Ivan Sascha Sheehan, associate professor and executive director of the School of Public and International Affairs in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, has written the foreword to a new monograph entitled The Ayatollahs and the MEK–Iran's Crumbling Influence Operation, authored by former ambassador Lincoln J. Bloomfield Jr. Prof. Sheehan specializes in global terrorism, counterterrorism, U.S. foreign policy, and international conflict management.
Marion Winik, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, is the recipient of the 2019 Towson Prize for Literature, awarded by Towson University "for a single book or book-length manuscript of fiction, poetry, drama or imaginative nonfiction by a Maryland writer."
The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy and Enterprise Community Partners will host the fourth graduation ceremony for the Baltimore Faith-Based Development Certificate Program on June 21. The FBDI certification program offers monthly sessions to educate faith leaders, their staff and congregants about the real estate development process to help in the creation of affordable homes and community facilities.
Bridal Pearson, lecturer in the University of Baltimore's School of Health and Human Services and chair of the Baltimore Civilian Review Board, comments in The Baltimore Sun that the city's ongoing Gun Trace Task Force scandal is rooted in the shift to zero tolerance of criminal behavior and the establishment of an "us vs. them" mentality between citizens and police.
Join the University of Baltimore to participate in the annual Baltimore Pride Parade on Saturday, June 15. The parade route is 10 blocks, starting at 33rd and Charles Street and moving southbound on Charles to 23rd street.
Haitham Alkhateeb, professor of mathematics and director of the mathematics program in the University of Baltimore's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, has edited the new book, Qatar: Political, Economic and Social Issues. The book is organized into three main themes - political, economic and social issues - that are suitable as a reference work for advanced undergraduate, postgraduate students, and scholars actively researching in these areas.
Weeks of intense research, brainstorming and planning hit a peak this week for the University of Baltimore's Real Estate Fellows, who pitched their proposals for meeting the needs of five Baltimore neighborhoods—Forest Park, Franklin Square, Upton, Liberty Heights and Cherry Hill. The Merrick School of Business's Kaufman Auditorium was filled with engaged community leaders, family, friends, and area real estate investors, all curious to see which pitch would garner the million dollar guidance line of credit from Baltimore Community Lending.
Fraud is laying waste to the world of online advertising and marketing, according to a global economic study led by University of Baltimore Professor Roberto Cavazos for the cybersecurity company CHEQ. Companies are wasting billions on ad results that are not verified and often driven by hackers.