Elizabeth Keyes, associate professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of the school's Immigrant Rights Clinic, writes in The Baltimore Sun that the drawing down of the DACA program should prompt Congress to craft a legislative solution to the nation's pressing problems with immigration.
At the University of Baltimore, we believe that every student has a story. How have your life experiences shaped your views? What do you want to achieve? What difference do you intend to make in your community, your city or the world? The answers to these questions are what make us unique. UB Student Affairs has launched the Be YOU at UB campaign, with a mission to tell the stories that shape and empower us. Read them, then tell us - what's your story?
The University of Baltimore has been ranked #29 nationally in Washington Monthly's annual assessment of colleges and universities based on their contributions to the public good. The ranking, in the category of "Best Colleges for Adult Learners – 4 Year Colleges," is part of the publication's overall look at colleges' and universities' ability to support students in various measurable ways, including social mobility.
In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, Fred Guy, director of the University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics, considers the breakthroughs in communication and civility that occurred at this summer's Philosophy Camp for high school students. He wonders whether a camp setting, where respect is expected and the work is taken seriously, could be good for adults who just can't seem to agree on anything.
Neb Sertsu, vice president for the University of Baltimore's Department of Facilities Management and Capital Planning, has been named chair of the Central Baltimore Partnership Steering Committee. The Steering Committee serves as CBP's governing body.
This fall, the University of Baltimore is introducing the Common Hour for freshmen. It will be a time set aside from 12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, for freshmen to work on group projects, visit their professors, attend events, and more.