A group of 10 University of Baltimore students - each of whom participated in last September's Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" event on the UB campus - are among dozens of Marylanders whose business ideas are being featured by Startup Maryland on YouTube.
Joel N. Morse, professor of finance in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says the issue of reparations for the nation's history of racial injustice could benefit from the perspective of an economic analysis. In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, he examines how that analysis could work.
Steve Isberg, associate professor in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, writes in The Baltimore Sun that the attention paid to proposed federal tax legislation far outweighs that given to the recent nomination of Jerome Powell to serve as head of the Federal Reserve. The irony, Isberg writes, is that the Fed has a much greater impact on Americans' economic potential.
In just a couple of years, Robin Holmes, B.S. '12, has gone from being the model University of Baltimore student - older, working, raising a family, and meeting the goals of her education on her terms - to winning a door-opening business prize at the University. Now she's launched a business, Deddle's Donuts, and is well on her way to becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Three winners were named at the Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize Competition on Nov. 14. The event showcases many of the University of Baltimore community's most talented and driven entrepreneurs.