The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes Bruce Richards, co-managing partner & CEO of Marathon Asset Management, to speak on Monday, March 12, 2012, on “An Insider’s View of How to Manage a Multi-Billion Dollar Hedge Fund.” Richards will discuss Marathon’s growth since its founding in 1998, the alternative investment marketplace, the current state of the markets, and investment strategy. The presentation is sponsored by the school's Center for Financial Policy and is a free event, open to the entire Smith School
Each January dozens of students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business use the winter break to their best advantage and embark on global immersion study trips around the world.
Read about the January 2012 trip to Singapore and Malaysia with faculty advisor Dr. Mark Wellman in the words of Smith School undergraduate student Douglas M. Kletter.
"Addressing Social, Business and Economic Issues via Research in Judgment and Decision Making"
Recently, the University of Maryland at College Park pledged to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to create 100 new tech companies based on UMD-owned intellectual property (IP). The promise is in an April 2011 letter co-signed by more than 130 other national research institutions.
For Smith School senior John Walsh, his last year meant more than just exams and post-graduation plans. It also meant it was time to consult on a present-day challenge affecting a real-world client, a challenge that allowed Walsh to improve the student retention rate at a local adult learning program.