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Finance Professor: Activist Investors Take Advantage of Labor Market

Finance Professor: Activist Investors Take Advantage of Labor Market

April 22, 2014

Steve Isberg, associate professor in the Merrick School of Business, tells Buzzfeed that the recent merger deal between Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse shows how activist investors can take advantage of a weak labor market.

Mid-Atlantic Regional Hearing on Voting Rights, April 29

Mid-Atlantic Regional Hearing on Voting Rights, April 29

April 18, 2014

The National Commission on Voting Rights is hosting hearings across the country to understand the current landscape of elections, and a session will be held in the School of Law's Moot Court on April 29. Formal panels of witnesses will represent voting rights organizations, community leaders, and other stakeholders, and voters may speak about their own experiences. Voters from Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C., are encouraged to attend or submit testimony online.

Prof. Kassner: U.S. Had a 'Moral Obligation' to Stop the Killings in Rwanda

Prof. Kassner: U.S. Had a 'Moral Obligation' to Stop the Killings in Rwanda

April 17, 2014

Writing for E-International Relations, a leading website for students and scholars of international relations, the University of Baltimore's Joshua Kassner says the United States and other nations should have intervened during the mass killings that took place in the African nation of Rwanda 20 years ago.

Bioethics Bowl Team from UB Competes Nationally, Finishes with a Record of 2-1-1

Bioethics Bowl Team from UB Competes Nationally, Finishes with a Record of 2-1-1

April 17, 2014

A student team from the University of Baltimore won its first two rounds in the second annual Bioethics Bowl in Chicago, defeating teams from Case Western Reserve University and Dartmouth College before losing to Doral College of Miami in the third round and tying with UCLA in the fourth round. The six students, representing UB's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics, were competing for only the second time.

National Book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon, April 22

National Book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon, April 22

April 14, 2014

Jaimy Gordon, winner of the National Book Award for her novel Lord of Misrule, will read from her works on April 22.

Law Professor: State May Have a Case in Possible Health Exchange Lawsuit

Law Professor: State May Have a Case in Possible Health Exchange Lawsuit

April 14, 2014

Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, tells WBAL-TV that the State of Maryland may have a strong case if it decides to sue its prime contractor over rollout problems for the new health exchange.

Maryland First Lady to Serve as School of Law Commencement Speaker, May 19

Maryland First Lady to Serve as School of Law Commencement Speaker, May 19

April 11, 2014

The Hon. Catherine Curran O'Malley, a University of Baltimore School of Law graduate, Baltimore City District Court judge and Maryland's first lady, will serve as the School of Law's commencement speaker on May 19. Judge O'Malley earned her law degree from the school in 1991.

Documentary Film, The Garden, April 22

Documentary Film, The Garden, April 22

April 11, 2014

UB Green and the Helen P. Denit Honors Program will host a screening of the documentary film The Garden, along with a follow-up discussion, on April 22.

Organizational Legal Health Check-Up, April 12

Organizational Legal Health Check-Up, April 12

April 9, 2014

The University of Baltimore School of Law's Community Development Clinic and the Community Law Center will present a free organizational legal health check-up for community groups and nonprofits on April 12. Free review of governing documents, guidance on applying for tax exemptions, and other helpful solutions will be available.

Montgomery College Students Eligible for UB's New Transfer Access Offer at Universities at Shady Grove

Montgomery College Students Eligible for UB's New Transfer Access Offer at Universities at Shady Grove

April 9, 2014

The University of Baltimore's new Bee Line program, available this fall for students at Montgomery College, offers a new, faster way for students to start earning four-year college credits at the same time they are pursuing their associate degree.

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