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.
The University of Baltimore will partner with the National Aquarium to help Baltimore make its mark on the map during the 2018 City Nature Challenge, a global crowd-sourcing effort to document urban biodiversity.
Speaking to a writer at the Marshall Project, Marcus Lilly, a student in the University of Baltimore's Second Chance Pell Pilot Program, talks about life before, during and after his time in prison. It's a life he's turning around, day by day, as he pursues a UB degree.
Aaron R. Oldenburg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies and director of the B.S. in Simulation and Game Design program in UB's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, will open his solo exhibition of electronic art on April 16.
Mary E. Guy, professor of public administration at the University of Colorado Denver, will discuss "The Heart of the Matter: Shifting from Data Dashboards to Meaningful Encounters," for the Spring 2018 College of Public Affairs Dean's Speaker Series event on April 11.
Seven University of Baltimore students have been named finalists for the upcoming "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition. The annual event, now in its sixth 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.