Mohammed Mahfouz, a first-year student in the University of Baltimore School of Law, writes in the UB Post about his determination to finish his undergraduate degree a year early so he could start law school by the time he was 21.
In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, Steve Isberg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, writes that the recently imposed federal tax cut may have unintended consequences for Maryland's middle class: Namely, a higher state tax bill.
Award-winning author and sociologist Tressie McMillan Cottom will speak on "Lower Ed in the Digital Society" on Nov. 6 at the University of Baltimore. Cottom, an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University, is the author of Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy.
The University of Baltimore's College of Pubic Affairs recently earned the prestigious Social Equity Award from the national Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration for its spring 2018 course on Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign.
Jeff Beeson, deputy director of the Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, writes in a letter to The Baltimore Sun that the state is making progress in battling Maryland's opioid addiction and overdose crisis. While the crisis has not abated, Beeson says, a system is now in place to address the crisis from both public health and law enforcement angles.
The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy will host a discussion, "Election Security in the Digital Age," as the annual William Donald Schaefer Memorial Policy Conference and Award Ceremony returns on Nov. 2 at the Lord Baltimore Hotel. Tickets are on sale now through Oct. 19.
The University of Baltimore's annual HEROES Academy - Higher Education Readiness and Orientation for Exceptional Students - will take place on campus on Oct. 12. This year, students from Frederick Douglass and the Academy of College and Career Exploration high schools will participate, meet with professors, UB students and staff, and get an immersive experience in college life.