take place on Sept. 18-19.

Business School Professor Ranked as a Global Leader in Research in Mobile Information Technology for Business

Business School Professor Ranked as a Global Leader in Research in Mobile Information Technology for Business

September 16, 2014

Eusebio Scornavacca, the John and Margaret Thompson Professor of Management Information Systems in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, is among the world's top authorities on the continuing evolution of mobile business, according to research conducted for the 13th annual International Conference on Mobile Business.

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