The University of Baltimore and the Enoch Pratt Free Library are launching a new author speaker series this month called Pratt Library & UB Live! While the Pratt's Central Library undergoes a renovation project, UB will host several of the library's author events.
Niche.com has named the University of Baltimore the ideal location for a college campus in Maryland. UB's diversity, plus its close proximity to nightlife, the relative affordability of nearby housing and other quality-of-life factors made it the best in a student survey.
The Nov. 2 edition of UB's class, "Divided Baltimore: How Did We Get Here? Where Do We Go?," will feature guest lecturers focused on the role of government in solving the problem of segregation. The class is free and open to the public.
Ting Zhang, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, has received a grant from the Ewing Marion Kaufmann Foundation to explore the connections between aging and entrepreneurship.
The ninth annual Fall HEROES Academy will be held on campus on Oct. 30. University of Baltimore staff and faculty volunteers will host area sophomore high school students on campus for a day of special programming.
College of Public Affairs Fulbright Scholar in Residence José Florencio Fernández Santillán, whose research focuses on the political process, social reforms, and the rule of law in Mexico, will deliver a lecture, "Social Violence and Criminality: A Comparison Between Baltimore and Mexico," on Nov. 10.
The Oct. 26 edition of UB's class, "Divided Baltimore: How Did We Get Here? Where Do We Go?," will examine the ways that media report on the topic of segregation. It will feature guest lecturers Adam Marton from The Baltimore Sun and A. Adar Ayira from Associated Black Charities. The class is free and open to the public.
The University of Baltimore School of Law, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and the Maryland State Bar Association are among the sponsors of a daylong conference, "Innovations in Family Dispute Resolution," to be held Nov. 13 at the University of Maryland law school.