Darden hosted an inter-MBA cricket tournament on April 3, 2010. Five teams participated in the tournament; University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, and the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business fielded three teams.
It couldn’t have been louder. Green bid sheets flew back and forth across the auditorium and students huddled in intense conversations, sometimes pulling a professor over to consult. The commotion was part of an experiential learning game for the QUEST Honors Fellows program that challenged participants to grow a nation’s economy while simultaneously managing its carbon footprint.
For Haiti, still reeling from a devastating earthquake -- and other developing nations ravaged by disaster -- the primary focus is on humanitarian aid. But beyond government and philanthropic support, entrepreneurs could have an impact.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Melissa Carrier, executive director of the Center for Social Value Creation, discusses how entrepreneurship and innovation can help solve global challenges.
The Smith School established the Krowe Teaching Excellence Awards to recognize those who have demonstrated superior teaching skills. The Smith School Teaching Enhancement Committee appoints an Ad Hoc Committee to recommend awardees based on nominations from students, faculty, and alumni. The awardees for 2012-2013 are as follows:
Ritu Agarwal (DO&IT) Recognized for excellent teaching ratings in various classes including MBA, PhD, EMBA, and Gemstone courses.