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UB Professor: In Politics, It's a Good Idea to Listen to Each Other

UB Professor: In Politics, It's a Good Idea to Listen to Each Other

April 23, 2015

In an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, Joshua J. Kassner, assistant professor in the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, says that the only way to improve the nation's political discourse - and thus improve the quality of the people elected to public office - is for Americans to start listening to each other when discussing the issues.

'Challenge' Competition Crowns UB's Top Entrepreneurs

'Challenge' Competition Crowns UB's Top Entrepreneurs

April 22, 2015

Seven students were named winners of the University of Baltimore's third annual Rise to the Challenge competition, with judges from the world of start-ups and small businesses assessing the merits of their various business proposals on April 16. The competition is an opportunity for students from across campus to describe their business concepts as they would to a venture capital executive, a potential customer, or even to a skeptical stranger. The winners take home a cash prize and offers of in-kind services.

'Academic Freedom at Risk: The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement Against Israel,' April 27

'Academic Freedom at Risk: The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement Against Israel,' April 27

April 22, 2015

"Academic Freedom at Risk: The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement Against Israel" will be presented on April 27 in the University of Baltimore's John and Frances Angelos Law Center (home of the UB School of Law). Alan Dershowitz, professor emeritus at the Harvard Law School, will deliver a keynote address. A panel discussion, featuring Alan Elsner, former State Department and White House correspondent for Reuters and current vice president of communications at J Street, will also be offered.

Business Students Take on Real-Life Case Study Challenge from Verizon

Business Students Take on Real-Life Case Study Challenge from Verizon

April 22, 2015

A group of five students from the UB/Towson MBA program are the winners of real-life case study sponsored by Verizon. The challenge was to work together in an online environment, develop an in-depth analysis and solution for a business problem.

Finance Professor: Investor Group's Plans for DuPont Will Have 'Multiplier Effect'

Finance Professor: Investor Group's Plans for DuPont Will Have 'Multiplier Effect'

April 21, 2015

Interviewed as part of a major Delaware News Journal article on the impact of activist investors' plans to restructure DuPont, University of Baltimore Associate Professor of Finance Steve Isberg says a "multiplier effect" will ripple across the region's economy.

School of Law Alumna Fannie Angelos, L.L.B. '51, Praised as Champion of Diversity

School of Law Alumna Fannie Angelos, L.L.B. '51, Praised as Champion of Diversity

April 21, 2015

Fannie Angelos, L.L.B. '51, who died on April 9, is being praised as a leader for women entering the legal profession.

Jacob France Institute Official: Retention is Best Strategy for City Growth

Jacob France Institute Official: Retention is Best Strategy for City Growth

April 20, 2015

Seema Iyer, associate director of the University of Baltimore's Jacob France Institute, tells The Baltimore Sun that the city's most effective strategy for population growth involves retaining those families who already live in Baltimore.

Monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery Host Mindfulness Events at UB, May 5-7

Monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery Host Mindfulness Events at UB, May 5-7

April 20, 2015

Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in Tibet will visit the University of Baltimore in May, in a series of workshops and lectures on mindfulness.

Typography Design Movement Leader Alan Peckolick, April 30

Typography Design Movement Leader Alan Peckolick, April 30

April 16, 2015

Alan Peckolick, leader of a graphic design movement in the 1960s and '70s known as expressive typography and a master of designing letters in order to wholly integrate them - and sometimes to let them take the lead - in a given design, will speak at the University of Baltimore on April 30 as a guest of UB's Ampersand Institute for Words & Images.

University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation

University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation

April 16, 2015

The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programs.

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