Joel N. Morse, professor of finance in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says the issue of reparations for the nation's history of racial injustice could benefit from the perspective of an economic analysis. In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, he examines how that analysis could work.
The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation and the Consular Section of the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C. are introducing the Featherstone College Scholarships, an innovative $20,000 fund designated to increase Baltimore’s Latino enrollment and promote higher education. This fall, 10 Latino students will receive $2,000 merit-based awards to attend the University of Baltimore.
A half century after Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People Campaign and his death, the University of Baltimore is seizing the moment to examine the campaign and its legacy, in a series of teaching and learning opportunities that will begin in January 2018. Many of these events - including lectures, discussions and exhibitions - will be available to the public at no cost.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivered a keynote address at the University of Baltimore's Dec 18 Commencement, and as part of the occasion, she met privately with a group of five UB students, including two who would graduate later that day.
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents' Faculty Award is the highest honor bestowed by the board in recognition of exemplary faculty achievement. The University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs is proud to have had five USM Regents' Award winners in the past three years.
The University of Baltimore will host commencement ceremonies for its graduate and undergraduate classes from the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences on Dec. 18 in the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, adjacent to the UB campus.
Dionne Koller, associate dean in the University f Baltimore School of Law and an expert in sports and the law, contributed an op-ed to U.S. News & World Report about the International Olympic Committee's announcement to suspend Russia's Olympic Committee and ban Russian officials from the upcoming Winter Games because of drug use by their athletes.