In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up, host Jeff Salkin visits the Smith School to sit down with Martin Dresner about his new research that shows the upsides of baggage fees: not just improved the bottom lines for airlines, but also better on-time records and fewer customer complaints about lost bags.
The INFORMS Society for Marketing Science (ISMS) has named marketing PhD student Seoungwoo Lee of the University of Maryland’s Robert H.
Frozen desserts, spicy sauces and burrito-sized sushi rolls added flavor to a food entrepreneurship conference organized by undergraduate students on Nov. 16, 2015, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Executive MBA students took turns in the “Terp Tank,” pitching their businesses to seasoned investors like on TV’s “Shark Tank.” The panel of five investors was impressed with the business ideas from the 16 teams and some of the pitches may lead to investments.
The Smith Master Student Association (SMSA) hosted a festive Diwali celebration in Van Munching Hall on the evening of November 12, 2015. With more than 200 Specialty Masters students in attendance, the event featured choreographed dancers, and traditional Indian food and dress.