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UB's Johannes Botes Earns Prestigious Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

UB's Johannes Botes Earns Prestigious Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

December 19, 2014

Johannes (Jannie) Botes, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Public Affairs, has been awarded a 2015 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.

Serial Podcast Brings Attention to Law School's Innocence Project Clinic

Serial Podcast Brings Attention to Law School's Innocence Project Clinic

December 19, 2014

The University of Baltimore School of Law's chapter of the national Innocence Project is receiving attention due to the overwhelming popularity of the Serial podcast. Prof. Michele Nethercott, director of the Innocence Project Clinic in the School of Law, speaks to WMAR-TV about the work of the project.

UB's Diedre Badejo Assists Production of New PBS Series Sacred Journeys

UB's Diedre Badejo Assists Production of New PBS Series Sacred Journeys

December 19, 2014

An episode of the new PBS miniseries, Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler, features the research and scholarship of Diedre Badejo, professor in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communication Design. The series, which kicked off nationally this week, will air the episode in which Badejo played a consultative role on Dec. 30. It follows a group of pilgrims attending an annual festival in celebration of the Yoruba goddess Osun in Nigeria.

Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Ceremony, Jan. 8

Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Ceremony, Jan. 8

December 19, 2014

The University of Baltimore will host Commencement for all Merrick School of Business, College of Public Affairs and Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences students completing their degrees last summer or fall on Jan. 8.

UB's Schaefer Center Authors State Report on Charter Schools

UB's Schaefer Center Authors State Report on Charter Schools

December 18, 2014

The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy authored a report for the Maryland General Assembly on the process for approving charter schools.

President Schmoke: 'There May Be an Opening to Cuba'

President Schmoke: 'There May Be an Opening to Cuba'

December 17, 2014

In an interview on WJZ-TV concerning news about the release of Alan Gross, an American being held in Cuba, followed by an announcement that the United States is seeking to normalize relations with the island nation, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke says there is potential for the two countries to move beyond their Cold War stance.

'Monday CAN-Do': Help UB Donate to the Maryland Food Bank on Dec. 15

'Monday CAN-Do': Help UB Donate to the Maryland Food Bank on Dec. 15

December 11, 2014

As the University of Baltimore's annual food drive continues toward its goal of 10,000 items to be donated to the Maryland Food Bank, we hope you'll join us on Dec. 15 for "Monday CAN-Do," our final push before the campaign ends next week.

President Schmoke: Politics Can't Hamper Improved Relations with Cuba

President Schmoke: Politics Can't Hamper Improved Relations with Cuba

December 8, 2014

In a letter to The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke encourages the release of Alan Gross, an American being held in Cuba, and says the process must be seen as a humanitarian issue, not a political one.

Accounting Professor Co-Authors Study of Corporate Disclosures of Audit Fees

Accounting Professor Co-Authors Study of Corporate Disclosures of Audit Fees

December 5, 2014

A study co-authored by the University of Baltimore's Mikhail Pevzner, associate professor in the Merrick School of Business, determines that speeding up the process through which corporations must disclose auditing fees could alert investors to possible problems with a company's accounting practices.

Criminal Justice Professor Receives New Scholar Award

Criminal Justice Professor Receives New Scholar Award

December 1, 2014

Tara N. Richards, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's School of Criminal Justice in the College of Public Affairs, is the 2014 recipient of the New Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology's Division on Women and Crime.

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