For several students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, Georgetown University and George Washington University, the Doing Business with Latin America Conference was more than just a conference. It was an event that had been a year in the making, a collaboration between the Latin America Business Associations of all three schools, and an event they hope will continue for years to come.
Just a few months ago, Eastman Kodak—the company whose brand was synonymous with taking pictures for more than a hundred years—declared bankruptcy. The photography pioneer invented digital cameras but failed to leverage its own innovation.
Students, faculty members, corporate partners, and alumni celebrated a year of accomplishments at the Accounting Teaching Scholars dinner and reception on Thursday, April 26. The Accounting Teaching Scholars, an Undergraduate Fellows program, are undergraduate accounting students who serve as discussion leaders and teaching assistants for the Smith School’s two introductory accounting courses while reviewing material in preparation for the CPA exam.
For many full-time MBA students their two-year experience passes by in a frenzied flash. When they leave business school they have a valuable degree, a great job and an amazing network. Their school has had a profound impact on them, but have they had the opportunity to make a lasting impact on their school?
Facebook's recently disclosed price range for its initial public offering anticipated in mid-May indicates the company’s value as just under $100 billion. This development indicates the Internet giant now is well positioned to grow, said Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance for the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of 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, 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.