The 6th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium (#SES14) returns to the University of Maryland on Friday, March 7, 2014. Sponsored by the Center for Social Value Creation at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, the Social Enterprise Symposium is unlike any other event on campus.
All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, Tyser Teaching Fellow, lecturer, adjunct, or Ph.D. student) for one of several Krowe Teaching Awards in areas of general excellence.
The deadline for submissions is Feb. 26 and winners will be
Security-assessment firm IOActive recently identified security flaws in 40 mobile banking applications for iPhone and iPad that are used by some of the world's leading financial institutions.
The alarm coincides with recent data showing that more than half of smartphone users on both the iOS and Android platforms frequently use their bank’s mobile site or
Winners have been announced for the $75,000 TS/UM Social Innovation Challenge to help address some of society’s most pressing issues in three key areas: hunger, education and sustainability.
Broadcaster Tavis Smiley partnered with the University of Maryland to launch the inaugural event.
Hot Topic Alert: Jan. 29, 2014
Curt Grimm, professor and Charles E. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy for the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, is available to expand on his comments, below, about the executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors.
Announced by President Obama in his State of the Union address, the increase, $10.10 an hour, from $7.25, affects workers under new federal contracts.