Joe Weinberg, CEO of Cordish Global Gaming and Cordish Global Cities Entertainment, will deliver the fall semester's first Merrick Engages event at the University of Baltimore, "Relentless Innovation: Reinvigorating Communities and Creating New Business Possibilities," on Oct. 3.
Join your fellow University of Baltimore students for a day of service in Baltimore in honor of the Governor's Day to Serve. Participants will choose from two service sites in Southwest Baltimore related to community beautification and sustainability efforts.
On Sept. 27, local legislators will join the University of Baltimore community for an afternoon conversation on how they are making an impact in their communities and in their profession, and how you can, too. This is an interactive panel featuring City Council members, hosted by Dean of the College of Public Affairs Roger Hartley.
Stacy Stube, B.S. '08, the fashion entrepreneur in residence at the University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, says there are signs of progress in bringing back Baltimore's garment industry. More local designers and manufacturers are making fashion here, and Stube's Fashion Business Weekend is highly popular and growing.
In an op-ed in The Hill, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Kimberly Wehle reacts to the recent news that White House staff have considered invoking the 25th Amendment to have President Donald Trump removed from office. The amendment may be effective, Wehle writes, but "impeachment remains the best bet for addressing fatal problems with an incumbent presidency."
The upcoming Baltimore Book Festival, Sept. 28-30 in the Inner Harbor, will feature a number of University of Baltimore students, alumni and faculty, all of whom have authored their own original works.
Marion Winik, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design and a nationally acclaimed memoirist, writes in her Baltimore Fishbowl column about the new experience of having no children in her home.
Poets Jan Beatty, author of Jackknife: New and Collected Poems and winner of the 2018 Paterson Prize, and Harry Bauld, winner of the New Millennium Writings Award and the Milton Kessler Poetry Prize, will kick off the University of Baltimore's M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts Fall Reading Series on Sept. 24.