A history of the legal battles of Baltimore's LGBTQ+ community is the subject of a new exhibition opening at the University of Baltimore on May 12. The gathering of archival and other materials, which includes a detailed account of a legislative effort to establish rights for gay people in the city, will be on display. It was curated by a UB senior studying local history.
Think that group projects always get the best results? Lisa Stickney, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, writes in a new article in Management Teaching Review that group dynamics may suppress individuals' better ideas - and conformity may be the final, debilitating result.
Winners of the University of Baltimore's 2017 "Rise to the Challenge" pitch competition, held on May 3, are Brittany DeNovellis, a candidate in the M.S. in Nonprofit Management and Social Entrepreneur program, for Project Kitchen X in the category of Aspiring Business Ventures. DeNovellis also won a prize for Crowd Favorite. Mustafa Wahid, a candidate in the MBA program, won in the Existing Business Ventures category for TransitioningU.
The City of Baltimore is partnering with the University of Baltimore and the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance to enhance information sharing and data accessibility through the Open Baltimore Data Portal.
Beginning on May 11, Spotlight UB, the University of Baltimore's ongoing live performance series, will present its roster of writers and performers who will present creative projects as part of this year's Emerging Voices Project.
Michele Cotton, associate professor in the Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies in the University of Baltimore's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, has been named prelaw adviser. Prof. Cotton will provide assistance to students who are considering law school and the practice of law or exploring law-related careers.
The University of Baltimore School of Law's Fannie Angelos Program - the most successful program of its kind for legal education - has been awarded the prestigious Diversity Leadership Award by the American Bar Association.
Zina Makar, clinical fellow and co-director of the Pretrial Justice Clinic in the University of Baltimore School of Law, has been named Public Interest Lawyer of the Year by the Bar Association of Baltimore City.
Inspired Discoveries, a University of Baltimore symposium that is part of an ongoing effort to recognize and encourage undergraduate research and other academic achievements, will take place on May 5. The all-day event is a collaboration of Langsdale Library, the Helen P. Denit Honors Program, the Office of Sponsored Research and the Office of the Provost.
American entrepreneur, philanthropist and University of Baltimore alumnus Bob Parsons pledged a $1 million gift for the institute that bears his name to support an array of services designed to improve the lives of military members. The Bob Parsons Veterans Institute combines Parsons Veterans Center and Veterans Advocacy Clinic with related programs that provide valuable resources and much-needed services.