Reaching across the academic community, Smith′s Graduate Women in Business club (GWIB) gathered more than 50 Smith alumni, current and prospective students, faculty, and administrators to discuss ways women can achieve influence in the workplace. In honor of Women′s History Month, the event was held on March 6 and included a networking session followed by a panel discussion about strategies on how women earn respect and gain power in the workplace.
Freshmen Showcase Their Business Ingenuity at Strategy Board Competition
Dean Howard Frank talks with students during the competition.
Students "Think Outside the Box"Using Tools of Modern Decision Making
Pioneer of International Programs at Smith Recognized with Landmark Award
"To be a top-class business school you must have a top-class international component," said Martin Gannon, professor of management and founding director of the Smith School's Center for Global Business, as he received the university's prestigious Landmark Award.
The Smith Schools Net Impact chapter has named three second-year MBA students as its 2002 Internship Fund Award winners. They are Greg Deviny, Katherine Ollinger, and Talicia Safford. Each receives a financial stipend for interning at a non-profit or socially responsible organization this past summer. Net Impact created the Internship Fund in 2001 because such internships often pay considerably less than other summer internships.
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, MS in business, 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.