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Economics Professor: Building Community is Essential to City's Future

Economics Professor: Building Community is Essential to City's Future

October 29, 2014

Seema Iyer, associate director of the University of Baltimore's Jacob France Institute and a research assistant professor in the Merrick School of Business, tells the Baltimore Sun that the economic development of Baltimore is critically dependent on the success of efforts to create new communities, both within and across existing neighborhoods.

'Veterans' Voices' Offers Chance for Veterans to Talk About Their Military Experiences, Nov. 10

'Veterans' Voices' Offers Chance for Veterans to Talk About Their Military Experiences, Nov. 10

October 23, 2014

"Veterans' Voices," a University of Baltimore community-wide discussion featuring veterans sharing their many and varied experiences in the military, will be hosted by The Bob Parsons Veterans Center, Spotlight UB and the Maryland Humanities Council on Nov. 10. The event is part of the University's Salute Our Troops Week, Nov. 10-14, a series of occasions honoring military and veteran students. "Veterans' Voices" will be previewed with a radio segment on the Maryland Humanities Council's Humanities Connection program on WYPR on Oct. 30.

Finance Professor: Lower Gas Prices Are Good - Not Great

Finance Professor: Lower Gas Prices Are Good - Not Great

October 21, 2014

Steve Isberg, associate professor of finance in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, tells The Baltimore Sun that while lower gas prices may help consumers across the country, inflation and stagnant wages are harming the economy.

Documentary Tells Story of Muslim Heroine in Nazi-Occupied Paris, Nov. 5

Documentary Tells Story of Muslim Heroine in Nazi-Occupied Paris, Nov. 5

October 20, 2014

The University of Baltimore will host the area premiere of Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story, a film about a Muslim woman's fight against the Nazi occupation of France, on Nov. 5. The screening, free and open to the public, will be followed by a panel discussion and reception.

Student Pursuing Accelerated Degree Joins Three UB Alumnae on Daily Record's List of Leading Women

Student Pursuing Accelerated Degree Joins Three UB Alumnae on Daily Record's List of Leading Women

October 20, 2014

Antieris Johnson, a University of Baltimore student pursuing degrees in both the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Public Affairs, has been named to the Daily Record's 2014 Leading Women list. She joins three UB alumnae also being honored by the newspaper for their career accomplishments.

UB Invents New Model for Linking HBCU Students, Law School

UB Invents New Model for Linking HBCU Students, Law School

October 20, 2014

The University of Baltimore School of Law is receiving national attention for its Baltimore Scholars Program, which makes vital connections between students in Maryland's various historically black colleges and universities and the law school experience.

All-Campus Discussion About Work-Life Balance, Oct. 28

All-Campus Discussion About Work-Life Balance, Oct. 28

October 15, 2014

The University of Baltimore's Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences will host an all-campus discussion on Oct. 28, as part of National Work and Family Month. Hosted by the College's Work Life Committee, the brown bag lunch and talk will focus on important questions about achieving balance between work and family.

MBA Graduate Now a Securities Innovator in Her Native Kenya

MBA Graduate Now a Securities Innovator in Her Native Kenya

October 15, 2014

Catherine Karita, a 2007 graduate of the UB/Towson MBA program, has returned to her native Kenya, where she now is a leader in innovations in that country's securities industry.

Canned Food Drive Now Under Way at UB

Canned Food Drive Now Under Way at UB

October 14, 2014

The University of Baltimore's food drive to benefit the Maryland Food Bank and the Lawyers' Campaign Against Hunger is now under way. Between now and mid-December, UB plans to collect 10,000 canned or nonperishable food items during the drive.

New Book Breaks Ground in Providing Guidance for Academic Leaders Who Seek to Shape Work-Life Culture

New Book Breaks Ground in Providing Guidance for Academic Leaders Who Seek to Shape Work-Life Culture

October 14, 2014

Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education, a new book by Laura Koppes Bryan, dean of the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Baltimore, and Cheryl A. Wilson, associate professor and chair of UB's Klein Family School of Communications Design, provides a close look at the culture of American colleges and universities, and how life on these campuses can be improved by finding ways to create and maintain balance between work and life.

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