Roger Hartley, dean of the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, tells NPR that the hotly contested Baltimore mayor's race and the high number of competitive City Council races indicate a strong desire for new leadership for the city.
In a recent appearance on the Marc Steiner Show, Steven Isberg, associate professor of finance in the Merrick School of Business, offered comments on the disclosure of immoral if not illegal investment activity on the part of many high profile world leaders.
In a feature article about the mayoral candidacy of DeRay Mckesson, the New York Times cites polling conducted by the University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy and The Baltimore Sun as an indicator that Mckesson has not connected with many voters.
Students who are graduating from the University of Baltimore's M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts program will present their thesis projects - books they wrote, designed and produced - on May 7, during the final event in the University of Baltimore's 2016 Spring Reading Series.
In an op-ed in the Daily Record, Diedre Badejo, professor in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, writes that as a group of UB students prepares for a summer trip to Cuba to study its culture and history, it's important to recognize the significance of the nation's new relationship with the island—a time "unparalleled" in either country's history.
Sonce Reese, a graduate student in the Global Affairs and Human Security program at the University of Baltimore, is the winner of a prestigious 2016 Newman Civic Fellow award. It was established to honor student leaders dedicated to creating lasting change and building a better world.
Seven University of Baltimore students and alumni have been selected as finalists in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation's fourth annual "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition, an opportunity to show new ideas and concepts for businesses before an audience of consumers and entrepreneurial experts. The event will take place on April 21.
The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy recently completed training sessions for approximately 3,000 election judges. These officials staff polling places throughout Baltimore City during elections, ensuring that voting runs smoothly and efficiently.
Writing in Forbes, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Charles Tiefer highlights a proposal that would shutter Veterans Affairs and replace it with private service providers. The plan pits those who would reform the agency against those who would close it down in favor of the private sector.
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will join University of Baltimore School of Law students and leadership for a discussion on the importance of a "fully functional" Supreme Court and the responsibilities of the Senate and president in regards to the court's operations on April 8. The session is open to the public.
"The consideration of Supreme Court nominee Chief Judge Merrick Garland is not a matter for the next president and the next Congress – it is a matter for this president and this Congress," Cardin said.