The Do Good Challenge returns to the University of Maryland this week for the fourth year. This innovative prize competition inspires Terps to make the greatest social impact they can for their favorite cause. Students team up to volunteer, fundraise, promote awareness, or advance their own social enterprise during an eight-week period. Any undergraduate or graduate student can enter, either as an individual or with a group.
Music and chatter filled the basement of Van Munching Hall as students, faculty and staff gathered for the unveiling of the new undergraduate student lounge on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.
This January, Smith students traveled to the LeaderShape Institute at the YMCA’s Camp Letts in Edgewater, Md., where they participated in a dynamic learning environment composed of both in-class learning and hands-on activities. Students emerged inspired with refined visions of leadership, a sense of value, and, most importantly, a community of more than 60 students and faculty that share their same goals and dreams.
Ritu's research influences the shift to electronic medial records. As many as 98,000 people die each year as a result of medical errors - Ritu Agarwal founded CHIDS to change this statistic. Standing at the forefront of healthcare technology, she leads the charge in converting medical records to an electronic format to reduce error and save lives.
Should increasing inequality in outcomes within and across nations be of primary concern to business and society today? Does economic progress and growth depend on reducing inequality of outcomes?
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.