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Prof. Cohen: You Can Overcome 'Filler Words' in Everyday Speech

Prof. Cohen: You Can Overcome 'Filler Words' in Everyday SpeechJuly 26, 2016
Steven Cohen, assistant professor in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, tells the website Quartz that the human tendency to use "filler words" such as "uh" and "um" in everyday speech can be overcome. Doing so can have a dramatic effect on how people perceive a speaker, Cohen says.

JFI Director: State's Low Unemployment Trend May 'Bounce Around'

JFI Director: State's Low Unemployment Trend May 'Bounce Around'July 25, 2016
Richard Clinch, director of the Jacob France Institute in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, tells the Baltimore Sun that the state's recent gains in employment may not show steady progress, given uncertainties such as Maryland's aging workforce.

Middle School Students Try Their Hand at Law School

Middle School Students Try Their Hand at Law SchoolJuly 22, 2016
Middle school students taking part in Higher Achievement Baltimore's six-week Summer Academy gathered at the University of Baltimore's John and Frances Angelos Law Center on July 22 for a discussion of professional ethics, moot court arguments and meetings with UB law students, faculty and staff. Many of these students go on to top high schools and nearly 95 percent progress to college.

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Last Published 5/4/16