Interviewed by Technical.ly Baltimore about the growing phenomenon of non fungible tokens (NFTs), Sanwar Sunny, assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says NFTs are becoming a mainstream way of buying and selling things -- some digital, some physical -- in a precise, verifiable way.
For the past two decades, alumni from The University of Baltimore have served in senior leadership positions for the majority of Baltimore's largest accounting firms - a claim that can be made by no other university, public or private. Over those years, UBalt alumni have earned significant senior leadership roles in the metropolitan area's 25 largest firms, with a concentration holding University of Baltimore graduate degrees in accounting or taxation. Currently, University of Baltimore alumni are serving in top leadership positions in 11 of the firms.
The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business will present its next "Team with the Dean" session, featuring UBalt alumnus Sunil Budhrani, MD, MPH, MBA, CEO and CMO at Innovation Health, on April 13. He and Merrick Dean Murray Dalziel will explore aspects of our healthcare system that show new thinking in a post-Covid-19 world.
The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business will host a presentation for the new book by three faculty members and their colleague on April 9. The book, Entrepreneurship in Africa: Context and Perspectives, was written by Ven Sriram, professor of marketing, David Lingelbach, associate professor of entrepreneurship, Tigineh Mersha, professor of operations management, and their colleague, Franklyn Manu, a professor of marketing at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. This is an opportunity to meet and hear from the authors directly as they move us a step closer to understanding entrepreneurship in cross-cultural settings.
Judges representing UBalt's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation have selected eight businesses as finalists for the upcoming "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition. The annual event, now in its ninth year, provides an opportunity for members of the greater UBalt community to pitch ideas and concepts for new and existing businesses before a live audience. The event will take place April 22.