College Park, Md. – December 2, 2009 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will host the Graduate Business Forum’s 28th annual Graduate Business Conference in Washington, D.C., April 15-17, 2010. The three-day conference brings together MBA student government leaders from the top business schools worldwide to exchange best practices and learn from and network with business and political leaders.
Washington, D.C. and Baltimore were both recently named among the top 10 best cities to launch a business (No. 6 and No. 10, respectively) by Fortune Small Business magazine and the Kauffman Foundation. With the Baltimore-Washington region so ripe for startups, it’s no wonder the state of Maryland is supporting technology transfer initiatives to get commercialize research innovations discovered at universities and federal laboratories.
College Park, Md. – Nov. 23, 2009 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced that university President C.D. Mote has appointed J. Gerald Suarez, associate dean of external strategy, to Professor of the Practice in Systems Thinking and Design.
The part-time MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was ranked No. 30 in the nation by BusinessWeek in the magazine’s 2009 ranking released Nov. 5. Smith’s program for working professionals is offered evenings and weekends at Smith campuses in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Shady Grove (Rockville, Md.).