College Park, Md. – September 24, 2012 – The University of Maryland is one of the best in the nation for entrepreneurship education, according to a ranking published today by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The university’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business is recognized for its leading entrepreneurship programs for undergraduate and graduate students, ranking No. 14 and No. 24 respectively.
College Park, Md. – September 18, 2012 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business announced new leadership of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship as the center moves to further integrate the entrepreneurial process into the student experience. Elana Fine will head the Dingman Center in her new role as managing director. Rajshree Agarwal, professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, will provide leadership for research and formal education programs fostered by the center as academic director.
Thanks to student praise, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business ranks No. 4 in the country for entrepreneurship, according to the 2013 guide of the Top 10 Colleges for Aspiring Entrepreneurs by Unigo.
COLLEGE PARK, MD -- The end of 2011 marked the close of an active year for the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and its Dingman Center Angels investor network. In the past year, members invested in eight regional companies, making 2011 the network’s most active year since its founding in 2004. Investments included Brazen Careerist, CirrusWorks, Nexercise, SevaCall, Spinnakr, Spotflux, Veenome, and YouEye.
Beijing, China - January 5, 2012 — The University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business awarded $10,000 to winners of the 2012 China Business Plan Competition, in partnership with the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing. The January 5 contest to present the best business plan pitch also included Chinese teams from Tianjin and Zhejiang Universities and Smith’s Israel partner school, the Technion—Israeli Institute of Technology.
College Park, MD - October 8, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the launch of a $175,000 alumni donor endowment fund for the Smith Schools Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship to invest in student- and alumni-run companies.
In the wake of several U.S. recalls involving products made in China, six Smith School students traveled China in early September 2007 to get an up-close look at manufacturing in that country.
College Park, Md. Sept. 19, 2007 - The University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering and Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the university's inaugural Impact of Angel Investing seminar yesterday for distinguished alumni.
College Park, Md. September 11, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, a leading provider of Executive MBA programs in China, awarded the final winners of the Smith School's third annual China Business Plan Competition.
College Park, Md. September 10, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business MBA and undergraduate programs are rated among in the top 25 in the nation for entrepreneurship, according to a ranking published in the September issue of Fortune Small Business magazine.