News at Smith

Mar 30, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

An integral part of the College Park Scholars Business, Society & the Economy program (BSE) is an emphasis on real-world immersion experiences. BSE students learn through high impact experiential learning opportunities such as the Silicon Valley immersion experience.

Mar 29, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Amazon has announced it is leasing 20 Boeing 767 planes in order to move its own goods, a move that could significantly impact FedEx and UPS, which it now leans on to deliver many of its packages. Some analysts are even wondering if Jeff Bezos's company might be positioning itself to become a competitor to FedEx and UPS. The Smith School's Philip T. Evers dissects the pros and cons

Mar 28, 2016
Entrepreneurial Spirit

On Thursday, April 7, Cupid’s Cup Entrepreneurship Competition will return to The Clarice for its eleventh year of show-stopping startup exhibition. Six companies have been announced as finalists, selected from hundreds of applications representing nearly 100 universities and colleges.

Mar 28, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Central bankers in Japan and the Europe Union are at their wits' end in trying to figure how to generate demand and stave off deflation. Both banks have dropped interest rates into negative territory, encouraging spending by making saving literally costly. Yet the publics of the two economic regions have reacted differently. Each is unhappy for a different reason. Smith School professor Haluk Ünal explains

Mar 26, 2016

Decreases in demand and overcapacity have challenged China's manufacturing sector. “A large number of U.S. companies are moving production to other parts of the world and back to the United States, exacerbating this already difficult situation,” says Smith School professor Gary Cohen, associate dean for the Office of Executive Programs.


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