Wilson H. Elkins Professor Lyle Denniston and University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich will present a talk, "The Trump Presidency: What It Means for the Supreme Court," on Nov. 16. The event is free and open to the public.
Ron Kipling Williams, M.F.A. '16, an adjunct faculty member in UB's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, writes in The Baltimore Sun that the Democrats have some lessons to learn from the intersection of politics and boxing: fight to win, or suffer the consequences.
Kevin Shird, speaker and author of Uprising in the City, will serve as a guest lecture at the next "Divided Baltimore" class on Nov. 14 session. Shird will give a presentation on youth advocacy followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience.
The Maryland Commission on Civil Rights and the University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy's new Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program will support organizations in taking a proactive approach to addressing diversity and inclusion. Applicants are encouraged to sign up before the Dec. 12 deadline.
Students in the University of Baltimore's new Performance Studies: Baltimore specialization will begin their performance journey with a presentation of One Particular Saturday, a play from the perspective of witnesses of Baltimore's 1968 riot, on Nov. 15 and 17.
Marco Savastano, a doctoral candidate from the University of Rome (Sapienza) and a researcher in the growing field of digital technologies, has been named the inaugural fellow for the University of Baltimore's Center for Digital Communication, Commerce and Culture. Savastano is currently focusing his research on the potentially transformative impact of digital manufacturing technologies such as 3D printing and collaborative design on the creation of all kinds of products, especially by smaller companies.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will present a symposium, "Maryland's New Medical Cannabis Program: Public Health, Business and Legislative Perspectives," on Nov. 10. A number of experts from the realms of public health, business and legislative efforts will participate in this free and open discussion.
The University of Baltimore's class, "Divided Baltimore: How Did We Get Here? Where Do We Go?," welcomes guest speaker Seema D. Iyer, associate director of UB's Jacob France Institute and head of its Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance, for a presentation entitled "Mapping Justice and Equality in Baltimore," on Nov. 7.
The six finalists for the University of Baltimore's 2016 Attman Competitive Business Prize have been announced. Five current students and one UB alumnus will share their business ideas for a chance to win $15,000 as the competition culminates on Nov. 15.