University of Maryland University College Takes Top Undergraduate Spot In 2013 DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge

UMUC Cyber Padawans Triumph in Global Competition Aimed at Spurring Innovation in Cybersecurity

ADELPHI, MD – A team of undergraduate students at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) finished atop the standings for their category in the 2013 DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge, an international competition that attracted some of the brightest minds in the cybersecurity business.  Continue Reading

University of Maryland University College Sweeps Maryland Cyber Challenge

UMUC Cybersecurity teams capture titles in collegiate and pro divisions

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) swept both divisions of the Maryland Cyber Challenge yesterday, capturing first place in the collegiate and pro divisions. The cyber competition was part of the third annual CyberMaryland conference held at the Baltimore Convention Center.Continue Reading

UMUC Sweeps Maryland Cyber Challenge Competition

UMUC Cybersecurity teams capture titles in collegiate and pro divisions

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) swept both divisions of the Maryland Cyber Challenge yesterday, capturing first place in the collegiate and pro divisions. The cyber security competition was part of the third annual CyberMaryland conference held at the Baltimore Convention Center.Continue Reading

UMUC Experts Available To Discuss Technology, Privacy And Policy Issues Related To Cybersecurity And Cyberwarfare

UMUC Experts Provide Tips to Protect Personal Data

The increasing number of cyber-attacks threaten our daily lives as we become more socially and economically dependent on the Internet and wireless technology. What can individuals do to protect themselves? What can organizations do to protect proprietary information and safeguard customer data? What can governments do to protect sensitive computer networks and military weapons? Estimates of the annual cost of cybercrimes and cyber-espionage go as high as $100 billion annually in the U.S.Continue Reading

Award-Winning Kalb Report Series Opens 20th Season With Forum Commemorating 50th Anniversary Of March On Washington

Congressman John Lewis, Ambassador Andrew Young, NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond, Journalist Gwen Ifill to Join Marvin Kalb Tuesday, August 27, at National Press Club

Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, moderator Marvin Kalb and a panel of legendary civil rights leaders, journalists and scholars will explore the movement that changed the nation, the role of the press in the struggle, and how the lessons learned can be applied in the digital age.Continue Reading

Karen Vignare Named Head Of New Center For Innovation In Learning At UMUC

New Associate Provost is an Expert on Designing and Leading Innovations in Higher Education

Karen Vignare, PhD, an innovator in curriculum design and in the use of technology in learning, has been named associate provost and will lead University of Maryland University College’s new Center for Innovation in Learning. Vignare began her new post on June 3.Continue Reading

Karen Vignare Named Associate Provost And Will Lead New Center For Innovation In Learning At UMUC

University of Maryland University College Tabs Expert on Designing and Leading Innovations in Higher Education

Karen Vignare, PhD, an innovator in curriculum design and in the use of technology in learning, has been named associate provost and will lead University of Maryland University College’s new Center for Innovation in Learning. Vignare began her new post on June 3.
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University Of Maryland University College Awarded DOD Contract To Educate U.S. Troops In Europe

UMUC Continues 64-year History of Sending Faculty to Military Bases Overseas

ADELPHI, Md. (July 8, 2013) – The University of Maryland University College will continue its 64-year tradition of educating U.S. troops overseas after being awarded a new contract by the Department of Defense. The contract calls for UMUC to offer exclusive undergraduate and graduate instruction at military installations across Europe.Continue Reading

UMUC Launches Online Master’s Program In Data Analytics

High Demand for Data Analysts and Data Scientists Drive Creation of Flexible and Convenient Program for Busy Professionals

A new online master’s program at University of Maryland University College has been launched to help managers excel in the brave new world of “big data,” which is requiring businesses to gather, understand and use large streams of data and information to make decisions.Continue Reading

Aric Krause To Head UMUC’s Graduate School

Aric Krause, Ph.D., an 18-year veteran of teaching and leadership in higher education, is the new vice provost and dean of The Graduate School at University of Maryland University College. He began his new position at UMUC on June 3. Prior to UMUC, Krause was the dean of the Division of New Learning at Salt Lake City’s Westminster College.Continue Reading