David Lingelbach, associate professor of entrepreneurship in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, has received a Fulbright Specialist Award to work on a project at Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
Six winners, including undergraduate and graduate students and recent alumni, emerged from the "Rise to the Challenge" Business Pitch Competition on April 22, each receiving their own virtual version of "the big check" and a portion of the nearly $30,000 in prize money. The event, conducted entirely online for the second year in a row, is supported by The University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation to showcase many of the UBalt community's most talented and driven entrepreneurs.
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.