The University of Baltimore has announced the appointment of Bill Raab, a professional risk management executive, as the inaugural academic director of UB's Risk Management and Insurance program. In this role, he will provide leadership and overall program oversight, act as career adviser to our students, cultivate co-op/internship positions, and act as liaison to the state's risk management and insurance community.
The University of Baltimore's online MBA has been ranked for the ninth consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report, a feat no other institution with an MBA in Maryland can claim. The rankings, published on Jan. 13, placed UB in a tie at #58 in the nation for its Online MBA for Veterans, and #102 for its overall Online MBA.
With increased scrutiny on "influencer culture" - the phenomenon of social-media stars providing endorsements for all kinds of products, events and services - there is the potential for government regulators to crack down, if and when the trend enters the political arena. So says Roberto Cavazos, Executive in Residence at the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and a veteran economic analyst.
Robin Holmes, B.A. '12, founder and owner of a thriving Baltimore-based business called Deddle's Donuts, has graduated from the Goldman Sachs "10,000 Small Businesses" program. The program is "an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing access to education, capital and business support services," according to the firm.
Roberto Cavazos, Executive in Residence at the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and a veteran economic analyst with extensive experience in financial, data and health care fraud, says the proliferation of poorly sourced or fraudulent news - "fake," in the common parlance - is costing billions, spread across markets, government agencies, and individual consumers.