Just before their graduation ceremony, about 50 MBA students lined up to affix their signatures to an oath that pledged that they would conduct their work with integrity by making ethical and moral decisions.
Event to be held Thursday, April 17, 6 p.m., at National Press Club
One sentence, just 45 words in length, proclaims and promises the freedoms that define American democracy. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and the right to petition one’s government. It is the duty of the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States to interpret the constitution and to rule on the legality of legislation.
In a wide-ranging discussion of freedom vs. security with host Marvin Kalb Monday, New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman came down on the side of freedom for the most part.
John Lewis, Andrew Young, Julian Bond Reflect on King’s I Have a Dream Speech
Gathered at the National Press Club Aug. 27 with host Marvin Kalb to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington and to talk about the impact of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech were three of the leaders of the 1960s civil rights movement—John Lewis, Andrew Young and Julian Bond.
Former Defense Secretary tells UMUC Cybersecurity Scholarship Gala Attendees U.S. Must be Prepared to Strike as Events Warrant
Former Secretary of Defense William Cohen says America must rely on much more than defense mechanisms to protect the United States in cyber space. It must be prepared to go on the offensive against hackers and attackers who threaten the nation’s vital infrastructure.
Washington Post Editors Make their Case on The Kalb Report
Two top Washington Post editors marveled at the new ways that technology allows newspapers to tell stories at the same time they conceded they were struggling to deal with the financial pressures that are forcing the paper to continue to make staff reductions.
Cyber crime is becoming more sophisticated and disruptive. The nation is facing a shortage of trained cybersecurity professionals to protect and secure critical infrastructure and information systems, the director of National Security Agency’s Information Assurance Directorate told more than 500 UMUC cybersecurity students, alumni and professionals from military, government and industry.
Ted Koppel: To Save Democracy Networks Must Put More Money Into Serious Journalism
Technological changes, viewer tastes and profit demands have undercut the quality of television news, but the pendulum should begin to swing back, ABC news legend Ted Koppel told host Marvin Kalb Monday on the latest edition of “The Kalb Report.”