The Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to begin its internship program for undergraduate students. There are currently six interns for the 2015-2016 academic year, and each has chosen a project through which they can create a lasting impact on the UMD community.
In the Snider Research Scholars program, undergraduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will complete a semester-long research project on a topic of their choice. Through this program, scholars will gain marketable research skills, learn from faculty mentors, and create a publication and presentation for the UMD community.
Nonbank mortgage lender LoanDepot cited "market conditions" for postponing an initial public offering of as much as $540 million of stock. "It begs the question of whether this a rewind to the (2008 subprime mortgage) precrisis period," says Smith School finance professor Cliff Rossi. Read more...
Networking dinners are a very common part of doing business, and can be a great opportunity to expand one’s relationships. On Nov. 10, 2015, 40 specialty masters students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business attended a Dining for Success workshop facilitated by Joyce Russell, senior associate dean of learning and teaching, and Jeffrey Kudisch, assistant dean of corporate relations and managing director of the school’s Office of Career Services.
Can you catch bad health habits from your peers? How about from your subordinates or even your boss? Yes, according to new work from the Smith School. To answer the question, Maj. Vickee Wolcott, who completed a Ph.D. in August, took advantage of a unique aspect of military life. Soldiers are re-assigned to new units every few years, plunging them into new social worlds, and new health cultures. Those new cultures