Undergraduate Fellows programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are two to three semester-long programs that focus on a specialized area of business and provide for experiential learning. Fellows applications for 2016-17 are open through Feb. 13 at midnight. Read more about Fellows here and visit individual program pages for applications.
Finals week. There’s nothing more appetizing than a week of back-to-back tests and projects. Well actually, there is one thing…pancakes. And sausage, eggs, bacon, and coffee that will temporarily distract students from finals stress.
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, is in Cape Town, South Africa, with 20 students participating in a tw-week course: Social Value Creation in the Context of Contemporary South Africa.
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.
Check out the most popular news stories from 2016 for the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the Future Women in Business Conference, held on Nov. 18, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
On Dec. 21, 2016, over 800 students graduated from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business with PhD, MS, MBA, and BS degrees. The commencement ceremony was held at the Xfinity Center on the university’s College Park campus.
You can watch the entire ceremony online.
University of Maryland undergraduates put their innovation and problem-solving skills to the service of their fellow classmates. Jamie Grossarth, Ananth Shrivatsan, Sylviane Alexion, and Isaac Adeeku presented their proposal for improving the application process to the university's education abroad programs to members of the University Cabinet as their final project for the fall 2016 Innovo Scholars Consulting program on Dec. 16, 2016.
This week’s episode features Glen Hellman, CEO & Founder of Driven Forward LLC, which provides strategic planning, interim executive leadership, executive coaching and development services for technology-oriented, venture-capital backed companies. In this episode Hellman tackles the topic of pitching. He explains that using story-telling to engage the reptilian brain in your audience helps move people toward action and increases your chances of wooing investors.