Maribeth "Beth" Amyot, formerly of Xavier University, has been named chief financial officer and vice president for administration and finance at the University of Baltimore. In her role at UB, Amyot is responsible for all fiscal matters at the University and several administrative areas, including financial planning, capital and operating budgets, business operations, purchasing administrative services, facilities management, information technology, human resources, and campus safety.
The extensive collection of materials related to gay life in Baltimore - housed in the University of Baltimore's Langsdale Library - is receiving attention from college students who are exploring the city's "gayborhoods."
The University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics will host the 2018 Maryland High School Ethics Bowl competition on Feb. 3. Ten teams from six Maryland high schools will compete.
Value Colleges, a website devoted to finding the country's best values for college majors, has ranked the University of Baltimore's M.S. in Interaction Design and Information Architecture at #33 nationally.
Gordon K. Mantler, author of Power to the Poor and director of Writing in the Disciplines and assistant professor of writing and history at the George Washington University, will serve as the lead speaker for the University of Baltimore's public lecture series on Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People Campaign, on Feb. 5.
Writing in The Baltimore Sun about Hawaii's recent false alarm for an incoming missile, Greg Walsh, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies and director of the M.S. in Interaction Design and Information Architecture program, says that the alarm appears to have been caused by human error and a bad computer interface.
On Jan. 23, the University of Baltimore School of Law will host a panel discussion about the 2012 Unger v. State decision, in which the Maryland Court of Appeals recognized that an instruction long provided by Maryland judges to juries was structurally flawed and fundamentally unfair.
A group of 10 University of Baltimore students - each of whom participated in last September's Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" event on the UB campus - are among dozens of Marylanders whose business ideas are being featured by Startup Maryland on YouTube.