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'Challenge' Competition Crowns UB's Top Entrepreneurs

'Challenge' Competition Crowns UB's Top Entrepreneurs

April 22, 2015

Seven students were named winners of the University of Baltimore's third annual Rise to the Challenge competition, with judges from the world of start-ups and small businesses assessing the merits of their various business proposals on April 16. The competition is an opportunity for students from across campus to describe their business concepts as they would to a venture capital executive, a potential customer, or even to a skeptical stranger. The winners take home a cash prize and offers of in-kind services.

Business Students Take on Real-Life Case Study Challenge from Verizon

Business Students Take on Real-Life Case Study Challenge from Verizon

April 22, 2015

A group of five students from the UB/Towson MBA program are the winners of real-life case study sponsored by Verizon. The challenge was to work together in an online environment, develop an in-depth analysis and solution for a business problem.

Finance Professor: Investor Group's Plans for DuPont Will Have 'Multiplier Effect'

Finance Professor: Investor Group's Plans for DuPont Will Have 'Multiplier Effect'

April 21, 2015

Interviewed as part of a major Delaware News Journal article on the impact of activist investors' plans to restructure DuPont, University of Baltimore Associate Professor of Finance Steve Isberg says a "multiplier effect" will ripple across the region's economy.

Jacob France Institute Official: Retention is Best Strategy for City Growth

Jacob France Institute Official: Retention is Best Strategy for City Growth

April 20, 2015

Seema Iyer, associate director of the University of Baltimore's Jacob France Institute, tells The Baltimore Sun that the city's most effective strategy for population growth involves retaining those families who already live in Baltimore.

University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation

University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation

April 16, 2015

The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programs.

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