2013 News Releases

Social Enterprise, Design/Business Link Classes in Presentations

Prize money totaling $126,000, provided by a grant from the Open Society Institute-Baltimore

News Release 12.10.13

UB Joins in Celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 18-22

Activities, Workshops Encourage Students and UB Community to Meet the Challenge of Being a ’24/7 Self-Starter’

News Release 11.08.13

Startup Maryland Pitch Competition Winners Announced

Students Brad Fisher from the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences and Jesse Alton, an Entrepreneurship Fellow in the Merrick School of Business, are the winners of the Startup Maryland “Pitch Across Maryland” competition.

News Release 09.28.13

Nine Student Finalists for ‘Pitch Across Maryland’ Competition Announced

Bus Tour Stops at UB Sept. 27, Inspires Student Entrepreneurs to ‘Bring Out Their Best’ Business Ideas

News Release 09.20.13

‘Pitch Across Maryland’ Bus Tour Stops at UB Sept. 27

Inspires Student Entrepreneurs to ‘Bring Out Their Best’ Business Ideas

News Release 09.05.13

Merrick School of Business Dean: In Maryland, Innovation Is All Around Us

Merrick School of Business Dean Darlene Smith’s May 20 op-ed for the Baltimore Sun, “Making it new in Maryland,” explores the reasons why Fast Company magazine recently touted the state as the third most innovative in the nation.

News Release 05.20.13

Student Finalists Chosen for ‘Rise to the Challenge’ Competition for Best Business Ideas

Eight Will Present Their Ideas in Live Setting on April 26; Winner Receives Cash Prize Plus Experience of ‘Pitching’ to Potential Funders, Customers

News Release 04.22.13

J.C. Weiss Receives USM Faculty Award for Public Service

News Release 04.15.13 

‘Rise to the Challenge’ Prompts Students to Energize Their Best Business Ideas

Developing Executive Summary for Introduction to April Competition Can Help Students Find Their Marketing, Product and Service Niche

News Release 03.29.13  

New Entrepreneurship Honor Society Starts Up at UB

Merrick Exchange March 2013

Entrepreneurship Ctr. Director on Berger Cookie Issues: Plan for Crisis

“The first step in crisis management is to prevent a crisis in the first place.”

News Release 02.25.13

Demand for Leaders in Maryland’s High-Tech Business Environment Inspires New Merrick Graduate Degree

Debuting this fall, the M.S. in Innovation Management and Technology Commercialization program.

News Release 01.29.13  


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