When Michael Scott Brown teaches the capstone software engineering course at University of Maryland University College (UMUC), he starts a special discussion thread asking students to recommend organizations that they want to work with on projects.
As part of an effort to promote major state initiatives concerning veterans’ education and employment, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) recently cohosted a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation “Hiring Our Heroes” roundtable discussion with the Maryland State Department of Veterans Affairs.
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) held its annual Spring Career Fair on March 10, drawing more than 50 employers and 800 job-seeking UMUC students and alumni to a ballroom at the College Park Marriott. For those who could not attend in person, a virtual fair attracted another 24 employers and more than 500 job seekers online.
When the Quebec-based biotechnology company B-Temia needed advice about developing and marketing a new product to enhance the mobility of active-duty military personnel in the field and persons with disabilities at home, it turned to students in UMUC’s Professional Science Master’s program in biotechnology.
Vint Cerf, widely known as a “Father of the Internet,” told a recent gathering of the Maryland Cybersecurity Council in Annapolis that the war for cyber security is being lost and the government must enforce greater security measures and create liability for bad computer software.
It’s Not Child’s Play for Those Honing Skills
Over the past several months, a group of UMUC cyber security students have had some extracurricular fun and games with their studies courtesy of the National Cyber League, known as the NCL. But it wasn’t all child’s play.
University of Maryland University College was the cover story of The Washington Post Magazine on Sunday, November 3. The feature tells the story of UMUC’s beginnings as a trailblazer in educating adult students—many were returning veterans from World War II—in Maryland and with the military overseas.
The Move Means Greater Access and Lower Costs for Students
For the first time, a major American university is replacing textbooks with no-cost digital resources.
UMUC Creative Entries Shine in a Field of 6,000
University of Maryland University College’s Office of Institutional Advancement has won three 2015 Hermes Creative Awards for outreach and social-marketing campaigns designed to connect with alumni and encourage their engagement with UMUC.
University of Maryland University College conferred its highest faculty teaching honor, the Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence Award, on seven of its most outstanding faculty members and recognized more than a dozen others for their noteworthy contributions to the scholarship and art of teaching at UMUC’s annual Academic Achievement Celebration on May 14.