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Jul 27, 2015
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High school English teachers from across the United States gathered this summer at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to develop lesson plans that will blend literature with the history and philosophy of enterprise.

May 06, 2015
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Tesla, the electric-car company and Silicon Valley darling, has announced it would be selling new battery systems for homes and businesses. Is this the first step in an energy storage revolution, as some think? Less grandly, can it help the $29-billion company eventually turn a profit? Smith School professors Rajshree Agarwal and Charles E. Olson share insights....

Apr 02, 2015
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Why do we commonly think of the family and the capitalist market as mutually exclusive domains? Many see the family as the realm of love and intimacy and the market as the realm of self-interested individuals. But in fact, the two have always been deeply inter-related.

Apr 02, 2015
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University of Maryland researchers will study enterprise and markets at a new center of excellence funded by $5 million from The Snider Foundation, led by Ed Snider ’55.

Mar 26, 2015
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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.

Mar 24, 2015
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In a Washington Post article published on March 16, 2105, Ed Snider Center Director Rajshree Agarwal explores why it’s important for business students to learn about the ethics and principles required to create value, not just focus on issues surrounding how value ought to be distributed. 

Mar 20, 2015
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The Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to announce a special workshop this summer for educators called Fostering the Entrepreneurial Spirit.

Mar 02, 2015
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About 90 high school students from underrepresented groups will study entrepreneurship and leadership this summer in two programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Both programs, offered jointly by The Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets and the Smith Undergraduate Office, will introduce participants to college life and potential business careers.

Feb 24, 2015
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Justice & Markets: Interdisciplinary lecture series exploring the interplay of philosophy and social/business institutions

Feb 19, 2015
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University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has appointed the director of the Snider Center, Dr. Rajshree Agarwal, to chair a commission to “chart a road map to competitive excellence” for the future.

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