In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ron Weich calls for improvements to the state's bail system, in order to steer away from its tendency to trap poor people and minorities.
The University of Baltimore's Spotlight UB live performance series is partnering with the Baltimore chapter of the League of Women Voters to bring to life 'The Last Battle of the American Revolution,' a play about the fight for American women's right to vote. A staged reading of the play will take place on Feb. 22.
Six recent law school graduates—half from the University of Baltimore School of Law and half from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law—have been chosen to participate in a yearlong program that offers advanced legal and business training to new lawyers with solo practices.
In an op-ed in the Afro, University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. José F. Anderson writes that nominees to the Supreme Court should show a capacity for deciding cases that goes beyond the ideology of the president who nominated him or her.
In recognition of Black History Month, the University of Baltimore's Spotlight UB, the Center for Cultural Diversity, the Black Student Union and Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library will host the ninth annual African-American Arts Festival at UB, Feb. 13-16.
Johannes (Jannie) Botes, a long-time member of the faculty in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, passed away on Jan. 22. UB is honoring Prof. Botes by launching the Johannes Botes Capstone Achievement Award, an annual award to recognize one student for his or her outstanding work in the Capstone Project, the final thesis project in our Negotiations and Conflict Management program.
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will join legal, civil rights and faith community leaders on Feb. 3 at the University of Baltimore for a press conference spotlighting the need to examine carefully the qualifications and record of President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch.
Verlando Brown, M.S. '15, a graduate of the Human Services Administration program in the College of Public Affairs, is part of NBCBLK28, a series celebrating young black innovators, pioneers and more. Brown is now the program coordinator for the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute.
This spring, the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business continues the Merrick Engages series of public dialogues, bringing to the UB campus a distinct group of business leaders for lively, no-holds-barred conversations about the transformation of business, the importance of new ideas, and the promise of future careers.