Right after spring final exams, 10 undergraduate students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to Sydney, Australia, with Mary Harms, a clinical associate professor of marketing. The program began with an intensive two-week global marketing course taught by Harms and culminated with eight-week internships at companies such as PwC, Chubb, Otis, Nielsen, 3M, and the Greater Western Sydney Giants.
Latecomer Strategy Propels Amazon Local Register
Mobile card reader will give Amazon new access to offline consumer data, UMD Expert Says
Amazon's push into a mobile payment space targeting brick-and-mortar merchants with Amazon Local Register means the online retail giant is poised to leverage new insight into offline shoppers, a University of Maryland expert says.
College Park, Md. Sept. 13, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced 16 outstanding faculty members have joined the school from leading universities to start the 2007-2008 academic year.
The Federal Trade Commission has revised its guidelines for developing apps targeting children. The move follows an FTC lawsuit against Amazon for allowing its apps to be too accommodating for children to make online purchases without parental consent.
Congratulations to first-year Smith MBA Donald Wood who, along with a team of students from business schools across the United States, won third place in the annual Simon Marketing Case Competition.
Roland Rust to Receive Academy of Marketing Sciences Top Award
For more than 20 years, the Smith School has been honoring and rewarding outstanding faculty members, instructors and PhD students for their teaching excellence.