Dr. Catherine G. Gira, whose career took her from a high school English teacher in Cationsville to president of Frostburg State University, died March 26 at Friends House in Sandy Spring. The longtime Columbia resident was 86.
Charles H. Houston Jr., a retired Morgan State University lecturer of American history who kept the legacy of his father's contribution to the civil rights movement alive, died July 15 from Parkinson's disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Pigtown resident was 74.
The Democratic candidates for governor who took part in a forum at the University of Baltimore Tuesday managed to steer clear of the urban mythology that characterized previous events, but some of them made statements that stretched the truth.
We may be tempted to dismiss Betsy Devos' commencement address at UB as typical platitudes. It was, after all. It checked all the boxes of commencement speech characteristics. Yet, as someone who believes that speech matters, I cannot just accept the typical platitudes — especially not from her.
About a year ago, I started the Juvenile Justice Project at the University of Baltimore School of Law. The clinic represents clients who are serving life sentences for crimes that occurred when they were children. The Supreme Court has held that all but the rare "irreparably corrupt" juvenile offender should be given a chance to be released. For most, that opportunity for release will come in the form of a parole hearing. Given that there is no right to counsel in hearings to obtain parole, we
The Faith-Based Development Certificate Program at the University of Baltimore aims to give religious groups the experience and skills they need to build senior centers, childhood education programs and other community projects.