Join Nikiea Redmond, B.S. '11, filmmaker Kirsten D'Andrea Hollander, and the UB community to discuss the powerful tool of mentorship for authentically connecting with youth, adults, neighbors, friends, family and more\, on Feb. 4. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch footage from Redmond's upcoming documentary, Anatomy of Wings: A Conversation of Authentic Connection, which features an unlikely group of college students and mentors who gathered week after week, year after year, for the sole purpose of seeing and hearing 10 teenage girls amid the blighted and privileged circumstances of Baltimore.
University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Colin Starger will serve as a visiting research professor this spring at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He is developing and preparing to launch a new clinic at UB in January 2020. The Legal Data and Design Clinic will help students boost their technological literacy so they can use data more effectively in their lawyering, as well as better understand the rapidly changing field of technology in the context of intellectual property, privacy, and other areas of the law.
The complete exoneration of a local man who served 27 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit is continuing to generate headlines for the University of Baltimore School of Law's Innocent Project Clinic, which led a successful effort last month to vacate the man's conviction. Innocence Project Clinical Fellow Brianna Ford writes in The Baltimore Sun that the state must compensate those who are wrongly convicted.
Writing in The Baltimore Sun, Steve Isberg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says that the recent ups and downs in the nation's economy - big job losses one day, and new hiring the next - are a reflection of the real economy. There, automation and productivity are driving everything, and workers are struggling to keep up.
Writing in the Washington Post, University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich examines the reach of Congressional oversight, which some have made dubious claims about concerning the future of the Trump administration.
Robbyn Lewis, a state Delegate in Maryland's 46th District and an international health professional, sustainability advocate and community leader, has been named a Civic Data and Engagement Fellow for the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance.
The University of Baltimore is a home for many of the city's greatest champions. From our earliest days as a place for workers in the city to get an education and improve their lives, UB has served as advocate of, supporter of, friend of, and mentor to its proud namesake, Baltimore. In each of our four schools, you’ll find some of the city's strongest voices - students, professors, alumni and friends. Learn more in the UB Foundation's annual report.
Latino students who are currently enrolled or plan to enroll at the University of Baltimore are encouraged to apply for a Featherstone College Scholarship, a $2,000 merit-based award to attend UB. The application deadline is March 4.
Jeffrey Ian Ross, professor in the University of Baltimore's School of Criminal Justice, says the recently passed First Step Act, a federal bill designed to correct inequities in the prosecutions of federal drug cases, is an important step toward systemic reform.