While Occupy Wall Street has attracted growing numbers of college students with encampments emerging on several campuses, its economic-reform motive has prompted a radically different action by undergrads in a Robert H. Smith School of Business finance class at the University of Maryland.
The resulting 'New' New Deal: A Pragmatic Approach for Stabilizing an Ailing Economy is a 15-page white paper to reduce the near $15 trillion federal deficit.
Project of the Year Team: (from left): Dr. Leora Morgenstern, Senior Research Scientist and Principal Investigator at SAIC, with students Shiran Beroukhim, Jason Felder, Jeff Jacobs, Ryan Murphy, Avi Prince, and faculty advisor Bruce Golden, France-Merrick Chair in Management Science at the Smith School.
Great leaders can be great role models, but another way to learn about leadership is through the mistakes of others. Some leaders who rise up the ranks start believing they are beyond reproach and that, for them, the rules don’t apply.
A selection of Robert H. Smith School of Business marketing undergrads and art design-major counterparts at the University of Maryland recently tested their skills under the scrutiny of major-company executives.
Three five-member teams competing as "ad agencies" presented branding and promotional strategies for a furniture rental company looking to bolster its recent venture into the college