The University of Baltimore will participate in the annual Games for Health Jam, Feb. 3-5 at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. The event is about a weekend of game creation and development, with health in mind.
Writing in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke says that the "Solutions Summit" action plan - the result of a citizen-led coalition determined to take on some of Baltimore's most pressing issues - offers a way forward after a period of unrest and uncertainty.
State of Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot will lead the Taxpayer Security Summit, a half-day panel discussion on new forms of income tax fraud that are confronting tax administrators and challenging information technology teams in states across the nation, on Jan. 19 at the University of Baltimore.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will host a half-day panel discussion, "The Law According to Trump: How the President May Seek to Transform the Legal Landscape," on Jan. 19. The event, featuring a number of the school's faculty experts, is free and open to the public.
Bruce Nelson, a professional actor and teacher in the Baltimore-Washington region for the past 30 years and a member of the acting company at Everyman Theatre, is leading a spring course in improvisation and rehearsal preparation as part of UB's Performance Studies: Baltimore specialization.
For the sixth straight year, U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, has included the University of Baltimore's Online MBA program in its 2017 Best Online Programs rankings. The program, delivered through the Merrick School of Business, is the only online program of its kind among Maryland institutions to receive the accolade for six years in a row.
United States Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch will deliver her capstone speech on community policing on Jan. 12 at 4 p.m. in the University of Baltimore's John and Frances Angelos Law Center, home of the University of Baltimore Law School.
Christine S. Spencer has been named dean of the University of Baltimore's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, following a stint as interim dean of the college and a national search for a permanent dean.
Service Coordination, a client of the University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy, has been named a Best-Run Company by Smart CEO Magazine. The magazine's annual publication, the Best-Run Book, compiles top business stories and ideas from the Baltimore-Washington region. The center is credited with helping Service Coordination recast its business strategy.
Steve Isberg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, tells WBAL-TV that a recent report on the city's employment shortcomings is an outcome of a lack of private investment and long-standing issues with workforce development. Address those issues, he says, and more employers will consider Baltimore as a home for business.