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Law Professor: What is Motivating Coalitions Who Seek to Reform Criminal Justice?

Law Professor: What is Motivating Coalitions Who Seek to Reform Criminal Justice?

February 23, 2015

Quoted in Slate, David Jaros, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law, advises close consideration regarding the motivations of various coalitions that are seeking to reform the criminal justice system.

Criminology Professor Serves as Visiting Researcher on Initiative to Improve Domestic Violence Offender Treatment in Colorado

Criminology Professor Serves as Visiting Researcher on Initiative to Improve Domestic Violence Offender Treatment in Colorado

February 19, 2015

In a study of more than 3,000 domestic violence cases in Colorado, more than half of the offenders with significant risk of re-offending failed to complete their assigned treatment, according to a research paper co-authored by Tara N. Richards, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's School of Criminal Justice in the College of Public Affairs. Richards has spent the past year co-leading a statewide process evaluation for the Domestic Violence Offender Management Board in Colorado.

UB Hosts Community Forum on Improving Relations Between Law Enforcement, Public, Feb. 25

UB Hosts Community Forum on Improving Relations Between Law Enforcement, Public, Feb. 25

February 18, 2015

A public forum and panel discussion, "Policing the Community: Know Your Rights," will be held at the University of Baltimore on Feb. 25. Sponsored by the University's Brotherhood, Mentorship, Achievement, Leadership, and Enterprise Program (BMALE), the event is free and open to the public.

Students in Sustainability Program Featured in Coverage of Efforts to Improve Water Quality

Students in Sustainability Program Featured in Coverage of Efforts to Improve Water Quality

February 17, 2015

Students from the University of Baltimore's Environmental Sustainability and Human Ecology program in the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences are featured in a Fox 45 piece about the continuing effort to clean up the streams that feed into Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

Serial: From Podcast Phenomenon to Law School Mega-Hit

Serial: From Podcast Phenomenon to Law School Mega-Hit

February 13, 2015

The University of Baltimore School of Law drew a standing room only crowd for its Feb. 12 event, "Serial: The Presumption of Guilt." A panel of legal experts honed in on the murder case at the heart of the podcast phenomenon, and exposed law students and the show's fans and critics to the intricacies of storytelling and casemaking.

Business Student's App Helps with a College Essential: Selling Your Stuff

Business Student's App Helps with a College Essential: Selling Your Stuff

February 12, 2015

A student in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business is making waves with his new app that helps students deal with one of the big headaches in life: safely, securely selling the things you don't need.

African-American Arts Festival, Feb. 17-19

African-American Arts Festival, Feb. 17-19

February 12, 2015

As part of the University of Baltimore's recognition of Black History Month, Spotlight UB, along with co-sponsor the Diversity and Culture Center, will host the University's seventh annual African-American Arts Festival, Feb. 17-19.

President Schmoke: 'Let Free Community College Be the New G.I. Bill'

President Schmoke: 'Let Free Community College Be the New G.I. Bill'

February 10, 2015

Speaking on The Marc Steiner Show, University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke discusses the importance of ensuring access and affordability for all who seek a college degree. One way to do that, he says, is to make community college tuition free.

Hoffberger Center Introduces 'Ethics and the Arts' Week, Feb. 16-20

Hoffberger Center Introduces 'Ethics and the Arts' Week, Feb. 16-20

February 9, 2015

The University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics will present its first annual Ethics and the Arts Week, Feb. 16-20. This new initiative is intended to spark discussion about the ethical issues inherent in the purpose, creation, ownership and influence of various forms of art.

Law Professor: Mass Incarceration Is a Failed Policy - Let's Fix It

Law Professor: Mass Incarceration Is a Failed Policy - Let's Fix It

February 3, 2015

In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore School of Law Assistant Professor Colin Starger comments on the reported record number of wrongful convictions overturned in the United States last year. Starger says the justice system is simply "overwhelmed" by a policy of mass incarcerations, and the time is right for reform.

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