The University of Baltimore's new Robert L. Bogomolny Library is highlighted in the Baltimore Business Journal, in an article that touts its "ultra modern design" and focus on flexibility for student learning and collaboration.
Registration is still open for "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. The course, hosted by the University of Baltimore School of Law and edX—a premier provider of massive online open courses (MOOCs)—begins Sept. 30. Available entirely online at no cost, the course is hosted by Lyle Denniston, longtime Supreme Court reporter, unofficial dean emeritus of the Supreme Court press corps and UB's Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Academic Transformation in the University’s Bank of America Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Technology.
Joe Weinberg, CEO of Cordish Global Gaming and Cordish Global Cities Entertainment, will deliver the fall semester's first Merrick Engages event at the University of Baltimore, "Relentless Innovation: Reinvigorating Communities and Creating New Business Possibilities," on Oct. 3.
Join your fellow University of Baltimore students for a day of service in Baltimore in honor of the Governor's Day to Serve. Participants will choose from two service sites in Southwest Baltimore related to community beautification and sustainability efforts.
On Sept. 27, local legislators will join the University of Baltimore community for an afternoon conversation on how they are making an impact in their communities and in their profession, and how you can, too. This is an interactive panel featuring City Council members, hosted by Dean of the College of Public Affairs Roger Hartley.
Stacy Stube, B.S. '08, the fashion entrepreneur in residence at the University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, says there are signs of progress in bringing back Baltimore's garment industry. More local designers and manufacturers are making fashion here, and Stube's Fashion Business Weekend is highly popular and growing.
In an op-ed in The Hill, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Kimberly Wehle reacts to the recent news that White House staff have considered invoking the 25th Amendment to have President Donald Trump removed from office. The amendment may be effective, Wehle writes, but "impeachment remains the best bet for addressing fatal problems with an incumbent presidency."
The upcoming Baltimore Book Festival, Sept. 28-30 in the Inner Harbor, will feature a number of University of Baltimore students, alumni and faculty, all of whom have authored their own original works.