An article in The Baltimore Sun details the work of students and lawyers in the University of Baltimore's Human Trafficking Prevention Project, where efforts are underway to expunge the records of survivors of human trafficking.
Joshua Clark Davis, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies, says in a Washington Post op-ed that a number of myths have built up about American hippie culture since the 1960s and '70s. His article explores five of these myths, and seeks to provide a more accurate historical context for the impact of the hippie phenomenon on the larger society.
This year's Baltimore Data Day, an annual workshop designed to help communities expand their capacity to use technology and data to advance their goals, will feature a keynote address and opening session, "Gentrification, Displacement, and Housing Instability: Successful Strategies and Tools to Sustain Neighborhood Diversity," by Vicki L. Been, Boxer Family Professor of Law at the NYU School of Law. The event will take place July 13-14.
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.