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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.

First-of-Its-Kind Course to Examine 'Universe' of Cinematic Storytelling, Perspectives in Ongoing Marvel Films

First-of-Its-Kind Course to Examine 'Universe' of Cinematic Storytelling, Perspectives in Ongoing Marvel Films

September 16, 2014

A new University of Baltimore course, to be offered in spring 2015, will scrutinize the intricately plotted world of Marvel films—the Iron Man, Thor and Captain America series, characters from the Avengers, and now the Guardians of the Galaxy movie, which is widely expected to be the highest grossing film of 2014. The course, "Media Genres: Media Marvels," will examine how Marvel's series of interconnected films and television shows, plus related media and comic book sources and Joseph Campbell's monomyth of the "hero's journey," offer important insights into modern culture.

President Schmoke on WYPR: 'UB Will Continue to Grow'

President Schmoke on WYPR: 'UB Will Continue to Grow'

September 15, 2014

In an appearance on WYPR's Maryland Morning program, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke says UB will continue to grow as it has over the past decade, meeting the needs of a variety of student populations.

Soprano Buonaiuto Kicks Off Fall Season at UB, Sept. 18

Soprano Buonaiuto Kicks Off Fall Season at UB, Sept. 18

September 11, 2014

Soprano Danielle Buonaiuto and pianist Bethany Pietroniro will perform a range of music to the poetry of ee cummings, as the University of Baltimore's live performance series, Spotlight UB, kicks off its fall 2014 season on Sept. 18.

UB Welcomes Startup Maryland Bus Stop and Rally, Sept. 18

UB Welcomes Startup Maryland Bus Stop and Rally, Sept. 18

September 11, 2014

Now in its third year, Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" bus tour will stop for a rally and business pitch session at the University of Baltimore on Sept. 18. Budding entrepreneurs from the University of Baltimore and beyond—specifically, winners of the University's Rise to the Challenge Pitch Competition and the UB Entrepreneurship Fellows—will have a chance to share their ideas and concepts for new businesses with several successful business leaders.

UB Faculty Open M.F.A.'s Fall Reading Series, Sept. 22

UB Faculty Open M.F.A.'s Fall Reading Series, Sept. 22

September 11, 2014

Five professors from the University of Baltimore's acclaimed M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts will read from their own works as UB's Fall Reading Series gets underway on Sept. 22. Faculty members Betsy Boyd, Jane Delury, Kendra Kopelke, Steve Matanle, and Marion Winik each will present selections from their own original writings, including poetry, fiction, essays and personal memoirs.

Law Professor's New Book Covers Origins of American Law

Law Professor's New Book Covers Origins of American Law

September 11, 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.

University Counselors: Attend Program on Challenges of Service Members, Veterans in College, Oct. 31

University Counselors: Attend Program on Challenges of Service Members, Veterans in College, Oct. 31

September 10, 2014

The University of Baltimore and the Center for Deployment Psychology will host a one-day training opportunity for licensed mental health professionals and other staff who work in a college or university setting and who regularly engage with military service members or veterans who are attending school. The credit-eligible program, entitled "Would You Recognize Me If I Weren't in Uniform?," will take place on Oct. 31.

UB Marks Constitution Day with Supreme Court Preview, Sept. 17

UB Marks Constitution Day with Supreme Court Preview, Sept. 17

September 8, 2014

The University of Baltimore will celebrate Constitution Day on Wednesday, Sept. 17 with a preview of key cases that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in the 2014 term.

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