Steve Isberg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, tells WBAL-TV that a recent report on the city's employment shortcomings is an outcome of a lack of private investment and long-standing issues with workforce development. Address those issues, he says, and more employers will consider Baltimore as a home for business.
The winners of the University of Baltimore's 2016 Attman Competitive Business Prize event - including the grand prize recipient, Robin Holmes, B.S. '12, and her Deddle's Mini Donuts food truck business - have been announced. Congratulations to all of our finalists!
Marco Savastano, a doctoral candidate from the University of Rome (Sapienza) and a researcher in the growing field of digital technologies, has been named the inaugural fellow for the University of Baltimore's Center for Digital Communication, Commerce and Culture. Savastano is currently focusing his research on the potentially transformative impact of digital manufacturing technologies such as 3D printing and collaborative design on the creation of all kinds of products, especially by smaller companies.
The six finalists for the University of Baltimore's 2016 Attman Competitive Business Prize have been announced. Five current students and one UB alumnus will share their business ideas for a chance to win $15,000 as the competition culminates on Nov. 15.
Seema D. Iyer, associate director of the University of Baltimore's Jacob France Institute and head of its Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance, writes in The Baltimore Sun that a public investment could resolve the city's vast number of unprovided vouchers for housing.