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Triforce Quartet Swoops In to UB, Nov. 20

Triforce Quartet Swoops In to UB, Nov. 20

November 9, 2014

The Triforce Quartet - a Washington, D.C.-based group known for their intriguing, classical music-based arrangements of compositions for popular video games - will perform at the University of Baltimore on Nov. 20. This collaboration between Spotlight UB and the UB student-led Digital Designers Guild will also serve as a fundraiser for the Child's Play Charity Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides toys, books and games to hospitalized children.

Spotlight UB Presents Students' 'Snapshots,' Nov. 13

Spotlight UB Presents Students' 'Snapshots,' Nov. 13

November 7, 2014

Spotlight UB will present "Snapshots," a series of memoir monologues written and performed by students in the ARTS 297- Performing Monologue course, on Nov. 13.

UB Graduate Advances in Criminal Justice Field

UB Graduate Advances in Criminal Justice Field

November 6, 2014

Jennifer Burton, B.S. '10, M.S. '14, a crime analyst for the Frederick Police Department, tells WJZ-TV how she leveraged her University of Baltimore education into a successful career with tremendous potential.

UB Hosts Invitational Moot Court Competition for Maryland High Schools, Nov. 8

UB Hosts Invitational Moot Court Competition for Maryland High Schools, Nov. 8

November 5, 2014

Students from 12 Maryland high schools will take part in the fourth annual Maryland Invitational Moot Court Competition, to be held Saturday, Nov. 8 in the University of Baltimore's John and Frances Angelos Law Center.

Schaefer Center for Public Policy to Conduct Statewide Study of Voters' Wait Times in Wake of 2014 Election

Schaefer Center for Public Policy to Conduct Statewide Study of Voters' Wait Times in Wake of 2014 Election

November 4, 2014

The University of Baltimore's Schaefer Center for Public Policy will conduct a study on voter wait times for the Maryland State Board of Elections, following the 2014 general election. The study, headed by John T. Willis, a Schaefer Center Faculty Fellow and executive in residence in the University's College of Public Affairs, will use a research team to collect wait-time data at 20-30 polling places on Election Day.

Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 17-23, Celebrated at UB with Student Business Competitions, Discussions and More

Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 17-23, Celebrated at UB with Student Business Competitions, Discussions and More

November 3, 2014

The University of Baltimore will celebrate the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 17-23, an international recognition of the creators, investors and supporters who drive economic growth and improve lives everywhere through small businesses and start-ups. UB and its Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will host a series of activities to mark the occasion, encouraging students through business competitions, bringing in entrepreneurial leaders who will talk about their successes and challenges, and demonstrating how education and entrepreneurship go hand in hand.

Three UB Alumnae Among Sun's '50 Women to Watch'

Three UB Alumnae Among Sun's '50 Women to Watch'

October 30, 2014

Three alumnae from the University of Baltimore are among the Baltimore Sun's "50 Women to Watch," a list generated by the newspaper's readers as well as local leaders and newsmakers to determine the area's "most intriguing movers and shakers of 2014."

Economics Professor: Building Community is Essential to City's Future

Economics Professor: Building Community is Essential to City's Future

October 29, 2014

Seema Iyer, associate director of the University of Baltimore's Jacob France Institute and a research assistant professor in the Merrick School of Business, tells the Baltimore Sun that the economic development of Baltimore is critically dependent on the success of efforts to create new communities, both within and across existing neighborhoods.

'Veterans' Voices' Offers Chance for Veterans to Talk About Their Military Experiences, Nov. 10

'Veterans' Voices' Offers Chance for Veterans to Talk About Their Military Experiences, Nov. 10

October 23, 2014

"Veterans' Voices," a University of Baltimore community-wide discussion featuring veterans sharing their many and varied experiences in the military, will be hosted by The Bob Parsons Veterans Center, Spotlight UB and the Maryland Humanities Council on Nov. 10. The event is part of the University's Salute Our Troops Week, Nov. 10-14, a series of occasions honoring military and veteran students. "Veterans' Voices" will be previewed with a radio segment on the Maryland Humanities Council's Humanities Connection program on WYPR on Oct. 30.

Finance Professor: Lower Gas Prices Are Good - Not Great

Finance Professor: Lower Gas Prices Are Good - Not Great

October 21, 2014

Steve Isberg, associate professor of finance in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, tells The Baltimore Sun that while lower gas prices may help consumers across the country, inflation and stagnant wages are harming the economy.

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