In back-to-back articles in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore College of Public Affairs Dean Roger Hartley and Executive in Residence John Willis assess the state of Maryland and Baltimore politics, and pronounce the political and electoral process in good shape.
A team of University of Baltimore students will, once again, compete in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, happening virtually this year on Nov. 6-7. Students Jana Dubinovsky, Gabrilla Moreland, Rory Rightmyer, Anna Williams, Tiara Williams, and Estrada Yarsay were selected from across The University of Baltimore to participate in this year's Ethics Bowl Team, which is sponsored by UB's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will host a virtual panel discussion, "The ADA at 30: Where Have We Made Progress, and What Remains to Be Done?," on Nov. 4. UB Law alumnus Greg Care, J.D. '06, a partner at Brown, Goldstein & Levy; UB Law alumnus Amged Soliman, J.D. '11, an attorney at the National Council on Disability; and UB Law student Daniel Hodges, president of Peaces of Me Foundation, will discuss this important topic. UB Law Prof. Donald Stone, director of the school's Mental Health Law Clinic, will moderate the discussion.
In the Fall 2020 edition of Baltimore Law, the official magazine of the University of Baltimore School of Law, we learn about the increasing influence of "smart law"—that is, that sector of the law that is concerned with artificial intelligence, code, algorithms, and the use of technology in the administration of justice. Plus lots more, in a new and exciting online format.
Steven Leyva, assistant professor in The University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, will see his debut full-length collection of poems, The Understudy's Handbook, celebrated with a bookwarming and roundtable discussion with fellow poets Tim Seibles and zakia henderson-brown on Nov. 11 on Zoom. The book is the winner of the 2020 Jean Feldmen Poetry Prize.
Have you voted? Do you plan to vote? On Tuesday, Nov. 3 from noon to 2 p.m., The University of Baltimore will host an Election Day Bash on Zoom. Join the UB Votes Team for a celebration of the right to vote and some helpful tips that will ensure you're prepared on Election Day and in the days to come.
Daniel Immerwahr, associate professor of history at Northwestern University and author of the national bestseller How to Hide an Empire: Telling the Story of the Greater United States, will discuss how different U.S. history would look like if it weren't just the history of the continental states, but of all U.S. land on Nov. 10.
Roger Hartley, dean of The University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, will join former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich, Baltimore City Councilman John T. Bullock, and Mileah Kromer, associate professor of political science and director of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center at Goucher College, on the Nov. 1 edition of WBAL's TV Hill public affairs program.
In his latest report with the cybersecurity company CHEQ, Roberto Cavazos, Executive in Residence in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and a veteran economic analyst, says that marketing losses due to ad fraud will rise to $35 billion this year, and may end up closer to $40 billion. Advertising fraud is now larger than fraud from credit cards, and trends show that little is being done to combat the problem.
A series of three National Science Foundation grant programs will include the work and support of The University of Baltimore's Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance-Jacob France Institute (BNIA-JFI), UB's home for research and analysis dedicated to local neighborhoods and community initiatives.