Michael J. Frederick, assistant professor in the Division of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Baltimore, is receiving attention from around the world for a paper he helped publish on the counterintuitive theory of "biotic revenge."
The Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, in coordination with Christopher King of Conscious RT, will launch a Dean's Speaker Series, "A Lifetime of Service," featuring talks with local leaders who have positively impacted Baltimore City in their lifetime. It will kick off on May 14 with Beverly Cooper, vice president of The Reginald F. Lewis Foundation.
"Music and Words," a performance that will integrate music by a University of Baltimore faculty member combined with words written by students in UB's M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts program, will take place on May 9.
Two faculty members from the University of Baltimore - Andrea Cantora, assistant professor in the School of Criminal Justice, and John Bessler, associate professor in the School of Law - were among 16 faculty members from throughout the University System of Maryland to be awarded USM Regents Faculty Awards for 2018.
In late May/early June, the University of Baltimore will be "ground zero" for an immersive experience that will bring academic scholars into the heart of Baltimore's struggle with urban poverty. The goal? Bring entrepreneurial solutions to long-standing solutions of economic drift.
Aaron Bryant, creator of the "City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People's Campaign" exhibit and curator at the National Museum of African American History & Culture, will discuss his life's work as the University of Baltimore's semester-long conversation about the history and impact of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign continues on April 23.
Naomi Clark, an independent game designer based in Brooklyn and an assistant arts professor in the NYU Game Center, will deliver a talk, "Changing the Game: How to Find the Next Weirder Idea," at the University of Baltimore on April 19.
Vital Signs 16, a comprehensive statistical portrait of Baltimore and its neighborhoods, marks 16 years of continuous monitoring of community-based quality of life indicators. The latest edition of the report, published by the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance-Jacob France Institute (BNIA-JFI), tracks more than 100 indicators that take the pulse of neighborhood health and vitality.
"Lived Experiences: Unaccompanied Children in Maryland and Virginia" will be on exhibit at the University of Baltimore on April 23. It will bring to life a research project conducted by College of Public Affairs faculty members Mariglynn Edlins and Jennica Larrison in partnership with Lutheran Immigration Services.