Digital piracy has persisted in the past decade. In the music world, the Recording Industry Association of America claims illegal downloads annually drain $12.5 billion and 70,000 jobs from the U.S. economy.
Smith to Educate 600 U.S. Customs and Border Protection Leaders
University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business alumnus Howard Schilit, PhD ’81, CEO of Schilit Forensics and co-author of Financial Shenanigans, is bringing new insight to accounting students through the Schilit Scholars in Accounting program.
Female managers often underestimate their value when negotiating raises and promotions, a keynote speaker from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will tell participants at an international women’s event near Washington, D.C.
Sherika Shaw Ekpo, MBA ’09, made her time count at Smith. She was the first in her class to secure an internship offer and the first to secure a job offer, and she did this while working 20 hours a week on campus. She also brought together students from the full-time, part-time and executive programs as president of the Smith Association of Women MBAs. By the time she graduated, she had competing job offers to consider.