The University of Baltimore College of Public Affairs once again ranked in the top 25 percent of all public affairs schools of its kind in U.S. News & World Report's 2020 edition of the best graduate schools in the nation. The college is ranked #60, climbing four spots from its 2019 ranking.
Olayiwola Odeniran, a University of Baltimore student majoring in Simulation and Game Design at the Universities at Shady Grove, says his time in the undergraduate program is "an experience is I will never take for granted."
The University of Baltimore's Career and Internship Center is partnering with Technical.ly Baltimore to host NET/WORK Baltimore 2019, a technology jobs fair that will bring more than a dozen companies to campus with a focus on innovation and technology, on March 14.
Judges in the University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation have selected seven students as finalists for the upcoming "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition. The annual event, now in its seventh year, provides an opportunity for UB students, from all schools, to pitch ideas and concepts for new and existing businesses before a live audience of their peers, UB staff and entrepreneurial experts.
University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke has been named to The Baltimore Sun's 2019 Business and Civic Hall of Fame. The former mayor of Baltimore City joins other local luminaries, including retired U.S. Sen. Paul Sarbanes, Abell Foundation President Robert Embry and acclaimed film director and author John Waters, in being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Arnold Williams, B.S. '72, managing director for Abrams, Foster, Nole & Williams, a minority-owned certified public accounting firm based in Baltimore, will talk with University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke about his more than 40 years in the accounting profession, as UB's Merrick School of Business's "Lessons from Legends" series continues on April 2.
Jane Delury, associate professor of Creative Writing and English and director of the undergraduate program in English in the University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design, has been named the winner of the 2019 American Academy of Arts and Letters Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction, for her 2018 debut novel, The Balcony.
The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business has added risk management and insurance courses to its portfolio of specializations in its B.S. in Business Administration program. The specialization - the program's 13th and a prime example of the school's emphasis on a real-world, career-focused approach to business education - will offer industry-specific courses spawned from robust conversations with industry insiders.
The University of Baltimore's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will host the next Conscious Venture Lab Cohort session on March 25. Urban resilience and smart cities technologies will be explored.
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Higher Education and Fair Election Center's Campus Vote Project has named the University of Baltimore a "Voter Friendly Campus." The designation requires UB to engage its student body and promote voter registration and
voting as part of its institutional mission.