News at Smith

Jul 27, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

High school English teachers from across the United States gathered this summer at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to develop lesson plans that will blend literature with the history and philosophy of enterprise.

Jul 27, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

China and other overseas stock market turmoil, plus the Fed waffling on an interest rate hike, are elevating the degree of difficulty for U.S. stock picking. "Whenever investors are feeling particularly perplexed,” Kiplingler notes, "they have a simple option. They can ask: What would Warren do?" The nation’s first personal finance magazine tapped Smith School professor David Kass to comment on a list of six

Jul 24, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

In this edition, Kelsey Giraitis, MBA Candidate 2016, lets us in on what it's like to work for Cognizant as a summer associate. Giraitis is spending the summer in the consulting company’s supply chain retail group working on project at Target’s headquarters in Minneapolis.

Jul 24, 2015

By the time Smith School professor Rajshree Agarwal meets University of Maryland undergraduate students, most already have formed opinions on the value of enterprise and markets. “Much of their conceptions and misconceptions are created at the middle and high school levels,” says Agarwal, director of the school's Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. In this podcast she discusses Enterprise Through Literature,

Jul 23, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Ever wonder how a blend of coffee, tea and chocolate might taste? Or how you’d look in a street-art inspired hat? Try for yourself at the Terp Startup Demo Day, the culmination of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship’s summer incubator program. Seven startups will offer hands-on demonstrations of their products and services on Thursday, July 30 at 2 p.m. in room 2333 in Van Munching Hall.

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