Six recent law school graduates—half from the University of Baltimore School of Law and half from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law—have been chosen to participate in a yearlong program that offers advanced legal and business training to new lawyers with solo practices.
In an op-ed in the Afro, University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. José F. Anderson writes that nominees to the Supreme Court should show a capacity for deciding cases that goes beyond the ideology of the president who nominated him or her.
In recognition of Black History Month, the University of Baltimore's Spotlight UB, the Center for Cultural Diversity, the Black Student Union and Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library will host the ninth annual African-American Arts Festival at UB, Feb. 13-16.
Johannes (Jannie) Botes, a long-time member of the faculty in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, passed away on Jan. 22. UB is honoring Prof. Botes by launching the Johannes Botes Capstone Achievement Award, an annual award to recognize one student for his or her outstanding work in the Capstone Project, the final thesis project in our Negotiations and Conflict Management program.
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will join legal, civil rights and faith community leaders on Feb. 3 at the University of Baltimore for a press conference spotlighting the need to examine carefully the qualifications and record of President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch.
Verlando Brown, M.S. '15, a graduate of the Human Services Administration program in the College of Public Affairs, is part of NBCBLK28, a series celebrating young black innovators, pioneers and more. Brown is now the program coordinator for the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute.
This spring, the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business continues the Merrick Engages series of public dialogues, bringing to the UB campus a distinct group of business leaders for lively, no-holds-barred conversations about the transformation of business, the importance of new ideas, and the promise of future careers.
For the University of Baltimore, 2016 will be remembered as a year of both bold moves forward and incremental progress on a wide range of issues of interest to our campus community. UB and its professors, staff, leadership and alumni showed how an urban university can be much more than a casual observer of events and trends.
The University of Baltimore will participate in the annual Games for Health Jam, Feb. 3-5 at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. The event is about a weekend of game creation and development, with health in mind.