The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy will co-hosting two virtual forums for candidates for Maryland comtroller and governor, beginning next week. Video interviews with the candidates for Maryland Attorney General also will be available.
An ongoing effort to combat opioid overdoses in Philadelphia, and funded by a grant from The University of Baltimore's Center for Drug Policy and Prevention is highlighted in the October edition of EMS World magazine.
Doors Open Baltimore, a citywide festival of architecture and neighborhoods hosted by the Baltimore Architecture Foundation, will include an acclaimed University of Baltimore structure, the Liberal Arts and Policy Building, as part of its tour of notable local landmarks on Oct. 1.
Many students in the UBalt community are parents juggling school and work, especially those who are nursing. After giving birth to her son in 2019, Tiffaney Parkman, who directs the B.A. in Human Services Administration program in UBalt's College of Public Affairs, saw an opportunity to help. Now, efforts are underway to spotlight that campus's two lactation rooms - one in the William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, Room 315, and the other in the John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 032 - as safe, quiet and comfortable spaces for students, faculty and staff to nurse.
The University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation's "Startup Maryland Day" Celebration, set for Sept. 29, will offer opportunities to meet, learn from, and cheer on some of the area's most promising and successful business leaders. Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" bus tour will stop by the UBalt campus that day, for an afternoon of events, including information sessions and a business pitch showcase.
The Schaefer Center for Public Policy, part of The University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, has announced the Maryland Certified Public Manager Program Class of 2023. Over the next 10 months, participants will complete a rigorous course of study on all aspects of public sector management. Upon graduation, participants will earn the highly coveted and nationally recognized Certified Public Manager credential. The 2023 class of 50 managers is the largest in the program's history.
The University of Baltimore's MFA in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts Fall Reading Series returns with live events with noted authors Don Lee and Paisley Rekdal, plus an evening of readings from several MFA students, starting next month and continuing through December.
University of Baltimore Associate Prof. of History Joshua Clark Davis is the recipient of two awards for his forthcoming book, Police Against the Movement: The Forgotten Sabotage of the Civil Rights Struggle. He received a 2022-23 Public Scholar grant award from the National Endowment of the Humanities and a 2022 Silvers Grant. The NEH grant will allow Prof. Davis to take a year-long sabbatical to complete his book, which focuses on the policing of 20th-century civil rights activism, activist efforts to effect police reform, and strategic responses by some urban policing agencies.
Applications are being accepted for the two cohorts of the 2023 Maryland Equity & Inclusion Leadership Program, offered jointly by the Schaefer Center for Public Policy at The University of Baltimore and the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights. The program is offered fully online. Applications are due by Nov. 1.