Interviewed in HealthDay, Christine Spencer, professor in the School of Health and Human Services and
the School of Public and International Affairs and interim
dean of the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Baltimore, says all kinds of health outcomes can be affected by a patient's social support system.
Professor José Anderson contributed an op-ed to The AFRO about a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit that invalidated a North Carolina voter law enacted by the state legislature. As other states' similar laws are struck down, Anderson says, "We can only hope this trend continues to banish forever such anti-democratic, unconstitutional illegal practices."
The life and legacy of Barbara A. Green - a tireless community organizer and champion for the rights of women, people of color, and the citizens of Baltimore - will be celebrated with a new University of Baltimore scholarship program designed to benefit city youth. The scholarship drive will get underway with a fundraiser golf tournament on Sept. 16.
Writing in the Daily Record, Joel Morse, professor of finance in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, examines the positives and negatives of the new "investment framework for private investors of modest means" introduced by the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
Mikhail Pevzner, associate professor of accounting in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and program director of Merrick's Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program, has received a one-year appointment as an Academic Accounting Fellow for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of the Chief Accountant.
The Merrick Exchange, the online newsletter of the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, is now available. Learn about the school's latest achievements in accounting, data analysis and metrics, entrepreneurship, and more.
Victoria Reid, former divisional vice president for global operations at Laureate Education, has been named vice president of enrollment management and marketing at the University of Baltimore. Reid, who has spent close to a decade in higher education leadership at both Laureate and Walden University, also has extensive experience in corporate global marketing for two international businesses, where she was responsible for brand stewardship and market expansion.