Elizabeth Nix, associate professor in the Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies at the University of Baltimore, created a lecture on Baltimore history as part of the University's "Divided Baltimore" class last fall. Now, a year after the civil unrest sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, Nix's work is part of an overview by The Daily Record on what has happened in the city since the unrest, and how local institutions are analyzing and understanding Baltimore's issues.
Statistics provided by the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance in the University of Baltimore's Jacob France Institute were cited by Catherine E. Pugh, the Democratic nominee for Baltimore mayor, in a New York Times article about Pugh's winning of the nomination. Pugh said she uses the BNIA data to better understand the city's issues.
In recognition of his newly released memoir, The Cook Up, the University of Baltimore will host a book release event on May 3 for D. Watkins, M.F.A. '14, the award-winning writer, speaker and lecturer in UB's Klein Family School of Communications Design.
Current University of Baltimore students and community college students are invited to an event on April 28 to learn about a unique opportunity to transition from a UB undergraduate program into the UB School of Law.
The University of Baltimore's annual Inspired Discoveries event, a celebration of undergraduate research and creativity, will take place on April 29. This year's event will feature presentations by 31 students.
Richard DalBello, vice president of business development and government affairs at Virgin Galactic, will present a talk entitled "No One Has Traveled Here: The Story of Virgin Galactic," as the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business continues its Merrick Engages speaker series on April 26.
The University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design will present award-winning author and visiting writer Ann Patchett on April 20. Patchett's novels include Bel Canto, Run, The Patron Saint of Liars and The Magician's Assistant.
The Emerging Voices Project, a source for enriching the Baltimore arts scene by introducing local writers and students as they unveil creative projects and receive feedback from a live audience, returns to the University of Baltimore campus starting May 5.