From its home base at the University of Baltimore, Passager - one of the country's preeminent literary journals for older writers - is dedicated to what its contributors say is a life-changing experience: Published poems, stories, memoirs, and essays, along with the public recognition for some amazing artists and thinkers, regardless of their age.
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Emeritus Eric Easton's new book, Defending the Masses: A Progressive Lawyer's Battles for Free Speech, is about Gilbert Roe, the principal free-speech lawyer of the early 20th century whose cases involved activists including Emma Goldman, Lincoln Steffens, Margaret Sanger, Max Eastman, Upton Sinclair, John Reed and Eugene Debs, as well as the socialist magazine The Masses and the New York City Teachers Union.
Attention tax professionals: With major tax legislation just enacted, it's time to get up to speed quickly on the new law's practical implications. The University of Baltimore's Graduate Tax Program, with its skilled, experienced faculty and comprehensive curriculum, is the answer for lawyers and accountants seeking to stay abreast of change - and at the top of their profession.
Faculty and graduate students from the University of Baltimore will participate in the third annual RED Talks Day on Feb. 6. This afternoon of brief exchanges will highlight the current and recent scholarship of the institution's academic leaders.
The University of Baltimore School of Law chapter of the Black Law Students Association invites you to join its members and friends from Civic Works, BLSA's community partner, on Jan. 15 for a day of service to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
Roger Hartley, dean of the College of Public Affairs, has established the Community Development Fellowship program in order to ensure that some of our best and brightest students can gain real-world experience - as community activists, neighborhood association staff, and so on. Students say this experience, complete with a stipend and the potential for internship credits, offers opportunities to engage that might otherwise take years to achieve.
Joel N. Morse, professor of finance in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says the issue of reparations for the nation's history of racial injustice could benefit from the perspective of an economic analysis. In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, he examines how that analysis could work.
The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation and the Consular Section of the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C. are introducing the Featherstone College Scholarships, an innovative $20,000 fund designated to increase Baltimore’s Latino enrollment and promote higher education. This fall, 10 Latino students will receive $2,000 merit-based awards to attend the University of Baltimore.
A half century after Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People Campaign and his death, the University of Baltimore is seizing the moment to examine the campaign and its legacy, in a series of teaching and learning opportunities that will begin in January 2018. Many of these events - including lectures, discussions and exhibitions - will be available to the public at no cost.