News at Smith

Jul 24, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

In this edition, Kelsey Giraitis, MBA Candidate 2016, lets us in on what it's like to work for Cognizant as a summer associate. Giraitis is spending the summer in the consulting company’s supply chain retail group working on project at Target’s headquarters in Minneapolis.

Jul 24, 2015

By the time Smith School professor Rajshree Agarwal meets University of Maryland undergraduate students, most already have formed opinions on the value of enterprise and markets. “Much of their conceptions and misconceptions are created at the middle and high school levels,” says Agarwal, director of the school's Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. In this podcast she discusses Enterprise Through Literature,

Jul 23, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Ever wonder how a blend of coffee, tea and chocolate might taste? Or how you’d look in a street-art inspired hat? Try for yourself at the Terp Startup Demo Day, the culmination of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship’s summer incubator program. Seven startups will offer hands-on demonstrations of their products and services on Thursday, July 30 at 2 p.m. in room 2333 in Van Munching Hall.

Jul 23, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Research into optimizing blood bank donations has garnered PhD student Tianshu Sun a finalist position in a math competition organized by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Jul 20, 2015

China’s 57 percent hike in its gold reserves over the past six years, though lower than anticipated, illustrates the nation undercutting the dollar, says Smith School professor Peter Morici. He recently told Fox Business viewers that China has printed a lot of yuan the past 20 years to keep its currency cheap and build a big trade surplus with the United States. “In turn, they get dollars from that,” he said. “And


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