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Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences

Accomplishments

Just a little bit of bragging about our faculty, staff, students and alumni.

  • Haitham Alkhateeb (Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies), professor, was named Advisor of the Year at the 2015 Eubie Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes Alkhateeb's dedication to working with UB's Muslim Student Association to provide them with support, guidance and leadership.
  • Steve Matanle (Klein Family School of Communications Design), associate professor, was awarded a Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) 2015 Individual Artist Award for playwriting. Matanle will receive a grant for $3,000 to honor his achievement and support further advancement in his career.

  • Julie Simon (Klein Family School of Communications Design), associate professor, won this year's University System of Maryland Foundation (USMF) Annual Report cover competition. Her image, "Carnival: 9:29:09" will be featured on this year's USMF annual report cover.

  • Greg Walsh (Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies), assistant professor, was awarded a $42,000 Google Faculty Research Award to support his intergenerational design team, KidsteamUB.
     
  • The University of Baltimore has been selected as one of 75 institutions nationwide to participate in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Assessment in Action program. This opportunity is funded in large part by a grant that ACRL received from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The grant will support the design, implementation and evaluation of a program to strengthen the competencies of librarians in campus leadership and data-informed advocacy. UB will be engaged in planning for, collecting and analyzing assessment data for 14-months. The UB team includes several College of Arts and Sciences faculty, including Natalie Burclaff, Mike Kiel, Beverly Schneller (associate provost), Paul Walsh (director of instructional technology), John Goshert and Catherine Johnson. Learn more about the program.