Melanie A. Brissett Nix, MBA ’98, was a featured cancer survivor in the American Association for Cancer Research campaign for National Cancer Research Month in May 2014.
On September 30th, Frank Auditorium was filled and attendees were on the edge of their seats at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership. The event was sponsored by BB&T and hosted by the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The fascinating discussion centered on the moral psychology of economic life and strife.
Things moved fast for FiscalNote cofounder Jonathan Chen, UMD ’14. He built innovative software, launched a business, attracted a substantial investment from billionaire Mark Cuban, moved to his Washington, D.C. headquarters and hired nearly 20 people — all in less than a year and all while an undergraduate studying finance and computer science at UMD.
Between his summer internship and part-time job, you could say Justin Sawyer ’14 has his bases covered. The junior supply chain and marketing major is driving a forklift and doing warehousing at a local retailer while interning with the Baltimore Orioles, getting experience in both his areas of study.