High school English teachers from across the United States gathered this summer at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to develop lesson plans that will blend literature with the history and philosophy of enterprise.
In this edition, Kelsey Giraitis, MBA Candidate 2016, lets us in on what it's like to work for Cognizant as a summer associate. Giraitis is spending the summer in the consulting company’s supply chain retail group working on project at Target’s headquarters in Minneapolis.
By the time Smith School professor Rajshree Agarwal meets University of Maryland undergraduate students, most already have formed opinions on the value of enterprise and markets. “Much of their conceptions and misconceptions are created at the middle and high school levels,” says Agarwal, director of the school's Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. In this podcast she discusses Enterprise Through Literature,
Ever wonder how a blend of coffee, tea and chocolate might taste? Or how you’d look in a street-art inspired hat? Try for yourself at the Terp Startup Demo Day, the culmination of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship’s summer incubator program. Seven startups will offer hands-on demonstrations of their products and services on Thursday, July 30 at 2 p.m. in room 2333 in Van Munching Hall.
Research into optimizing blood bank donations has garnered PhD student Tianshu Sun a finalist position in a math competition organized by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).