The University of Baltimore's Second Chance program, in which incarcerated students at the Jessup Correctional Institution are enrolled in credit-bearing courses offered by UB faculty, is seeking to increase support for its participants.
The inaugural Featherstone College Scholarship, created by the William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation in partnership with the Consular Section of the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C., will provide six University of Baltimore students with $2,000 merit-based awards as an incentive to increase Latino enrollment in higher education.
The University of Baltimore's Center for Digital Communication, Commerce and Culture and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are working together to support UB's "digital entrepreneurs" - those students who are making their way in business with deep roots in high-technology such as apps, web development and 3D printing.
Join Murray Dalziel, dean of the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, as he talks with Eric Becker, founder of the venture capital and private equity firm Caretta, and Lane Epperson, president and CEO of HiTech Assets, a client of Caretta, as they share their story of "How Well-Run Businesses Can Make an Impact," on March 2. It's part of the school's Merrick Engages series.
Calling President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration "bigoted and short-sighted," the University of Baltimore's DLA Piper Professor of Law Michael Meyerson said in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the order violates the principles of the Framers of the U.S. Constitution.
A Sunday in Purgatory, the debut collection of poems by 100-year old Henry Morgenthau III, an acclaimed television producer and writer, and the founder of a national center for communication research, will be celebrated with a reading by the author on Feb. 20.
In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ron Weich calls for improvements to the state's bail system, in order to steer away from its tendency to trap poor people and minorities.
The University of Baltimore's Spotlight UB live performance series is partnering with the Baltimore chapter of the League of Women Voters to bring to life 'The Last Battle of the American Revolution,' a play about the fight for American women's right to vote. A staged reading of the play will take place on Feb. 22.
Now in its fourth year, The Bob Parsons Veterans Center at the University of Baltimore is forging new alliances, building on strong connections and working on a variety of long-term initiatives. For example, UB recently was recognized as a Top 10 Military Friendly School for 2017, the third year in a row that the University has received the designation.