University of Maryland researchers will study enterprise and markets at a new center of excellence funded by $5 million from The Snider Foundation, led by Ed Snider ’55.
When faced with a problem, Dan Cowens, EMBA ’14 takes matters into his own hands. After a frustrating visit to a marina while on vacation, he decided he could operate a marina better than current industry standards. He and a team of four other Executive MBA students launched their entrepreneurial venture, Oasis Marinas, during a Smith School project in 2014.
A new $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will fund Smith’s Center for International Business Education and Research through 2018.
Tiny unmanned aircrafts will soon swarm your neighborhood delivering everything from hot burritos to medical prescriptions. Fulfillment will take minutes instead of days or hours, and big commercial carriers will face pressure to adapt or die. That’s the promise of some visionaries.
It’s easy being green at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. At least for Kermit the Frog, who was presented with an honorary MBA degree at a special ceremony this spring. Didn’t know a puppet frog could get an MBA from Smith? Where have you been!?