The fourth biannual Domestic Violence Awareness Forum will be presented by The University of Baltimore's School of Health and Human Services in partnership with My Covenant Place on Oct. 4. The event, co-sponsored by the Mayor's Office for Neighborhood Safety and Engagement, UBalt's Office of Government and Community Relations, and WA Global Solutions Digital Transformation Experts, is free and open to the public.
Ronald Weich, who has served as dean of The University of Baltimore School of Law since 2012, announced his decision to step down by the end of the 2023-24 academic year. "I am proud of my long tenure as dean of this outstanding law school. I have loved every minute of my deanship, but it is time for the school to enjoy a change in leadership while I pursue new professional opportunities," Weich says.
University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke is among a group of local, regional and national leaders to speak at the inaugural edition of The Baltimore Banner's "iMPACT MARYLAND" event on Oct. 10 at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
Martin "Marty" A. Skolnik, MBA ’86, has been named director of the Real Estate and Economic Development (REED) program in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business. Well known across the region's real estate community, Skolnik says he wants to support the "next generation of real estate leaders." Skolnik, who brings decades of experience in property valuation and development to the job, says the Merrick School's program is "like no other in Baltimore and Washington, D.C."
The University of Baltimore's Voices of Public Service online speaker series will continue on Sept. 13 with a visit from Paul Monteiro, secretary of the Maryland Department of Service and Civic Innovation. Before joining state government, Monteiro served as director of the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service, where he oversaw CRS's work in support of communities as they reduced tensions, prevented and responded to bias incidents and hate crimes. Monteiro also served as chief of staff to the president and assistant vice president of external affairs at Howard University.
The University of Baltimore will welcome Artscape, the nation's largest public arts festival, to midtown Baltimore on Sept. 22-24. This is the first year for the festival since 2019.
Among Artscape's many highlights will be Kidscape, which will take place on UBalt's Gordon Plaza on Sept. 23.
The Schaefer Center for Public Policy at The University of Baltimore has appointed three new board members to its advisory board: Sharonne Bonardi, Ryan Fredriksson, and Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr. They will be part of a board that supports the center in its work as Maryland's preeminent resource for informed public-sector decision making and leadership development.
In a letter to The Washington Post in response to an op-ed critiquing the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in a college classroom, Dr. Jessica Stansbury, director of teaching and learning excellence in the Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Technology (CELTT) at The University of Baltimore, says that it's too soon to pass judgement on AI's value as a tool for education.
Now entering its second year, The University of Baltimore's NextGen Leaders for Public Service program is proving highly attractive to students who are considering a career in government or the world of non-profit organizations.
All University of Baltimore students, as well as UBalt alumni, are invited to attend back-to-back, in-person career fairs, Sept. 12 and 13 on campus. Both events are hosted by the University's Career and Internship Center.