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Evan Lutz, a 2014 alumnus of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is scheduled to appear on ABC’s Shark Tank on Jan. 8, 2016, to pitch Hungry Harvest, a company that ships surplus produce destined for waste to local families and businesses. Shark Tank is a reality television show where budding entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of high-powered investors.
Wondering what news articles were most popular with Smith Terps in 2015? Check out the top seven news stories of the year from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
François de Zamaróczy, Smith MBA candidate 2017, writes about the Pitch Dingman semifinals event last week. Pitch Dingman is the University of Maryland’s only business competition exclusively for Terps.
Alex Triantis, dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, was a featured panelist on the Forté Foundation’s Allies and Advocates: Game-Changers Who are Moving the Needle on Gender Parity on Nov. 19, 2015, at the New York Life offices in New York City.
The fourth annual Smith School Business Summit will be Nov. 13, 2015, at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards.
The Smith School is working on three fronts to close the gender enrollment gap that persists in MBA programs worldwide, vice dean Joyce E.A. Russell said in a recent Maryland Public Television interview.
John W. Rogers, Jr., described by Black Enterprise as “one of the most powerful” African Americans on Wall Street, is the featured guest for the second Diversity Fireside Chat presented by the University of Maryland’s Office of Community Engagement and Robert H. Smith School of Business. The event is from 12:30-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 in the Tyser Auditorium, Van Munching Hall.
The University of Maryland announced today a gift of $10 million from the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation to support MBA scholarships, undergraduate leadership programs and facility enhancements for the Robert H. Smith School of Business. The gift will also continue to fund the school's Center for Social Value Creation.
Several dozen MBA students visiting from China this summer toured a factory here in Maryland, participated in a case competition, studied finance, marketing and cross-cultural management, and learned about American baseball while cheering for both the Nationals and the Orioles (although not on the same nights).