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Serial: From Podcast Phenomenon to Law School Mega-Hit

Serial: From Podcast Phenomenon to Law School Mega-Hit

February 13, 2015

The University of Baltimore School of Law drew a standing room only crowd for its Feb. 12 event, "Serial: The Presumption of Guilt." A panel of legal experts honed in on the murder case at the heart of the podcast phenomenon, and exposed law students and the show's fans and critics to the intricacies of storytelling and casemaking.

Business Student's App Helps with a College Essential: Selling Your Stuff

Business Student's App Helps with a College Essential: Selling Your Stuff

February 12, 2015

A student in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business is making waves with his new app that helps students deal with one of the big headaches in life: safely, securely selling the things you don't need.

African-American Arts Festival, Feb. 17-19

African-American Arts Festival, Feb. 17-19

February 12, 2015

As part of the University of Baltimore's recognition of Black History Month, Spotlight UB, along with co-sponsor the Diversity and Culture Center, will host the University's seventh annual African-American Arts Festival, Feb. 17-19.

President Schmoke: 'Let Free Community College Be the New G.I. Bill'

President Schmoke: 'Let Free Community College Be the New G.I. Bill'

February 10, 2015

Speaking on The Marc Steiner Show, University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke discusses the importance of ensuring access and affordability for all who seek a college degree. One way to do that, he says, is to make community college tuition free.

Hoffberger Center Introduces 'Ethics and the Arts' Week, Feb. 16-20

Hoffberger Center Introduces 'Ethics and the Arts' Week, Feb. 16-20

February 9, 2015

The University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics will present its first annual Ethics and the Arts Week, Feb. 16-20. This new initiative is intended to spark discussion about the ethical issues inherent in the purpose, creation, ownership and influence of various forms of art.

Law Professor: Mass Incarceration Is a Failed Policy - Let's Fix It

Law Professor: Mass Incarceration Is a Failed Policy - Let's Fix It

February 3, 2015

In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Assistant Professor Colin Starger comments on the reported record number of wrongful convictions overturned in the United States last year. Starger says the justice system is simply "overwhelmed" by a policy of mass incarcerations, and the time is right for reform.

Law Professor Asks Supreme Court to Hear DNA Case

Law Professor Asks Supreme Court to Hear DNA Case

February 3, 2015

University of Baltimore School of Law Associate Professor Byron L. Warnken has filed a request with the United States Supreme Court, seeking a hearing in hopes of overturning a criminal conviction against a client whose constitutional rights were violated, Warnken claims, through the use of so-called "sweat-test" evidence—DNA collected surreptitiously by police prior to the person's arrest.

Spotlight UB Announces 2015 Spring Season

Spotlight UB Announces 2015 Spring Season

February 2, 2015

The University of Baltimore's spring 2015 Spotlight UB performance series features an eclectic mix of art and entertainment events, spanning from classical to deconstructed music and an Irish short play, to theatrical stories from the voice of poet Amiri Baraka and original work by a UB faculty member.

Fourth Cohort for Maryland Certified Public Manager Program Announced

Fourth Cohort for Maryland Certified Public Manager Program Announced

January 29, 2015

The fourth cohort of non-profit and government managers and supervisors for the Maryland Certified Public Manager Program has been announced by the University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy. The CPM is a nationally recognized leadership development program, through which participants gain the comprehensive, applied public sector management skills needed to meet the complex demands and challenges of the 21st century public management environment.

Expert on Issues in Academic Profession Hosted by College of Arts and Sciences, Feb. 19

Expert on Issues in Academic Profession Hosted by College of Arts and Sciences, Feb. 19

January 23, 2015

KerryAnn O'Meara, associate professor of higher education at the University of Maryland, College Park and an expert in academic reward systems, faculty professional growth and careers, and faculty civic and community engagement, will give two talks at the University of Baltimore on Feb. 19 in a presentation by the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series.

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