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Schaefer Center Prepares 2,400 Election Workers for Upcoming Election

Schaefer Center Prepares 2,400 Election Workers for Upcoming Election

September 22, 2014

With the fall election fast approaching, experts in the University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy in the College of Public Affairs are busy preparing more than 2,400 election judges to run the Baltimore's 296 polling centers on Nov. 4.

President Schmoke Hails Calvin Coolidge as 'Overlooked' Figure in Fight for Racial Equality

President Schmoke Hails Calvin Coolidge as 'Overlooked' Figure in Fight for Racial Equality

September 18, 2014

In an interview in Massachusetts Matters, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke discusses the importance of Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, in redressing racial injustice during his time in office in the early 20th century.

'Future of the Symphony' Conference at UB, Sept. 27-28

'Future of the Symphony' Conference at UB, Sept. 27-28

September 18, 2014

The Future Symphony Institute—a new Baltimore-based consortium of experts who are exploring the ways that music in the classical tradition can continue to be relevant and essential in the coming decades—will hold its first-ever international conference at the University of Baltimore on Sept. 27-28.

Law Professor's New Book Covers Origins of American Law

Law Professor's New Book Covers Origins of American Law

September 18, 2014

University of Baltimore School of Law Professor John Bessler's new book, The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution, tells the little-known story of the origins of U.S. law—how an 18th-century philosophical work by a 26-year-old Italian thinker, Cesare Beccaria, became a pre-Revolutionary War bestseller in the American states and profoundly influenced the authors of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution and early American laws.

International Law Center Marks 20th Anniversary

International Law Center Marks 20th Anniversary

September 17, 2014

Festivities for the 20th anniversary of the University of Baltimore School of Law's Center for International and Comparative Law will take place on Sept. 18-19.

Business School Professor Ranked as a Global Leader in Research in Mobile Information Technology for Business

Business School Professor Ranked as a Global Leader in Research in Mobile Information Technology for Business

September 16, 2014

Eusebio Scornavacca, the John and Margaret Thompson Professor of Management Information Systems in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, is among the world's top authorities on the continuing evolution of mobile business, according to research conducted for the 13th annual International Conference on Mobile Business.

First-of-Its-Kind Course to Examine 'Universe' of Cinematic Storytelling, Perspectives in Ongoing Marvel Films

First-of-Its-Kind Course to Examine 'Universe' of Cinematic Storytelling, Perspectives in Ongoing Marvel Films

September 16, 2014

A new University of Baltimore course, to be offered in spring 2015, will scrutinize the intricately plotted world of Marvel films—the Iron Man, Thor and Captain America series, characters from the Avengers, and now the Guardians of the Galaxy movie, which is widely expected to be the highest grossing film of 2014. The course, "Media Genres: Media Marvels," will examine how Marvel's series of interconnected films and television shows, plus related media and comic book sources and Joseph Campbell's monomyth of the "hero's journey," offer important insights into modern culture.

President Schmoke on WYPR: 'UB Will Continue to Grow'

President Schmoke on WYPR: 'UB Will Continue to Grow'

September 15, 2014

In an appearance on WYPR's Maryland Morning program, University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke says UB will continue to grow as it has over the past decade, meeting the needs of a variety of student populations.

Soprano Buonaiuto Kicks Off Fall Season at UB, Sept. 18

Soprano Buonaiuto Kicks Off Fall Season at UB, Sept. 18

September 11, 2014

Soprano Danielle Buonaiuto and pianist Bethany Pietroniro will perform a range of music to the poetry of ee cummings, as the University of Baltimore's live performance series, Spotlight UB, kicks off its fall 2014 season on Sept. 18.

UB Welcomes Startup Maryland Bus Stop and Rally, Sept. 18

UB Welcomes Startup Maryland Bus Stop and Rally, Sept. 18

September 11, 2014

Now in its third year, Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" bus tour will stop for a rally and business pitch session at the University of Baltimore on Sept. 18. Budding entrepreneurs from the University of Baltimore and beyond—specifically, winners of the University's Rise to the Challenge Pitch Competition and the UB Entrepreneurship Fellows—will have a chance to share their ideas and concepts for new businesses with several successful business leaders.

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