Jeremy Travis, president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, will visit UB on Sept. 8 to deliver a lecture entitled "An End to the Era of Mass Incarceration? Reflections on the National Research Council Report."
Speaking on WYPR, Steve Isberg, associate professor of finance in UB's Merrick School of Business, says the City of Baltimore should carefully consider what to do with its real estate assets as it plans to fund programs that benefit citizens.
Jaya Singhal, the Frank Baker Professor of Business Analytics in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, has been awarded an Elkins Professorship from the University System of Maryland. She will use the award to study the impact of innovation on changing levels of trade benefits.
Renita Seabrook, associate professor in UB's School of Criminal Justice, tells WBAL-TV that one way to encourage offenders to improve their lives is to show them that they are part of a greater community.
Orientation for all undergraduate students (freshmen and transfers) will be held on Friday, Aug. 21, and for all graduate students on Saturday, Aug. 22. UB students at the Shady Grove campus will attend orientation on Aug. 20. All new students are required to attend orientation, so that they become familiar with UB's many academic, leadership, cultural and social opportunities.
José Florencio Fernández Santillán, professor of political science at the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico, will spend a semester teaching and conducting research at the University of Baltimore as a Fulbright Scholar in Residence this fall. Santillán, winner of several teaching and scholarship awards in his native Mexico, will be on faculty in UB's College of Public Affairs.
Muhammad Owais, an accounting major in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, is one of 84 students nationally to receive a merit scholarship from The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.