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GBC Presents Sondheim Award to Bogomolny

GBC Presents Sondheim Award to Bogomolny

May 23, 2014

On May 22, the Greater Baltimore Committee presented retiring University of Baltimore President Robert Bogomolny with the Sondheim Public Service Award.

Annual Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training, June 6

Annual Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training, June 6

May 22, 2014

The sixth annual Veterans Legal Assistance Conference and Training will take place on campus on June 6. This one-day session is designed for lawyers, law students, veterans, policy makers and other service professionals.

Winners Announced for Inspired Discoveries Undergraduate Research Day

Winners Announced for Inspired Discoveries Undergraduate Research Day

May 21, 2014

Three University of Baltimore students were declared winners in UB's recent Inspired Discoveries celebration of undergraduate research and creativity.

Law Professor: We Must Find Out Why Children Skip School

Law Professor: We Must Find Out Why Children Skip School

May 15, 2014

In an interview on WMAR-TV, University of Baltimore School of Law Associate Professor Barbara Babb says it is crucial to find out why young students are skipping school if school performance is to improve. Babb serves as director of the school's Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts, which operates the highly touted Truancy Court Program.

Kurt L. Schmoke Appointed President of University of Baltimore

Kurt L. Schmoke Appointed President of University of Baltimore

May 14, 2014

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents announces the board's appointment of Kurt L. Schmoke as president of the University of Baltimore, beginning in July. Schmoke is interim provost and general counsel at Howard University. He served as dean of the Howard University School of Law 2003-12 and as mayor of Baltimore 1987-1999. "Kurt Schmoke has an outstanding record of accomplishments and he understands that the University of Baltimore’s mission is closely aligned with the advancement of the city," said William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland. UB President Robert L. Bogomolny said, "The UB community has made remarkable progress during the past 12 years because of the talent and dedication of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. I am confident that Mr. Schmoke's broad background, significant experience and impressive accomplishments will add to that trajectory."

Law Professor: Court Missed Evidence of Non-Sectarianism

Law Professor: Court Missed Evidence of Non-Sectarianism

May 12, 2014

Reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court quoting from his book about religious freedom, University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Michael Meyerson tells The Baltimore Sun that the court's majority missed an important point: The Framers of the Constitution enshrined non-sectarianism in the document, although they expressed their religious faith in their private and quasi-public dealings with each other.

Spring Commencement, May 22

Spring Commencement, May 22

May 8, 2014

The University of Baltimore will hold commencement ceremonies for its spring 2014 arts and sciences, public affairs and business graduates on May 22 at the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will provide the twin events' keynote address and receive an honorary degree.

Welter Release Party, May 12

Welter Release Party, May 12

May 7, 2014

A publication party and reading for Welter, the University of Baltimore's literary journal, will take place on May 12.

M.F.A. Reading and Publication Party, May 9

M.F.A. Reading and Publication Party, May 9

May 6, 2014

The University of Baltimore's M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts will host its 2014 Graduates Reading and Publication Party on Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m. in the UB Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. Join us for an evening of readings and showings of books produced by the graduates, as well refreshments and end-of-semester camaraderie.

Vital Signs 12 Provides Data Tracking Quality of Life in Baltimore's Neighborhoods

Vital Signs 12 Provides Data Tracking Quality of Life in Baltimore's Neighborhoods

May 5, 2014

Vital Signs 12, a comprehensive statistical portrait of Baltimore and its neighborhoods, marks a new stage for reporting on key "quality of life" indicators. The 12th edition of the report, published by the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance-Jacob France Institute (BNIA-JFI), tracks more than 150 indicators to take the pulse of neighborhood health and vitality.

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