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.
Beijing, China August 31, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business announced today it will Web cast the Sept. 10 final round of its $50,000 China Business Plan Competition live from Beijing.
During the final day of MBA orientation (August 21, 2007) students from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business gathered at Fort Washington Park where they spent time cleaning up the park, which is a historic fort and part of the National Park Service situated in Maryland along the Potomac River.
Members of the new full-time MBA class kicked off their Smith School experience Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, the first day of a weeklong orientation to introduce them to Smith and the programs they'll be immersed in for the next two years, as well as provide a chance to meet faculty, staff and each other.
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The Smith School's Black MBA Association debuted a new resource - theAfrica Economic Review - in May 2007. Okon Enyenihi, MBA candidate 2008 and the editor of AER, grew up in Africa, spent time in Europe and has lived in the U.S. for about four years.
Each year, more than a hundred Smith MBA and Executive MBA students travel around the world on short-term study abroad courses.