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Sep 18, 2012
Entrepreneurial Spirit

College Park, Md. – September 18, 2012 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business announced new leadership of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship as the center moves to further integrate the entrepreneurial process into the student experience. Elana Fine will head the Dingman Center in her new role as managing director. Rajshree Agarwal, professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, will provide leadership for research and formal education programs fostered by the center as academic director.

Sep 17, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

September 13, 2012 & September 16, 2012

This year’s presidential election may very well come down to the economy and stock market performance between now and Election Day. Is there any way to forecast outcomes, and what will the election results mean for the economy and markets going forward?

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, David Kass talks about the presidential race and the economy.

Sep 17, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

August 30, 2012 & September 2, 2012

The summer of 2012 saw record droughts in much of United States, particularly the Midwest, impacting the growing season for the nation’s farmers. With entire crops lost, many of the effects are yet to be seen on the grocery shelves.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Jie Zhang talks about what consumers can expect and how retailers and marketers might react.

Sep 17, 2012
Entrepreneurial Spirit

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.

Sep 17, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

From economic policy positions to the inner workings of the campaign, faculty experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to discuss issues relevant to the 2012 election cycle.

The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

Hank Boyd: Campaign Strategies

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