Fred Guy, director of the University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics and an associate professor in the Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies, says adults may benefit just as much as teens did from his idea for a "philosophy camp." Asking adults to think hard about the big questions in life, he says, may encourage empathy and self-awareness.
Tamás Novák, a graduate of Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany. whose master's thesis examines narrative complexity in the acclaimed television series The Wire. will deliver a lecture as part of the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs Dean’s Speaker Series on Nov. 13.
The University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics will host its 2017 Art and Ethics Week Nov. 6-9. This annual series examines some of the most important issues facing American society, each with its own unique questions about self-expression, history and the making and re-making of morality in modern life. All events are free and open to the public.
The University of Baltimore and Baltimore City Community College are partnering to offer new ways for high school students from across the city to make college a priority -
including opportunities for them to begin their higher education while they are in their senior year.
The University of Baltimore will celebrate Native American History Month this November with dance performances, speakers and more. The Diversity and Culture Center, the Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs and Campus Recreation and Wellness will collaborate on a day of activities on Nov. 1.
Six finalists have been announced for the Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize, the culmination of a competition that showcases many of the University of Baltimore community's most talented and driven entrepreneurs.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of Thurgood Marshall's swearing-in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall, who was born and raised in Baltimore, served on the Court from 1967 to 1991. He was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Don't miss two events this week at the University of Baltimore that honor Justice Marshall and feature two films about him.
In an op-ed in The Daily Record, Renita Seabrook, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's School of Criminal Justice, writes that the citizens of Baltimore, including many of her students, are determined to meet local problems with local solutions.
The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy, in collaboration with Enterprise Community Partners' Mid-Atlantic office, is inviting faith-based groups in the Baltimore area to be part of the third cohort of the Faith-Based Development Certificate Program. An information session for interested organizations will be held on Oct. 30.
The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business Merrick Engages Series continues on Nov. 16 with Bob Luddy, founder of CaptiveAire - a leading maker of commercial kitchen ventilation - in a conversation entitled "Making Entrepreneurship and Innovation Work in the Manufacturing Sector."