• Schmoke Reflects on the Power of Opportunity

    University of Baltimore president and former Baltimore mayor talks about education, housing, racism, and more in the President’s Panel on Politics and Policy.

  • Kendi Delivers Message on How to Be Anti-Racist

    Being an anti-racist involves much more than simply declaring, “I’m not a racist,” author and historian Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, MA, says duirng the President’s Panel on Politics and Policy.

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  • Steele Sees ‘Vibrancy’ in Election Results

    Former Maryland lieutenant governor Michael Steele, JD, provided his analysis of the 2020 election in the President’s Panel on Politics and Policy.

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April 29, 2021  |  University of Baltimore president and former Baltimore mayor talks about education, housing, racism, and more as guest in latest edition of President’s Panel on Politics and Policy.

February 2, 2021  |  Dr. Chen will serve a four-year term on the advisory committee that sets recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines and other immunization practices for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

February 1, 2021  |  Research in Baltimore and College Park tackles critical issues in the state of Maryland and globally.

January 29, 2021  |  On the Jan. 28 edition of Virtual Face to Face with President Bruce Jarrell, Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott discusses his plans to make the city safer, cleaner, better educated, and more equitable.

January 16, 2021  |  On the Jan. 14 edition of “Virtual Face to Face with President Bruce Jarrell”: The state of COVID-19 vaccine distribution.