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...
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Seth Goldman, Founder and 'TEO' of Honest Tea, spoke to students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on October 15, 2013.
Goldman signed copies of his new book and talked about the challenges of growing a company, and the satisfaction of creating a successful and socially responsible brand. The event was hosted by the Smith School’s Center for Social Value Creation and the...
CEOs, politicians, religious leaders and generals can do less with their power today than they could in the past. This is the central thesis of Moises Naim’s new book, The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battles and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn’t What it Used to Be, and it was the focal point of his remarks at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on October 8, 2013.
Naim, a scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, former Venezuelan Trade and...
Avid sports fans Derek Shewmon, MBA ’09, and Federico Campbell, MBA ’09, had often found themselves watching games from the “nosebleed section,” and wondering why so many great seats remained empty throughout the game. They were classmates in Smith’s part-time MBA program in Washington in 2009 when that simple observation turned into a business idea.
The duo developed LetsMoveDown, a mobile app that lets fans purchase empty seats closer to the action at sporting events after the game has started. The app...
It's a Masked Affair!
The PTMBA and FTMBA Associations of the Robert H. Smith School are hosting the 2013 Annual Fall Ball on Saturday November 2, 2013.
New Dean Alex Triantis will be the keynote speaker this year. Grab a mask, and join us for a masquerade night of cocktails, dinner, and dancing as we celebrate the Smith Community!
- When: Saturday, November 2, 2013
- Speaker: Dean Alex Triantis
- Location: JW Marriott in Washington, D.C.1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20004
Alex Triantis, dean of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, discusses recent rankings, the new Smith School website, summer renovations to Rudy's Cafe, and the school's new online MBA program in his fall 2013 video message.
A group of MBA students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to New York City to attend the 5th Annual Asian MBA Leadership Conference and Career Exposition Forum, September 19 – 21, 2013, at the Hilton NYC.
The Asian MBA Conference attracted over 2,500 top Asian students (both undergrad and graduate level), professionals, and Fortune 500 employers such as IBM, GE, P&G, Facebook, Wells Fargo, and Kimberley-Clark.
In addition, the Smith School’s Asian MBA Association organized an NYC Alumni Mixer...
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was a sponsor of the National Black MBA Association’s 35th Annual NBMBAA Conference and Career Exposition, September 10 - 14, 2013, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.
As one of the nation's largest business and professional conferences and expositions, the conference attracted more than 100 corporate and academic partners and thousands of MBA candidates and recent graduates across the country, offering professional advancement opportunities for some of the...