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Tokyo Commencement 2016

May 5, 2016 | Bob Ludwig

Gen. Lloyd “Milo” Miles (U.S. Army, Ret.), senior vice president for global military operations at University of Maryland University College, addresses graduates at UMUC’s commencementContinue Reading

Tags: Asia Commencements 2016, Commencement 2016

It Happened One Night

April 29, 2016 | Menachem Wecker

“If you Google my name, orange goo pops up. Somehow, I’m associated with this forever,” said Emanuel Hignutt, who neither performs with the Blue ManContinue Reading

Tags: Profiles, Alumni, Current Students, Faculty, Spotlight, Staff

PBS NewsHour’s Woodruff Talks About the Trump Phenomenon

April 26, 2016 | Gil Klein

Donald Trump is posing a major conundrum for the news media that is trying to figure out how to cover him, PBS NewsHour Co-Anchor JudyContinue Reading

Tags: Kalb Report, Alumni, Current Students, Faculty, Spotlight, Staff

Special Daytime Edition of The Kalb Report to Feature Historian David McCullough May 12

April 22, 2016 | Bob Ludwig

The Kalb Report: The American Story: A Master Class with David McCullough Presidential Medal of Freedom Honoree Discusses Our Founding Fathers, Freedom of the Press andContinue Reading

Tags: Kalb Report, Press Releases

UMUC Europe to Hold Commencement Ceremony April 30

April 19, 2016 | Bob Ludwig

Kaiserslautern, Germany (April 19, 2016)—Years of dedication and hard work will be celebrated this April as 200 servicemembers, family members, and civilians walk across theContinue Reading

Tags: Commencement 2016, Europe Commencement 2016

UMUC Stateside Commencement May 14-15

April 19, 2016 | Bob Ludwig

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, and Medal of Honor Recipient Capt. Florent Groberg (U.S. Army, Ret.) to Deliver Keynote AddressesContinue Reading

Tags: Commencement 2016, Maryland Commencements 2016, Press Releases, Alumni, Current Students, Featured

Academic Foreign Legion Reunites at Adelphi Gathering

April 19, 2016 | Gil Klein

Just a year before UMUC’s 70th anniversary, members of the Overseas Marylanders―the academic foreign legion that traveled the world from the 1960s to the 1990sContinue Reading

Tags: News, Alumni, Current Students, Faculty, Featured, Military, Staff, Veterans

Noted Business Author Says Acknowledgment Helps Your Work Team Thrive

April 15, 2016 | UMUC

Business lecturer and author Judith Umlas believes that the best way to leverage the most value from your professional and personal relationships is to beContinue Reading

Tags: Events, Alumni, Business & Management, Current Students, Featured, Staff

Finding Metrics That Matter to Adult Students

April 15, 2016 | Bob Ludwig

Despite the influence ratings and rankings have on prospective students’ choices, they do a poor job of reflecting the true capacity for a student toContinue Reading

Tags: News, Alumni, Current Students, Prospective Students

Hildebrand Gift to Support Military Students

April 12, 2016 | Bob Ludwig

Lt. Col. Dona Hildebrand (USAF, Ret.), of Monument, Colorado, announced a $500,000 gift to the university in March 2016. The gift was made on behalfContinue Reading

Tags: News, Alumni, Current Students, Military, Spotlight, Veterans

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