On May 20, 2016, 1,200 students graduated from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business with bachelors’, masters’ and doctoral degrees. The commencement ceremonies were held at the Xfinity Center on the university’s College Park campus.
Chances are you have seen the new “Lead Fearlessly” ad campaign for the Robert H. Smith School of Business as you’ve traveled around the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., metro area this spring – at the DC Metro, Oriole Park at Camden Yards or Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Radio ads are playing on local stations and banners ads are on display on numerous news websites throughout the region.
Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the QUEST Conference, May 5, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has launched a startup podcast called Bootstrapped. The podcast features founders, investors and serial entrepreneurs from the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia startup scene. While the podcast covers many aspects of startup life, the heart of the show focuses on funding from both the founder and investor perspectives, thus the name, Bootstrapped.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is recognized as one of the top research institutions in the world, but it is also a place where students can learn from some of the best teachers in a highly supportive community. At the end of each academic year, the school honors its outstanding faculty and staff members with awards of excellence.
Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the “Real Life, Real Talk ” second annual conference on April 14, 2016, sponsored by the Undergraduate Program and the Office of Career Services at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
In the face of hotel industry disruption, Marriott International’s answer is to grow, the company’s president and CEO said April 26, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The Bethesda, Md.-based hospitality giant is poised to become the world’s biggest hotel company later this year with the acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, allowing it to create more connections with middle-class travelers worldwide.
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and the Tata Group of Companies hosted the Tata Dialogue on Innovation luncheon on April 1, 2016, at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. The featured speaker was Shankar Venkateswaran, chief of Tata Sustainability Group, who discussed the challenges of taking sustainability from policy to practice.
Don’t doubt your potential, alumni women executives told the next generation of talent at the fifth annual Women Leading Women conference March 31, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.