Del. Cory McCray will give a presentation, "Building Relationships to Help Build Our Communities," as a guest speaker for the Oct. 3 edition of the University of Baltimore class, "Divided Baltimore: How Did We Get Here? Where Do We Go?"
The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy, in collaboration with the Washington, D.C.-based Enterprise Community Partners, is inviting faith-based groups in the Baltimore area to be part of the second cohort of the Faith-Based Development Certificate Program. An open house for interested organizations will be held on Oct. 4.
The University of Baltimore's M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts program will be well represented at the Baltimore Book Festival, Sept. 23-25, with presentations, readings, workshops and more.
Fiction authors Susan Perabo and James Magruder will read from their works and engage in a discussion about their artistic process on Sept. 28, as the University of Baltimore's M.F.A. Reading Series kicks off its fall season.
An evening of music by legendary singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie, as performed by local musician Caleb Stine, will take place at the University of Baltimore on Sept. 29. The concert is an outcropping of a UB class exploring the language of protest.
Clayton LeBouef, the actor, writer and activist known for his work on the TV series Homicide: Life on the Street, The Wire, Show Me a Hero, as well as a number of stage productions, will appear at the University of Baltimore on Sept. 22 to discuss ways that artists can use their craft to explore themes of social justice.
Now in its fifth year, Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" bus tour will stop for a rally and business pitch session at UB on Sept. 21. Are you an entrepreneur? Come pitch your best ideas and concepts for new businesses, and be heard by some of the state's most successful business leaders.
Fundraising efforts for a new scholarship to honor the work of Lenneal Henderson, a nationally recognized professor and scholar from the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, are now underway.
Speaking on WAMU's The Diane Rehm Show, University of Baltimore Professor of Criminal Justice Jeffrey Ian Ross questions some aspects of the so-called "Ferguson effect" - the idea that some police officers are holding back in their duties out of concern that they will be criticized or worse for their tactics. Ross says the idea is a "great hypothesis," but probably isn't provable.
The University of Baltimore Foundation has announced the appointment of an Emeritus member, along with six new members to its board. The new members will participate in fundraising and other activities designed to provide financial support to the University.