innovation

Smith Undergrads Participate in Innovation Immersion Experience

In May 2012, 30 business and engineering students from the Hinman CEOs entrepreneurship program and the College Park Scholars program at the University of Maryland traveled to Silicon Valley to experience firsthand the area’s culture of innovation. Over the course of five days the students visited 16 companies ranging from recently founded startups to mature companies such as Google and Cisco. Established by Mark Wellman -- Distinguished Tyser Teaching Fellow at the Robert H.

UMD's Smith School Featured in Guide to Responsible Business Programs

Business as UnusualNet Impact, the premiere global nonprofit that inspires a new generation of leaders to put their values to work for a more sustainable future, released its 2012 edition of Business as UNusual: The Student Guide to Graduate Programs on August 21, 2012.The annual guide gives an inside look at MBA programs’ social and environmental curriculum, studen

BB&T Sponsors Colloquium Featuring Competitiveness & Innovation at Smith

How can the United States stay competitive and lead in a world of rapid and dramatic change? Deborah Wince-Smith, president and CEO of the Council on Competitiveness, discussed the challenges and opportunities of a transformed competitive landscape at a BB&T Colloquium on Competitiveness and Innovation on Feb. 21, 2013. The event was sponsored by BB&T in partnership with Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. School of Business.

Five Companies Take Home $2,000 Prize at Business and Innovation Showcase

For more than 50 companies at the Business & Innovation Showcase, Friday, April 5, 2013, was game time.

Sponsored by BB&T and hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, the showcase housed entrepreneurs from the Smith School, the university and the region.

The showcase, which was held in a packed Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, also offered an element of competition: five $2,000 prizes were at stake and the competition was fierce.

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