Andres Rodriguez Reyes, a visiting scholar from the University of Matanzas in Cuba, will deliver a keynote address, "Cultural Identity and Syncretism in Cuba," at the University of Baltimore on Oct. 17. Prof. Reyes led the course of study for the UB Cuba Study Abroad trip last June.
The University of Baltimore will host a candidates' forum for the 2016 Maryland U.S. Senate race on Oct. 26. The forum is co-sponsored by The Baltimore Sun, the Maryland League of Women Voters, WJZ-TV and the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, the Schaefer Center for Public Policy and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.
Educators from Maryland schools of all kinds - public and private, Kindergarten through graduate programs - are invited to attend an Internet2 Research and Education Day at the University of Baltimore on Oct. 14.
Five law students have been named as fellows for the University of Baltimore School of Law's Legal Writing Center. In this role, they will support their fellow students in navigating a variety of writing assignments in law school, helping them to strengthen their written communication and critical thinking skills - a must for effective lawyering and advocacy work.
The schedule for this year's Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize has been announced. The registration deadline for this event - UB's version of the popular Shark Tank TV series and a great way for University of Baltimore students and recent alumni to earn seed money for their new ventures - is Oct. 16. The event will take place on Nov. 15 - a highlight of Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Ibram X. Kendi, assistant professor of African American history at the University of Florida, will deliver a talk on his book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, at the University of Baltimore on Oct. 12.
Writing in The Baltimore Sun about the high-profile divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Jane C. Murphy provides insights into recent trends in family law, particularly as they affect wealthy couples in complicated relationships.
Del. Cory McCray will give a presentation, "Building Relationships to Help Build Our Communities," as a guest speaker for the Oct. 3 edition of the University of Baltimore class, "Divided Baltimore: How Did We Get Here? Where Do We Go?"