Testudo is Hiding in Van Munching Hall!
As the fall semester comes to a close, we invite the Smith School community to join us in a “Where’s Testudo?” contest that will take place in Van Munching Hall.
During the first two weeks of December, a “Testudo” stuffed animal (identical to the photo) will be hidden somewhere in Van Munching Hall. A picture clue with him in his...
Twenty MBA and MS Finance students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland were accompanied by finance professor David Kass on a trip to Omaha, Nebraska, to meet with Warren Buffett on November 15, 2013.
On Nov. 20, Cliff Rossi, Professor of the Practice at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, gave the keynote presentation, "Five Years after the Crisis: An Introspective Look at Risk Management," at PRMIA and EY's CRO Risk Summit Dinner in NYC.
"What I would like to do here is to take stock of where risk management has evolved over the last 5 years," said Rossi. "With emphasis on three areas that will shape the direction of the profession going forward;...
“Enthusiastically go after every single day.” This was the message of BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King’s Nov. 6 CEO@Smith presentation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
“Passion causes us to give it our all. Be passionate and purposeful about life – you can make a difference.”
These are words that King himself has lived by and words that are exemplified in his work at BB&T. King has served as chairman of BB&T since...
The Cupid’s Cup business competition this year expanded beyond the university to award cash prizes to the most promising entrepreneurs in the country. But the April 5 competition, sponsored by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank ’96 and hosted by Smith’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, found its top winner close to home.
Started by two UMD alumni, Phil Weiner UMD ’...
It was the Cinderella story of March Madness season when Andy Enfield, MBA ’94, coached Florida Gulf Coast University’s men’s basketball team to the NCAA Sweet 16. Enfield has always loved basketball, from his undergraduate days as an All-American for Johns Hopkins University through his stints as an NBA assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks (1994-1996) and Boston...
College Park, Md. – November 11, 2013 – Teams from some the country’s top MBA programs went head to head in an intense match to offer the best pitch in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 7th annual Mergers and Acquisitions Competition, held Nov. 7-8 at the university’s College Park campus.
The team from the Smith School captured the event's $5,000 first prize. The team from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business placed second ($2,500) and MBAs from Southern Methodist University’s Edwin...
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes the following schools who are participating in the 7th Annual Mergers & Acquisitions Competition, Nov. 7-8, 2013:
Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business
The University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics
The George Washington University School of Business
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business...