David Williams may have surprised a room full of undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business when he gave them some advice for the future during a speech on Sept. 19, 2012. Quite simply, he told them to use a common tool from their elementary school days: the Venn Diagram. [VIDEO]
In May 2012, 30 business and engineering students from the Hinman CEOs entrepreneurship program and the College Park Scholars program at the University of Maryland traveled to Silicon Valley to experience firsthand the area’s culture of innovation. Over the course of five days the students visited 16 companies ranging from recently founded startups to mature companies such as Google and Cisco. Established by Mark Wellman -- Distinguished Tyser Teaching Fellow at the Robert H.
Gilad Chen, the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is the winner of the William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award. The award recognizes research with the highest potential to significantly impact in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. It is given annually by Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Chen will receive the award at the organization’s annual conference in Houston in April 2013.
On September 7, 2012, preceding the launch of her brand in Washington, D.C., Camilla Olson visited Smith for a luncheon hosted by the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The theme for the event was “women as social entrepreneurs,” and attendees included students studying business, marketing, and design who are interested in creating a value-driven career.
On September 18, 2012, The Center for Financial Policy (CFP) and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) hosted Charles Waigi, a retired Kenyan dignitary, educator, one of East Africa's visionary leaders, and a 2012 Williams Bicentennial Medalist, to speak at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to an audience of students and faculty about various aspects of global philanthropy.
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.