Business leader, Navy veteran and Smith School benefactor Leo Van Munching Jr. ’50 died on Feb. 14, 2016, at his home in Darien, Conn. He was 89. Van Munching Hall, home to Smith and the School of Public Policy, bears his name.
Wall Street could learn something from baseball, investment guru John W. Rogers Jr. said during Smith’s Diversity Fireside Chat on Oct. 9, 2015. “Major private equity firms have basically never had a Jackie Robinson moment,” he said.
More than 10,000 Smith School graduates live and work in Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia, and now they have an alumni chapter to help them connect with one other.
Organizations will need to do three things well to thrive in 2025, keynote speaker Calvin G. Butler Jr. said Nov. 13, 2015, at the fourth annual Smith School Business Summit in Baltimore.