In late May/early June, the University of Baltimore will be "ground zero" for an immersive experience that will bring academic scholars into the heart of Baltimore's struggle with urban poverty. The goal? Bring entrepreneurial solutions to long-standing solutions of economic drift.
Vital Signs 16, a comprehensive statistical portrait of Baltimore and its neighborhoods, marks 16 years of continuous monitoring of community-based quality of life indicators. The latest edition of the report, published by the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance-Jacob France Institute (BNIA-JFI), tracks more than 100 indicators that take the pulse of neighborhood health and vitality.
Seven University of Baltimore students have been named finalists for the upcoming "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition. The annual event, now in its sixth year, provides an opportunity for UB undergraduates and graduates, from all schools, to pitch ideas and concepts for new and existing businesses before a live audience.
On April 10, the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business presents its next "Lessons from Legends" event with Nancy S. Rase, co-founder, president and CEO of Homes for America, Inc., a housing development corporation specializing in developing and preserving housing, enhanced with services, for low- and moderate-income households.
Are you ready to start your own business? Do you have a dream product you are trying to sell? Are you a natural competitor? Are you an entrepreneur? Then you could be the next "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition winner. Registration is now open and continues until March 25. The final live competition will take on May 2.