In an interview with The Chronicle of Higher Education, University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke talks about his reasons for inviting U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to deliver a keynote address at UB's Commencement this coming December.
Are you an entrepreneur? Have you dreamed of starting your own company? Attend the University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation's Startup Maryland Day on Sept. 26 and pitch your best ideas for new businesses to some of the state's most successful business leaders.
Elizabeth Keyes, associate professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of the school's Immigrant Rights Clinic, writes in The Baltimore Sun that the drawing down of the DACA program should prompt Congress to craft a legislative solution to the nation's pressing problems with immigration.
At the University of Baltimore, we believe that every student has a story. How have your life experiences shaped your views? What do you want to achieve? What difference do you intend to make in your community, your city or the world? The answers to these questions are what make us unique. UB Student Affairs has launched the Be YOU at UB campaign, with a mission to tell the stories that shape and empower us. Read them, then tell us - what's your story?
The University of Baltimore has been ranked #29 nationally in Washington Monthly's annual assessment of colleges and universities based on their contributions to the public good. The ranking, in the category of "Best Colleges for Adult Learners – 4 Year Colleges," is part of the publication's overall look at colleges' and universities' ability to support students in various measurable ways, including social mobility.
In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, Fred Guy, director of the University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics, considers the breakthroughs in communication and civility that occurred at this summer's Philosophy Camp for high school students. He wonders whether a camp setting, where respect is expected and the work is taken seriously, could be good for adults who just can't seem to agree on anything.