The winners of the University of Baltimore's 2019 Inspired Discoveries undergraduate research and creative presentations have been announced. This annual program encourages students to talk about their work before the UB community. Projects may include original efforts by individuals or teams. Inspired Discoveries is a collaboration of the Bogomolny Library, the Helen P. Denit Honors Program, and the Office of the Provost.
With the recent uptick in interest in murderers like Ted Bundy, the psychological condition called hybristophilia is being talked about by experts like Jeffrey Ian Ross, professor in the University of Baltimore's School of Criminal Justice. The condition has a logic to it, Ross tells Women's Health magazine, in that the parameters of a relationship between a free person and a prisoner may bypass the usual difficulties.
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 Thursday, May 23 in the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, adjacent to the UB campus.
Mikhail Pevzner, professor and holder of the Ernst & Young Chair in Accounting in the Merrick School of Business, is the recipient of the 2019 President's Faculty Award. This meritorious award is the highest that UB’s president may bestow upon a member of the faculty, and is based on letters of nomination from the deans to a selection committee in the Office of the Provost.
On May 3, the University of Baltimore will host
Inspired Discoveries, a dedicated session for students to present their research and creative projects before the UB community. Projects may include original work by individuals or teams. Inspired Discoveries is a collaboration of the Bogomolny Library, the Helen P. Denit Honors Program, and the Office of the Provost.
Two faculty members in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design in the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences have been recognized by the Maryland State Arts Council for outstanding artistic achievements. Betsy Boyd, assistant professor and director of the MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts program, and Marion Winik, associate professor, are each recipients of the MSAC's 2019 Individual Artist Award.
Working with their partners at George Washington University, the University of Baltimore School of Law's Innocence Project Clinic has successfully overturned the murder conviction of two brothers from East Baltimore.
Four winners emerged from the University of Baltimore's "Rise to the Challenge" Business Pitch Competition on May 1, each taking home their own "big checks" and a portion of the more than $23,000 in prize money. The annual event showcases many of the UB community's most talented and driven entrepreneurs.
Seven students finalists are vying for the top spot in the University of Baltimore's "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition. The annual event, now in its seventh year, provides an opportunity for UB undergraduates and graduates, from all schools, to pitch ideas and concepts for new and existing businesses before a live audience of their peers, UB staff and entrepreneurial experts on May 1.