Smith School faculty pursue world-class, gamechanging research. But we are also aware that there is a wealth of knowledge and insight close at hand—in the heads of business practitioners, who have front-line experience with the kinds of urgent, complex issues we most want to address.
Read the fall 2010 issue of Research @ Smith.
Oct. 1, 2010 – The Center for Excellence in Service (CES) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the Social Media Forum, which invited social media and marketing industry practitioners to discuss how marketers leverage social media.
Hugh Courtney, vice dean of the Smith School, opened the day by acknowledging the attendees’ and panelists’ various backgrounds, saying, “The right people are gathered here today.”
The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship will host Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, on Thursday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. in the Hoff Theater, Stamp Student Union at the University of Maryland. Hsieh will discuss his new book, “Delivering Happiness,” which shows how using happiness as a framework can produce profits, passion and purpose both in business and in life.