The University of Baltimore's M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts Spring Reading Series will present poet Charif Shanahan, in a reading from his debut collection, Into Each Room We Enter Without Knowing, on April 4.
University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke, former mayor of Baltimore during the era when city and state officials committed to bringing a bold new sports stadium to the city's downtown, considers the impact of the decision 25 years later.
Acclaimed graphic designer Aaron Draplin, founder of Draplin Design Co.., whose client list includes Nike, Esquire, Red Wing, Field Notes, Ford, and the Obama administration, will visit UB on April 3 to deliver a workshop and talk about his life as a designer.
The University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics will host its annual Ethics Week - a gathering of experts in public discussions about the ethics behind politics, global affairs and more - April 4-8.
Quoted in The New York Times, Elizabeth M. Nix, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies and director of its undergraduate program in history, says that Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood has a different identity than many other locations in the city - and this contrast may prove crucial as the community deals with issues of race.
Christine S. Spencer, dean of the University of Baltimore's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences and a nationally recognized expert in healthcare administration, tells STAT that while it is true that hospitals provide care for all, it is understood inside the profession that a priority is given to those who are privately insured.
The Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program - a joint effort by the University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy and the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights - successfully launched its inaugural class on March 23 and 24 at UB with 38 participants. The program had twice as many applications as could be accepted, an indication of the high demand from professionals for the tools and support to proactively approach addressing matters of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Greg Walsh, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies and director of the M.S. in Interaction Design and Information Architecture program, writes in The Baltimore Sun that proposals to flatten the budgets of public media such as the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will lead to new divisions across society - the haves and have-nots of the electronic age.