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'Grow Baltimore' Reports Offer New Findings on Why People Move to Baltimore

'Grow Baltimore' Reports Offer New Findings on Why People Move to Baltimore

May 21, 2015

A new series of reports by the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance-Jacob France Institute will offer details about factors that influence population trends in the city.

Criminology Professor: Pros and Cons to Law Enforcement Bill of Rights

Criminology Professor: Pros and Cons to Law Enforcement Bill of Rights

May 21, 2015

Jeffrey Ian Ross, professor of criminology in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, tells WYPR that there are advantages and disadvantages built in to the state's Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights.

Writers Gather to Consider City's Recent Turbulence

Writers Gather to Consider City's Recent Turbulence

May 18, 2015

A group of writers—including a University of Baltimore student and a professor—recently gathered to share their thoughts about the city's unrest in the wake of the death of a local man.

Law Student: Veterans Need Legal Sevices

Law Student: Veterans Need Legal Sevices

May 18, 2015

Kellye Beathea, a graduating student in the University of Baltimore School of Law, writes an op-ed in The Daily Record about her personal and professional growth in assisting veterans through The Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic, housed in the law school.

Law Professor: Defense Spending Bill Prompts Political Battles

Law Professor: Defense Spending Bill Prompts Political Battles

May 15, 2015

Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, writes in his Forbes column that the defense authorization bill now in the House of Representatives has created a number of controversies, many involving high geopolitical stakes and long-standing national security policies.

Business Professor: Data Tell the Story of Sandtown-Winchester's Problems

Business Professor: Data Tell the Story of Sandtown-Winchester's Problems

May 14, 2015

Seema Iyer, director of the Real Estate and Economic Development program in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and associate director for the Jacob France Institute, tells the Associated Press that published data about incomes and jobs in Sandtown-Winchester reveal the depths of the neighborhood's problems.

Professor Considers Possible Outcomes of Justice Department Review of City Police

Professor Considers Possible Outcomes of Justice Department Review of City Police

May 14, 2015

Jeffrey Ian Ross, a professor of criminal justice in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, tells WYPR that the announcement of a U.S. Department of Justice review of city police practices could result in a number of changes in the way local officers do their jobs.

Baltimore Authors Respond to Death of Freddie Gray, May 13

Baltimore Authors Respond to Death of Freddie Gray, May 13

May 11, 2015

Local authors will offer their responses to the death of Freddie Gray with readings and community conversation on May 13, in an event hosted by the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communication Design.

Videogames Designed by UB Seniors on Display, May 14

Videogames Designed by UB Seniors on Display, May 14

May 8, 2015

An exhibition of videgames designed by seniors in the University of Baltimore's Simulation and Digital Entertainment program will be held on May 14. The showcase, free and open to the public, features students' presentations of two semesters of team-based efforts to create original videogames in the SDE program's senior capstone course.

Criminal Justice Professor: 'Painful Self-Examination' - But Then What?

Criminal Justice Professor: 'Painful Self-Examination' - But Then What?

May 8, 2015

In a post to the Political Violence @ a Glance blog site, Jeffrey Ian Ross, a criminal justice professor in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, wonders why local law enforcement has gone "unscathed" in punishing officers who commit crimes.

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