Net Impact, the premiere global nonprofit that inspires a new generation of leaders to put their values to work for a more sustainable future, released its 2012 edition of Business as UNusual: The Student Guide to Graduate Programs on August 21, 2012.The annual guide gives an inside look at MBA programs’ social...
The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is happy to welcome its newest class of full-time MBA students. The two-week long orientation kicked off on August 13, 2012, in Van Munching Hall with a week full of activities. Each activity – welcome speeches from Smith deans, the ropes course, team-building activities, icebreaker sessions, evening socials, and more – was designed to help the 114 new students better acquaint themselves with the Smith School, the College Park area, and their fellow classmates.
Ken White, PhD, has been named associate dean of MBA & MS programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. He began his new role on August 8, 2012. White, who has over 20 years of leadership experience in higher education, spent the last two years as assistant dean of marketing communications at the Smith School and was acting assistant dean of development and alumni relations for a year....
College Park, Md. – Oct. 24, 2011 – A college football weekend likely comes to mind when a mid-autumn competition is associated with beer and the likes of UCLA, Texas A&M and the University of Virginia.
Washington, D.C., radio station WTOP selected second-year MBA student Tom Hessen's Web site SlyReply.com as Web Site of the Week in September 2007. Hessen's site is a group messaging site that he created during his first year of the Smith MBA program.
On Sept. 28, 2007 MBA students from around the region gathered at the University of Maryland's Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center to participate in MBA Career Quest 2007. The Robert H. Smith School of Business was one of eight sponsoring institutions and the host of this years event.
In the wake of several U.S. recalls involving products made in China, six Smith School students traveled China in early September 2007 to get an up-close look at manufacturing in that country.
College Park, Md. September 10, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business MBA and undergraduate programs are rated among in the top 25 in the nation for entrepreneurship, according to a ranking published in the September issue of Fortune Small Business magazine.
On Aug. 31, 2007, Jeremy Rifkin, the founder and president of The Foundation on Economic Trends, spoke to Smith MBA students in Howard Frank Auditorium about the forthcoming economic revolution in hydrogen fuel cell technology. Rifkin has authored 17 best-selling books on the impact of scientific, technological and cultural changes on the economy, society and the environment.