Eva Tennant, MFA '19, is the winner of the 2019 Plork Award. The Plork Award honors a graduate student whose work best exemplifies the spirit of the MFA program, exhibiting extraordinary creativity, originality and imagination in the integration of creative writing and book design.
Nationally acclaimed author and University of Baltimore lecturer D. Watkins tells The Baltimore Sun that the only sure way for students to achieve success is to read every day. "It's the only way you can grow as a critical thinker," he says.
Stephen Gaines, a student-attorney in the UB School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic, says the advocacy work he is completing for the Latinx community through the school's Immigrant Rights Clinic is "some of the most fulfilling work I could hope to do as a law student."
The latest edition of Vital Signs, a comprehensive statistical portrait of Baltimore and its neighborhoods, introduces several new indicators aimed at measuring the connectedness of city neighborhoods to a wide variety of networks including home-based internet, the public bus system and capital markets for small business.
Gabriela Wasileski, assistant professor and director of the Criminal Justice undergraduate program in the University of Baltimore's School of Criminal Justice in the College of Public Affairs, has been recommended to the Fulbright Specialist Roster for a tenure of three years. The Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as researchers and expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning and related subjects at overseas academic institutions for a period of two to six weeks.
The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business is now accepting applications for its newly launched M.S. in Cybersecurity Management degree, a program designed to meet the needs of security specialists who want to climb the ladder in business, government, defense, and other organizations where data protection and IT systems management are a primary concern.
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.