Monthly Archives: January 2016

New report on city development emphasizes human rights

The Baltimore Housing Roundtable this week released a report, “Community + Land + Trust: Tools for Development Without Displacement,” that details how Baltimore’s development policies have failed to create affordable housing and jobs with decent salaries for low-income residents. The … Continue reading

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UB to reopen Thursday, operate on normal schedule

The University of Baltimore will open on time tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 28) and will operate on a normal schedule.

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Update: University to remain closed on Wednesday

The University of Baltimore will NOT reopen tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan. 27). The University will remain closed as the city continues to clear the streets. All UB classes and events scheduled for Wednesday are canceled.

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Intrepid colleagues battle cabin fever, shovel, vainly seek plows

Below are photos from UB law faculty and staff taken before, during and after the Great Blizzard of 2016. However, the photo of Professor Dave Jaros is a blatant fake. Send pictures to Hope Keller at hkeller@ubalt.edu.  

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UB to remain closed on Tuesday as snow cleanup continues

The University of Baltimore will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. All events on campus are canceled. Stay tuned for updates.  

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UB law clinic focuses on new development approach in city

The University of Baltimore Community Development Clinic, along with the University of Maryland School of Law Community Development Clinic and the University of Maryland Social Work Community Outreach Service, will celebrate the release of a white paper on innovative urban … Continue reading

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Snowpocalypse 2016: UB closed Monday

The University of Baltimore will be closed Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. See earlier blog post for link to sign up for UB text alerts.

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Remove Confederate statue, Professor Steve Grossman urges

Dean Julius Isaacson Professor of Law Steven Grossman contributed a Jan. 20 op-ed to The Baltimore Sun endorsing a task force’s recommendation that a statue of the Confederacy’s top two generals be removed from Baltimore. In “Monuments should reflect today’s … Continue reading

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UB to close at noon Friday as blizzard bears down

With a monster blizzard bearing down on the city, the University of Baltimore announced it would close tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 22) at noon. All classes and events after noon are canceled. The University will remain closed throughout the weekend. Anyone … Continue reading

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Professor Tiefer on city’s body-camera contract with Taser

Professor Charles Tiefer, quoted in a Jan. 19 Sun story, said it was “odd” that Baltimore officials had awarded a body-camera contract to Taser International without knowing how much the company would charge. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced this week that Taser … Continue reading

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