Recently, the University of Maryland at College Park pledged to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to create 100 new tech companies based on UMD-owned intellectual property (IP). The promise is in an April 2011 letter co-signed by more than 130 other national research institutions.
For Smith School senior John Walsh, his last year meant more than just exams and post-graduation plans. It also meant it was time to consult on a present-day challenge affecting a real-world client, a challenge that allowed Walsh to improve the student retention rate at a local adult learning program.
The MBA community at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is eagerly awaiting the celebration of one of the school’s long held traditions: International Week, Feb 20-23, 2012.
Smith students come from a variety of backgrounds: approximately 40 percent of MBAs come from outside of the United States, including China, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, and Venezuela.
Mark your calendars for the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ largest party of the year: Monte Carlo Night.
Join us on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C., for a night of non-stop fun. This year everything is bigger and better, with live music, LED gaming tables, a larger room, extra bars, and an after party with drink specials. The party starts at 8 p.m. and
You may have heard what your client, boss or co-worker just said. But were you really listening?
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Ken White talks about what it means to actively listen and how mastering this skill can help your career.