Christopher Justice, a lecturer in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, has contributed a chapter to a provocative new book, Bad Ideas About Writing, in which he uncovers a number of myths and incorrect assumptions about online communications - especially the misunderstood power and potential of texting.
Fred Guy, director of the University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics and an associate professor in the Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies, says adults may benefit just as much as teens did from his idea for a "philosophy camp." Asking adults to think hard about the big questions in life, he says, may encourage empathy and self-awareness.
Tamás Novák, a graduate of Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany. whose master's thesis examines narrative complexity in the acclaimed television series The Wire. will deliver a lecture as part of the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs Dean’s Speaker Series on Nov. 13.
The University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics will host its 2017 Art and Ethics Week Nov. 6-9. This annual series examines some of the most important issues facing American society, each with its own unique questions about self-expression, history and the making and re-making of morality in modern life. All events are free and open to the public.
The University of Baltimore and Baltimore City Community College are partnering to offer new ways for high school students from across the city to make college a priority -
including opportunities for them to begin their higher education while they are in their senior year.
The University of Baltimore will celebrate Native American History Month this November with dance performances, speakers and more. The Diversity and Culture Center, the Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs and Campus Recreation and Wellness will collaborate on a day of activities on Nov. 1.
Six finalists have been announced for the Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize, the culmination of a competition that showcases many of the University of Baltimore community's most talented and driven entrepreneurs.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of Thurgood Marshall's swearing-in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall, who was born and raised in Baltimore, served on the Court from 1967 to 1991. He was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Don't miss two events this week at the University of Baltimore that honor Justice Marshall and feature two films about him.