Two University of Baltimore College of Public Affairs students and four faculty members recently attended and presented at an international gathering of experts in transparency in research - an important topic in an era of dubious news sources, illicit websites and questionable practices related to the gathering and presentation of factual information. The 5th Global Conference on Transparency Research was held June 19-21 at the University of Limerick in Ireland.
University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke, writing in The Baltimore Sun, says that the governor's use of executive clemency could help resolve the incarceration crisis brought on by the war on drugs.
Writing in Slate, Joshua Clark Davis, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies, says the sale of Whole Foods to Amazon is "a dramatic denouement for a company that is deeply rooted in the hippie counterculture of the 1960s and '70s."
Even small donations from alumni and friends can help the University of Baltimore "Beat the Buzzer" and close out a highly successful year of fundraising by the end of the fiscal year on June 30. New programs will be funded, learning materials and equipment are purchased, and many students will have opportunities to study abroad. Find out more.
The University of Baltimore's John and Frances Angelos Law Center, home of the UB School of Law, is among 25 "must see" structures in Maryland, according to a recent report by USA Today and the American Institute of Architects.
The Community Development Fellows program in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs is "taking it to the streets" - it gives CPA students an opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and gain hands-on experience while working with community organizations throughout Baltimore City. A new fundraising effort aims to broaden the reach of this competitive approach to learning by doing.
University of Baltimore College of Public Affairs Dean Roger Hartley says the recent testimony of former FBI Director James Comey is "a huge development" in U.S. history, and a likely stepping up of public awareness of the federal investigation into various aspects of the 2016 election.
The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy and Enterprise Community Partners will host the second annual graduation ceremony for the Baltimore Faith-Based Development Certificate Program on June 23. The program provides training and technical assistance to houses of worship in Baltimore that seek to develop affordable housing and community facilities.