Seema D. Iyer, associate director of the University of Baltimore's Jacob France Institute and head of its Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance, writes in The Baltimore Sun that a public investment could resolve the city's vast number of unprovided vouchers for housing.
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Rhett Hernandez, a retired expert on cybersecurity, will discuss the business threats and opportunities of this looming global issue as a guest of the University of Baltimore's Center for Digital Communication, Commerce and Culture, and the Merrick School of Business and its Merrick Engages speaker series on Nov. 7.
In a new piece for Salon, Assistant Professor Marion Winik, an author and commentator who teaches in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, shares the latest developments in treating Hepatitis C through her own personal experience with the once elusive infection.
Jessica Emerson, J.D. '13, University of Baltimore School of Law clinical law fellow for the school's Human Trafficking Prevention Project, is leading efforts to assist survivors of human trafficking. The clinic just received a major grant from the Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention of Maryland to establish a statewide pro bono network for survivors, in a partnership between the clinic and the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service.
Stephen Janis, author and journalist, will be a guest speaker at the next session of the University of Baltimore's "Divided Baltimore" class on Oct. 31. Janis will give a presentation entitled "The Media, Symbolism and Zero Tolerance."
Bill Bleisch, activist and former Baltimore City Public Schools teacher, will be a guest speaker during the Oct. 24 meeting of UB's "Divided Baltimore" class. The session is free and open to the public.
Five faculty members from the University of Baltimore's M.F.A. program will read from their works on Oct. 24. It's part of the Fall Reading Series presented by UB's Klein Family School of Communications Design.
Artist and community activist Khalil Ismail will perform at the University of Baltimore on Nov. 3, continuing the tradition of black message music with a set of original hip hop and soul music. The performance is part of new UB's "Language of Protest" course.