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UB OPENS AT 10 A.M. TODAY - ORIENTATION TO BE HELD

The University of Baltimore will open at 10 a.m. today, Jan. 24. All classes and events beginning at 10 a.m. or later will be held. Essential personnel must report.

ORIENTATION WILL BEGIN AT 10 A.M. DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

10-10:15 a.m.: Check In – Students immediately enter the Moot Courtroom as they check in at the John and Frances Angelos Law Center, first floor

10:30-10:40 a.m.: Abbreviated Welcome and Instruction with Michael Campitelli – Assistant Director, Admission Angelos Law Center, Moot Courtroom

10:50-12:20 p.m.: Academic Orientations:

  • Merrick School of Business – William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, M. Scot Kaufman Auditorium
  • College of Arts and Sciences – Learning Commons, Town Hall
  • College of Public Affairs – UB Student Center, Wright Theater

12:30-1:15 p.m.: Lunch:

  • MSB and CPA – Business Center Atrium
  • CAS – Learning Commons lobby
  • International Student Meeting and Lunch: Wendy Burgess, director, International Services Business Center, Room 143

1:25-2:10 p.m.: Presentations in Angelos Law Center, Moot Courtroom:

  • Student Affairs: Shelia Burkhalter – Associate Vice President, Student Affairs
  • Office of Technology Services: Dave Bobart – Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Office of Technology Services

2:20-2:50 p.m.: Breakout Session 1: Academic Success – Langsdale Library, Achievement and Learning Center, Center for Educational Access; held in Angelos Law Center, Rooms 202, 603, 802:

2:55-3:25 p.m.: Breakout Session 2: Career and Professional Development Center; held in Angelos Law Center, Rooms 202, 603, 802

3:30-4 p.m.: Breakout Session 3: About UB – Financial Aid, UB Police Department; held in Angelos Law Center, Rooms 202, 603, 802

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Expert on Issues in Academic Profession Hosted by College of Arts and Sciences, Feb. 19

KerryAnn O'Meara, associate professor of higher education at the University of Maryland, College Park and an expert in academic reward systems, faculty professional growth and careers, and faculty civic and community engagement, will give two talks at the University of Baltimore on Thursday, Feb. 19 as a guest of the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series.

O'Meara, who also serves as affiliate faculty in women's studies and co-principal investigator and co-director of the UMD ADVANCE program at College Park, will speak on "Organizing for Life-Work Balance in Faculty Careers" from 1-2 p.m. that day, and on "Regarding Engaged Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities," from 4-5 p.m. Both talks will take place in Room 1201 in the University of Baltimore School of Law's John and Frances Angelos Law Center, 1401 N. Charles St. The talks are free and open to all University of Baltimore faculty, staff, students and alumni.  

Learn more about O'Meara.

Learn more about UB's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business, the UB School of Law and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.

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Experiential Learning Showcase, Feb. 3

The University of Baltimore's first annual Experiential Learning Showcase—an opportunity for students to share experiential learning projects in a brief presentation to peers, staff, faculty, parents, and alumni—will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bogomolny Room in the UB Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

More than a dozen students will share their experiential learning projects, in categories including Research and Project-Based Learning, Internship, Study Abroad/Global Field Study, Community Engagement, and Service Learning. Also, a panel of University of Baltimore alumni who participated in experiential learning will describe how this experience impacted their lives and their education.

Participating students and their projects include:

  • Megan Hester: "Cultural Resource Management"
  • Janine Branch: "Sustainable Development and Aid Effectiveness in Haiti"
  • Amber Conklin: "Urbanization at Its Finest"
  • Kerrin Smith, Christopher Warman, Chloe McDaniel, and Courtney Smith: "Armagh Projects 2012-14"
  • Rumeal Mosley: "The Impact of Perception"
  • Paxton Tibbins, Lillian Wong, Nicole Hedgecoth, Jewel Benford and Kevin Wellons: "Busboys and Poets"
  • Hank Jones and Gregory Mears: "Modular Design in Game Development"
  • Sarah Peters: "Domestic Violence Intake"
  • Christine Wertz and Taylor Peck: "A Bridge to Belize"
  • Jenelle Azore: "Battlefarm: An Agricultural Boardgame"

Beginning at 1 p.m. a panel discussion will feature the following alumni:

  • Syed H. Ali, B.S. '14
  • Tkeyah Lake, B.S. '14
  • Colin Rau, B.S. '13
  • John Zuknick, B.S. '12, M.B.A. '14

Following the panel, these students will present their projects:

  • Ariane Tiani-Kameni: "Self-Formatted Project: Cure Sickle Disease"
  • Stephanie Danesie: "Genealogy Project: The Life of Stephen Yancura"
  • Gisella Preziosa: "Colors in Games"
  • Jordan Borkoski: "Comparing Jones Falls Samples' Water Quality, Aquatic Diversity, and Bacterial Concentration"
  • Sonce Reese: "Community Collaboration Fellowship"

The Experiential Learning Showcase is sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Office of Alumni Relations, and the Office of Academic Innovation.

Learn more about UB's Career Events.

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business, the UB School of Law and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.

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Law Clinic Students Sworn in as Student Attorneys

On Jan. 15, 92 clinic students in the University of Baltimore School of Law were sworn in to practice as student attorneys. Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Shirley Watts conducted the ceremony. Under the supervision of experienced attorneys, the students are allowed to practice as student attorneys under Rule 16 of the Rules Governing Admission to the Bar of Maryland.

Learn more about UB's law clinics.

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Four Faculty Members Join Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences

Four faculty members are joining the University of Baltimore's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences:

  • Kathleen Beauchesne, a research fellow in the Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences
  • John Donahue, assistant professor in the Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences
  • Joshua Clark Davis, assistant professor in the Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies
  • Alyssa Dietz, a lecturer in the Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences

These new educators will join their colleagues in challenging and inspiring UB students.

Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences.

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business, the UB School of Law and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.

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A Warm Welcome and UB Swag Swap

A Warm Welcome
9-11 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.
Gordon Plaza

Kick off your spring semester with hot chocolate and giveaways.

co-sponsored by the Student Events Board

UB Swag Swap
9-11 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.

Gordon Plaza

Get geared up for the spring semester by trading clothing from another university for free UB swag.
co-sponsored by Competitive Sports
 

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We CARE: Hot Chocolate Connections

Enjoy hot chocolate while learning why community, accountability, responsibility and excellence (CARE) are essential to your success.
-sponsored by the Office of Community Life and the Dean of Students

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It's On Us Pledge-a-thon

Pledge to support the It's On Us campaign, a White House initiative to raise awareness of sexual assault prevention.

-sponsored by the UB Student Government Association

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We CARE: Hot Chocolate Connections

Enjoy hot chocolate while learning why community, accountability, responsibility and excellence (CARE) are essential to your success.
-sponsored by the Office of Community Life and the Dean of Students

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We CARE: University Expectations Trivia Game

Test your knowledge of student policies and procedures essential to your success.  The first 100 participants will receive a prize; play all three days for a chance to win the grand prize!

-sponsored by the Office of Community Life and Dean of Students