With primaries and elections just around the corner, it's a good time to remind ourselves that University of Baltimore students are nationally known for their voter participation rates. In fact, they earned a gold seal for their track record.
Judy Richardson and Betty Robinson, two prominent veterans of the civil rights movement and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, will speak about their histories in the civil rights movement and connect it to today's ongoing struggles for equality in America, in a talk at the University of Baltimore on March 14.
Peter Edelman, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy and the faculty director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown University Law Center, will present, via Skype, his singular perspective on poverty in the U.S., as the University of Baltimore's semester-long examination of Martin Luther King. Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign continues on March 12.
Five educators from the University of Baltimore have received grants to support the adoption, adaptation and scaling of open educational resources. Funded by the Maryland Open Source Textbook initiative's High-impact OER Mini-Grant Program, the awards are intended to help students save money on textbooks.
University of Baltimore two-time alumna Shilesha Bamberg, B.S. '14, M.S. '17, is featured in a new video on Jemma Everyday, a website that provides information and insights for women in all stages of life.
Writing on OZY, Betsy Boyd, a lecturer in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, tells the story of the surgery that saved the life of her family cat, Stanley. Boyd details the "exorbitant sacrifice" she made for the cat, and the confidence she has that she made the right decision.
Two students from the University of Baltimore are finalists in Startup Maryland's Pitch Across Maryland Competitions. The two - Opeyemi Thomas and James Gerst - have been invited to a March 14 Startup Maryland showcase in Annapolis.