UMUC Students Take Part in RSAC Security Scholar Program

For someone like Zachary Ducker who grew up learning and studying about cryptographic methods, meeting and talking with pioneers in the field of digital cryptography was more than a privilege and honor, he said. It was an overpowering experience.

“To be able to meet individuals such as Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir and Whit Diffie whose ideas formed the cryptographic methods I studied … to meet and talk with them in person was very profound.” Continue Reading

UMUC Profs to be Featured at Light City 2017

UMUC has joined the University System of Maryland (USM) in its sponsorship of EduLab@Light City, one of six Labs@LightCity innovation conferences that will bring together local and national innovators and thought leaders across six key industries during Light City 2017. EduLab@Light City will take place on Wednesday, April 5, at the IMET Columbus Center, 701 E. Pratt St., in Baltimore.Continue Reading

UMUC Student Speaks at White House Symposium on Higher Education

Ashley Esposito is a typical University of Maryland University College student who did an unusual thing.

As a member of UMUC’s Student Advisory Committee, she was asked to speak at the Nov. 15 White House Symposium on Higher Education Innovation that Reduces Costs and Strengthens Quality to explain why she believes UMUC’s online programs are revolutionary.Continue Reading

Peter Smith, UMUC’s Orkand Chair, Is Rethinking Higher Education

A funny thing happened on the way to Peter Smith’s transition to full retirement. Since this spring, when University of Maryland University College (UMUC) named him Orkand Chair, as well as Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education, Smith has, in his words, re-calibrated.

“Re-energized and engaged,” the educator and writer has resumed his blog Rethinking Higher Education and has begun a new blog series: A New Universe of Learning: Personalized Learning in the Digital Age.  Read his latest posts,  Personal Learning: Part I and Personal Learning: Part II.

 

 

 

 

 

NUTN Network Recognizes Three From UMUC: President, Data Analytics Master’s Program and Student

ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 5, 2016)–At a gathering of technology innovators and emerging leaders in higher education, University of Maryland University College was recognized for its trailblazing Master of Science in Data Analytics program (MSDA), while its president, Javier Miyares, was honored for distinguished achievement.Continue Reading