Officials are applying social media, such as the CDC Emergency Twitter handle, to disseminate Ebola-related information and using wireless networks to track and predict outbreak patterns and locate individuals exposed to the virus. Companies concurrently are monitoring for threats to their supply chains, such as the Ivory Coast cocoa
The 2014 Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps (MSEC) wrapped up this month with an evening symposium for students to share their experiences with program partners, sponsors and prospective students. This past summer, fifteen UMD undergraduates traveled to Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador to support sustainable economic development. The students deeply impacted communities across all three countries by supporting the creation of businesses selling life changing products such as eye glasses, cook stoves and water filtration systems. Students
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to welcome Veronica E. Villalobos, Esq., director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), for our Inaugural Diversity Fireside Chat: "Rising Tide: The New American Workplace."
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014
Time: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Ralph J. Tyser Auditorium (Room 1212), Van Munching Hall
Bloomberg Businessweek’s full-time MBA program rankings will be announced on Tuesday, November 11, and Smith, among other business schools and their students have a new way to join the conversation. This Tuesday, October 14, Bloomberg is launching the #WhyMBA project, a website and social media campaign anchored by the hashtag #WhyMBA.
On Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland held its annual Supply Chain Industry Day, a three-part networking event for students in the supply chain management major.
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.