News at Smith

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 18, 2013
Community

What I do: Global co-head of government affairs at Goldman Sachs. “I manage the firm’s public policy and government relations worldwide — the ways we interact with governments, particularly on regulatory issues that affect the firm.”

Nov 18, 2013
Community

’50s

David Reznick ’59 received the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers Lifetime Achievement Award.

’60s

Donald Linton ’60 was named a master entrepreneur.

’70s

Howard Bomstein ’70 was appointed executive marketing director of the Washington Times.

Jon Colin ’78 was appointed interim chief executive officer at EQM Technologies & Energy, Inc.

Nov 18, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

If you’ve got it, don’t flaunt it. That’s the conclusion Smith School researchers came to when they studied how people display the brands they use. 

According to the study, people boasting the brands they use in a conspicuous manner – such as name-dropping their designer handbag label or wearing Gucci sunglass indoors – is a turn-off for many others.

Nov 18, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Gender equity at the top of U.S. companies is falling, partly because female executives aren’t mentoring the next generation of female leaders, according to researchers at the Smith School and Columbia Business School.

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