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UB's Schaefer Center Authors State Report on Charter Schools

UB's Schaefer Center Authors State Report on Charter Schools

December 18, 2014

The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy authored a report for the Maryland General Assembly on the process for approving charter schools.

President Schmoke: 'There May Be an Opening to Cuba'

President Schmoke: 'There May Be an Opening to Cuba'

December 17, 2014

In an interview on WJZ-TV concerning news about the release of Alan Gross, an American being held in Cuba, followed by an announcement that the United States is seeking to normalize relations with the island nation, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke says there is potential for the two countries to move beyond their Cold War stance.

'Monday CAN-Do': Help UB Donate to the Maryland Food Bank on Dec. 15

'Monday CAN-Do': Help UB Donate to the Maryland Food Bank on Dec. 15

December 11, 2014

As the University of Baltimore's annual food drive continues toward its goal of 10,000 items to be donated to the Maryland Food Bank, we hope you'll join us on Dec. 15 for "Monday CAN-Do," our final push before the campaign ends next week.

President Schmoke: Politics Can't Hamper Improved Relations with Cuba

President Schmoke: Politics Can't Hamper Improved Relations with Cuba

December 8, 2014

In a letter to The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke encourages the release of Alan Gross, an American being held in Cuba, and says the process must be seen as a humanitarian issue, not a political one.

Accounting Professor Co-Authors Study of Corporate Disclosures of Audit Fees

Accounting Professor Co-Authors Study of Corporate Disclosures of Audit Fees

December 5, 2014

A study co-authored by the University of Baltimore's Mikhail Pevzner, associate professor in the Merrick School of Business, determines that speeding up the process through which corporations must disclose auditing fees could alert investors to possible problems with a company's accounting practices.

Criminal Justice Professor Receives New Scholar Award

Criminal Justice Professor Receives New Scholar Award

December 1, 2014

Tara N. Richards, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's School of Criminal Justice in the College of Public Affairs, is the 2014 recipient of the New Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology's Division on Women and Crime.

Student Awareness of Henrietta Lacks Story Forms Basis for Sophomore Seminar

Student Awareness of Henrietta Lacks Story Forms Basis for Sophomore Seminar

November 26, 2014

An opening reception for an extensive University of Baltimore student-based research project on the life of Henrietta Lacks - a black Baltimore woman whose cells were taken without consent in the 1950s and later used by research universities and for-profit pharmaceutical companies to develop vaccines - will be held on Dec. 1. The event, which will feature papers and other scholarship on Lacks, is free and open to the public.

Law Professor: How Can Maryland Immigrants Benefit from Reform?

Law Professor: How Can Maryland Immigrants Benefit from Reform?

November 24, 2014

In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, Elizabeth Keyes, director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at the University of Baltimore School of Law, writes that President Obama's announcement about reforms on immigration policy are an opportunity to improve the lives of many immigrants living in Maryland.

President Schmoke Comments on His Recent Trip to Cuba

President Schmoke Comments on His Recent Trip to Cuba

November 21, 2014

In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke discusses his recent trip to Cuba, and outlines an effort to normalize relations between the United States and the island nation.

Criminal Justice Professor: Use Caution When Considering Societal Impact of Serial Murderers

Criminal Justice Professor: Use Caution When Considering Societal Impact of Serial Murderers

November 20, 2014

Speaking on HuffPost Live, University of Baltimore Criminal Justice Professor Jeffrey Ian Ross says it's important for the public to be skeptical when the media make news about serial killers - for example, this week's coverage of Charles Manson's plans to get married.

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