To be a good writer, it helps to be a good painter, one of the most acclaimed writers of history and biography told host Marvin Kalb on the May 12 edition of “The Kalb Report” at the National Press Club.
Gilbert Sprous knew one thing from his long career as a sergeant in the U.S. Army: “If you are not training or in combat, you are cleaning stuff. You learn to clean very fast and to a very high specification.”
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 Judy Woodruff told host Marvin Kalb on the April 20 edition of The Kalb Report.
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 1990s to bring education to American service personnel―gathered at Adelphi, Md., for two days in April to reminisce, provide support for each other, and hear how UMUC is faring today.
Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter lauded UMUC student and Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Florent Groberg (U.S. Army Ret.) as “representing the highest caliber of individuals who have helped defend our nation and all we stand for, for over 15 years in Iraq and Afghanistan.”
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.
In a special presentation honoring African American Heritage Month, Dr. John Wolf, associate vice chancellor for diversity and academic leadership development for the University System of Maryland, reflected on 164 years of American history and asked his UMUC audience to consider the meaning of Black History Month—how it has changed and how it is different for every individual.
With the number of cyber security job openings in the tens of thousands nationwide, the importance of developing the necessary skills to fill open positions is both increasingly critical to our national security and essential for the world’s economic well-being.
A Conversation with Chuck Todd and John Dickerson
So, as the moderator of one of the most popular and longest-running Sunday morning talk programs, how do you prepare to interview Donald Trump?