In a Baltimore Sun op-ed, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Walter Schwidetzky writes that while many pundits have criticized the Republican tax-reform plan, saying it would favor the rich over "the everyman," one proposed change would benefit the "little guy" by giving a multi-billion-dollar boost to Social Security and Medicare.
Bridal Pearson, lecturer in the University of Baltimore's School of Health and Human Services and chair of the Baltimore Civilian Review Board, writes in The Baltimore Sun that the board must attain a higher profile if citizens are going to rely on it as a repository for complaints against alleged police misconduct.
A matching pledge of up to $22,000 has been issued by University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke and UB's five deans, as part of UB's annual Giving Tuesday campaign on Nov. 28. Traditionally, the campaign is called "Bow on Poe," and it's all about seeing which UB school or library can raise the most in a single day of donating.
Writing in The Hill, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Kimberley Wehle dispels a number of "legal myths" that have evolved around the Second Amendment and the regulation of weapons. How we define the word "arms," as it is used in the amendment's language, is highly important, she says.
In just a couple of years, Robin Holmes, B.S. '12, has gone from being the model University of Baltimore student - older, working, raising a family, and meeting the goals of her education on her terms - to winning a door-opening business prize at the University. Now she's launched a business, Deddle's Donuts, and is well on her way to becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Three winners were named at the Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize Competition on Nov. 14. The event showcases many of the University of Baltimore community's most talented and driven entrepreneurs.
The University of Baltimore's next Rosenberg Dialogue Series event will host three experts on the topic of "Developing Performance Management Systems for Public-Private Partnerships, with Application to Development and Housing Projects," on Nov. 15.
Christopher Justice, a lecturer in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, has contributed a chapter to a provocative new book, Bad Ideas About Writing, in which he uncovers a number of myths and incorrect assumptions about online communications - especially the misunderstood power and potential of texting.