"We are extremely honored that Vice President Biden, Justice Kagan, Gov. O'Malley and other special guests will join the UB community in celebrating the opening of the new Angelos Law Center," said Robert L. Bogomolny, University of Baltimore President.
What: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan will join Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Robert M. Bell and a list of state, local and federal officials and legal luminaries for several grand opening events for the new John and Frances Angelos Law Center, home to the University of Baltimore School of Law. Learn more about the new Angelos Law Center.
The new facility will retain the name of the University's existing law building, which was named for the parents of UB School of Law alumnus Peter Angelos, LL.B. '61. Angelos contributed $15 million to the law center project as part of UB's successful effort in raising $22 million in private funding. The total cost of the project estimated $112 million.
When: Throughout the month of April 2013, a number of invitation-only and public events will take place to mark the building's debut:
- Preview celebration on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 featuring remarks by Vice President Biden and Gov. O’Malley.
- Ribbon cutting on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 for the UB community, neighbors and guests.
- Grand opening celebration, on April 30, 2013 featuring remarks by Justice Kagan, Chief Judge Bell and UB School of Law Dean Ronald Weich.
Who: These events will offer guests an opportunity to have a first look inside the building, which is nearing completion after more than two years of construction.
Where: The center, located at the northeast intersection of North Charles Street and Mount Royal Avenue in midtown Baltimore, said to be a national model for sustainable architecture and forward-thinking perspectives on legal education and a new landmark for both the University and the city.
Did you know? The new John and Frances Angelos Law Center was designed by world-renowned architect Stefan Behnisch of Behnisch Architekten in Stuttgart, Germany and Boston, Massachussets in partnership with Baltimore's Ayers/Saint/Gross, the building marks a new era for the University of Baltimore and for its many supporters.