Gordon K. Mantler, author of Power to the Poor and director of Writing in the Disciplines and assistant professor of writing and history at the George Washington University, will serve as the lead speaker for the University of Baltimore's public lecture series on Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People Campaign, on Feb. 5.
Writing in The Baltimore Sun about Hawaii's recent false alarm for an incoming missile, Greg Walsh, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies and director of the M.S. in Interaction Design and Information Architecture program, says that the alarm appears to have been caused by human error and a bad computer interface.
On Jan. 23, the University of Baltimore School of Law will host a panel discussion about the 2012 Unger v. State decision, in which the Maryland Court of Appeals recognized that an instruction long provided by Maryland judges to juries was structurally flawed and fundamentally unfair.
A group of 10 University of Baltimore students - each of whom participated in last September's Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" event on the UB campus - are among dozens of Marylanders whose business ideas are being featured by Startup Maryland on YouTube.
From its home base at the University of Baltimore, Passager - one of the country's preeminent literary journals for older writers - is dedicated to what its contributors say is a life-changing experience: Published poems, stories, memoirs, and essays, along with the public recognition for some amazing artists and thinkers, regardless of their age.
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Emeritus Eric Easton's new book, Defending the Masses: A Progressive Lawyer's Battles for Free Speech, is about Gilbert Roe, the principal free-speech lawyer of the early 20th century whose cases involved activists including Emma Goldman, Lincoln Steffens, Margaret Sanger, Max Eastman, Upton Sinclair, John Reed and Eugene Debs, as well as the socialist magazine The Masses and the New York City Teachers Union.
Attention tax professionals: With major tax legislation just enacted, it's time to get up to speed quickly on the new law's practical implications. The University of Baltimore's Graduate Tax Program, with its skilled, experienced faculty and comprehensive curriculum, is the answer for lawyers and accountants seeking to stay abreast of change - and at the top of their profession.
Faculty and graduate students from the University of Baltimore will participate in the third annual RED Talks Day on Feb. 6. This afternoon of brief exchanges will highlight the current and recent scholarship of the institution's academic leaders.