Faculty in the News - Archive
Saturday, April 30, 2005Professor Michael GreenbergerThe Washington Post
– Schools across the country are revamping curricula and research as they try to keep pace with the changes brought on by the 2001 terrorist attacks and take advantage of a large pool of homeland security money. The changes are driven by legislation and policy, interest from students and faculty, demands from employers, a sense of mission, and billions of dollars in federal support. The Department of Homeland Security plans three new national research centers, including one to study "high-consequence event preparedness and response." Michael Greenberger, JD, director, Center for Health and Homeland Security and professor, School of Law, is hoping his bid from a group of 25 universities will be chosen. [Read More
Thursday, April 28, 2005Fellow Jeffrey Gilberg, JDWBFF-TV
- Jeffrey Gilberg, JD, fellow, Center for Health and Homeland Security, School of Law, discussed one of the latest developments in the U.S. war on terror. The U.S. military has not yet managed to catch Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the top Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist in Iraq. However, they have perhaps snagged the next best thing: his laptop. Gilberg discussed the significance of confiscating the computer, and how it might help U.S. officials in the war on terror.
Wednesday, April 27, 2005Professor Michael GreenbergerWUSA-TV
- Michael Greenberger, JD, professor, School of Law and director of its Center for Health and Homeland Security, %A0was asked why several key recommendations of the 9/11 Commission%A0have not yet been implemented.%A0Among the suggested changes are making more communication channels available to fire and police departments. Greenberger said that broadcasters are reluctant to give up some of their assigned channels to accommodate the recommendation. Greenberger added that another problem is the lack of funding to vulnerable cities such as New York and Washington, D.C. Greenberger also predicted that the color-coded system of terrorism alerts will "wither on the vine."
Monday, April 25, 2005School of LawTIME Magazine
– Martin O'Malley, identified as "attending the University of Maryland's Law School," is one of five individuals selected by TIME magazine as "The 5 Best Big-City Mayors." The article says O'Malley grew up in Washington's Maryland suburbs, but "fell hard for blue-collar Baltimore" while attending the School of Law. [Read More
Friday, April 22, 2005Professor Michael GreengergerABC-TV
- The Zacarias Moussaoui guilty plea was profiled. Moussaoui admitted to being trained by Osama Bin Laden to fly a plane into the White House. Four of the charges to which he entered a guilty plea could carry the death penalty, which Moussaoui said he will "fight with every inch" of his body. Michael Greenberger, JD, professor, School of Law, and director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, said that escaping the death penalty with a jury from a Washington, D.C., jurisdiction, will be difficult.
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