Four winners emerged from the University of Baltimore's 2018 Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize Competition event on Nov. 13, each taking home their own "big checks" and their portion of the more than $5,000 in prize money. The competition showcases many of the UB community's most talented and driven entrepreneurs.
The University of Baltimore School of Law's Community Development Clinic will host a know-your-rights workshop about water affordability on Nov. 20 for Baltimore residents City residents who are struggling to pay their water bills, want to dispute their water bills, and/or want to be involved in advocacy before the City Council to improve water affordability are invited to attend.
Michelle McGeogh, J.D. '07, is spending time in a detention facility in Lumpkin, Ga., to help detained immigrants prepare for interviews in pursuit of asylum with the Department of Homeland Security. Working pro bono with the full support of her firm, Ballard Spahr, she will help her clients build a case for credible fear screenings, a critical first step in the asylum process.
Zippia, a website that ranks colleges and universities for career opportunities coming out of various majors, has ranked the University of Baltimore among Maryland's best schools for political science majors in Maryland.
Sonce Reese, a graduate student in the University of Baltimore's Global Affairs and Human Security gradate program, participated in the Clinton Global Initiative University in Chicago on Oct 20-21. Her proposal was to consider ways to manage small-scale disaster homelessness in Baltimore City.
The University of Baltimore will mark Veterans Day on Nov. 12 with a brief ceremony near the flags on Gordon Plaza. President Kurt Schmoke will deliver remarks, and officials from The Bob Parsons Veterans Center will join members of the UB community in recognizing this solemn occasion.
On Nov. 16, a group of University of Baltimore students will tour the campus of Baltimore's Under Armour campus, in search of internship opportunities with this exciting sport-apparel brand. The tour is supported by UB's Career and Internship Center.
The University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics will host a special program, "What Can We Do to Reverse the Climate of Hate and Violence?," on Nov. 5. It's part of the center's "Just Listen" series.