Forbes 30 Under 30 has selected two rising stars from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for its newest class, announced on Jan. 3, 2017. Hungry Harvest cofounder and “Shark Tank” dealmaker Evan Lutz, a 2014 Smith School graduate, appears on the social entrepreneurs list, and Starwood Capital Group vice president Akshay Goyal, a 2010 Smith School graduate, made the cut in the finance category.
More than 200 Girl Scouts came to Cookie College and learned about the business of selling cookies on Dec. 10, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “The girls learned life skills like goal setting and money management that will help them in all aspects of life,” said Sara Tyler, program specialist at the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital. “It sets them up for life.”
Smith Undergrads’ ‘Woodstock for Capitalists’ Experience includes ‘Buffett v. Mayweather’
This year’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., annual shareholder meeting coincided with the conglomerate’s 50-year anniversary under Chairman Warren Buffett – and the Floyd Mayweather- Manny Pacquiao boxing showdown.
Finance undergraduates in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business engaged with legendary investor Leon Cooperman in a “lunch and learn” session in New York City on May 26, 2015.
Cooperman, who operates a $9 billion hedge fund as CEO and chairman of Omega Advisors, recounted his career (Read CNBC’s Alpha Addict: The Amazing Career of Leon Cooperman), gave a market outlook and engaged the students in a Q&A.
Working professionals with an interest in the Washington, D.C., region have a new source for bite-sized business insights, delivered weekly to their inboxes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Sarah brings Wall Street to College Park. Sarah Kroncke, MBA '00 uses her investment banking experience to manage both the Mayer and Senbet Funds. They have beaten the S&P 500 nearly every year since inception, and 75 percent of the undergraduates who are fortunate to learn from her are placed on Wall Street.
College Park, Md. - February 1, 2008 - A group of Robert H. Smith School of Business undergraduate and MBA students had the honor of ringing the bell to open trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange this morning. The students manage the Smith Schools two investment funds the Mayer Fundand the Lemma Senbet Fund and are in New York for an educational trip to meet with financial professionals....
Students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business were finalists in the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) National Case Competition, sponsored by KPMG and held at their national convention in Orlando, Fl., August 2-5, 2014. This is the fourth year in a row that UMD has been a finalist – coming in second place the previous two years.
After a recent drop in Amazon’s stock price, financial analysts moved quickly to evaluate a potential buying opportunity using real-time data from Bloomberg Professional services. So did students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, who access the same tools with the same speed as Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street firms.
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.