Chris Gibbons, founder and CEO of The Greystone Group, Inc. and chief health innovation adviser at the Federal Communications Commission, will be the next guest for the University of Baltimore's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences' Fall 2018 Dean's Speaker Series on Nov. 5.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will host its annual Fannie Angelos Gala, a benefit for scholarships for the school's nationally recognized Fannie Angelos Program for Academic Excellence, on Nov. 8 at the Belvedere Hotel.
A dynamic group of seven University of Baltimore undergraduates, graduates and recent alumni, plus, this year, for the first time ever, exclusively women, have been named finalists for the 2018 Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize Competition, set for Nov. 13. The competition showcases many of the UB community's most talented and driven entrepreneurs, presenting their enterprising, even groundbreaking ideas for businesses.
Mohammed Mahfouz, a first-year student in the University of Baltimore School of Law, writes in the UB Post about his determination to finish his undergraduate degree a year early so he could start law school by the time he was 21.
In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, Steve Isberg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, writes that the recently imposed federal tax cut may have unintended consequences for Maryland's middle class: Namely, a higher state tax bill.
Award-winning author and sociologist Tressie McMillan Cottom will speak on "Lower Ed in the Digital Society" on Nov. 6 at the University of Baltimore. Cottom, an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University, is the author of Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy.
The University of Baltimore's College of Pubic Affairs recently earned the prestigious Social Equity Award from the national Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration for its spring 2018 course on Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign.
Jeff Beeson, deputy director of the Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, writes in a letter to The Baltimore Sun that the state is making progress in battling Maryland's opioid addiction and overdose crisis. While the crisis has not abated, Beeson says, a system is now in place to address the crisis from both public health and law enforcement angles.