The University of Baltimore will kick off the Fall 2018 semester on Aug. 21 with its annual Convocation for faculty and staff. President Kurt Schmoke and Provost Darlene Smith will deliver remarks on University initiatives, and guest speaker Jillian Kinzie, associate director of the National Survey of Student Engagement Institute, will present a talk.
Now in its eighth year, the Maryland Certified Public Manager program, available exclusively through the University of Baltimore’s Schaefer Center for Public Policy, has been completely redesigned to meet the changing demands of today’s marketplace.
The third annual Barbara A. Green Memorial Fundraiser - named for Barbara A. Green, a tireless community organizer and champion for the rights of women, people of color, and the citizens of Baltimore - will be held on Sept. 22. Proceeds will go to the Threshold, Inc. Barbara A. Green Scholarship Fund, which will provide college scholarships at the University of Baltimore for inner city Baltimore students and to benefit the Cecil-Kirk Athletic Council/Greenmount Recreation program.
College Choice - a free, consumer-oriented online resource for helping students in their college search - has ranked the University of Baltimore's M.S. in Negotiations and Conflict Management eighth nationwide.
In the wake of a referendum in which voters in Missouri resoundingly rejected a "right to work" statute, University of Baltimore School of Law Prof. Michael Hayes says that future ballot initiatives addressing organized labor issues may be brought before voters in other states.
Beginning Sept. 30, the University of Baltimore School of Law and edX, a premier provider of massive online open courses, will host "The Supreme Court and American Politics," an eight-week self-paced examination of the causes and effects of politics on the nation's top legal institution.
Speaking on the Marc Steiner Show, Joshua Clark Davis, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies, says that in researching his book, From Head Shops to Whole Foods, he realized that starting back in the 1960s, a number of social movements received an unexpected boost from business.
Anais Hibbert, a student in the University of Baltimore's accounting program in the Merrick School of Business, was one of 103 minority college students to graduate from the 2018 American Institute of CPAs Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop. The program is aimed at diversifying the accounting profession and helping candidates succeed at obtaining the CPA license.
The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has started a strategic planning process for the agency. On Aug. 7, the public is invited to attend a Strategic Plan - West Side Community Workshop at the University of Baltimore.