The Schaefer Center for Public Policy will further the legacy of legendary Baltimorean and Maryland political leader William Donald Schaefer, LL.B. '42, LL.M. '51, with the inaugural William Donald Schaefer Award ceremony on Nov. 2. It will be presented to Rep. Elijah Cummings, a lifelong civil rights proponent and son of Baltimore.
George Julnes, professor in UB's College of Public Affairs, has been awarded the Paul F. Lazarsfeld Evaluation Theory Award from the American Evaluation Association. It recognizes written work on evaluation theory that "has led to fruitful debates on the assumptions, goals, and practices of evaluation."
James L. Speros, former owner of the legendary Baltimore Stallions of the Canadian Football League, will offer his insights into contemporary business topics as the next speaker in the "Merrick Engages" series on Nov. 3.
UB's Schaefer Center for Public Policy has joined with Enterprise Community Partners to start a Faith-Based Development Certificate Program. It will lend expertise to Baltimore-based faith organizations with local real estate holdings that could be developed into affordable housing.
The Oct. 5 edition of UB's class, "Divided Baltimore: How Did We Get Here? Where Do We Go?," will feature four guest lecturers focused on the topic of how segregation affects educational opportunities. The public is invited to attend.
Jay Ripley, B.S. '79, will discuss the life of a "serial entrepreneur" on Oct. 1 as the University of Baltimore's Merrick Engages Series continues. Find out how this highly successful entrepreneur sees opportunities that others might miss.
Assassins, a musical by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, will receive several performances at the University of Baltimore in late October and early November. It's a co-production of Spotlight UB and Stillpointe Theatre.