U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar will speak at the University of Baltimore on Feb. 20. The talk, "A Dialogue on the Future of the U.S. Securities Regulation," is co-hosted by the Merrick School of Business and the UB School of Law.
Steve Isberg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, writes in The Baltimore Sun that this month's extreme volatility in the stock market is eye-opening - but something that was bound to happen given long-standing the economic conditions. The real question, he says, is whether these losses can be managed if more bad news comes to pass.
Three direct participants in the 1968 Poor People's Campaign - the University of Baltimore's Lenneal Henderson, the Center for Emerging Media's Marc Steiner, and Robert Houston, whose first professional assignment was to photograph the campaign in Washington, D.C. - will discuss the campaign both as an occurrence of its time and also as a harbinger of the activism of the present day.
The University of Baltimore Career and Professional Development Center will be accepting donations for an upcoming Career Closet Pop-Up Shop. From Feb. 12-23, donations of professional business attire will be accepted from alumni, professionals, faculty, staff and students.
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.