News at Smith


Mar 12, 2012
Entrepreneurial Spirit


Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank to Keynote

The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will host the UMD Entrepreneurship Invitational, featuring the Seventh Annual Cupid’s Cup business competition, on Friday, March 30, at its

Mar 09, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Gary Loveman knows how to handle a packed house. In fact, his business thrives on it. A former associate professor at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, Loveman is now chairman, CEO and president of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. And in his casinos, there are often crowds of 30,000 per night.

Mar 04, 2012
Top News

Estimates are pegging Facebook’s current valuation at $100 billion with its initial public offering coming up this spring. The social media giant will no doubt have the year’s most talked about IPO, but is it a good deal?

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Gerard Hoberg talks about Facebook’s impending initial public offering.

Mar 02, 2012
Entrepreneurial Spirit

wf1A team of undergraduate students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business competed with teams from around the country at the 22nd Annual Marketing Summit presented by Wake Forest University in February 2012, ultimately placing second and winning a cash prize of $3,000.

Mar 01, 2012
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

The Social Enterprise Symposium may only be in its fourth year, but it has become one of the biggest and most anticipated events of the year for members of the University of Maryland community. This year’s super-sized event – on March 1, 2012, from noon to 9 p.m. — drew approximately 1,200 people all coming together with the goal of creating a better world through business.


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.

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