In an op-ed in The Baltimore Banner, University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke recalls the complicated history of public policy regarding drugs, in light of city voters' recent approval of the legalization of marijuana. His experience with the issue began when he was city mayor in the 1980s, and his decision to speak out against criminal penalties as a solution to drug use.
The University of Baltimore's RLB Tutoring program in the RLB Library has been awarded the highest level of certification by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) as a Level 3 tutor training program. CRLA's International Tutoring Training Program Certification is the nation's gold standard for academic support programs.
University of Baltimore alumni are fulfilling the promise of their education by helping others connect - through careers, personal interests, and even experiences of trauma and recovery. Read about their many successes in the latest edition of The University of Baltimore Magazine.
The next edition of the "Intersections: Discussions at the Nexus of Communication, Commerce, and Culture" series will feature Lucas Wooleyhand, B.S. '17, senior product manager at EA Sports and his role in building, measuring and improving games while balancing business goals, on Nov. 30.
The University of Baltimore will join institutions everywhere for the anual Giving Tuesday celebration on Nov. 29. The UBalt community can show its support in one of two ways: Kick off the holiday gift-giving season with a donation on Giving Tuesday to the annual fund or special program fund of their choice. Also, share a message of support online for the causes that mean the most to you around campus with family, friends and community networks.
In uncertain times, The University of Baltimore community knows how to deliver. Various student organizations have been running donation drives to support the greater Baltimore community and their peers. It's a long tradition at the University.
Betsy Boyd, assistant professor in The University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design and director of its MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts, is one of 22 visual artists, writers and composers to receive a fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Boyd will join her fellow awardees at a retreat in Amherst, Va., focusing on her own creative project.
The Fall 2022 edition of The University of Baltimore School of Law's magazine is available now, online. Highlights include a feature on the school's new Center for Criminal Justice Reform, coverage of Maryland's recent referendum on the legalization of marijuana, and an article on Anne Arundel County State's Attorney Anne Colt Leitess, J.D. '88, who led the NCR trial of Jarrod Ramos, the man convicted of murdering five staffers at the Capital Gazette newspaper in 2019.
The University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics and the RLB Library will present Arts and Ethics Week, a series of discussions about the intersection of the arts and ethical behavior, Nov. 14-17.
At the upcoming Merrick Mondays session on Nov. 14, you'll learn more about excellent graduate program opportunities in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business. This informative online session, led by an assistant dean and academic program directors, will provide information on graduate programs, including Accounting and Business Advisory Services, Business-Finance, and Cybersecurity. You'll also get tips on applying for admission, scholarship opportunities and more.