Seven University of Baltimore students and alumni have been selected as finalists in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation's fourth annual "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition, an opportunity to show new ideas and concepts for businesses before an audience of consumers and entrepreneurial experts. The event will take place on April 21.
The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy recently completed training sessions for approximately 3,000 election judges. These officials staff polling places throughout Baltimore City during elections, ensuring that voting runs smoothly and efficiently.
Writing in Forbes, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Charles Tiefer highlights a proposal that would shutter Veterans Affairs and replace it with private service providers. The plan pits those who would reform the agency against those who would close it down in favor of the private sector.
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will join University of Baltimore School of Law students and leadership for a discussion on the importance of a "fully functional" Supreme Court and the responsibilities of the Senate and president in regards to the court's operations on April 8. The session is open to the public.
"The consideration of Supreme Court nominee Chief Judge Merrick Garland is not a matter for the next president and the next Congress – it is a matter for this president and this Congress," Cardin said.
The University of Baltimore, in partnership with the Student Government Association, is developing a Campus Pantry that meets the immediate needs of hunger on campus. The pantry will open in a secure, convenient campus location this fall.
Joshua Kassner, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies, writes in The Baltimore Sun that the use of the word "war" in the fight against terrorism is a mistake - one that may make it difficult to deal with a threat like ISIS.
The Women Presidents' Organization, an international peer advisory group for women who lead million-dollar companies, will join with the University of Baltimore to host a free workshop for women entrepreneurs on April 6.
Do you have a favorite poem? Now you can share it, as part of UB's celebration of National Poetry Month. Bring your all-time favorite bit of poetic writing to our live reading event on April 6, and join our crowd in loving the written word.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will host a two-day conference, "The Fate of Scholarship in American Law Schools," beginning March 31. Keynote speakers include Jack M. Balkin, Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School; and Kellye Y. Testy, the 2016 Association of American Law Schools president and the Toni Rembe Dean Professor at the University of Washington School of Law.