Two students from the University of Baltimore are finalists in Startup Maryland's Pitch Across Maryland Competitions. The two - Opeyemi Thomas and James Gerst - have been invited to a March 14 Startup Maryland showcase in Annapolis.
A strong rapport between student and professor is among the most rewarding outcomes of the higher education experience. For Michelle Thomas, MBA '17, what began as a classroom interaction with her in-class team and her professor in a fully-online class has opened the door to a world of potential in a growing business field that is looking more and more like a new frontier.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar will speak at the University of Baltimore on Feb. 20. The talk, "A Dialogue on the Future of the U.S. Securities Regulation," is co-hosted by the Merrick School of Business and the UB School of Law.
Steve Isberg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, writes in The Baltimore Sun that this month's extreme volatility in the stock market is eye-opening - but something that was bound to happen given long-standing the economic conditions. The real question, he says, is whether these losses can be managed if more bad news comes to pass.
A group of 10 University of Baltimore students - each of whom participated in last September's Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" event on the UB campus - are among dozens of Marylanders whose business ideas are being featured by Startup Maryland on YouTube.