Weekly Washington Post columns featuring Smith School experts.
The Sanity Behind Tesla’s Giveaway of Patented Technology
College Park, Md. – June 11, 2014 – MBA students from the United States, China and Israel pitched their ideas for businesses in China, vying for $2,750 in cash prizes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and Peking University in the 2014 China Business Model Competition.
University of Maryland students and not just learning about entrepreneurship this semester – they are hard at work starting and growing their own businesses. And for the first time, they are also getting course credit to do so.
The University of Maryland offers a set of “Fearless Ideas” courses through its Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AIE), a signature initiative to infuse the university with a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across all colleges, building on the institution's excellence as a research university.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business will offer four Fearless Ideas courses in fall 2014:
On March 28, 2014, at the North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Md., students, faculty and business professionals met for the third annual Smith School Business Summit. This year’s theme looked at innovation as an essential building block for the prosperity and survival of corporations. With more than 600 registered attendants, it was the largest Summit yet.
DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC GROUP WINS CUPID’S CUP NATIONAL BUSINESS COMPETITION CHAIRED BY UNDER ARMOUR FOUNDER AND CEO
Baltimore, MD (March 28, 2014) — Today Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business announced the panel of judges who will choose the winners of the 2014 Cupid’s Cup Business Competition. This year’s panel is comprised of top-level entrepreneurs who have fearlessly turned their passions into their life’s work and epitomize the mission of the Cupid’s Cup.
Six student startups were selected from nearly 150 nationwide entries to advance to the final round in the 2014 Cupid’s Cup Business Competition.
UMD-Smith Executive Programs, NFL Design and Deliver Consumer Products Boot Camp
Some NFL players, including Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith UMD ’10, recently gathered in Baltimore for offseason training -- but not for the gridiron.
They worked on their business skills under the tutelage of experts from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.