News at Smith

Nov 21, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

On Nov. 20, Cliff Rossi, Professor of the Practice at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, gave the keynote presentation, "Five Years after the Crisis: An Introspective Look at Risk Management," at PRMIA and EY's CRO Risk Summit Dinner in NYC.

Nov 20, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

“Enthusiastically go after every single day.” This was the message of BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King’s Nov. 6 CEO @ Smith presentation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Nov 19, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

For years, much of the American conversation about the Middle East has revolved around stories of violence, religious conflict, and political turmoil. Chris Schroeder, on the other hand, is intent on shedding light on a burgeoning trend in the region that receives far less media attention: entrepreneurship.

Nov 19, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Healthcare costs have been rising faster than inflation and even faster than college tuition. At the same time the quality of health care in the U.S. has been uneven at best.  Many look to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an opportunity for information technology and other innovative approaches to improve both the efficiency and quality of health services. 

What are the key elements of this transformation? What’s working? What are some significant barriers?

Nov 18, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Associate Professor Brent Goldfarb’s research indicated that mere business plans don’t help entrepreneurs looking for venture funding. So he ditched the curriculum in his business plan course. Instead, his MBA students start and run a real business--in just seven weeks.

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