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Higher Education and Fair Election Center's Campus Vote Project has named the University of Baltimore a "Voter Friendly Campus." The designation requires UB to engage its student body and promote voter registration and
voting as part of its institutional mission.
The University of Baltimore's Career and Internship Center is raising funds to make its Career Closet - a place where students can find professional wear donated by the UB community - a permanent feature.
What are the key things every American should know about the investigation into Russia's interference with the 2016 election and how it affects our constitutional democracy? On March 14, the University of Baltimore School of Law will host a panel discussion, "Trump, the Mueller Investigation, and the Constitution," with special guest Chuck Rosenberg, a legal analyst with MSNBC and, as former director of the Drug Enforcement Administration, a nationally recognized expert in counterintelligence, national security, and federal criminal law enforcement.
Elizabeth Paige, a member of the University of Baltimore School of Law Class of 2020, is the winner of a prestigious Newman Civic Fellow award. It was established to honor student leaders dedicated to creating lasting change and building a better world.
Undergraduate college students and college graduates who completed their high school years in Baltimore City’s public schools are encouraged to apply for three new $5,000 annual scholarships, to be applied to the University of Baltimore’s nationally recognized M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Publications Arts.
Seth Parker Woods, an award-winning cellist and inaugural artist-in-residence for the Seattle Symphony, will give a recital of solo cello music by Giacinto Scelsi, Giuseppe Maria Dall’Abaco, Claudio Gabriele, Giovanni Batista Vitali, and Alvin Singleton, on March 5. He also will lead two class presentations.
The next event in the University of Baltimore's Rosenberg Dialogue Series, "Opioids and Addiction: A Public-Health Approach to Change," will take place on March 30. Panelists are Thomas H. Carr, executive director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy's Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program and executive director of UB's Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement; and Jennifer L. Martin, deputy commissioner for Population Health and Disease Prevention in the Baltimore City Health Department.
The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business has announced a new specialization, Risk Management and Insurance. Students enrolled in the program will gain the knowledge and skills to evaluate risk across the enterprise and implement solutions to keep things running, even in today's complex business environment.
A footnote in Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's recent majority opinion in Timbs v. Indiana, an important case that prohibits excessive fines by law enforcement, cites a "Brief for Eighth Amendment Scholars as Amici Curiae." One of the three Eighth Amendment scholars who wrote the brief is University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. John Bessler.