On Sept. 27, local legislators will join the University of Baltimore community for an afternoon conversation on how they are making an impact in their communities and in their profession, and how you can, too. This is an interactive panel featuring City Council members, hosted by Dean of the College of Public Affairs Roger Hartley.
Stacy Stube, B.S. '08, the fashion entrepreneur in residence at the University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, says there are signs of progress in bringing back Baltimore's garment industry. More local designers and manufacturers are making fashion here, and Stube's Fashion Business Weekend is highly popular and growing.
In an op-ed in The Hill, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Kimberly Wehle reacts to the recent news that White House staff have considered invoking the 25th Amendment to have President Donald Trump removed from office. The amendment may be effective, Wehle writes, but "impeachment remains the best bet for addressing fatal problems with an incumbent presidency."
The upcoming Baltimore Book Festival, Sept. 28-30 in the Inner Harbor, will feature a number of University of Baltimore students, alumni and faculty, all of whom have authored their own original works.
Marion Winik, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design and a nationally acclaimed memoirist, writes in her Baltimore Fishbowl column about the new experience of having no children in her home.
Poets Jan Beatty, author of Jackknife: New and Collected Poems and winner of the 2018 Paterson Prize, and Harry Bauld, winner of the New Millennium Writings Award and the Milton Kessler Poetry Prize, will kick off the University of Baltimore's M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts Fall Reading Series on Sept. 24.
On Constitution Day, Sept. 17, the University of Baltimore School of Law will host a panel discussion with Professors Garrett Epps, Michael Higginbotham, and Kimberly Wehle, and moderated by Dean Ronald Weich. The topic, "Trump * Mueller * Kavanaugh: The Constitutional Landscape Ahead," will consider what may result from the policies and actions of the current administration.
Whether you are a poet or just a poetry lover, you won't want to miss a new monthly poetry reading/open mic series, hosted in the newly refurbished University of Baltimore's Bogomolny Library event space. This is a great chance to catch local poets from both the UB and Baltimore community - and an opportunity to step up and try your hand with your own original work.