Quoted in an article in the Daily Beast, University of Baltimore Professor of Criminal Justice Jeffrey Ian Ross says the study of crime and criminal behavior might be enhanced by the participation of those who have been through the criminal justice system.
Garrett Epps, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, contributed a piece to The Atlantic on the legacy of President Obama and the U.S. Constitution, declaring that the nation's founding document is "weaker" at the end of the president's second term.
Members of the University of Baltimore Police Department are continuing a long tradition of participating in WMAR-TV's annual Kindertime Toy Drive - an event that brings together law enforcement, generous donors and needy families with the goal of ensuring that all local children have a happy holiday.
The University of Baltimore's newly announced Michael F. Klein Fellowship in Creative Writing and Social Justice will be awarded to a student beginning the University's M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts program next fall.
The University of Baltimore will host a commencement ceremony for its graduate and undergraduate classes from the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences on Dec. 19. Janet L. Yellen, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will deliver a keynote address during the event and receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University during the ceremony.
In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Cassandra Jones Havard urges the United States to pay attention to the 27 percent of U.S. households that are "un-" or "underbanked" — that don't have access to the full range of banking services.
The University of Baltimore's 1925 Fund - an endowment fund named in recognition of UB's founding year - is a University of Baltimore Foundation effort to bolster the institution and enable it to move into its next century stronger than ever.