A student from the University of Baltimore’s School of Criminal Justice will receive financial support from the Maryland Law Enforcement Officers, Inc., a private non-profit organization based in Baltimore and dedicated to the promotion of best practices, efficiencies and crime-prevention measures throughout the state.
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Steven D. Cohen, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, tells the website Quartz that the human tendency to use "filler words" such as "uh" and "um" in everyday speech can be overcome. Doing so can have a dramatic effect on how people perceive a speaker, Cohen says.
Richard Clinch, director of the Jacob France Institute in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, tells the Baltimore Sun that the state's recent gains in employment may not show steady progress, given uncertainties such as Maryland's aging workforce.
Middle school students taking part in Higher Achievement Baltimore's six-week Summer Academy gathered at the University of Baltimore's John and Frances Angelos Law Center on July 22 for a discussion of professional ethics, moot court arguments and meetings with UB law students, faculty and staff. Many of these students go on to top high schools and nearly 95 percent progress to college.
Writing in U.S. News & World Report, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Dionne Koller says that the leaders of international sport must overhaul their governance structure and rules to "sincerely promote clean, authentic competition."
Baltimore Data Day: Democratizing Access to Data for Neighborhoods, a one-day conference designed to help city leaders expand their abilities to use technology and data for the improvement of local communities, will be held on July 22 at the University of Baltimore. The conference will bring together community organizations, nonprofit agencies, civic and faith-based institutions, and government entities.
Andrea Cantora, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's School of Criminal Justice, attended the inaugural convening of the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program on July 19 in Washington, D.C. The program allows incarcerated students to receive federal Pell Grant funding for postsecondary education. In June, the U.S. Department of Education announced that UB was among 69 selected colleges and universities that, through the aegis of program, will provide postsecondary education to nearly 12,000 students in more than 100 state and federal prisons nationwide.
The University of Baltimore, its College of Public Affairs and the Jacob France Institute in its Merrick School of Business are serving as the lead university partner to facilitate the United Nations' Sustainable Cities Initiative for Baltimore. Now the group has announced 16 goals for the city and is soliciting feedback through a series of brief surveys.