Elementary schoolchildren grimaced and peered through their fingers when a biomedical engineer showed them excerpts from a laser surgery video. Then they sat up and oohed when the same speaker introduced them to a robot that allows doctors to treat patients remotely. Similar scenes played out in multiple classrooms May 1, 2015, during Career Day at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, a 1980 MBA graduate from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, announced her bid today to become the first woman president of the United States.
Due to the continuing situation in Baltimore, classes at the Baltimore campus remain cancelled through Sunday, May 3, 2015.
We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you travel to and from the city safely.
Smith School Professor and Assistant Dean Rebecca Ratner talks with Huff Post Live today, Wednesday, April 29 at 4 p.m./EDT.
Many people feel embarrassed about doing fun activities alone, such as dining out or going to a movie. Ratner's research finds that when solo consumers do venture out, they enjoy themselves more than they expect. The challenge for companies that offer fun experiences is to figure out how to market to solo consumers.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty masters, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.