News at Smith

Oct 16, 2013
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

CEOs, politicians, religious leaders and generals can do less with their power today than they could in the past.  This is the central thesis of Moises Naim’s new book, The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battles and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn’t What it Used to Be, and it was the focal point of his remarks at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on October 8, 2013.

Oct 16, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business stands out as a hotbed for angel investing, according to a new report released by the Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank and CB Insights.

Oct 15, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Amna KirmaniCOLLEGE PARK, Md. - Amna Kirmani, professor of marketing for the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been elected to serve as president the Association of Consumer Research, effective Jan. 1, 2014.

Oct 11, 2013
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Avid sports fans Derek Shewmon, MBA ’09, and Federico Campbell, MBA ’09, had often found themselves watching games from the “nosebleed section,” and wondering why so many great seats remained empty throughout the game. They were classmates in Smith’s part-time MBA program in Washington in 2009 when that simple observation turned into a business idea.

Oct 11, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research
Curt Grimm, professor and Charles E. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy for the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, warns of potential court system chaos among other implications from Congress failing to raise the U.S. debt ceiling. He further explains how the 2008 subprime financial meltdown has set the stage for the current political standoff in Washington, and he suggests how policy leaders can steer the U.S. economy to long-term stability.
 
 

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