West Baltimore has been at the epicenter of upheaval in a city rocked by recent protests and riots following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. In the aftermath, lawmakers and local officials are calling for ways to effect change in the low-income, marginalized community. An innovative experiential learning practicum piloted by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, School of Social Work, and Carey School of Law offers some potential solutions.
The executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked 24th in the world by the Economist in its 2015 executive MBA ranking report, released May 14. Among U.S.-only schools, the Smith School is No. 15, and No. 17 among U.S. schools with joint programs or international campuses.
For the first time, junior students in the Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) honors program had the chance to show off their quality management, innovation and teamwork skills to a crowd of over 300 people at the spring QUEST conference hosted at the Riggs Alumni Center on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.
Everything that is global at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was on colorful display outside of Van Munching Hall on May 7, 2015, for the first Smith Global Showcase organized by the Office of Global Initiatives (OGI). Hundreds of students, staff and faculty gathered around the table displays to share stories from their undergraduate study abroad experiences this past year, while dozens more detailed the global learning they enjoyed here in College Park.
High School student teams from Montgomery, Howard and Prince George’s counties, plus students representing the University of Maryland and Prince George’s Community College, have been selected as finalists for the Maryland Innovate 4 Health Challenge. The teams will present their solutions and prototypes on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, as part of the Maryland Health IT Conference: Accelerating Technology Innovation.
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.