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Criminal Justice Professor: 'Painful Self-Examination' - But Then What?

Criminal Justice Professor: 'Painful Self-Examination' - But Then What?

May 8, 2015

In a post to the Political Violence @ a Glance blog site, Jeffrey Ian Ross, a criminal justice professor in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, wonders why local law enforcement has gone "unscathed" in punishing officers who commit crimes.

UB Expressions, May 11: What Do Students Hope for Baltimore?

UB Expressions, May 11: What Do Students Hope for Baltimore?

May 8, 2015

What do University of Baltimore students hope for their city, their Baltimore? Join the crowd for UB Expressions, an opportunity to talk about those desires using art as a medium, on May 11.

President Schmoke: Baltimore Must Rebuild Its Middle Class

President Schmoke: Baltimore Must Rebuild Its Middle Class

May 7, 2015

Writing in Time magazine, University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke says that if Baltimore is to overcome its status as "a tale of two cities," it must take on the large-scale economic shifts that have prompted large numbers of middle class families to leave the city.

UB Announces Speakers for Its Undergraduate, Graduate Commencement Ceremonies, Both on May 19

UB Announces Speakers for Its Undergraduate, Graduate Commencement Ceremonies, Both on May 19

May 7, 2015

The University of Baltimore will host commencement ceremonies for its graduate and undergraduate classes on May 19. For the graduate ceremony, the speaker will be Carla D. Hayden, CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. For the undergraduate ceremony, the speaker will be William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland.

Economic Development Director: 'We Need All of Our Neighborhoods'

Economic Development Director: 'We Need All of Our Neighborhoods'

May 6, 2015

Seema Iyer, research assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and director of the school's Real Estate and Economic Development program, told MSNBC that work must be done to end Baltimore's economic disparities and knit together all of the city's neighborhoods.

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to Speak at School of Law Commencement, May 18

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to Speak at School of Law Commencement, May 18

May 6, 2015

The University of Baltimore School of Law will hold its 88th commencement ceremony on May 18. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh will deliver the keynote address.

Emerging Voices Project Celebrates New Artists

Emerging Voices Project Celebrates New Artists

May 5, 2015

The 2015 edition of the University of Baltimore's Emerging Voices Project - an annual series of workshops for projects by local writers and students who are unveiling their work to the public for the first time - will be presented by Spotlight UB, beginning May 13 and continuing through June 3. As the University's outlet for creative live performance, Spotlight UB provides these artists with a venue and a live audience who offer valuable feedback.

Law Student: Baltimore Will Unite

Law Student: Baltimore Will Unite

May 4, 2015

In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law student Caylin A. Young makes the case that the City of Baltimore will solve the problems that led to last week's social unrest.

Writing Professor: We All Deserve to Be Heard

Writing Professor: We All Deserve to Be Heard

May 4, 2015

In a piece in Baltimore Fishbowl, Marion Winik, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, explores the importance of storytelling as a way to deal with oppression.

Business Professor: City Can't Thrive Unless All of It Thrives

Business Professor: City Can't Thrive Unless All of It Thrives

May 4, 2015

Darlene Smith, professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, tells The Baltimore Sun that Baltimore's recovery from last week's unrest will hinge on efforts to pull up each and every neighborhood.

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