The Emerging Voices Project, a source for enriching the Baltimore arts scene by introducing local writers and students as they unveil creative projects and receive feedback from a live audience, returns to the University of Baltimore campus starting May 5.
Writing in The Huffington Post, University of Baltimore student Evelyn Atieno recounts the year that has gone by since Baltimore's uprising, and what the city has experienced, both bad and good. "We weathered the storm together," she says.
Four students enrolled in the University of Baltimore's Master of Science in Forensic Science-High Technology Crime program have been awarded cybersecurity scholarships courtesy of T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm; ISE Talent, an information security recruiting firm; and ICMCP, the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals.
Elizabeth Keyes, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and director of the school's Immigrant Rights Clinic, writes in the ImmigrationProf Blog that the musical Hamilton reminds her of stories from her own immigrant clients - stories of struggle, rejection, and, ultimately, "unabashed glory and pride."
Vital Signs 14, a comprehensive statistical portrait of Baltimore and its neighborhoods produced by the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance and the Jacob France Institute in UB's Merrick School of Business, uses "big data" to spot trends in city employment, housing sales and much more.
Roger Hartley, dean of the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, tells NPR that the hotly contested Baltimore mayor's race and the high number of competitive City Council races indicate a strong desire for new leadership for the city.
In a recent appearance on the Marc Steiner Show, Steven Isberg, associate professor of finance in the Merrick School of Business, offered comments on the disclosure of immoral if not illegal investment activity on the part of many high profile world leaders.
In a feature article about the mayoral candidacy of DeRay Mckesson, the New York Times cites polling conducted by the University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy and The Baltimore Sun as an indicator that Mckesson has not connected with many voters.
Students who are graduating from the University of Baltimore's M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts program will present their thesis projects - books they wrote, designed and produced - on May 7, during the final event in the University of Baltimore's 2016 Spring Reading Series.
In an op-ed in the Daily Record, Diedre Badejo, professor in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, writes that as a group of UB students prepares for a summer trip to Cuba to study its culture and history, it's important to recognize the significance of the nation's new relationship with the island—a time "unparalleled" in either country's history.