News at Smith

Oct 23, 2012
Entrepreneurial Spirit

UMD One of Three U.S. Sites in ’48 Hours to Save the World’ Effort

After a 2011 launch from 40 sites worldwide, the Global Sustainability Jam debuts for prospective participants in the greater Washington region, thanks to the Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC) in the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Oct 21, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, October 21, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

As the 2012 presidential race accelerates toward Election Day, campaign strategy in both camps has negative messages flying fast, with sounds bites and ads traveling far and wide.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Hank Boyd talks about how the presidential candidates are – or should be – building their brands on the campaign trail.

Oct 19, 2012
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Verizon's Shared Success

On September 24, 2012, Rose Stuckey Kirk came to the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to speak about the role of business in creating long-term sustainable growth. The event was sponsored by the Smith School’s Center for Social Value Creation and attracted a diverse audience of students (undergraduate, MBA, PhD), faculty and administrators.

Oct 18, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Rhonda Reger

Rhonda K. Reger, associate professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, was appointed the 2013 associate program chair of the newly formed Behavioral Strategy interest group within the Strategic Management Society (SMS).

Oct 18, 2012

Student housing at the University of Maryland, on- and off-campus, has significantly increased in the past decade. The construction of seven apartment buildings, dubbed South Campus Commons, has given students the option of on-campus apartment living, while several privately owned off-campus complexes aimed at students have opened in recent years.


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